This week's Oracle OpenWorld (ORCL) conference had 50K attendees, whereas Salesforce.com's (CRM)...

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

This week's Oracle OpenWorld (ORCL) conference had 50K attendees, whereas Salesforce.com's (CRM) recent Dreamforce conference had 90K. That's one more reason observers are wondering if Salesforce and other cloud vendors are stealing Oracle's thunder, in spite of Oracle's efforts to keep up. "CIOs are feeling guilty if they don’t do anything around Salesforce," a Piper analyst wrote recently, while adding resellers have observed a "continuous talent flow of executives from Oracle to Salesforce." (also)