Oracle Pursues Top-Line Hardware Sales Growth

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Expect plenty of surprises during the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) FY13 Kickoff event on June 26. Yes, the event will cover everything from cloud computing to engineered systems sales strategies. And during a preview discussion today, Channel Chief Judson Althoff and Group VP Lydia Smyers offered some additional hints about Oracle’s hardware, software and social media strategies. The VAR Guy has openly wondered if Oracle can generate profits in the hardware market — where Sun systems must compete with rival Unix and x86/Linux/Windows servers. But Althoff was quick to correct The VAR (IT news)