Live News, Features and Article Updates Covering Oracle Technologies

Oracle on Ulitzer

Subscribe to Oracle on Ulitzer: eMailAlertsEmail Alerts newslettersWeekly Newsletters
Get Oracle on Ulitzer: homepageHomepage mobileMobile rssRSS facebookFacebook twitterTwitter linkedinLinkedIn


Top Stories

Decibel customers get 'burstable' hosting resource for optimum website performance Decibel Technology, a leading software specialist for web development and website management, has partnered with iomart Hosting to provide website owners with a secure and resilient hosting platform, with extra value 'pay what you use' services, all at the click of a button. Built on a highly scalable cloud infrastructure from iomart Hosting, one of the UK's leading providers of bespoke cloud and managed hosting services, Decibel Technology's new managed service gives businesses of all sizes simple 'point and click' provisioning of a hosting account and are billed only for what resource they have used and when. The managed hosting service also provides 'burstable' resource on demand for occasions when extra power is needed, for example at peak holiday booking times or the Christmas re... (more)

Larry Was Right, Leo's On the Run

Another day, another statement out of Oracle meant to embarrass HP's brand new CEO. Late Wednesday, three days into the SAP trial, Oracle came out and said, "Hewlett-Packard has refused to accept service of a subpoena requiring Mr. Apotheker to testify about his role in SAP's illegal conduct. Mr. Apotheker started work for HP on Monday, but it now appears that the HP Board of Directors has decided to keep him away from HP's headquarters and outside the court's jurisdiction. We will continue to try to serve him." HP might as well have painted a big bull's eye on Apotheker's chest ... (more)

Oracle-Sun: $7.4BN Deal Will Close Already This Summer

“We estimate that the acquired business will contribute over $1.5 billion to Oracle’s non-GAAP operating profit in the first year, increasing to over $2 billion in the second year,” said Oracle's President Safra Catz (pictured), after the board of both Oracle and Sun unanimously approved the acquisition of Sun by Oracle for $7.4 billion in a deal anticipated to close this summer, subject to Sun stockholder approval, certain regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. “We expect this acquisition to be accretive to Oracle’s earnings by at least 15 cents on a non-GAAP ba... (more)

Oracle Buys into Engine Yard, Integration to Follow

Oracle has made a strategic minority investment in Engine Yard, the Platform-as-a-Service company with the cloud development platform that supports the Ruby, PHP and Node.js development languages. The exact sum, position and valuation went unmentioned. Engine Yard will continue to operate as an independent company. Ironically Amazon was part of a $15 million B round in 2008 and a $19 C round in 2009. Prior to the Oracle, Engine Yard is understood to have raised $37.5 million. The investment means that Oracle and Engine Yard will connect their respective PaaS offerings to enable... (more)

Myths of Cloud Computing with @Wrecks47 | [@CloudExpo @OracleCloudZone]

Ten Myths of Cloud Computing Cloud computing is transforming the way businesses think about and leverage technology. As a result, the general understanding of cloud computing has come a long way in a short time. However, there are still many misconceptions about what cloud computing is and what it can do for businesses that adopt this game-changing computing model. In this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan, Rex Wang, Vice President of Product Marketing at Oracle, discusses and dispels some of the common myths about cloud computing that still exist tod... (more)

The Future of Cloud Computing: Industry Predictions for 2012

With 9th Cloud Expo - Cloud Expo Silicon Valley - still in full swing at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California, what is being said about the future landscape of cloud computing? In this round-up we asked a variety of members of the cloud computing ecosystem, from CIOs to independent consultants to marketeers. We asked in each case for their top five predictions. Here are their views on what's in store in 2012: Santa Clara Convention Center is getting ready for Cloud Expo Silicon Valley DIY Service Provision | Cloud of Devices | Security Breach Looms | Personalized SPs ... (more)