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How Microsoft and Oracle became cloud buddies, and what’s next for their improbable partnership – GeekWire

Don Johnson, executive vice president of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, describes the Microsoft partnership as “easy and natural,” despite a rocky history between the companies, given their shared interest in serving their joint customers. (GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop) Splashy partnerships between big tech companies can be hard to take seriously. Implementing them with success is …

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Salesforce Revenue Proves That 2 Heads Are Better Than 1

For five years, Salesforce (CRM) has relied on the combination of co-founder and CEO Marc Benioff, and Chief Operating Officer Keith Block, who was recently promoted to co-CEO. They’ve built the business into a $10 billion enterprise, and it appears they’re well on their way to $13 billion in fiscal 2019 revenue — as Benioff had predicted — …

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Huge Volume of IoT Data Managed via AI Creates Real Value, Says Oracle VP

“What’s interesting is that IoT has been around for a long time but as companies start to enable it and start to leverage it more and more there’s just huge volumes of data that have to be managed and be able to analyze and be able to execute from,” says John Barcus, Vice President Manufacturing …

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Applications Market Changes Significantly As It Moves to Cloud

“The applications market is about $125 billion per year,” says Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. “That is spent primarily on applications and most of it today is spent on on-premise applications. That market changes pretty significantly as it moves to cloud. As it moves to cloud, the subscription that you pay for the cloud includes not …

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All of Our Customers Will Move to the Cloud, Says Oracle CEO

“We have a big existing on-premise user base and I believe all of them will move to the cloud,” said Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. “In fact, I was with a large group of our users just last night and they’re all going to move on their time frame. We don’t put a time frame on …

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Every Enterprise Has the Security it Deserves

“Every Enterprise has the security it deserves,” says Oracle Chief Information Officer Mark Sunday. “It begins at the very top. It truly begins with the board, CEO, and the Executive Committee to set the culture and to ensure that the people, process, technology, and the governance processes are in place to ensure the security of …

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