Content tagged with Finance
posted in February 2013
Salesforce.com Caps Record Year, Eyes Acquisitions
News  |  2/28/2013  | 
Fourth quarter and full-year financial results top estimates, but CEO Marc Benioff admits Salesforce.com needs more Marketing Cloud services muscle.
Oracle: Eloqua Will Stay Friendly With Salesforce.com
News  |  2/26/2013  | 
Oracle's roadmap for recently acquired Eloqua marketing suite shows continued support for Salesforce.com and Microsoft CRM applications.
Gartner Magic Quadrant Looks Beyond Business Intelligence
News  |  2/25/2013  | 
'Leaders' quadrant gets crowded as Gartner sees companies moving from BI into analytics.
Twitter Turns #Hashtags To $Cashtags
News  |  2/12/2013  | 
Partnership allows American Express cardholders to tweet specific hashtags to purchase products, many at discount.
Oracle Legacy Apps Holding Fusion Back, Says Forrester
News  |  2/12/2013  | 
Oracle customers are standing pat with E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, Siebel and other legacy apps, shortchanging the chances of success for Oracle Fusion Applications.
IBM's Watson Could Be Healthcare Game Changer
Commentary  |  2/11/2013  | 
IBM's cognitive computing technology moves past Jeopardy and into serious healthcare challenges, including cancer treatment. IBM's rivals seem stuck on more prosaic problems.
Gartner Magic Quadrant Spots Data Warehouse Leaders
News  |  2/7/2013  | 
Gartner's annual report notes a wave of data warehousing newcomers and leading-edge companies taking advantage of big data.
Tool Streamlines Electronic Funds Transfer From Health Plans
News  |  2/6/2013  | 
Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare hopes letting providers enroll just once for multiple plans will be more efficient and encourage more doctors to participate in electronic funds transfer.
SAP Plugs Profit Hole With Support Price Hike
Commentary  |  2/6/2013  | 
SAP increases Standard Support maintenance contracts by 5.5% to 19% of the software's original cost each year. That could reopen old support price-hike wounds.
IBM Fights Rivals With Aggressive Power Server Prices
News  |  2/4/2013  | 
IBM entry-level Power 7+ servers now start at $6,000. Netezza analytics platform successor challenges EMC, Oracle and Teradata.
5 Steps To Superior Customer Experience
Commentary  |  2/4/2013  | 
Oracle survey uncovers gaps between those who are and aren't delivering great customer interactions.
Oracle Loses Bid To End HP Lawsuit
News  |  2/1/2013  | 
Oracle loses appeal to end Hewlett-Packard's lawsuit tied to Itanium server support.
Actian Builds Mini Big Data Empire
Commentary  |  2/1/2013  | 
Company behind Vectorwise and Ingres databases acquires Pervasive and Versant to add customers and expand software footprint into data integration.


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