Photos of SAP and Oracle leaders, who are locked in ERP battle

Oracle Vs. SAP: Like King Kong Vs. Godzilla, the ERP Battle Rages On

April 26, 2021
CEO Christian Klein said last week SAP’s cloud ERP revenue has an annualized revenue run rate of about $6 billion, which would make its cloud ERP revenue about 50% larger than Oracle’s cloud ERP business. In my weekly Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings, SAP is #5 and Oracle is #6. That big lead for SAP
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Oracle logo on a sign, as the company pursues a new cloud category

Has Oracle Climbed to #3 in Booming New Cloud Category?

April 21, 2021
As every leading cloud provider surges into industry-specific cloud solutions, Oracle is emerging as a possible Top 3 player by revealing it has 100,000 industry-cloud customers and 16 million users across 120 countries. On my weekly Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings, Oracle is the #6 player. But on my new Industry Cloud Top 10 rankings
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Oracle: Huge Industry-Cloud Numbers | EVP Mike Sicilia

April 20, 2021
In this episode of the Cloud Wars Live podcast, I speak with the leader of Oracle's vertical-industries business, executive vice-president Mike Sicilia. Oracle's been creating industry-specific applications for more than 10 years and has aggressively converted them to cloud solutions, while also fusing some elements of its horizontal apps with its industry-specific solutions. Mike and
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10 Reasons Why Low-Code APEX Cloud Service Appeals to Next-Gen Developers

April 1, 2021
As more companies look to enhance their digital prowess via in-house software development, Oracle is betting its new low-code APEX Cloud Service can become enormously popular due to its power, speed, security, and pricing. On top of those attributes, Oracle APEX is already widely used around the world by more than 50,000 customers. So unlike
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Oracle EVP Steve Miranda

How Oracle Won 100+ Cloud Deals from SAP: a Chat with Steve Miranda

March 16, 2021
While Larry Ellison last week reveled in revealing a stunning list of Oracle apps wins versus archrival SAP, there hasn’t been much discussion of how and why those businesses decided to move some or all of their applications to Oracle Fusion. (On my weekly Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings, Oracle is #6 and SAP is
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Oracle CEO Safra Catz

Oracle CEO Safra Catz: 6 Reasons to Be Bullish on Oracle Cloud

March 15, 2021
While Oracle’s March 10 earnings call will be remembered primarily for Larry Ellison’s gleeful disclosure of 100 customer wins versus SAP, CEO Safra Catz quietly offered 6 numbers indicating the best is yet to come for Oracle Cloud. (On my weekly Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings, Oracle is #6 and SAP is #5.) Yes, some
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Larry Ellison Delivers Keynote At Annual Oracle OpenWorld Conference

Larry Ellison Rocks the Cloud: Oracle OCI on $2-Billion Run Rate

March 11, 2021
Larry Ellison’s stunning disclosure that Oracle now has a $2-billion cloud-infrastructure business with a triple-digit growth rate turns Oracle from a tough-talking but unproven fringe player into a high-performance player worthy of being seen as a legitimate peer of industry leaders Microsoft, Amazon and Google. (On my weekly Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings, Oracle is
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Oracle founder Larry Ellison

As Oracle Cloud Surges, Larry Ellison Might Attack Amazon, SAP on Q3 Call

March 8, 2021
As Oracle continues to distinguish itself as one of the world’s fastest-growing major cloud businesses, Larry Ellison might come out swinging against major rivals Amazon and SAP during the March 10 Q3 earnings call. (On my weekly Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings, Oracle is #6, Amazon is #2, and SAP is #5.) Based on Ellison's
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Infographic offering a snapshot of Oracle WMS

AWS and Rackspace Lose 700 PostgreSQL Databases to Oracle Autonomous Database

February 25, 2021
A hypergrowth warehouse-management app owned by Oracle has moved 700 PostgreSQL databases from AWS and Rackspace servers and replaced them all with Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. The move from AWS and Rackspace to Oracle has enabled the warehouse-management business to perform at levels never before possible, allowed it to leverage
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