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Analysis: Big data meets marketing automation

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By 2017, marketing will be spending more money on IT than the CIO – and the marriage of big data with marketing will be the prime reason
07 Mar 2013

Oracle uses the power of Harry Potter to launch Google API case appeal

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Java API case heading back to courts as Oracle likens copyright infringement to stealing JK Rowling's work
14 Feb 2013

Oracle buys Acme Packet for 'session border control'

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Oracle pays $2.1bn for IP hardware company Acme
05 Feb 2013

Oracle Java security chief: 'We’ll fix Java'

Milton Smith also promises better communication with IT professionals and businesses
28 Jan 2013

Research: Virtualisation and the rise of audit anxiety in the datacentre

Audits have increased with the rise of virtualisation technology, spreading fear and loathing in the datacentre. John Leonard highlights the areas where IT leaders are most likely to come a cropper
23 Jan 2013

Homeland Security warns Java still poses a threat, despite update

Oracle software could still potentially be exploited by criminals
15 Jan 2013

Java is a mess, says security expert

Java users urged to disable software to prevent zero-day exploit
11 Jan 2013

SAP makes ERP real-time, catches up with Oracle - UPDATED

New technology will enable faster reporting and immediately generate data views, but analysts doubt many will choose to upgrade
11 Jan 2013

Barclays’ own cloud technology 'will slash 90 per cent of IT costs'

Bank is also starting to use the Linux operating system
07 Jan 2013

2012 - The IT Perspective: Mostly cloudy

The forecast for enterprise software is a continuation of the move towards cloud computing, while customers are also complaining about software licensing
21 Dec 2012

Java zero-day exploit being sold for ‘five digits’

Weakness found in most recent version of Oracle's Java
28 Nov 2012

Billion dollar Oracle ERP project shot down by US Air Force

USAF scraps implementation after spending a cool $1bn on failed Oracle rollout
16 Nov 2012

Ceefax – the original 'information superhighway' – closes tonight

Teletext service to close down when last analogue signal is turned off
23 Oct 2012

Oracle, Google to appeal API case

Appeals to be filed in the US Court of Appeals
08 Oct 2012

Case study: Morrison's data warehouse

Supermarket chain bemoans lack of technical skills in the north, but benefits from IT layoffs at HBOS
03 Oct 2012

Analysis: The inexorable rise of NoSQL

Many firms find it hard to look past Oracle, IBM or HP for their data warehouse and business intelligence tools. But with the advent of big data, the niche players’ day may be dawning. John Leonard speaks to one of the upstarts
03 Oct 2012

Oracle OpenWorld: How social drives business engagement

Digital word of mouth provides the most effective advertising, while London 2012 was 'the social event of all time'
02 Oct 2012

Oracle focuses on modernising banking IT

Mark Hurd tells Oracle OpenWorld that many banks suffer from legacy applications left over from mergers
02 Oct 2012

Hurd reveals Oracle's four-pronged strategy

Also says CIOs have the toughest jobs in industry due to budget constraints
01 Oct 2012

Nokia strikes mapping deal with Oracle

Mapping the one area of Nokia that is expanding and profitable
01 Oct 2012

Paypal: Big data is a scam

Payment firm's chief architect claims relational tools can solve almost all data problems
01 Oct 2012

Oracle announces IaaS offering, private cloud, new database and Exadata X3

Larry Ellison launches new products and services at Oracle World in San Francisco, and goes on the offensive against IBM and EMC
01 Oct 2012

Case Study: Twitter's use of MySQL

Social network explains its reasons for using Oracle's open-source relational database management system
30 Sep 2012

An interview with Max Schireson, president of NoSQL innovator 10gen

John Leonard talks big data with the president of the company behind MongoDB
26 Sep 2012