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Mark Hurd Predicts Demise Of Best-Of-Breed Technologies

March 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Mark Hurd Predicts Demise Of Best-Of-Breed Technologies

If nothing else, cloud technology has simplified the IT landscape, reducing the pressure on businesses to manage hundreds of different applications for myriad different purposes. “I don’t think we’ll return to the complexity we created […]

Mark Hurd: Oracle Poised To Overtake Salesforce.com In Cloud Revenue

March 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Mark Hurd: Oracle Poised To Overtake Salesforce.com In Cloud Revenue

Securing its position as the “fastest-growing cloud company at scale,” Oracle reported that its combined software-as-a-service (SaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) revenues rose 73% in its fiscal third quarter, to $1.0 billion. Its total cloud revenues, […]

Mark Hurd: Three Predictions for 2025 You Can Take to the Bank

January 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Mark Hurd: Three Predictions for 2025 You Can Take to the Bank

By Mark Hurd

Innovation-starved companies stuck in today’s slow-growth economic environment can look forward to better days ahead, because tech spending is going to pivot quickly to unleash their full potential in ways that many executives […]

Mark Hurd: Cloud Pulls CFOs Into Business Model Revolution

January 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Mark Hurd: Cloud Pulls CFOs Into Business Model Revolution

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd said Tuesday that the benefits of cloud computing go well beyond cost savings, allowing companies to pay for innovation they can ill afford to ignore given slow-to-no global economic growth. “This […]