Oracle gets that old time cloud religion

What a difference a year makes. Last September, Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL ) CEO Larry Ellison launched into a tirade about the "nonsense" that cloud computing had become. The industry had gone haywire,

Published on: September 22nd, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

Oracle’s Ellison announces ‘one big, honkin’ cloud’

Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) CEO Larry Ellison unveiled his company's entry into the private cloud computing system battles on Sunday, upping the competitive stakes between Oracle and rivals like IBM and Hewlett-Packard.He showcased

Published on: September 20th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

Mark Hurd is Oracle’s new co-president

Former Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) CEO Mark Hurd has been appointed co-president of Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL), the software company announced Monday.Hurd, who also joined Oracle's board of directors, will serve as co-president

Published on: September 7th, 2010 Sumner Lemon

JavaOne conference gets Oracle makeover

Next month's revamped JavaOne conference, the first under Oracle Corp.'s (NASDAQ: ORCL) jurisdiction, will feature a keynote presentation from Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, as well as the latest on Java technologies ranging from

Published on: August 24th, 2010 Paul Krill

High Tech Countdown: Facebook’s Canadian face, Dell’s Streak and Oracle vs. Google

In episode six of the High Tech Countdown, CDN editor Paolo Del Nibletto and IT World Canada editor-in-chief Shane Schick tackle the hottest IT stories of the week.This week they comment on the

Published on: August 18th, 2010 CDN Staff

Fusion Apps questions Oracle should answer

Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) appears set to deliver more information than ever before about its long-awaited Fusion Applications at the OpenWorld conference in September, with more than 30 sessions listed as of Tuesday.Fusion

Published on: August 18th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

Oracle outlines how it wants to use the channel

Broomfield, Colo. -- At last year's edition of Avnet Technology Solutions' (NYSE: AVT) annual Partner Summit conference for its Sun Microsystems partners, Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) was still closing its acquisition of Sun

Published on: August 4th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Oracle sees North American partners, not Canadian partners

Broomfield, Colo.- As legacy Sun Microsystems get their heads around the new channel and sales culture under Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL), Sun's Canadian partners may have more adjustments to make than others. While

Published on: July 30th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Oracle to release its Sun Microsystems road map next week

Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) will provide more details about its plans for Sun Microsystems at an event next Wednesday, the same day European regulators are expected to sign off on the deal.CEO Larry

Published on: January 21st, 2010 James Niccolai

#5 Newsmaker of 2009: John Cammalleri of Sun Microsystems

In a year and an era of some major acquisitions, perhaps few compare to the breadth and the ongoing buzz around Oracle's (NASDQ: ORCL) acquisition of technology pioneer Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA). Announced

Published on: December 21st, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Sun offers enterprise Java technologies but silence on Oracle

Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA) officials introduced last week Sun's upgrades to three Java-based technologies, including the company's latest implementation of enterprise Java. But they were silent on the elephant in the room: How

Published on: December 14th, 2009 Paul Krill

Sun’s demand for personal information angers partner community

A request by Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA) that its partner community provide it with confidential information about their ownership, employees and contractors has angered a number of members of Sun Canada's partner community

Published on: October 28th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Q&A: Robert Enslin, president, SAP North America

NEW YORK -- A 16 year veteran of SAP (NYSE: SAP), in his current position as president of SAP North America, Robert Enslin has the challenge of steering the enterprise resource planning and

Published on: October 22nd, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Video: Avnet Technology Solutions’ 2009 Compass conference

DENVER, COLO. -- When Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA) partners from across North America gathered here recently for distributor Avnet Technology Solutions' (NYSE: AVT) annual Sun partner conference, the pending acquisition of Sun by

Published on: August 26th, 2009 Jeff Jedras