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Oracle on Monday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MICROS Systems, Inc., a provider of integrated software and hardware solutions to the Hospitality and Retail industries, for $68.00 per share in cash. The transaction is valued at approximately $5.3 b...
What are the strategies and technologies that can help you accelerate your IT organization’s journey to private cloud? In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Scott McNeil, Product Marketing Analyst – Enterprise Manager at Oracle, will discuss how to plan, build and deploy different appro...
Join Oracle at 14th Cloud Expo on a journey to Terranuvem, the cloud planet, where you will learn key success factors for your own journey to the cloud. From Big Data Management Systems to Platform-as-a-Service, the following sessions from Oracle will provide attendees with the latest ...
Enterprise IT is under increasing pressure to deliver better services to the business faster, at lower cost, and with higher quality of service. Now, there’s a new page in the CIO playbook – delivering enterprise Database as a Service. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, David Swanger...
The benefits of using a Cloud Platform-as-a-Service are clear – higher elasticity, lower cost and risk, and support for new business models. But what are some of the pitfalls? What type of workloads should you start with? And what will make your deployment successful? Based on data fro...
The time has come for humanity's first interstellar trek to Terranuvem, the cloud planet, and Chief Engineer Cyrus Agarwal has been chosen to ready a ship for the voyage. He must make the right architectural choices to transform the ship for the long journey and be prepared for the unk...
The time has come for humanity's first interstellar trek to Terranuvem, the cloud planet, and Chief Engineer Cyrus Agarwal has been chosen to ready a ship for the voyage. He must make the right architectural choices to transform the ship for the long journey and be prepared for the unk...
Marketers in global manufacturing businesses are looking to improve customer engagement and increase marketing effectiveness as they support prospects and customers through the discovery and buying process. To be successful, these marketers need to quickly transition from conventional ...
Are you interested in accelerating innovation, simplifying deployments, reducing complexity, and lowering development costs? The cloud is changing the face of application development and deployment, with enterprise-grade infrastructure and platform services making it possible for you t...
Understanding the future of Big Data is crucial in the early stages of decision making around Big Data architectures. In the enterprise, what stands out is the need to integrate Hadoop smoothly into your existing data warehouse architecture, while taking advantage of existing skills an...
Oracle has announced the availability of JDK 8, a production-ready implementation of the Java SE 8 Platform Specification, which was recently approved through the Java Community Process (JCP). This release includes the largest upgrade to the Java programming model since the platform wa...
Organizations that align operational resources with strategic priorities through integrated planning, budgeting and forecasting can substantially improve productivity and profitability. Yet adopting these best practice planning processes has been a challenge for businesses that rely on...
Mission-critical functions at the heart of your business – such as order entry, finance, human resources, customer relationship management, and enterprise resource planning – frequently depend on “always-on” and scalable Oracle Database functionality. In the past, many businesses have ...
LSI Corporation on Monday announced that LSI® Nytro™ flash accelerator cards have been selected as the PCIe® flash acceleration technology for Oracle’s next-generation Database Machine, Oracle Exadata X4. In addition, the companies have collaborated on bringing a new LSI Nytro technolo...
Oracle Cloud delivers the broadest selection of enterprise-grade public cloud solutions, including software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS). In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Diby Malakar, Director of Produ...
Cloud computing is transforming the way businesses think about and leverage technology. As a result, the general understanding of cloud computing has come a long way in a short time. However, there are still many misconceptions about what cloud computing is and what it can do for busin...
Calling all heroes! Join us at this highly educational and entertaining session to learn about the efforts of everyday heroes such as you who are driving their IT organizations journeys to a more efficient and agile IT. In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Anand Akela...
Read why customers choose EMC and VMware to dramatically increase performance and improve Oracle licensing ROI. Read how DBAs are getting up to 3X more performance and 80% faster tuning, deploying new Oracle servers and storage in minutes, and more.
IT leaders are turning to the cloud to increase agility and reduce costs. During this session, learn how Oracle offers a complete Database as a Service (DBaaS) solution that delivers on a broad range of requirements including simplified database consolidation, mission-critical deployme...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Oracle has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 13th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 4–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Oracle is shifting the complexity from IT, moving it out of th...
The benefits of an EMC virtual infrastructure plug into nearly all Oracle environments today, without changing the Oracle database software or applications. In this guide we will discuss a variety of ways in which small investments can have s dramatic effect in helping DBAs accomplish ...
