Last quarter Oracle reported its first ever year-over-year revenue growth for its hardware unit. It’s been a long and dusty road to get there, but in fiscal Q3 which ended Feb. 28th they reported growth of 8%. And, it looks as though the once fading hardware side of Oracle’s business has been revived and may continue to see steady growth. Brian White, an analyst for Cantor Fitzgerald, says the growth will likely continue stating, "The Exa series — their engineered-systems business — is on fire. The engineered-systems business is where the excitement is."
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