""A lot has happened," Ballmer explained, "but we are going to continue to compete in areas. I think both companies have always – at least for many, many years – had respect for one another and have done the work our customers have really wanted us to do. Maybe a little bit more behind the scenes to get Windows Server and the Oracle database, middleware server, and applications to run.Oracle puts database, middleware, Linux on Microsoft Hyper-V, Azure • The Register
"In the world of cloud computing, I think that behind-the-scenes collaboration is not enough because people wanted more from us, people wanted more from Oracle. And frankly, the relationships between the two companies ... have evolved, despite the fact that we continue to compete, in a very positive and constructive manner on a number of fronts.""
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Oracle puts database, middleware, Linux on Microsoft Hyper-V, Azure • The Register
Putting customers first and, Microsoft and Oracle hope, Amazon Web Services last