Tags: IaaS

Eastwind storms onto SaaS

Cybersecurity breach analytics vendor Eastwind Networks has announced its new Software as a Service (SaaS) Platform. Eastwind for SaaS is aimed at customers who want to use SaaS to deploy their own applications. It will sit alongside Eastwind’s other SaaS solutions such as G Suite, Office 365, Dropbox, Box and Salesforce. As well as support…

Oracle smashes cloud targets with more to come

Oracle announced earnings above expectations in its Q2 results. Total revenues were up 6.6% to $9.6 billion. Cloud SaaS revenues were up 55% alone to $1.1 billion and cloud PaaS revenue up 21% to $396 million. Even on-premises software revenues were up 9% to $7.7 billion. The latter showing a strength in the loyalty of…

Why did HPC vendor select Oracle bare metal

Oracle OpenWorld is a huge event, over 60,000 partners, customers and employees attend the annual event in San Francisco. This year ET spoke to Mike Turner product lead at Zenotech Ltd. Its solutions allow clients to run complex fluid mechanical engineering problems on high performance computing environment that are matched against the requirements. One of the…

iCabbi are growing up with Oracle platform

The world of passenger transportation is changing. ET spoke to Ian McDonald, Senior Business Analyst of iCabbi at Oracle OpenWorld. iCabbi is a software company for taxi firms that you might use but haven’t heard of. It is a fast growing startup that develops booking and dispatch software for the Taxi and Private Hire industry. From…

Oracle entices to cloud with lower flexible pricing

Larry Ellison, CTO Oracle has announced a new pricing scheme for Oracle PaaS and IaaS. Ellison’s message was clear, Oracle will: “guarantee a 50% lower TCO than Amazon” There are two components to the pricing that make this a significant change from before. Existing customers can bring their own licenses to substantially reduce the price of…

Has Oracle unveiled the golden nugget of cloud

Many organisations still have considerable concerns about moving to the cloud. A year ago, Oracle unveiled the Oracle Cloud at Customer solution. This allows organisations to use cloud infrastructure on their own premises. It has now announced an extension to Cloud at Customer. This will deliver a full cloud stack to an organisations premises. Customers can…

Cloud infrastructure reality outperforming perception

Cloud infrastructure reality is outperforming perception claims Oracle. Nearly half of UK companies plan to run their business on cloud infrastructure within three years according to a recent study. This appears to confirm that UK businesses are embracing cloud infrastructure (IaaS) to boost performance and innovation levels. Negative perceptions persist – primarily around security, complexity and…

Germany to benefit from Oracle NetSuite acquisition

Oracle has announced that it will expand the capabilities of its Oracle Cloud EU Region in Germany. The announcement comes shortly after SuiteWorld where Oracle NetSuite GM Jim Mcgeever revealed that it would open up a new region in Germany. The assumption is that this latest announcement is to meet the requirements of NetSuite. Oracle…