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  • Oracle X

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 23 Sep 2008
  •'s Barney Beal pointed out the big 'X Is Coming' signs that have sprouted up in and around Moscone Center at Oracle OpenWorld today. In this case, X must equal the game-changing, ...

  • So, what’s the killer Oracle feature?

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 22 Sep 2008
  • Speculation at Oracle OpenWorld continued to swirl around what Larry Ellison will say Wednesday. In the past two earnings calls, the Oracle CEO has hinted (not very subtly) about a new killer ...

  • Up, up and away: Oracle heads for the clouds

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 22 Sep 2008
  • It looks like Oracle is embracing "the cloud." At Oracle OpenWorld on Monday, the two Chucks -- Oracle president Charles Phillips and executive vice president Chuck Rozwat--said Oracle is making ...

  • Oracle rebuilds partner training

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 21 Sep 2008
  • The Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) kick off to Oracle OpenWorld was bigger than ever. And there was some news, other than Ted Bereswill's move from the direct sales side of the house (The dark side? I ...

  • New channel exec for Oracle

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 21 Sep 2008
  • Most Oracle OpenWorld attendees are still shaking the sleep out of their eyes but there's already news.  Ted Bereswill, who had headed up North American technology sales (that is database and ...

  • Cisco’s Jabber acquisition heats up the collaboration race

    Rivka Gewirtz Little 21 Sep 2008
  • Cisco Systems has acquired open source instant messaging and presence company Jabber less than a month after it picked up e-mail and calendaring software provider PostPath. The move signifies ...

  • Interop: Are tradeshows dead?

    Rivka Gewirtz Little 19 Sep 2008
  • I was truly confused Wednesday morning when I jumped off the bus near the Jacob Javits Center in New York for Interop and saw armies of tight skirts and multi-colored stilettos trotting up the ramp ...

  • More on the NetSuite-Skyytek split

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 18 Sep 2008
  • As with any divorce, there are a number of factors behind the imminent split between NetSuite and Skyytek, one of the largest, if not the largest, NetSuite business partner. For one thing, NetSuite ...

  • Leaving Las Vegas

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 17 Sep 2008
  • This morning I'm packing up my stuff and heading back East after covering VMworld 2008 for the past two days. But that doesn't mean our coverage of the event is over -- not by a long shot. Visit ...

  • After Ike: Houston VAR keeps on working

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 16 Sep 2008
  • You think you've had a bad week? You should talk to Sam Haffar. Haffar is the president and co-CEO of Computex, Inc., a Houston-based solution provider specializing. Yes. Houston. And he, like ...

  • Maritz flattered by Microsoft’s guerrilla marketing

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 16 Sep 2008
  • LAS VEGAS -- I just left a Q&A session with VMware CEO Paul Maritz, where I asked him about the "poker chip" guerrilla marketing campaign that Microsoft launched this morning at VMworld. Here's ...

  • Maritz: Greene and Rosenblum made ‘incredible contributions’

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 16 Sep 2008
  • LAS VEGAS -- VMware's cruel summer lent a bit of intrigue to this morning's keynote address at VMworld: What, if anything, would new CEO Paul Maritz say about the departure of co-founders Diane ...