Oracle Aims To Tame Out-Of-Control Data

December 14, 2004

[From Yahoo!News]

Oracle is moving beyond its focus on selling more databases and applications into an era of listening to customers who say they've got too much data and too many databases to manage.

Oracle customers need to get more value out of the information they've already got and, if possible, consolidate data storage without incurring the hassle and expense of moving it into a data warehouse. "The most fundamental IT problem is information fragmentation," conceded CEO Larry Ellison in an address last week at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco.

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