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September 19, 2010  5:56 PM

Ellison: Integration is big, services not so much



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, HP, IBM, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, IT Services, Larry Ellison, Oracle

SAN FRANCISCO--As the masses gather for Oracle OpenWorld here it'll be interesting to see how much of the big show will highlight more integrated systems, more Exadatas, perhaps the "VM Machine." More ZFS appliances. You know, the "Software. Hardware. Complete" vision of Larry Ellison's...

September 16, 2010  10:51 PM

Oracle earnings call: Top takeaways



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IBM, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Oracle earnings, Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle OpenWorld 2010

Oracle’s earnings calls are great entertainment. Aside from the usual boasts about profitability there are valuable asides, like Larry Ellison’s impromptu recommendation of Hasso Plattner’s new movie in which Hasso interviews Hasso. Hasso Plattner is co-founder of Oracle competitor SAP...


September 15, 2010  4:08 PM

Oracle: The world’s scariest software company



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Google, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IBM, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Microsoft, Oracle, Sam Palmisano

With apologies to Google and Microsoft,  Oracle may be the scariest software company on the planet. Continued »


September 8, 2010  1:20 PM

Ellison to HP: Nyah nyah nyah



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, lawsuit, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Oracle OpenWorld

  Once again Larry Ellison is weighing in on Hewlett-Packard's boardroom moves. This time though, he has a real vested interest. In response to a civil suit HP launched against Mark Hurd, the former HP CEO...


September 7, 2010  4:37 PM

Phillips’ Oracle exit not a surprise to some



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Charles Phillips, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Safra Catz, Sun

Charles Phillips, who just resigned as co-president of Oracle,  helped that software giant acquire and integrate a whole lotta companies from PeopleSoft to Siebel to BEA to Sun Microsystems. He...


September 7, 2010  12:12 AM

Hurd in, Phillips out at Oracle



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Charles Phillips, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Safra Catz, Sun Microsystems

A month after his ouster as Hewlett-Packard CEO, Mark Hurd has a new job--president of Oracle. Rather co-president of Oracle with Safra Catz.


September 5, 2010  4:43 PM

Mark Hurd heads to Oracle?



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Sun

Here's one you had to see coming. Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd is talking to Oracle about his next job, according to the Wall Street Journal citing "people familiar...


August 26, 2010  1:27 PM

Most burning questions for Oracle



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Dell, Exadata, Fujitsu, HP, IBM, IT channel products and technologies, IT products and services, John Fowler, Larry Ellison, Oracle, Solaris, SPARC, Sun

There are so many questions about what Oracle is doing with its new Sun franchise, it's hard to suss out the top few, but here's a try.   1: What's really going on with Sparc? While


August 16, 2010  12:14 AM

HP v. Hurd reverbs continue



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and services, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, pretexting, shareholder suit

If HP's beleaguered board thought the unpleasant Mark Hurd headlines would evaporate soon, it has another think coming. Continued »


August 13, 2010  2:10 PM

Uh-oh. Oracle sues Google over Java use



Posted by: badarrow
Android, Barbara Darrow, copyright infringement, Eric Schmidt, Google, iPhone, IT channel products and technologies, Java, Larry Ellison, lawsuit, Oracle

This one raises lots of eyebrows: Oracle just sued Google over Android's use of Java.

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