Oracle Introduces Its Biggest Cloud Bet Yet

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which technology and media editor/analyst Andrew Tonner discusses topics across the investing world. While certainly a gradual change, the tide is turning in the corporate data space. Long dominated by the likes of Oracle and IBM, the cloud computing revolution has benefited businesses and unlocked new opportunities for recent entrants. And despite the shifting seas, powerhouse Oracle doesn't plan on going down without a fight, and it proved it this week. Oracle recently announced it will launch its Oracle Public Cloud, which will feature many of the same applications its software offerings provide. Several companies have already gained significant presence in this burgeoning market. Does Oracle have what it takes to hash it out and to maintain its spot atop this billion dollar industry. Watch to find out.

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