Cloud computing infrastructure is essentially about running your company's servers on an environment not owned by you. On an individual level, its about renting virtual server space on the infrastructure that another company has built and paying them a...
Oracle’s co-founder shocked everyone - and possibly his own team - by saying that Amazon’s lead in IaaS is over, during his keynote address at Oracle OpenWorld Conference in San Francisco last September. It was shocking because Oracle was...
The Cloud Wars Have Begun. Who Will Emerge Victorious?Ever since the advent of the Cloud concept, a slew of technology majors have been clawing their way upward, hoping to dominate what could soon be the most omnipresent component in...
In the first three articles in this multi-part series, we covered the cloud businesses of the world's top cloud providers: Amazon, Microsoft and IBM. In this fourth part, we take a closer look at Oracle's "splash" entry into the...
Just one day before the European Commission officially announced the whopping 2.4 billion euro ($2.72 billion) penalty on Google for unfair and anti-competitive practices with its comparative shopping platform, no less than 7 major technology companies from the United...
Strong cloud growth for Oracle signals a shift in revenue stream structuring. With software and hardware losing ground, the company still has a long way to go for cloud revenue to adequately support losses elsewhere. Rather than going heavily into the...
Accusations have been flying against the way Google is using its financial muscle to influence the Democratic party's representatives, including President Barrack Obama and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. In what could be the tipping point in Silicon Valley's ire...
The cloud computing industry grew strongly in 2016, continuing its double-digit growth spree into the first quarter of 2017 as well. But so much has changed in the last 24 months, and the competition has intensified. Moreover, Amazon, Microsoft,...
Oracle recently crossed a crucial billion-dollars-a-quarter revenue milestone from its Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) segments. Revenues from SaaS and PaaS touched $1.01 billion for the third quarter, 73% growth compared to the...
Gartner, one of the leading market research firms, estimates global IT spending to reach $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 2.4% increase over 2016. Device sales, which declined 2.4% in 2016, are expected to stage a recovery this year by...
Microsoft Azure has been growing at a phenomenal rate, doubling its numbers every quarter on a year-over-year basis.In the last two years Microsoft has aggressively transformed itself into an enterprise services company, building an array of products that are...
Oracle has announced its intention to buy cloud CRM company NetSuite for a reported $9.3 billion. But the NetSuite acquisition means much more to Oracle, which is now struggling with declining revenues in its legacy business of software and...
In what has thus far been Amazon's most vocal acceptance of a hybrid cloud model, AWS has launched two products that their customers can install on-premise.While this could be seen as AWS simply launching more products to support its...
The fight to become the top cloud services provider just got much hotter, with Oracle jumping into the fray with both feet. It wasn't that Oracle wasn’t there in the cloud race and suddenly decided this was what they...
In a move that will give the tech industry much leverage for future initiatives, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick have joined President-Elect Donald Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum.As business advisers to Trump, they will bring industry-relevant...