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The talk at the Cloud Computing Expo this week in Santa Clara was all about enterprise cloud adoption. Is it real? Is it already happening? If so, who’s doing it, which applications are they running and which clouds are being tested? To a large extent, cloud computing is a victim of it...
Cloud computing environments are just as suited to illegitimate use as legitimate use. Do providers need a way to separate the chaff from the wheat to reassure enterprise-class customers that they’re doing everything they can to eliminate the hijacking of cloud computing resources for ...
Following on the heals of being named one of three EcoTech warriors earlier in the year, and then number 5 in the top ten independent bloggers at StorageMonkeys earlier this year (plus appearing on InfoSmack), the momentum continues more recently being named as the 23rd out of the top ...
Together with one of our partners, Tricore Solutions, we are working with a number of Oracle customers to reduce cost and drive efficiency for database backups. TriCore is recognized as one of Oracle's leading partners delivering a suite of services for enterprise accounts. read more
Application Helps Network Operators Drive New Revenue from Mobile Marketing and Advertising Redwood Shores, Calif. - December 7, 2009 News Facts • Oracle announced the general availability of Oracle Communications Marketing and Advertising, a new application that enables network ...
Disaster strikes. Your primary place of business is destroyed by a fire tomorrow, are you prepared to recover? According to the historical statistics, fires permanently close 44 percent of the businesses that are affected. Business continuity planning is the creation and validation of ...
Oracle provides the Smart Update utility to upgrade WebLogic Server installations between versions, or to apply specific patches applied by Oracle Support. This post considers upgrading a 10.3.1 server to 10.3.2, not applying patches. As usual your mileage may vary so be diligent in c...
It’s almost deafening! There is so much noise these days on the hottest buzzword – Cloud Computing. Larry Ellison derided that phrase by saying – it’s all water vapor. Marc Benioff brags about it incessantly via his Facebook posts, his new book Behind The Cloud,...
In the latest release of JDeveloper, specifically 11.1.1.2.0 also known as 11g Release 1 also known as Patch Set 1 also known as 11g build 5536 also known as the Shepherd build (cough cough Oracle), Oracle has included a new built in page template known as the "Oracle Dynamic Tabs Shel...
Es preocupante enterarnos que la UE ha retrazado hasta Enero 2010, la autorizacion para la fusion de Oracle y SUN , debido a la reticencia que tiene Europa a que Oracle tenga el control de MySQL , el popular DBMS, que supondria a dicha empresa un cuota
If you’re an OEM user and an F5 customer, we’ve got an updated version of the OEM Grid Control Plug-in for BIG-IP in beta testing right now. It’s been in limited beta for a while, but we wanted to make certain that both TMOS 9.x and 10.x were supported before we talked about it publicl...
It's my contention that we're only now entering the true data-driven decade. And all that data needs to run somewhere. And it's not going to be in MySQL, no matter who ends up owning it.
Oracle to Demonstrate Smart Strategies in Human Resources, Customer Relationship Management, Performance Management and the Public Sector London, UK - 16th November, 2009News Facts• Oracle today invited its partners and customers from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EM...
Well hello again! After a week off with H1N1 (don’t get it, you really won’t like it), and another week or two catching up, I’m finally back in the saddle and there’s plenty to talk about – some of it stuff I should have been talking about weeks ago. Today we’ll discuss the Deployme...
Organisations can now reap the significant benefits of an outbound customer email and mobile communication platform that integrates data from all business processes and channels including: email-marketing, CRM, transactional messaging, service information, billing and purchase confirma...
Lately there seems to be a minor debate among the clouderati about the semantic differences between the term "the cloud" versus the use of "cloud computing". So I thought I'd jump into the fray.As someone who spends his days eating, breathing and sometimes drinking cloud computing, i...
Cloud Expo is the new PC Expo, Comdex or InternetWorld, and will be the next global IT event for the decade starting with 2010. This year's West Coast conference had 1,700 pre-registered delegates on the Friday before the conference opened. More than 500 additional registrations came i...
