Larry Ellison is the Ideal Cyber Privateer
If cyber privateering were a fantasy sports league, Larry Ellison would be Rick Bennett’s first pick. Read why in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on Megavendor Watch.
Do You Need a Cloud Strategy? - Part III
Kamesh Pemmaraju continues his discussion on cloud strategy with a look into the “Sacred Cow” issues - security, privacy, and governance - in this post to his SandHill.com Blog, Leaders in the Cloud
How Centered Leaders Achieve Extraordinary Results
Executives can thrive at work and in life by adopting a leadership model that revolves around finding their strengths and connecting with others. Learn more in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.
Cloud Execs: Join Our Dinner Event in the Boston Area Nov. 9
Sand Hill Group is co-hosting an exclusive dinner event on Tuesday, November 9 at 6:00pm at Henrietta's Table inside the Charles Hotel Cambridge, Mass. The topic for the evening will be "Achieving Technology Leadership in the Cloud" and will discuss implications for ISVs and software-centric organizations. We will also share highlights from our "Leaders in the Cloud" research study. Cloud executives from the Boston area are invited to attend the event for an exclusive dinner and an evening of thought-provoking and insightful peer discussions.
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Top Stories from the Past Week
- Oracle Seeks $2.3 Billion in SAP Download “Humiliation” Trial (Bloomberg)
- Can Social Apps Kill Enterprise Software? (Fortune)
- Intel, 70 Partners Start Up New Data Center Coalition (eWeek)
- Google Sues U.S. Interior Department over Microsoft Contract Bid (eWeek)
- Leaving Microsoft to Change the World (Second Act)
The Latest Software Business News on SandHill.com
All Headlines: Cloud security to reap $1.5 billion by 2015.
VC Activity: Carlyle takes in Syniverse for $2.6 billion.
M&A Deals: Oracle plans to buy ATG for $1 billion.
Executive Moves: Peter Briggs is named Executive Vice President in New York’s Data Storage Corporation.
Quote of the Week
“What we have seen is a heck of a PR sideshow... It’s an attempt by Larry [Ellison] to raise the visibility of their battle with HP.”
- SAP spokesperson Bill Wohl on Oracle’s demand for damages in the TomorrowNow lawsuit
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