Oracle’s Hardware Chief Will Now Lead Its Cloud Effort by Barb Darrow @FortuneMagazine August 22, 2016, 11:07 AM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Linkedin Share icons Dave Donatelli, the executive who has led Oracle’s hardware—or “converged infrastructure” effort—is now also heading the company’s cloud and industry sales strategy teams, Fortune has learned. Sources close to the Redwood Shores, Calif.-based company confirmed the change, which has not been made public but was apparently announced internally a few weeks ago. Oracle orcl had no comment on the move. As part of this expansion, Donatelli will also take on the responsibilities of Shawn Price, Oracle’s senior vice president of cloud, at least for the time being. Price—a former SAP sap executive who joined Oracle in October 2014—is taking time off, but a specific reason has not been made public. Donatelli will continue to report to Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. Get Data Sheet, Fortune’s technology newsletter Donatelli is a hard-charging sales executive who spent time at storage giant EMC emc and pre-split Hewlett-Packard hpq before joining Oracle just over a year ago. Oracle, like other legacy information technology powers like IBM ibm , EMC, HPE hpe , and Microsoft msft , is trying to navigate the tricky transition from selling hardware and software that run at customer sites to the cloud computing model, where a tech provider encourages customers to run applications at their own data centers. Amazon amzn Web Services blazed the trail here in public cloud computing starting ten years ago, hoovering up clients among startups but increasingly taking more Fortune 500 customers as well. That trend is most certainly not good news for the traditional hardware-and-software players. As part of this massive cloud transformation, older IT companies have cut jobs and streamlined operations. Some have split themselves into different companies, much like HPE and HP Inc., while others have merged, as seen with the Dell-EMC deal. For more on cloud computing, watch: In June, Oracle cut roughly 300 people from its channels and alliances organization, as reported by trade publication CRN. Support staff in Australia and elsewhere were also cut earlier in the year.