Microsoft Hires Oracle Channel Chief Judson Althoff for North America Sales Push

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has hired former Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) Channel Chief Judson Althoff. According to a Microsoft press release, Althoff will become president, North America Sales and Marketing, and corporate VP. Althoff’s leap to Microsoft, effective March 29, comes only a few days after Oracle announced disappointing Q3 2013 earnings. This could be a huge win for Microsoft as the company attempts to position against Oracle for enterprise database, Big Data and social business opportunities. According to the official statement from Microsoft: “Althoff will manage a team of sa (IT news)