Total Cloud services and license support including cloud license and on-premise license revenues were up 2 percent to $7.5 billion, the company said in a statement late on Monday. “We are off to an excellent start with Q1 non-GAAP earnings per share growing 19 percent in constant currency,” said Oracle CEO Safra Catz. “That strong earnings per share growth rate increases my confidence that we will deliver on another fiscal year of double-digit non-GAAP earnings per share growth,” she added. The company reported a fiscal first-quarter net income of $2.27 billion compared with $2.14 billion in the same period last year.
“The vast majority of ERP applications running in the cloud are either Oracle Fusion or Oracle NetSuite systems,” said Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. The Oracle Fusion ERP customer count is now nearly 5,500, while the NetSuite ERP customer count is over 15,000. Virtually every analyst ranks Oracle as the market leader in Cloud ERP, Hurd added. (IANS)