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March 25, 2011  3:25 PM

Oracle software biz soars but hardware remains a mystery



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Exadata, Exalogic, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Oracle earnings, Safra Catz, SPARC, Sun

Both Oracle co-presidents were upbeat on yesterday's third quarter earnings call--flaunting 37% revenue growth to $8.8 billion compared to the year-ago figures. Sales of new software licenses rose a healthy 29% to $2.2 billion compared to the comparable-quarter last year. ...

March 16, 2011  8:11 PM

Adrian Jones surfaces at Oracle



Posted by: badarrow
Adrian Jones, Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, IT channel products and technologies, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Sun

It's not really announced yet but Adrian Jones, once the channel chief at Hewlett-Packard, is now at Oracle Corp.


February 23, 2011  7:14 PM

Whither Adrian Jones?



Posted by: badarrow
Adrian Jones, Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Sun, Sun hardware

The latest parlor game among Hewlett-Packard channel partners is guessing where Adrian Jones will set up shop. Jones, as first reported by SearchITChannel.com yesterday, quietly resigned from HP last week....


October 18, 2010  4:09 PM

Sun VARs get (temporary) reprieve from Oracle



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and technologies, OPN, Oracle, Oracle Partner Network, Sun, Sun VARs

Sun VARs have been given another two weeks aboard the Oracle partner program to close deals before losing their ability to do so. Continued »


September 24, 2010  3:22 PM

Hottest topics out of Oracle OpenWorld



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Exalogic, IT channel products and technologies, Java, JavaOne, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Oracle OpenWorld 2010, Safra Catz, Sun, Sun Microsystems

There was a lot to ponder at Oracle OpenWorld 2010 aside from the obvious news items: A new Exalogic super-duper Web server that is also--depending on your point of view--a cloud in a box or the return of a DEC VAX. Also Fusion Apps which, pardon the skepticism, have been on their way now for a...


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 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


June 29, 2010  7:00 PM

Oracle to VARs: Specialize



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and technologies, OPN, Oracle, Oracle Partner Network, Sun

So, if you're an Oracle VAR (or a Sun VAR wanting to become an Oracle VAR) here's what you gotta do: Specialize. Continued »


June 29, 2010  4:23 PM

Helping Sun hardware VARs take the Oracle leap



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and services, OPN, Oracle, Oracle Partner Network, SPA, Sun, Sun hardware VARs, Sun Partner Advantage

Arrow ECS yesterday unveiled a Fast Track program to help Sun hardware VARs move into the Oracle Partner Network (OPN). This is no easy task, since no one outside of Oracle appears to know what role there will be  for Sun hardware resellers going forward. Or if there will be a role. Oracle...


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