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Notable quotes about Google, Salesforce, Oracle and others in the software industry ecosystem

By June 30, 2013Uncategorized
[I]t appears that Oracle and Salesforce are burying the hatchet to form close co-operation over the cloud. Marc Benioff, the founder and chief executive of Salesforce, actually said “Larry” without spitting as he announced the two companies will unite their clouds. He even managed to say the phrase “Oracle is a very important part of our strategy” without adding “Bazinga” afterwards.
–          Nick Farrell, tech blogger
Service providers are in one of the best positions in the industry to reach out to SMBs. We are working with a lot of service providers to help them develop services for big data, the same way we are doing that for cloud services.
–          Daniel Aw, HP technology consultancy sales director
It is now clear that cloud platforms and isolated smart devices on the market today, even with enterprise level security, will not deliver their promised value until the vendors address the enterprise customers’ requirement to integrate those offerings with existing legacy software that runs corporate operations every day.
–          Natalie Kilner Hughes, founder and principal consultant, PBSI Enterprise Consultants
If Google’s investors wanted to own a hardware company stock they would have bought one. The more Google becomes a hardware business, the less attractive it becomes to its shareholders.
–          Tom Foremski, founder and publisher of Silicon Valley Watcher

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