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Ellison: Cloud Is Evolution, Not Revolution

In discussing cloud technology, Oracle's Larry Ellison objected to the thought it was "new" -- which probably is why ORCL is set up to make a fine transition. More 

Rackspace’s Dive: One-Off or Ominous Sign?

Cloud computing's rising costs and recession-wary customers could mean more earnings disappointments for the sector. More 

Hewlett-Packard’s Strategy Gets Cloudy

Hewlett-Packard is moving forward in cloud technology with its "HP Converged Cloud" initiative. But it might be little more than a futile game of catch-up. More 

Oracle Shares: 3 Pros, 3 Cons

This tech giant is on a roll, but it's hardly in the clear. Its focus on smart deals and a rebounding economy do bode well for now. More 

Salesforce Makes a Move on Oracle and SAP

The cloud giant is entering the massive human resources market with Rypple, now integrated with Saleforce's CRM platform. More 

Microsoft’s Cloud Goes Dark on Leapday

An eight-hour outage shows that Microsoft -- and other cloud providers -- may need to invest more in its cloud platform. More 

Oracle Strikes Another Big Cloud Deal

It's offering $1.9 billion for Taleo, a provider of talent management software. And more deals are likely as competition in the cloud intensifies. More