Oracle, cloud highlights

When Marc Benioff and Larry Ellison are the same room you are sure to see sparks fly. And, the two CEOs did not disappoint during the announcement of their strategic partnership.

The following are just a few highlights from the and Oracle announcement.

“By Larry and I coming together, a door has opened that lets us go through into the future.”

Marc Benioff

“So, we’re very proud about this new partnership with And personally, I’m looking forward to working with Marc and Salesforce for years to come to tackle some of these exciting challenges and help the future arrive a little bit sooner than it otherwise would.”

Larry Ellison

“Larry and I both agree that and Oracle need to integrate our clouds.’s CRM integrated with Oracle’s Fusion HCM and Financial Cloud is the best of both worlds: the simplicity of combined with the power of Oracle.”

Marc Benioff

“We are looking forward to working with to integrate our cloud with theirs. When customers choose cloud applications they expect rapid low-cost implementations; they also expect application integrations to work right out of the box – even when the applications are from different vendors. That’s why Marc and I believe it’s important that our two companies work together to make it happen, and integrate the and Oracle Clouds.”

Larry Ellison

“An awful lot of our customers run Salesforce.”

Larry Ellison

“You’ve got to be able to turn on the Salesforce CRM applications, the Oracle HCM or ERP applications. And those things just have to start sharing data and working together – the key word being seamlessly . . . I think that’s what Salesforce customers have come to expect, and that’s what Marc and I are committed to working on.”

Larry Ellison

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