The journey to private cloud computing begins and ends with virtualization. Removing the physical 1:1 relationship between Oracle database instances and the server hardware they run on unlocks new capabilities for Oracle DBAs. This white paper explores the advantages of EMC for Oracle ...
Businesses today have a distinct desire to develop recurring revenue streams to improve customer lifetime value and as a result they have been focusing on delivering new digital services via a subscription based model. This focus is creating a radical shift in the market, driving new r...
Behind every cloud service or cloud-based solution, there are real people... A robust ecosystem of solutions providers has emerged around cloud computing. But who are the CEOs & CTOs behind those providers, who are the internal and external entrepreneurs driving companies involved i...
ARM has cut a multi-year deal with Oracle to optimize the Java Platform Standard Edition for its 32-bit chips further and to add Java SE support to its v8 64-bit platforms expected to be used in servers. The company said the pact will focus on delivering throughput and efficient scal...
Introducing new products faster, reducing costs and increasing productivity continue to be top priorities for companies around the world and many of them are looking to Cloud computing to help meet these goals. Oracle's Cloud Application Foundation provides a unified platform across co...
"The challenges associated with keeping on top of the constant stream of network and infrastructure management events are well known. Entuity has addressed this directly with its new advanced/embedded event management features," said Jim Frey, VP of network management research at Enter...
The third of the three “startling” alliances that Larry Ellison predicted would happen this week has come to pass. Failing organic growth Oracle has tied up with Larry’s “other” company, sometime competitor NetSuite, one of the first SaaS companies, predating even salesforce.com by a...
Oracle and salesforce.com, two rivals that have been personally at each other’s throats from time to time, said Tuesday that they’ve cut a comprehensive nine-year partnership involving all three tiers of cloud computing: applications, platform and infrastructure. Late Monday Oracle a...
Compuware on Tuesday announced breakthroughs in Application-Aware Network Performance Monitoring (AA-NPM) and User Experience Management (UEM), delivering solutions that provide deep insight into the correlation between network and application performance, and how the network contribut...
Larry Ellison is paying for dissing the cloud gods. He missed his numbers for the second time in a row in his fiscal fourth quarter ended in May, historically Oracle’s strongest quarter, raising questions about Oracle being able to adapt and compete in the new cloud world.
In an interesting exercise in sharing that begs to be plumbed, Marc Benioff, founder and CEO of cloud doyen Salesforce.com, has hired himself a president-cum-vice-chairman and where else would the wannabe-Larry Ellison look but among the veterans of Oracle, his alma mater. His pick i...
Cloud computing is transforming the way businesses think about and leverage technology. As a result, the general understanding of cloud computing has come a long way in a short time. However, there are still many misconceptions about what cloud computing is and what it can do for busin...
NetSuite, the cloud-based ERM house majority-owned by Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, has agreed to buy OrderMotion, a cloud-based Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) order management company. Financial terms were not disclosed. OrderMotion, which has been around for a long time, has gotten over $10 m...
Today's developers want platforms that make innovation faster, less complex, and more efficient. In his session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Gene Eun, Sr. Director, Oracle Cloud at Oracle, will provide an overview of Oracle Cloud's easy-to-use, enterprise-grade, and open sta...
What's the difference between "DBaaS" and "DRaaS"? What's the current status of Hadoop? What's the US Government doing right now in the Cloud? How about the financial industry? Why is the Cloud so important to the Big Data boom? Which cloud model is right for your company? How can y...
Many enterprises are pursuing cloud computing to reduce costs and speed time to value, all with lower risk and improved service levels. We've seen many customers succeed by organizing their transformation into distinct, manageable phases: a Journey to the Enterprise Cloud. Service De...
What are all the requirements for planning, preparing, deploying, monitoring, and managing enterprise private clouds from a cloud builder's perspective? In his session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Anand Akela, Sr. Principal Product Director at Oracle, will show how Oracle En...
Larry Ellison’s latest scheme for proving his multibillion-dollar investment in Sun was a brilliant scheme will be to move features from the Oracle database like accelerated queries and Java middleware into Sun silicon. “Software in silicon is redefining enterprise computing,” he sai...
Oracle said Monday that it’s buying Tekelec, which makes mobile broadband software that service providers use to manage and monetize multimedia applications and the increased mobile data traffic they’re seeing. Tekelec claims 300 SP clients in 100 countries. Terms were not disclose...