I don't think that's an unreasonable target, ... through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth.
License growth was strong in the first two months of the quarter, and our internal sales forecast looked good up until the last few days of the quarter,
While that may underscore our database growth in the fourth quarter, it bodes extremely well for database sales in the first quarter, and the second quarter and the third quarter, ... It's because we didn't sweep the table in the fourth quarter and we will never sweep the table again.
The growth of corporate intranets and the World Wide Web is driving demand for both the Oracle8i database and our applications,
The growth of corporate intranets and the World Wide Web is driving demand for both the Oracle8i database and our applications.
Our target has been low double-digit growth for databases, so we were not that far off.
All the information about you as a patient would be in one spot, ... The idea here is to stop collecting paper.
If we had made less than 12 cents in operating income, we would have had to warn. We didn't warn.
Those that believe this is merely a cyclical downturn are mad. Our industry is going to mature and, as something matures, the rate of innovation does slow.
People like you are supposed to expose this stuff, ... People like us are just trying to help. I never knew that we were doing any of this stuff, but if Microsoft is creating front organizations, I feel very good about bringing that information to the public.
There's only one program that's really important on your PC and that's an Internet browser. Once you have access to the Internet, you have everything computing has to offer,
Last quarter we got through it with record profitability record margins, ... In light of Sept. 11, it will be very difficult for us to do that again this quarter.
I have had all of the disadvantages required for success.
When you innovate, you've got to be prepared for everyone telling you you're nuts.
Our goal is very simply to become the desktop for e-businesses.
He's always thought I was taking too much of a risk by holding on to my Oracle (stock).
everyone's going online, all the time, everywhere.
We used to be friends a long time ago, ... a good deal of social time with Bill. Less so recently.
PeopleSoft is doing everything it can to prevent its shareholders from voting, ... If PeopleSoft's Board is so convinced that the J.D. Edwards acquisition is a great deal, why won't it let their shareholders vote on it
Apple needs to worry about doing something different. It's back to innovation and creativity.
When you're the first person whose beliefs are different from what everyone else believes, you're basically saying, I'm right, and everyone else is wrong. That's a very unpleasant position to be in. It's at once exhilarating and at the same time an invitation to be attacked.
No one has ever done this before. We think it will be a huge market and we think it will help drive database growth for years to come.
We're very excited about this product. It's one of our biggest announcements for many, many years. It's the result of years of innovation and hard work.
Four years ago at Telecom 95, I made some people very angry when I said the PC is a ridiculous device. Now the Internet has pushed the PC off stage, and will eventually change, not just the industry, but our economies and cultures.
Four years ago at Telecom 95, I made some people very angry when I said the PC is a ridiculous device, ... Now the Internet has pushed the PC off stage, and will eventually change, not just the industry, but our economies and cultures.