I love the irony that Oracle's conference is called "OpenWorld" when they're one of the most proprietary companies on the planet.
Token Oracle gag - do you have to pay a delegate fee for every seat you *could* have sat in at the keynote?
Oracle has seen its revenues return to growth as the enterprise computing giant continues its migration away from on-premises systems. The database kingpin once again talked up the growth in its SaaS and PaaS businesses, while hardware and on-premises software continued to decline. This as Oracle is just days away from its …
Sun reaches $1 billion in revenue--the fastest rise ever for a computer company with a direct sales force.
"Words fail to describe how successful Sun has been. For a company to grow at that rate is just incredible."
- Robert Herwick, Hambrecht & Quist
Hardware revenues of $996m were down 12 per cent on the quarter, with hardware product revenues falling by 19 per cent and support revenues by 4 per cent.
Words just fail me...