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June 20, 2011  8:30 PM

The cloud vs. converged hardware



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Cisco, cloud computing, converged hardware, Exalogic, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Marc Benioff, Oracle, Salesforce.com

As Oracle, Cisco  and Hewlett-Packard try to convince the world that every data center needs Oracle or Cisco or HP's own unique brand of converged hardware--that mythical IT beast that somehow combines the best of every breed plus absolute adherence to industry standards--there seems to be a...

June 9, 2011  2:18 AM

Oracle hardware: It is a mystery



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Dell, Exadata, Exalogic, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Marc Benioff, NetSuite, Oracle, Salesforce.com

It's really not news that Oracle sales people go into a discounting frenzy at the close of the fiscal year. And, that discounting has netted Oracle some Exadata deals in its...


September 22, 2010  11:35 PM

Oracle OpenWorld 2010: The low point



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and services, Larry Ellison, Marc Benioff, Oracle, Oracle OpenWorld

SAN FRANCISCO--Wow. Larry Ellison really knows how to put the OOW in Oracle OpenWorld. We're heading into hour two of his second keynote but the major chunk of the audience that is still sentient is gone. Which co-president should be giving him the hook? Safra Catz? Mark Hurd? I guess those...


September 22, 2010  6:55 PM

Benioff returns Ellison fire, but peacefully



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Exalogic, IT channel products, Marc Benioff, Oracle, Oracle OpenWorld 2010, Salesforce.com

Marc Benioff said he came in peace but managed to counter comments from former-boss Larry Ellison pretty forcefully this morning. He did his best to cut Oracle's upcoming Exalogic "cloud in a box" down to size.


September 22, 2010  4:54 AM

Oracle and Amazon team up for their own reasons



Posted by: badarrow
Amazon, Amazon Web Services, Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Marc Benioff, Oracle, Salesforce.com

Oracle needs to prove it "gets" the cloud. Amazon needs to show that its Web services are ready for the enterprise. Hence the deal under which Amazon will cordon off part of its vaunted cloud...

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October 12, 2009  12:35 AM

Cameos by Blue Angels, Marc Benioff highlight OOW



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and technologies, Marc Benioff, Oracle, Oracle OpenWorld, Salesforce.com

A late night cab trip from SFO to Union Square was lightened up a bit with the big Michael Dell billboard on the 101. It went something like this: Dell enjoys the best of both worlds: See Salesforce.com @ Oracle OpenWorld.


October 6, 2009  5:01 PM

Benioff to take stage at Oracle OpenWorld



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and technologies, Marc Benioff, Michael Dell, Oracle, Oracle Open World, Salesforce.com, Scott McNealy

This is interesting: Salesforce.com CEO (and former Oracle guy) Marc Benioff will speak at Oracle OpenWorld next Tuesday alongside Michael Dell. For those who haven't followed the labyrinthine tales of the Oracle-Salesforce.com rapport, believe it, this is interesting.  Salesforce.com says...


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