Milton Keynes, 9th November 2009, ReadSoft, a leading global provider of software solutions for Document Automation, was awarded the 'Email product of year' prize for its DOCUMENT for Mailrooms product at this year's DM awards. The event was held in London on 22nd October. Readsoft wa...
Vordel's annual user conference, VordelWorld, kicks off this evening with registration followed by a Drinks Reception in the Radisson Blu on Golden Lane in Dublin's city center. Main sessions, including talks by Amazon, Burton Group, Oracle, CA, Cross
Between OOW and the AUSOUG conferences it's a bit of a slow blogging time for me, while presentation preparation takes priority. With a little spare time I thought I'd share this photo of some recent booty (and before you get all excited, that's arrrrgh "Pirate" booty, not the other s...
Was today the day the music died? (click here or here if you are not familar with the expression) Add another three letter acronym (TLA) to your IT vocabulary if you are involved with server, storage, networking, virtualization, security and related infrastructure resource manag...
REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 3, 2009 — Building on the innovation described in the Dynamic Business vision recently discussed at Convergence 2009 Europe, Microsoft Corp. today introduced the November 2009 service update for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, the third service update delivered in ...
Regular readers already know that ODTUG in conjunction with Oracle Technology Network has invited a number of Oracle ACEs and ACE Directors to present down under. ODTUG has teamed with AUSOUG to give these world recognized presenters (in fact in all cases world award winning speakers) ...
First, and friend par excellence, is Jeff Blackwell of SalesPractice.com. Even though we don’t know each other well, he fell in love with Buying Facilitation® and my decision facilitation model quite a while ago, believing that Buying Facilitation® completes the sales model – with inte...
Sys-Con’s 4th International Cloud Computing Expo is next Mon-Weds (11/2/09-11/4/09) and GoGrid is exhibiting there. Come join the thousands of registered users who will be attending this event at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA  as it promises to be informati...
Although my presentation focused on individual contributions, these lessons also apply to how businesses benefit by contributing to FOSS. When a business approaches a project they should attempt to build a symbiotic relationship with the community. Such a relationship involves followin...
This blog is part of a new educational initiative to foster a deeper understanding of the capabilities and issues involved with administering FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) to deliver concrete business benefits. Although our subject will sometimes become technical, we will strive...
So what do you really look for in an interface engine? There is more to an IE than just being a pass-through of messages.
By Tom Hopkins In business situations, when you are trying to reach the person who has the authority to make decisions regarding your product you are very likely to have to go through one or more people before reaching that person. For the sake of efficiency, there will likely be a re...
In the previous post we looked at how to configure the SQLAuthenticator password encryption options. Among other encryption algorithms we discovered that on creating a user from the WLS console, WLS would create the associated user in a database table with password "password" encrypte...
Redwood Shores, Calif. – October 27, 2009 News Facts Gartner, Inc. has given the Oracle® E-Business Suite a rating of “Strong Positive,” the highest possible ranking, in its report “MarketScope for Sales Configuration.”* Gartner defines its Strong Positive rating as “a provider of stra...
Redwood Shores, Calif. – Oct. 27, 2009 News Facts Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals” places Oracle in the Leaders Quadrant. Gartner’s Magic Quadrants position vendors within a particular quadrant based on their completeness of vision and their ability to execute on that ...
Redwood Shores, Calif. – October 26, 2009 News Facts DIRECTV, Inc., which provides satellite television service to more than 18 million customers in the United States, has extended its use of Oracle CRM On Demand by deploying Oracle Contact On Demand for the retail division of its cust...
Ok, so I am a Software guy but I am posting about hardware devices. Maybe when it comes to hardware I am easily impressed? I promised to post information about interesting products and as someone who owned one of the first 5MB hard drives attached to a personal computer I guess I am in...