Paul Esherwood
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Microsoft confirms position as #1 cloud vendor
Microsoft has announced its results for Q2 and revealed stunning growth across the board including a 32 percent increase in cloud revenue – worth $22.2bn on the quarter – confirming its position as the number one cloud vendor.
IBM announces strong(ish) Q4 results
IBM has reported stronger than expected Q4 results with earnings of $3,35 per share on revenue of $16.7bn. Analysts expected IBM to announce revenues of about $16bn – the beat pushed IBM’s stock by up to 7 percent before closing...
Heathrow Airport takes off with Oracle Cloud
Heathrow Airport has transformed its HR and finance functions with the implementation of Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications, with Capgemini and Oracle Consulting combining their resources to overcome the challenges of the pandemic and deliver the programme at pace.
DXC Technology expands global partnership with ServiceNow
DXC Technology, a Fortune 500 technology services company, has announced the formation of a new global DXC ServiceNow strategic business group to deliver market-leading, cost-efficient, resilient technology services that transform enterprise service operations, built on DXC Platform X.
Deloitte and Oracle rejuvenate legacy data systems for Galderma
Deloitte and Oracle have transformed the legacy data systems of the world’s largest independent global dermatology company, Galderma, through the implementation of Deloitte SuperLedger™, a platform built on Oracle Cloud.
Lumenia’s HEADtoHEAD event set for 8th to 10th March
ERP Today is returning as media partner to Lumenia Consulting for its full-scale virtual event taking place on 8th to 10th March. The established event offers a unique opportunity for business leaders to compare leading ERP solution providers and their...
Bill McDermott and ServiceNow cover story preview
Bill McDermott is a titan of the industry and currently serves as the CEO at one of the hottest enterprise software companies in the world – ServiceNow. In an all-access interview, McDermott talks exclusively to Paul Esherwood about his life, career and the opportunity to build ServiceNow into the defining enterprise software company of the twenty-first century. This short extract previews some of the topics that we covered.
Strong SAP results reveal record cloud performance
For the fourth quarter, the company saw rapid expansion of current cloud backlog to €9.45bn, up 32 percent. Driven by strong adoption of RISE with SAP, S/4HANA current cloud backlog is up 84 percent to €1.71bn, while cloud revenue increased by 28 percent to €2.61bn.
Ex-Oracle SVP joins de Novo as NED
Clive Swan, the former SVP for application development at Oracle, has joined de Novo Solutions as non-executive director. We don’t usually cover appointments, but this hire is a significant feather in the cap for de Novo, which is effectively a...
Oracle buys Cerner in $28bn industry play
Oracle has announced the acquisition of Cerner Corporation for approximately $28.3bn. The all-cash deal will give a serious boost to Oracle’s aspirations to lead in the vertical cloud battleground - with healthcare and health services being their number one priority.