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D. Henschen
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6/23/2014 | 5:54:08 PM
Re: Larry Ellison's pinky is next to his lips.... "$1.2 billion in revenue"
$38.2 billion in revenue for Oracle vs. $1.2 billion for Micros makes it a "mini" if the "me" is Oracle.
Lorna Garey
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6/23/2014 | 5:22:39 PM
Re: Larry Ellison's pinky is next to his lips.... "$1.2 billion in revenue"
Seems like more of the same Oracle focus on buying expertise in specific verticals. I read that Micros has more than 6,000 employees. Not so "mini" in reality.
Laurianne
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6/23/2014 | 3:26:28 PM
Micros
Micros has some big-name customers, for a company many people may not have heard of before today.
D. Henschen
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D. Henschen,
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6/23/2014 | 1:09:24 PM
Larry Ellison's pinky is next to his lips.... "$1.2 billion in revenue"
Micros CEO Peter Altabef has his pinky next to his lips, too... "$5.3 billion dollars. Bwahaha!"

Micros competitor Jason Richelson, CEO of Shopkeep, comments "...independent retailers and restaurants need real, cloud-based tools to compete... Micros doesn't do cloud computing, it does hosting."

 


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