Category: Oracle

Oracle bigger in Asia

As Oracle has slowly been releasing its income figures for fiscal year 2006, representatives yesterday announced revenue growth in the region of the Asian Pacific (comprised of Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand) and Japan of approximately US $2.02 billion in total revenues for the […]

Portal closed by Oracle

Oracle Corporation representatives have announced the formalization of the Portal Software acquisition. Portal Software, Inc. stockholders had tendered more than 32 million shares in Portal Software, representing approximately 74 percent of outstanding stock. Oracle has now accepted for payment all shares tendered in the offer. A subsequent offering period with respect to its tender offer […]

Oracle tests Fiserv solutions

Fiserv Inc. business unit Customer Centered Solutions has announced the results of high-volume performance and scalability testing done in tandem with Oracle Corporation. The testing focused on the architecture of the CCS IntelligEnt suite of web-based sales force management, service management, and business process management solutions. Conducted independently at Oracle’s Enterprise Technology Center, results showed […]

Oh yes, more Oracle

Wait, more Oracle! Yesterday, Oracle released financial results for the fiscal year and today results for Oracle Europe, Middle East and Africa. Good news for the big boys, bad news for their competitors: “Oracle Europe, Middle East & Africa Reports Strong Performance for the Fiscal Year 2006 as Total Revenues Increase by 10 Percent” read […]

Oracle’s roast beef, yes sir

Speaking of Oracle (and aren’t we so often speaking of Oracle?), Oracle PR has announced that Arby’s, slinger of roast beef sandwiches, has selected the Oracle E-Business Suite for financial reporting, workforce management, new store construction and procurement. Arby’s is on a roll (tee hee) as of late, having recently acquired RTM, its largest franchisee. […]

Lotsa money at Oracle

Oracle public relations somehow managed to wait until just past midnight EST to release their final earnings figures for fiscal year 2006. For the record, Oracle net income for the period through 31 May was US $3.4 billion, an increase of seventeen percent over the previous year. And in the fourth quarter alone, figures show […]

New Oracle in China

Representatives of Oracle China have announced a plan to establish an Oracle global support center in China. The city of Dalian will play host to the eighteenth Oracle global support center, service as a multi-lingual service desk to provide technical assistance to Oracle customers in China, Taiwan and Korea. The Oracle Dalian Global Support Center […]

And Oracle

And finally Oracle, if only because you know there’s no way this writer can go an entire column without mentioning the big boy. Oracle unveiled the fourth Oracle Grid Index, which charts the global adoption of grid computing and investigates related technological issues. Oracle representatives state that the latest research confirms the status of grid […]

Teaching a way old dog new tricks

Just because you’re 188 years old, it doesn’t mean you can’t get with the times. Representatives of Iron Age Shoes, the nearly two-centuries-old American business, have announced their implementation of the Oracle E-Business Suite, including Oracle Financials, Oracle Advanced Procurement, Oracle Inventory, Oracle Warehouse Management and Oracle Order Management. Press material explains that the project […]

Oracle opens a bit, agrees with Open

Ever so slowly is Oracle revealed information about its new customer relationship management strategy. Following completion of the Siebel acquisition, Oracle EMEA CRM John Simpson told editorial that there would be no forced upgrades to new technology as a result of the deal. Again, Simpson pushed the more headline-grabbing aspects of the plan, i.e. […]