Category Archives: Oracle

Siebel on the iPad

In an all-too-rare example of quick reaction to market conditions, Oracle announced support for the touch-me, pretty-graphics interface of the iPad for their best-of-breed Siebel CRM: This is great news for anyone seeking richer CRM user experience with the Apple … Continue reading

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Oracle Spends Big on New Facility

Virtualization reports: Oracle is going to build a 200,000-square-foot global IT facility in West Jordan, Utah. As you might have guessed, Oracle says it’s for its growing on-demand business as well as R&D infrastructure and customer service. It should cost … Continue reading

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Oracle to Buy BEA After All

I admit it, I was wrong. I said Oracle would buy BEA, and that it would be sooner rather than later, but I was certain that it would be at a price lower than last year’s offer of $17 a … Continue reading

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BEA Share Price Drifting Downward

Given my bashing of BEA’s rejection of the Oracle takeover bid and my unfulfilled desire to sell BEA stock short, I am gratified to run across a similar analysis from Schaeffer’s Daily Contrarian: Hopes appear to be running high on … Continue reading

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Oracle’s Quest for IT Dominance

In response to my post on The BEA / Oracle Saga, blogger John Harvey (of Memphis Crime)queries: Do you really think Oracle (Larry Ellison) wouldn’t love to be the newest Microsoft? Spot on, John. This sentiment is echoed by the … Continue reading

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