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The database giant finds new ways to differentiate Oracle Autonomous products that are almost invisible to users. (Image courtesy of North American International Auto Show)

Using #thinkautonomous as the recurring theme, Oracle kicked off a new round of database announcements yesterday to reassert its dominance in a market that...
Enterprise applications vendors are boosting service and support value and capabilities for a new generation of users

As Cloud services are changing the buying experiences for companies large and small, major vendors like Oracle and SAP are investing heavily in their...

FinancialForce CEO Tod Nielsen trumpets speed as the new currency for the services economy, rewarding those that are willing to take risks, innovate and...
Sapphire 2018

In April 2018, SAP acquired CallidusCloud, which is the No. 1 vendor for Sales Performance Management, continuing its expansion across different functional areas of...
Oracle has quadrupled in size over a 15-year period aided by a number of key acquisitions in apps, infrastructure and the Cloud.

Ending its fiscal 2018 this May with record-breaking revenues of nearly $40 billion, Oracle is opening up a new chapter by positioning the 41-year-old...
Jarred Smeltzer of BNY Mellon, Frank Calderoni of Anaplan, and Gina Farrell of Coca-Cola Speak At Anaplan Hub Event

The Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) applications market is riding on a wave of consolidations, heavy investments by customers and investors, along with a healthy...
Infor executives (l to r) Massimo Capoccia, Ziad Nejmeldeen, and Mayumi Hiramatsu talk up Infor innovation campaign

Infor, the $3-billion software vendor better known for its large collection of acquired ERP assets, is quickly capitalizing on the new fear factor that...
Panel discussion at Oracle HCM World features Tony Kender of Oracle and customers YRC, Northwell Health, Direct TV, and Emerson.

Extending its Human Capital Management market reach, Oracle is jumping onto the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning bandwagon but with a twist that underscores...
Cloud Based Enterprise IT Market 2022 and Beyond

The 14 largest Cloud Computing vendors continued to gain shares in 2017, now accounting for 23% of the entire enterprise IT spend, up from...
President Thomas Kurian reveals what it takes for Oracle Cloud to succeed

Assembling all the pieces needed to win in the Cloud, Oracle is in it for the long haul. That’s the conclusion of a full-day analyst...
From hire to retire, HCM continuum extends across 22 markets, 21 verticals

Our second annual HCM Top 500 Market Report highlights the achievements of more than 1,000 HCM applications vendors across 22 segments in three primary...
Koch Industries CFO Steve Feilmeier(left) and Infor CEO Charles Phillips at Inforum 2017

Koch Industries CFO Steve Feilmeier (left) and Infor CEO Charles Phillips at Inforum 2017. Infor’s transformation is fast and furious as the ERP vendor embraces...
CEO Aron Ain unveils Workforce Dimensions at KronosWorks 2017

In 2016, the top 10 Workforce Management (WFM) software vendors accounted for 62% of the HCM applications market segment which grew 6% to reach...
Oracle EVP Steve Miranda expounds on impact of digital transformation in the workplace

In 2016, the top 10 Talent Acquisition software vendors accounted for 61% of the HCM applications market segment which grew 8% to approach $4...
Rob Enslin, Head of SAP Cloud Business Group, and Greg Tomb, President of SAP SuccessFactors, aim to extend SAP’s lead in HCM market

In 2016, the top 10 Core HR software vendors accounted for 53% of the HCM applications market segment which grew 3% to approach $10...
SAP CEO Bill McDermott and CFO Luka Mucic Tout Digital Growth At SAPPHIRE NOW

As customers are moving swiftly to embrace new technologies and transform themselves digitally, enterprise applications vendors are wasting no time to meet their needs. This...

This year’s Cloud Top 500 report highlights another salient fact in the applications marketplace – change is the name of the game. With the market...
Larry Ellison of Oracle introduces 18c Autonomous Database at Open World 2017

The Oracle Open World conference was a showcase of the vendor’s latest database technologies and Cloud applications innovations with few surprises, but a number...
Oracle CEO Mark Hurd lays out benefits of its Cloud, onpremise products

As Oracle makes its way to transform itself into a Cloud-first vendor, the database kingpin provides proof points that it can win across the...
Cloud-Based Enterprise IT Market 2021 and Beyond

Thirteen Cloud Computing vendors chalked up more than $1 billion in annual recurring revenues each in 2016, widening their lead over rivals in Enterprise...