Last April, E! announced its first scripted slate as the reality/entertainment news-driven cable network signaled its plans to enter the scripted space under its new NBCUniversal leadership. A year later, E! is yet to greenlight itsShow More Summary
One of the oldest, most epic rivalries in the tech world is Oracle versus SAP. Execs at both enterprise software companies like to trash talk and otherwise insult each other. SAP cofounder Hasso Plattner once mooned Larry Ellison's boat on the high seas. Show More Summary
As co-president of Oracle, Mark Hurd is tasked with selling an ever-increasing array of new software and hardware products, such as the Exadata database machine and Fusion Applications, while figuring out how to keep the company's vast installed base happy and fending off competition from the likes of SAP. Show More Summary
Oracle is hiring like crazy, particularly salespeople. Over the last 18 months, Oracle has added 4,000 new salespeople, co-president Mark Hurd said on an analyst conference call in March. That's nice for Oracle but a little overwhelming for Oracle's customers. Show More Summary
Oracle's sales force isn't usually seen as the easiest to work with, with customers bombarded by multiple account representatives from different product areas. But changes are in store, according to Oracle co-President Mark Hurd, who spoke this week in Denver at the Collaborate conference, which is put on by three Oracle user groups. Show More Summary
Oracle co-President Mark Hurd weighed in on the contentious topic of third-party software maintenance at the Collaborate user group conference in Denver this week. Some Oracle and SAP customers have turned to third-party maintenance providers such as Rimini Street in search of a cheaper alternative to Oracle's annual fees. Show More Summary
ByJennifer Lynn: Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) president Mark Hurd said that Oracle's cloud offering of HCM, CRM and ERP applications - plus its Oracle database and Java platform services - are the "strongest in the industry". Oracle's cloud business is approaching a $1 billion run rate with further growth expectations over time. Show More Summary
Now that Dell's board is entertaining two new takeover offers that might get rid of founder Michael Dell as CEO, the question is who would replace him. One of the would-be new owners of Dell, Blackstone Management, is reportedly in hot pursuit of Mark Hurd, co-president of Oracle and Larry Ellison's right-hand man. Show More Summary
Near the end of Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL)‘s conference call last week, co-president Mark Hurd was asked about the company’s ambitions in the telecom space, following its acquisition last month of Acme Packet for $2.1 billion. “Phone companies have two IT systems,” he said, “One that manages the business, one that manages the network. This was [...]
Oracle co-president Mark Hurd, in response to a question, indicates zero interest in becoming Dell CEO. Blackstone Group reportedly had Hurd on its short list of prospective picks should it win the Dell deal.
Potential suitor Blackstone thinks the former HP exec may be the right man for the job.
As former chief executive of HP, Mark Hurd stabilized the company after a tumultuous acquisition-happy period that hurt the tech company and its shareholders. Then, in 2010, Hurd was involved in a sexual harassment scandal that, while never conclusively finding Hurd guilty, resulted in a boardroom mutiny and cost him his job. Show More Summary
Blackstone reportedly reached out to Oracle co-prez Mark Hurd to gauge his interest in being Dell CEO should Blackstone's buyout bid succeed. Here are a few much more interesting options.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Blackstone Group reportedly has been courting former HP CEO Mark Hurd to run Dell should Blackstone succeed in its bid to take the ailing computer maker private. By MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO -- Is Michael...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Blackstone Group LP, which is weighing an offer for Dell Inc, is making an aggressive push to recruit Oracle Corp President Mark Hurd to be chief executive of the world's No. 3 PC maker, a person familiar with the situation said on Wednesda...
Oracle (ORCL) F3Q12 Results Earnings Call March 20, 2013 5:00 p.m. ET Executives Ken Bond - VP, IR Safra Catz - President and CFO Mark Hurd - President Lawrence Ellison - CEO Analysts John DiFucci - JP Morgan Brent Thill - UBS Phil Winslow...Show More Summary
Oracle this week explained its plans to push into the $72 billion cloud-computing market. During a phone call with reporters on Monday, Oracle president Mark Hurd gave more detail on the plan the company had first unveiled on January 15. Show More Summary
Oracle gave a detailed outline of its plans for the year ahead yesterday, with President Mark Hurd reiterating the company’s broad cloud strategy across PaaS, IaaS and SaaS. There’s quite a few moves worth watching: Oracle is set to introduce … Continue reading ?
In an in-depth expose on Hewlett-Packard's past, present and future, it was revealed that late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs reached out to Mark Hurd shortly after his ousting in an attempt to return the CEO to power and save HP from entering a death spin.