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Partner News Podcast: Oracle app integration, VMware/Dell OEM deal
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Oracle hopes its Application Integration Architecture (AIA) and Accelerate programs will solve the integration puzzle.
Dell is emphasizing direct sales but also says partners can sell its servers with embedded hypervisors.
The MessageOne acquisition will help Dell's push into SaaS but also create more services competition with partners.
Partners are struggling to get unified communications into the enterprise.