27 Jun 2013

Ellison and Benioff bury the hatchet and make nice

Author: TimmyTebowin | Filed under: About

Larry Ellison and Marc Benioff’s long-running public feud appears to be over, with the CEOs of Oracle and Salesforce.com making a joint appearance Thursday to extol the virtues of a new partnership they describe as financially sensible and strategically pragmatic. “The best decision we ever made is to go with Oracle” for Salesforce.com’s infrastructure, Benioff said of a company he once accused of selling a “false cloud.” Improvements for cloud computing in Oracle’s new 12c database “are extremely important” to Salesforce.com and the vendor expects to cut its database server costs “in half,” he said.

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