OpenStack gets boost from HP

Enterprises and service providers looking to investigate private clouds are increasingly checking out the OpenStack open source platform for building cloud infrastructure, which has some big vendors supporting it. Now Hewlett-Packard has doubled

Published on: May 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Top Irish solution provider expands to Canada

TORONTO – Dublin, Ireland-based solution provider DNM Analytics chose today, St. Patrick’s Day, to announce its expansion into Canada. The company whose expertise is creating dashboards so their customers can get the best

Published on: March 17th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Oracle replaces its channel chief with a hire from Hewlett-Packard

Oracle president Mark Hurd has reached into the ranks of his former employer to hire the vendor’s new channel chief, tapping Rich Geraffo from Hewlett-Packard Co. to be the vendor’s senior vice-president, worldwide

Published on: October 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Vendors can’t effectively run Canada from the U.S., and they shouldn’t try

You can tell a lot about a company by the way they go to market. And you can tell that the major vendors that use a North American model, instead of going to

Published on: October 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Oracle gets into the “Internet of Everything”

Oracle Corp. is following behind Cisco Systems in the chase to get a piece of the lucrative $14 trillion "Internet of Everything" opportunity. The Redwood Shores, Calif.-based software vendor  announced that its Java

Published on: July 23rd, 2013 CDN Staff

Oracle, Salesforce.com cloud highlights

When Marc Benioff and Larry Ellison are the same room you are sure to see sparks fly. And, the two CEOs did not disappoint during the announcement of their strategic partnership. The following

Published on: July 2nd, 2013 CDN Staff

Oracle and Salesforce.com bring their clouds together

The cloud is getting bigger. Vendors Salesforce.com and Oracle Corp. announced a new comprehensive nine-year partnership on Tuesday that the vendors say encompasses all three tiers of cloud computing: Applications, Platform and Infrastructure.

Published on: June 25th, 2013 CDN Staff

Microsoft and Oracle strike historic partnership

Two companies that were fierce rivals are now going to be working together. Microsoft Corp. and Oracle Corp. today decided to do something about all those cloud vendors hammering at their traditional business

Published on: June 24th, 2013 CDN Staff

Montreal MSP sees value in J.D. Edwards

Do  you remember J.D. Edwards? J.D. Edwards was an Enterprise Resource Planning software vendor from Denver mainly for IBM systems but the company expanded greatly during its history. J.D. Edwards also referred to

Published on: May 17th, 2013 CDN Staff

Microsoft snags Oracle’s channel chief to lead North American sales & marketing

Microsoft Corp. has reached into the ranks of a rival, snagging Oracle worldwide channel chief Judson Althoff to take on the role of president of North American sales and marketing, and corporate vice-president.

Published on: March 26th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Acme Packet to be swallowed by Oracle

In the latest acquisition by serial acquirers Oracle Corp., the vendor announced Monday that it has entered into a US$1.7 billion agreement to acquire Acme Packet, a developer if Internet Protocol (IP) network controllers.

Published on: February 5th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Oracle buys marketing software vendor for US$871 million

Add another acquisition to the long list of companies acquired by Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) with the news Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire Eloqua for US$871 million.Based in Vienna, Va., Eloqua

Published on: December 20th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Hitachi Data Systems targets legacy Sun partners

With the launch in September its new Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) and Command Suite management software, storage vendor Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) Canada (NYSE: HIT) is seeing strong momentum in Canada, and plans

Published on: November 24th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Oracle lays out its cloud vision

Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) CEO Larry Ellison famously once asked, "What the hell is cloud computing?" Nonetheless, Oracle has jumped onto the cloud bandwagon, with company officials on Monday afternoon touting the concept

Published on: November 2nd, 2010 Paul Krill