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Ellison's Oracle to Report Q1 Ahead of Annual OpenWorld Conference

The first fiscal quarter for the business software giant Oracle is usually an uncertain one. Historically speaking, its fourth quarter is always the strongest as sales teams close deals they’ve been working on for months. 305 more words

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Today was a big day for funding in the super-hot space for services that help manage login credentials for enterprise software. Ping Identity, one of the older players in the business, said it has… 60 more words

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Netsuite Slams Rival SAP in Newspaper Ad

If there’s one thing that Zach Nelson, the CEO of the cloud business software firm NetSuite, likes to do, it’s make fun of SAP.

Borrowing a page from the book of Larry Ellison, the Oracle CEO who backed the company’s founding and remains its largest shareholder, Nelson’s disparaging of the German software giant is a recurring feature of NetSuite earnings conference calls. 205 more words

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Innovation Possibilities: What Companies Should Really Focus On

There was a time when a designer might say “A camel is a horse designed by committee.” It was a disparaging metaphor to warn you of what would happen if you designed anything by a committee with no unifying vision. 705 more words

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IPO-Bound HubSpot Adds CRM for Midsize Companies

HubSpot, the IPO-bound company that makes marketing software that runs in the cloud, expanded into two new lines of business today.

For years it has focused mostly on the practice of helping midsize companies generate sales leads — that’s essentially what marketing is, after all. 262 more words

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EMC Has No Plans to Sell VMware Stake

Shares of data storage and IT giant EMC rose by as much as one percent today after a report in the New York Post said the company was exploring the sale of its majority stake in cloud software firm VMware. 391 more words

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HP Tests the M&A Waters With Acquisition of Cloud Startup Eucalyptus

Hewlett-Packard took another step back into the mergers and acquisitions market, since its disastrous $11 billion acquisition of the software firm Autonomy, announcing today that it will buy cloud software startup Eucalyptus Systems. 360 more words

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