Oracle’s biggest threat: ‘No changes whatsoever’

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Oracle changed titles among its top three execs and tried to calm the troops by promising that nothing will change. Is that really a good thing?


Larry Ellison has not left the building. For Oracle’s sake, maybe he should

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Company co-founder Larry Ellison may no longer have a stranglehold on Oracle’s tiller, but he’s still large and in charge.


IBM extends AT&T alliance to grow hybrid computing services

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The deal brings AT&T’s NetBond service to IBMs SoftLayer cloud platform to bolster security and performance in hybrid cloud environments.


Zendesk makes enterprise push with new subscription plan

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The debut of Zendesk Enterprise reflects not only another budding Software-as-a-Service brand taking on legacy vendors but also the San Francisco company’s growth into an established player itself.


Infor outlines evolution plans, launches next-gen cloud platform

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At its Inforum 2014 event in New Orleans, the enterprise software vendor made a bevy of announcements, including the launch of Infor Xi, the latest incarnation of its enterprise cloud platform.


Vivametrica unveils open source healthcare analytics platform for wearables

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A Canadian startup founded by medical professionals plans to offer personal health assessments based on wearable sensor data and public health data sets.


Google lures startups to cloud following with $100,000 credit

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Google is offering startups $100,000 in credit to turn to the firm’s cloud services — rather than rivals such as Amazon.


Is cloud usurping IT outsourcing?

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Survey shows IT budgets rising, but no corresponding gains in outsourcing. What’s going on?


Microsoft pulls OneDrive for Business update

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There is no timeline for re-release and no explanation of the problem. This was a non-security update.


Dropbox received 268 gov’t requests this year; none for Business users

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Previously just an annual update, Dropbox now plans to issue transparency reports twice per year.