Oracle | WRAL TechWire - Part 5


Salesforce’s independence may end soon; will IBM, Oracle buy?

Editor’s note: Salesforce’s rumored acquisition talks come as the end of “the end of software” era looms, writes Allan Krans, principal analyst at Technology Business Research. HAMPTON, N.H. – After starting its marketing efforts touting traditional software would cease to exist, it’s becoming clear that black and white perspective of the IT market will not materialize. A hybrid environment that blends traditional IT and software with various flavors of cloud-delivered services is the direction we see most customers arriving at over the next five years. The rumors of Salesforce’s acquisition are officially unrelated to this vision for the future...

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