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Five of the best startups chosen by Oracle

Oracle has announced the first five startups in the Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator program in Bristol. The announcement that Bristol was the location chosen for the UK to host this initiative was announced in January. This followed a successful program in Bangalore that is now spread across the world. Perhaps reflecting some of the future direction where…

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…

Superior Uniform Groups extends ERP life with Rimini Street

Rimini Street has announced that Superior Uniform Group (NASDAQ:SGC) has switched support for its SAP solution to them. Superior Uniform went live with SAP R/3 ERP system in 2000. It now uses both SAP’s ECC 6 system and SAP’s Apparel and Footwear Solution (AFS) module. The problem with legacy ERP solution Like many other companies…

Scaling up in Hong Kong takes automation

Lfplaza is a distributor of luxury fashion brand goods. In a recent press release Oracle NetSuite announced that NetSuite OneWorld has assisted its growth over the last five years. Lfplaza has a rapid rise as a distributor Founded in the 1990’s LfPlaza began life as a manufacturer of leather fashion accessories to European and North…

IFS continues Africa expansion

IFS has announced that it has signed up another reseller to its partner network. FASYL (Finance Applications Systems Limited) is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria and operates across 11 countries in Africa and the UK. FASYL operates across a scattering of countries in Africa. These include Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa,…

SAP brings people and money together

SAP has announced a new integration between SAP SuccessFactors and SAP RealSpend, part of the SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Finance. If this kind of integration seems familiar, it is. Workday provides similar integration out of the box with its own integrated Finance/HCM solution. So what is different and new about the SAP solution? SAP SuccessFactors…

Oracle goes five large

Oracle has announced that it is hiring 5000 new employees to support its growing cloud business in the US alone. The new roles include engineers, consultants, sales and support people. To date Oracle has already employed 4,150 people in US this year. This includes 2,600 cloud sales professionals and 1,500 developers. On the Oracle jobs…

Ceridian wins out at Boston Market

Ceridian has announced that Boston Market has selected Dayforce HCM. The solution will transform the management of the Boston Market workforce. The key benefits that Boston Market hopes to realise is in the complex scheduling and pay requirements that it has across its 450 locations and 10,000 staff. Boston Market is a food restaurant based…

The Interledger Protocol – a great disintermediator?

The InterLedger Protocol (ILP) is the creation of two Ripple engineers – Stefan Thomas and Evan Schwarz. Their ‘invention‘ is a curious beast which has become part of W3C (as the Interledger W3C Community Group). The website offers a bare minimum of information and most people seem to associate ILP with blockchains. In the view…