Oracle quarterly: cloud up sharply, profit down sharply

The Saas and PaaS have reported nearly half a billion sales to Oracle in the last quarter. However, the company’s net profit decreased by 12%. Oracle has just released the financial results of its second quarter, completed in late November. They reveal a turnover of 8.9 billion dollars, down 6%. The net profit also fell, but even more frankly (-12%), to reach 2.19 billion…

Quote-to-cash: Salesforce in talks to buy SteelBrick $600 million

The Information says that the CRM’s tenor is looking for a fast growing partner, specializing in quotes and pricing. Salesforce is in discussions to buy SteelBrick, a “quote-to-cash” specialist, which is the solutions used to manage pricing and quotes, says The Information. According to this Californian source, the amount of the transaction discussed reached $ 600 million. Nothing…

OneDrive for Business: unlimited storage arrives!

Microsoft has put an end to unlimited storage in OneDrive for Office 365 Family, Personal and University subscribers. On the other hand, subscribers to certain company packages of the suite will be able to access them. In October, Microsoft ended the unlimited storage option it offered to OneDrive for Office 365 Home  , Home Office and University subscribers . Faced with the outcry of users,…

SecureWorks, Dell’s subsidiary will go public

Dell is seeking to finance its acquisition of EMC, and to introduce a subsidiary on the stock market will help it. The official SecureWorks pre-IPO document is now public. Dell has to buy EMC for $ 67 billion, but funding for this massive operation has yet to be clarified. According to the Wall Street Journal , Dell would…

Big Data: Microsoft buys Metanautix to enrich Cortana

The publisher puts a hand on a technology designed to perform processing on structured or unstructured data regardless of their location. Microsoft strengthens its technology portfolio in the field of data processing. He buys Metanautix. Based in Palo Alto, this small company of a few employees, founded in 2012, publishes a solution to query, via a SQL engine,…

Clouds comparison in December 2018

Google remains in first place in the CloudScreener / Cedexis / JDN comparison. Moving up four positions, IBM ranks just behind. On November 2015, Google remains at the top of the CloudScreener / Cedexis Cloud Cloud monthly comparison for the JDN. A position that the American group still owes, in particular, to its number one position in terms of tariff offer. Progressing four…

Android: A new Microsoft App Store in the Play Store

Microsoft wants to beef up its presence on Android by offering its own application store, bringing together its many home apps available for the Google system. Microsoft is once again strengthening its presence in the Android Play Store. The publisher of Redmond already offers many applications on the Google system, the most prominent probably being those…

With AWS IoT, Amazon Web Services is Positioned in the Internet of Things

The AWS IoT platform is now in final release. It is designed to control connected object networks in cloud mode. The Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform, which has been built to drive connected object networks (IoT) since October in beta, is now available in final version (read the official post of this announcement ). The new service was revealed on October 8…

The first website put online 25 years ago

On December 20, 1990, Tim Berners-Lee activated the first ever website after developing a navigator at the European Nuclear Research Center in Switzerland. The very first website was put online on December 20, 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee. At the time, the engineer is a researcher at CERN (European Center for Nuclear Research) in Switzerland. The site, Info.cern.ch,…