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Another day, another statement out of Oracle meant to embarrass HP's brand
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)
“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 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
The investment means that Oracle and Engine Yard will connect their
respective PaaS offerings to enable... (more)
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)
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)