"Who says so? Oracle, naturally. It issued a press release Thursday night, claiming the second-place spot for itself.Oracle Is Now No. 2 Software Company After Microsoft - Arik Hesseldahl - News - AllThingsD
'Given IBM’s recently announced quarterly results, we would like to take this opportunity to point out that Oracle’s software business has been growing faster than IBM’s software business and now Oracle has moved up to become the number two software company in the world while IBM has slipped to number three. Over IBM’s last four quarters, they reported software revenue totaling $25.7 Billion, while during Oracle’s last 4 quarters, we reported software revenue totaling $27.8 Billion.'"
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Oracle Is Now No. 2 Software Company After Microsoft - Arik Hesseldahl - News - AllThingsD
Still a long ways to go before catching Microsoft on software revenue, however