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Swashbuckling Ellison Presides Over Oracle Public Cloud Launch

To no one's surprise, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison was in customary trash-talking form during the launch event for Oracle Public Cloud, tossing barbs at Amazon, SAP and Workday, among others. He heaped a particularly derisive brand of scorn upon SAP, ridiculing the company's cloud efforts. "They're not there. They've got nothing," he said at the event.