Who are the Top 9 Oracle Competitors | Competitors of Oracle

An American multinational computer technology corporation, Oracle Corporation mainly deals with selling database software and technology, cloud engineered systems, and enterprise software products (that complement financing, training, consulting, and hosting services) to its clients.

The company also develops and builds tools for database development, ERP software, HCM software, CRM software, and SCM software.

Below is the list of Top 9 Oracle competitors that are giving stiff competition to the company.

1. IBM

Commonly referred to as the Big Blue, IBM is one of the leading Oracle Competitors with a large and diverse portfolio of products and services.

Below are different categories in which IBM has classified its offerings:

Cloud computing, Artificial intelligence, commerce, data and analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), IT infrastructure, mobile, and security.

IBM also produces and sells computer hardware, middleware, and software, and provides hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.


Also known as IBM Netezza (pronounced ne-teez-a) is a subsidiary of IBM that was founded in 1999 and go acquired by IBM in 2010.

Netezza specializes in designing and marketing high-performance data warehouse appliances and advanced analytics applications that are used in enterprise data warehousing, business intelligence, predictive analytics, and business continuity planning.


Amazon web services is a subsidiary of Amazon and is one of the main Oracle competitors in the cloud computing business.

Also, known as AWS, the company provides on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to companies on a metered pay-as-you-go basis.

AWS and Oracle each continually claim its cloud is superior and a comparison between AWS and Oracle cloud is difficult. AWS had the first-mover advantage that helped it invest heavily in cloud infrastructure, which gave it a good chance to grow its community of users.

On the other hand, large enterprises have been loyal customers to Oracle from the get-go, which helped the company build its cloud portfolio with a strong focus on security and governance.

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Teradata is an enterprise software company that is a provider of database and analytics-related software, products, and services.

The company was founded in 1979 and offers 3 main services to its customers: Cloud and hardware-based data warehousing, business analytics, and consulting services.

5. NetApp

NetApp is an American multinational company that offers hybrid cloud data services for the management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments.

NetApp (an acronym for Network Appliance inc) founded in 1992 has a variety of products to offer in data management and cloud service business.


Salesforce is an American cloud-based software company that offers CRM service and also provides a suite of enterprise applications that focus on analytics, automation, customer service, and marketing automation.

Salesforce’s CRM service is divided into below-mentioned categories:

  • Commerce Cloud
  • Sales Cloud
  • Service Cloud
  •  Data Cloud 
  • Marketing Cloud
  • Community Cloud
  • Analytics Cloud
  • App Cloud
  • and IoT 


Workday is another cloud ERP software company that is one of Oracle competitors in cloud Human capital management service.

Founded in 2005, Workday offers cloud-based software for financial management, Payroll, Human capital management, and student administration.


Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft that provides software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS).

Microsoft Azure has seen continuous growth in its revenue from 2015 -2019


Google Cloud Platform (GCP), is a suite of cloud computing services that apart from a set of management tools, offers a series of modular cloud services including computing, data storage, data analytics, and machine learning.

Google lists over 90 products under the Google Cloud brand and some of the key services are:

  • Compute
  • Storage and Databases
  • Networking
  • Big Data
  • Cloud AI
  • Management tools
  • Identity and Security
  • IoT
  • API Platform

This concludes the article on the top Oracle competitors and how Oracle fares against those competitors.


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