Big news in enterprise land today: sometime-rivals Salesforce.com and Oracle announced Tuesday morning a nine-year partnership to integrate their clouds.
The deal encompasses all three tiers of cloud computing: applications, platform, and infrastructure.
For Salesforce.com's part, the company plans to standardize on the Oracle Linux operating system, Exadata engineered systems, the Oracle Database and Java Middleware Platform.
For Oracle's part, the company plans to integrate Salesforce.com with Oracle's Fusion HCM and Financial Cloud, as well as provide the core technology to power Salesforce.com's applications and platform. Salesforce.com will also implement Oracle'… Read more