Eye on Oracle:

February, 2011


February 28, 2011  4:58 PM

Oracle’s server hardware revenue, shipments in free fall

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Oracle server hardware

Gartner's recent server numbers for the fourth quarter of 2010 show a stark difference between Oracle and the rest of the major server hardware vendors. Just about everyone else's revenue is rising while Oracle's continues to...

February 24, 2011  2:39 PM

Infosys dishes on Oracle cloud, Fusion Applications, server appliances

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio

Infosys last fall became a diamond-level partner of Oracle, the highest level that can be obtained. The company, based in India, has 25,000 Oracle consultants stationed around the world. Recently I had a chance to talk to Ravi Kumar...

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February 17, 2011  2:41 PM

Wealth research firm dumps Dell x86 for Oracle Exadata

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio

This week WealthEngine, a wealth research firm based in Maryland, went live with Oracle Exadata, a quarter-rack configuration that its VP of IT said is much faster than the x86 Dell boxes it was using before. WealthEngine helps organizations find...

February 15, 2011  5:35 PM

Oracle E-Business Suite support requirements updated

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Oracle E-Business Suite

Oracle has updated requirements that E-Business Suite (EBS) users must have to qualify for Extended Support on version 12. First, here's the calendar:

February 8, 2011  2:53 PM

How do you rate Oracle Support?

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Oracle support

We recently wrote a story asking whether the phrase Oracle Support is an oxymoron. Now we want to hear from you. According to a recent survey, 42% of Oracle application customers are...

February 1, 2011  3:19 PM

Oracle-Sun kickback settlement should encourage due diligence

Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Accenture, IT consultants, Oracle lawsuit

News broke yesterday that Oracle would pay the U.S. government $46 million to settle claims of kickbacks related to Sun Microsystems. According to the claims, Sun...


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