Tags: IaaS

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…

Oracle public cloud gets certifications

Oracle announced that it has achieved several certifications for its public cloud offering. The announcement allows Oracle to compete effectively in a growing number of industries in which compliance is critical. Many of the existing Oracle solutions are already compliant but for its public cloud to achieve these certifications is significant as it will lower…

Oracle soars on Q3 revenue and profits

Oracle announced its Q3 results yesterday and they were well received. The results helped the share price climb $7.23% to US $46.22. Total revenues (NON GAAP) for the quarter were $9.3 billion, up 3% in constant currency. Cloud revenues led the way. Software as a service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service delivered US $1 billion,…

Oracle banishes Blackburn dark cloud

Oracle have settled the Svetlana Blackburn case out of court. A filing was registered at the District Court of Northern California on 9th February. The Register published the notice of settlement here. The filing states that the case has been settled in principle. The origins of this court case go back to June last year. Svetlana…

Oracle secures multi-cloud environment for Outsourcing Inc

Oracle has announced that Outsourcing Inc has selected Oracle Identity Cloud Service to enhance their security and identity management across the organisation.  Outsourcing Inc has grown through expansion and acquisition since its founding in 1997. It now has 31 subsidiaries in Japan and 54 worldwide. It has also expanded into China, Thailand and Vietnam, investing ¥43…

Is Oracle evolving?

Oracle is a company that CIO’s often have strong opinions about. Their sales representatives in the past were often seen as arrogant and their prices beyond reach. The impression was that if you weren’t spending seven figures or more then you were beneath their notice. People using their services said they were professional and got the job done…