"Oracle wants to be the Salesforce, Heroku, and Google, Microsoft, Amazon and HP of the cloud,"...

|About: Oracle Corporation (ORCL)|By:, SA News Editor

"Oracle wants to be the Salesforce, Heroku, and Google, Microsoft, Amazon and HP of the cloud," says Jack Clark after taking in Larry Ellison's Oracle OpenWorld keynote, in which he promoted a soup-to-nuts cloud solution that features infrastructure and app development platforms to go with cloud apps, supporting both public and private cloud environments and running on Oracle's high-end hardware. Don't expect many Internet startups to abandon Amazon for Oracle (ORCL), but some enterprises looking to keep things simple could come knocking. (previous)