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Jason M 09-12-2003 12:41 PM

Is Oracle here or not?
 
There seems to be a difference of opinion between the NZ Herald and
NBR in these two articles published today:

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/storydispl...ion=technology

12.09.2003
.... New Zealand development centre plans dead

Meanwhile, a suggestion by Oracle had Larry Ellison last year that he
would like to build a development centre in New Zealand seems to have
fizzled out with his America's Cup bid.

[Oracle executive vice president Chuck Phillips] told the New Zealand
Herald the idea had not developed any further.

http://www.nbr.co.nz/home/column_art...ame=Technology

12-Sep-2003
Auckland scores new Oracle centre

Increasing demands across the Asia Pacific region for data warehouse
and business intelligence solutions have prompted Oracle to establish
a Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse Centre of Excellence as
part of its New Zealand footprint.


Jay 09-12-2003 12:53 PM

Re: Is Oracle here or not?
 
Jason M wrote:

> Meanwhile, a suggestion by Oracle had Larry Ellison last year that he
> would like to build a development centre in New Zealand seems to have
> fizzled out with his America's Cup bid.


To develop what?

Pie in the sky wishful thinking perhaps?

NZ doesn't need Larry Ellison.


Uncle StoatWarbler 09-12-2003 05:35 PM

Re: Is Oracle here or not?
 
On Fri, 12 Sep 2003 12:41:13 +0000, Jason M wrote:

> There seems to be a difference of opinion between the NZ Herald and NBR
> in these two articles published today:


One is not the other

> Meanwhile, a suggestion by Oracle had Larry Ellison last year that he
> would like to build a development centre in New Zealand seems to have
> fizzled out with his America's Cup bid.


Which is different to

> Increasing demands across the Asia Pacific region for data warehouse and
> business intelligence solutions have prompted Oracle to establish a
> Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse Centre of Excellence as part of
> its New Zealand footprint.



The latter is for more sales and sale support, the former is for core
Oracle development work.




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