Friday, June 08, 2012

Hurd Sells Oracle's Cloud in the Oracle Style - NYTimes.com

Oracle business as usual
"Oracle entered the cloud computing business in a big way on Wednesday and did so in its typical fashion — with an overpowering host of hardware and software, plus bluster, misdirection and trash talking. The technology, while more of a work in progress than Oracle wants to say, appears solid."
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"A supposedly live demonstration of these features by Mr. Ellison apparently consisted of convincing-looking slides, and not the actual system at work. The social analytics were done by Virtue, a company that Oracle announced an intention to buy on May 23."
Hurd Sells Oracle's Cloud in the Oracle Style - NYTimes.com
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