SAP Acquires Concur for Estimated $8.3 Billion

SAP announced it has acquired a business travel management software provider that will beef up its HANA platform. It will acquire Bellevue, Wash.,-based Concur Technologies for an estimated $8.3 billion....
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Can Akumina Make SharePoint a Web CMS Contender?

In the age of digital experience, not all companies are rushing into relationships with superpower providers like Adobe, Sitecore and Oracle.Most, however, already have SharePoint, and many of those are...
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Gimme a Break, Larry Ellison’s Still Running Oracle

Larry Ellison got just what he wanted. Instead of everyone criticizing his leadership when Oracle reported that it had missed both its sales and profit estimates yesterday, they’re talking about...
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News Bites: Platforms and Clouds, Phones and Ohms

The latest in training, security, integrating, golfing and expanding from the home of the Apple Blossom Festival, Deadwood City and Silicon Wadi, Gator Country and Cantabrigia, the Land of Poets and Philosophers...
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Larry Ellison (Finally) Steps Aside as Oracle’s CEO

It seems that Larry Ellison — the only CEO in Oracle’s history — would like to devote more of his time to the creative side of things now that he’s a septuagenarian. He’s...
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Oracle Digs into DAM with Acquisition of Front Porch Digital

Oracle is deepening its DAM pockets. The IT and customer experience software giant this week announced it will acquire a content storage management solutions provider of large-scale media assets. Oracle...
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Release: Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3.16

Oracle has released a new version of its virtualization platform VM Virtualbox. Version 4.3.16 is considered a maintenance release which can be installed on top of version 4.3. The update improves stability...
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Big Value from CPQ Cloud for OpenWorld 2014 Attendees

A Guest Post by Chris Haussler, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Oracle CPQ Cloud (pictured left) This will be CPQ Cloud’s first Oracle OpenWorld as a member of the Oracle CX Applications Suite. ...
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Sitecore Takes on the Competition with Version 8 #SYMNA

With about 1,000 digital marketing vendors competing in an arms race, Sitecore’s CEO made it clear today that he intends to be among the superpowers. Michael Seifert complained at the start of...
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Maximize your ERP Cloud Experience at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

A Guest Post by Senior Director Amrita Mehrok, Oracle Financials Applications Strategy (pictured left) Oracle OpenWorld 2014 is less than one month away, starting on Sunday, September 28. We are centralizing...
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