By Denis Pombriant on November 18, 2010
Video plus social networking may be the thing we’ve lacked with simple text delivery in a social medium—regardless of how elegantly it has been presented. And strange as it sounds, video just might be the killer app for social media and vice versa.
By Merv Adrian on November 10, 2010
I hope I can be forgiven the cute headline. It speaks to a series of events that were heard in Oracle Open World messaging, where the word “open” appeared much less frequently than in years past. Oracle is fortifying its borders, opening new fronts in its market battles, and slowly closing itself off from some […]
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By Dennis Moore on September 9, 2010
Who will Oracle acquire next? Our respondents say Oracle will acquire Informatica, Salesforce.com, VMware, TIBCO, Red Hat, Teradata, NetSuite, SuccessFactors, Taleo, Computer Associates, Cloudera, Vertica, Jive Software, and Mark Hurd.
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By Dennis Moore on September 3, 2010
Oracle has been very acquisitive in past years. Who’s next? Informatica? NetSuite? Red Hat? Salesforce.com? Someone else? Vote in the attached poll to share your thoughts, or just view the results here.
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By R "Ray" Wang on March 31, 2010
PEOPLE WHISPERS: MOVES, PROMOTIONS, AND MILESTONES* As always, thanks for your emails and alerts. If you’ve got a change or know of a promotion, keep dropping me a line! If you need a referral, and we’ve worked together in the past, don’t hesitate to reach out to me via Linked In. Ashesh Badani became Sr. […]
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By James Governor on March 17, 2010
IBM this week clarified its plans to handhold enterprises into the cloud, working with Red Hat to bypass VMware with the announcement of Smart Business Development & Test on the IBM Cloud. I have been talking for a while about what I call The VMware Pattern, in posts such as Amazon Web Services: an instance […]