A recent report which was jointly prepared by IDC and Flexera, reveals that organisations form deep-seated opinions about software vendors based on a wide spectrum of criteria – factors that vendors should take note and be aware of as they develop, launch and support their products.
Being second isn’t good enough for Oracle when it comes to cloud revenue, co-president Mark Hurd told investment analysts this week following the company’s fourth-quarter and year-end earnings report.
Customer experience has emerged as one of the enterprise software industry’s hotter segments of late, as companies try to run marketing, sales and support across both traditional and digital channels.
Oracle is set to acquire business-to-consumer marketing software vendor Responsys for US$1.5 billion in a bid to flesh out its own capabilities as well as strike back at rivals such as Salesforce.com and Microsoft.
Salesforce.com will this week unveil Salesforce1 at the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, as it aims to establish its image as a full-blown CRM (customer relationship management) development platform built for the world of social media and mobile devices.
While certain recent announcements weren’t as “startling” as Oracle CEO Larry Ellison had promised they would be, its deal with Salesforce.com definitely lived up to the hype and could have some lasting ramifications.
Oracle and NetSuite are to jointly offer cloud services to mid-size business customers.
Microsoft and Oracle are set to reveal details of a new partnership on Monday, one of a “startling series” of announcements Oracle CEO Larry Ellison promised this week around the Oracle Database 12c.
Oracle hasn’t even officially released its 12c database yet, but CEO Larry Ellison has already revealed plans for the version that will follow, 12.1c, which apparently will be Oracle’s most direct response yet to SAP’s HANA in-memory platform.
With a quarter of global enterprises predicted to have an enterprise app store within four years, CNME delves into the …