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  • Oracle Buys Cloud-based Customer Service Company RightNow For $1.5 Billion

    Oracle Buys Cloud-based Customer Service Company RightNow For $1.5 Billion

    Oracle this morning announced that it has acquired RightNow – both companies are listed on NASDAQ – for $43 per share or roughly $1.5 billion net of RightNow’s cash and debt. With the acquisition, Oracle is adding a robust cloud-based customer service offering (see graph below) to its own Public Cloud solution – more info on that here. RightNow’s share price closed… Read More

  • Oracle To Acquire GoAhead

    Oracle To Acquire GoAhead

    Oracle this morning announced that it has acquired GoAhead Software, which sells packaged service availability software to network equipment providers (NEPs) and other players in the commmunications industry. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Read More

  • Oracle buys Oxford-based data security company Secerno

    Oracle is acquiring Secerno, an Oxford, UK-based provider of database firewall solutions for Oracle and non-Oracle databases. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed, and Oracle expects the transaction to close before the end of June 2010. Until the deal closes, each company will continue to operate independently. Secerno’s solution adds a critical defensive layer of security… Read More

  • Oracle Acquires UK-based Data Security And Control Company Secerno

    Oracle is acquiring Secerno, an Oxford, UK-based provider of database firewall solutions for Oracle and non-Oracle databases. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed, and Oracle expects the transaction to close before the end of June 2010. Until the deal closes, each company will continue to operate independently. Secerno’s solution adds a critical defensive layer of security… Read More

  • Larry Ellison Still Hates "Cloud Computing Nonsense" (Video)

    According to Wikipedia, cloud computing is a paradigm of computing in which dynamically scalable and often virtualized resources are provided as a service over the Internet. According to Larry Ellison, it’s nonsense and water vapor. The chief executive of Oracle last week at the Churchill Club sat down with former Motorola CEO Ed Zander for a fireside chat about the future of the company… Read More