Cloud is fastest-growing segment of Oracle revenue

Cloud computing will eventually come to dominate IT, so almost every hardware and software manufacturer has to have a cloud strategy of some sort. Oracle Corp.'s moves in this are have been paying

Published on: June 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

New SQL Server could help ‘pull’ cloud into the enterprise

With the release of SQL Server 2014 earlier this year, Microsoft Corp. marked another milestone in its vaunted plan to plunge into cloud computing. SQL Server 2014 found a favourable response in early

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Oracle 12c looks to speed up the enterprise

Oracle Corp. officially released its Oracle Database 12c today and with it the software giant aims to create a real-time  database management system for enterprise organizations. That was the singular message from CEO

Published on: June 10th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Leading from the front: top women in tech

FacebThe IT sector can take credit for including more than its share of the most powerful women in the world. Forbes has released its annual list of the "100 World’s Most Powerful Women,"

Published on: May 28th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Oracle releases MySQL Fabric web database utility

As the cloud and Big Data continue to take over enterprise computing, the challenges to database management are keeping pace. In particular, administrators are expected to deliver high levels of database availability and

Published on: May 28th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Integrated infrastructure, platforms market booming, says IDC

A few years ago the major enterprise software and hardware vendors made a bet that integrating platforms and infrastructure was the way of the future. That calculation seems to have been a good

Published on: May 4th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Oracle updates users on Heartbleed progress

The Heartbleed fallout continues, but enterprise customers can draw some comfort from the fact that the companies that keep them in software are clearly as concerned as they are. For example, Oracle Corp.

Published on: April 20th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Oracle enhances identity suite

Oracle has enhanced its Identity Management suite to improve protection to enterprise, cloud and mobile applications. The company said Thursday changes to 11g Release 2 of the platform include an wizard to make installation easier, a cloud access

Published on: April 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Oracle pulls in US$2.6 billion Q3 profit

Oracle Corp. scored a net profit of US$2.6 billion on revenues of $9.3 billion for the three-month period ending Feb. 28, a two per cent increase over the same period a year ago.

Published on: March 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon