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Feeding the Oracle Beast?

Feeding the Oracle Beast?

We are often asked how Oracle clients can form a better relationship with their Oracle sales rep. That is not an easy question, considering the prime goal of Oracle is to make their quota, which requires significant sales of Oracle licenses and cloud, even at the...
The Time for ‘Oracle Fatigue’ is Over

The Time for ‘Oracle Fatigue’ is Over

Today marks 90 days since Oracle’s end of fiscal year blow out. Otherwise known as ‘the only time of year that Oracle becomes somewhat reasonable as they try to get deals over the line.’ Many of you signed deals with Oracle as part of that May...
Will Your Oracle Cloud Service be Around in 3 Years?

Will Your Oracle Cloud Service be Around in 3 Years?

 Oracle has been around for a long time and they are not going away anytime soon. So when I ask the question, “Will your Oracle cloud service be around in 3 years?” it’s not because I think Oracle is going out of business. What I really mean is: does Oracle have any...
The Hidden Time Bomb in Your Oracle Cloud Contract

The Hidden Time Bomb in Your Oracle Cloud Contract

We’ve talked a lot about how Oracle is pushing their customers to buy Oracle’s cloud, even when those clients don’t want it.  Never forget what Oracle did to the City of Denver.   Despite Oracle’s aggressive tactics of pushing their customers to Oracle’s cloud, there...
The Real Reason Why Companies Can’t Move Off Oracle

The Real Reason Why Companies Can’t Move Off Oracle

An article recently came out on CNBC detailing Amazon’s move away from Oracle, and Oracle’s response basically saying that it’s never going to happen.  It’s a fascinating read and you can see the entire article here.  While it’s a great read (for those of us...