Is Oracle Finally Poised to Catch up in the Cloud?
Oracle has been late to arrive to the “cloud wars” where Amazon.com (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT), IBM (IBM), and Google (GOOG) have dominated both on the balance sheet and in the headlines. It appears Larry Ellison, co-founder, executive chairman, and CTO of Oracle Corporation, has, at last, “drunk the Cloud Kool-Aid” and has subsequently turned the sole focus of Oracle towards the cloud in recent years. With Oracle’s annual OpenWorld conference now a fading memory, we look at the notable developments coming from Oracle this year. Being late to the game doesn’t necessarily mean one can’t catch up!