As part of this month’s SAMPanel, we asked Libby Phillipps of License Dashboard shared her thoughts on the Perpetual License plan Oracle is potentially introducing.
In May this year, Oracle was picked as enterprises’ least favourite software vendor in a survey conducted by IDC, finishing last in all categories covering areas such as licensing complexity
Oracle has signed a deal with the UK government to deliver products and services to the public sector for the next three years with the aim of saving taxpayers’ money.
Following mounting criticism over the recent years for its software licensing and audit practices, Oracle appears to making a change with PULA.
Oracle has been accused of holding customers to ransom with a “blood-boiling” new clause contained in its licence agreement.
Tune into the latest Podcast from Kay Williams at Madora Consulting starring Rory Canavan of SAMCharter discussing how to manage Oracle
Oracle is using the so-called nuclear option to sell its cloud products, even for businesses that don’t need them or want them.
Oracle audits routinely result in tens of millions of dollars in list license compliance gap. While most IT executives know they are not…
Database software giant is getting creative (and aggressive) in trying to boost sales of its cloud computing services, according to several reports.
Cloud-based software is becoming more popular with Oracle. In October 2011, Oracle launched “Oracle Public Cloud” in order to make its database
Oracle declared its fiscal 4Q15 and 2015 earnings results on June 17, 2015. The company missed another earnings target and blamed the strong dollar
On June 29, the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to review Oracle’s copyright infringement case against Google.
Yesterday, Oracle reported earnings that missed expectations. While cloud revenue was up there was weakness in software license revenue.
Dan Wagner, the chief executive officer of U.K.-based mobile payments company Powa Technologies Ltd., poses a challenge for database giant Oracle Corp.
Oracle has come in last in every category of a survey conducted by Flexera Software and IDC focused on uncovering what the enterprise thinks about software
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd has said the database giant plans to make substantially all of its software products available as cloud services
Software licensing can be a tricky issue, especially with all of the different software policies and the high number of moving parts involved in a licensing agreement.
Feeling pressured? A sense you’re being rushed into something you’re not sure about? Or, perhaps, you have a nagging feeling about that free gift…
After getting it in the neck from UK body the Campaign for Clear Licensing (CCL), Oracle has been blasted again over its licensing processes…
When it comes to enterprise applications, there is a growing trend toward providing applications in the cloud. The financial community loves this…
Back in 2010, critics worried that Sun Microsystems’ software portfolio would wither on the vine once Oracle got its hands on it. Five years on…
The Campaign for Clear Licensing (CCL) has now set its sights on IBM and SAP after going to war with Oracle over its licensing terms.
Oracle Corp. Chairman Larry Ellison has been competing against rival computer makers based on performance. His new weapon is price.
Oracle’s cloud growth hinges on overcoming “deep-rooted mistrust” of its core customer base. That’s according to software-licensing pressure group, the Campaign for Clear Licensing.
If you were under the impression that most employees at the biggest technology companies are in their early 20s, think again.
Technology giant Oracle reported second-quarter fiscal earnings Wednesday that slightly beat Wall Street’s expectations but said its profit
Oracle, which was late to cloud, nonetheless has arrived in time for mission-critical apps to make the cloud leap, according to the company’s new top cloud exec Shawn Price.
Over the past couple of weeks, IBM has been shooting out good news like an automatic rifle run amok. But investors are not yet biting.
The UK Oracle User Group (UKOUG), which represents over 1,050 organisations that are all customers of Oracle, has fired back at suggestions that the vendor’s approach to licensing and auditing has resulted in customer relationships
The cloud trend in technology started fifteen years ago where the early players were moving fast to the cloud and even just four years ago analysts were critical of Oracle that they were late to the game.
Oracle and SAP have finally settled a long-running and bitter dispute surrounding software piracy, with the two vendors coming to an agreement
Oracle is guilty of creating “hostile” customer relationships based on confusing licensing agreements, according to a Campaign for Clear Licensing (CCL) study.
Some of the UK’s largest companies have revealed the headaches they face in their relationship with database giant Oracle when it comes to software licensing.
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Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c aims to help organisations meet data governance and compliance issues whether information is stored on premises or in the cloud.
Oracle Corporation has launched a skills development initiative for IT practitioners in Africa as a response to the gaps created by the increasing adoption
Oracle has bagged itself a global head to manage the cloudy portfolio just a week after chief techie and erstwhile CEO Larry Ellison talked up the bets
Oracle expands ‘Customer 2 Cloud’ plan that redirects on-premises software maintenance fees to SaaS application subscriptions.