January 28, 2013 – In revisiting Oracle’s cloud roadmap, President Mark Hurd and EVP Thomas Kurian on Monday also pulled back the curtain on a few upcoming plans with enterprise deployment offerings. On a call with the media Monday, the two executives also addressed questions on the declining hardware market and the returns from nearly four-year-old, $7.4 billion deal for Sun Microsystems.

Hurd counted more than 10,000 customers to its cloud offerings, and put its annual SaaS revenue at approximately $1 billion. That as-a-service revenue is “very different from a cloud number,” which Hurd said would also include database revenue from cloud providers, as well as other middleware and hardware figures connected to data in the cloud.

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