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SlideshowOracle's Visions of Industry
Dan Jones

Oracle held its Industry Connect event in Boston this week with part of the focus on its communications business.

Oracle Corp. (Nasdaq: ORCL) executives and others focused on how software-based systems are invading the telecom sector. Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) CEO Dan Hesse gave a history of wireless while looking ahead to impact of 4G and M2M.

Click below to see some shots of this windy show:


Oracle's Industry Chowder
Oracle's Industry Connect show in Boston aimed to highlight the various industry segments it covers with its products. Light Reading was just there for the communications though.
Oracle's Industry Connect show in Boston aimed to highlight the various industry segments it covers with its products. Light Reading was just there for the communications though.

— Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, Light Reading

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User Rank: Blogger
3/31/2014 | 10:59:32 AM
Re: a major force
Yep, I agree...
User Rank: Light Sabre
3/29/2014 | 12:47:02 AM
a major force
Oracle has become an important player in telecom industry. I think its mostly by acquisition. The CRM our company is using, and so many other service providers also using, is Siebel. The parent company was acquired by Oracle. And now they are a major player.
Mitch Wagner
Mitch Wagner,
User Rank: Lightning
3/28/2014 | 2:37:05 PM
Not enough food photos
I love this: "The event was a fast-paced series of keynotes and break-out sessions and they frequently had to replace the coffee that you and your tired correspondent don't see here."

Now that we have to submit every receipt for expense reporting, I shudder to think that accounting will now be aware of the depth of my Starbucks addiction when I'm on the road. I almost never touch the stuff when I'm home, but when I'm traveling on business that green mermaid is like a siren to me.
User Rank: Light Sabre
3/28/2014 | 8:45:24 AM
Re: Graying Society
I think I'll go for the 'Do Not Resuscitate' model. It's much cheaper and the batteries last much longer.
User Rank: Blogger
3/27/2014 | 9:32:03 PM
Graying Society
I'm looking forward to the day when my life is saved by a robotic personal assistant giving me CPR. Hopefully, it downloads the correct instructions.
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