Tags: PaaS

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…

Unit4 to care for Alliance Homes Group

Unit4 has announced that Alliance Homes Group has selected its Business World On! ERP suite as part of a digital transformation project. That transformation has seen Alliance Homes group replace several systems over the last few years. In 2014 they Simplisys to replace their aging service desk software. In the last year they have RentSense,…

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…

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…

Abby Kearns talks about Cloud Foundry

Enterprise TImes caught up with Abby Kearns, Executive Director, Cloud Foundry Foundation at IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas. In our conversation Kearns explained what the Cloud Foundry Foundation was saying: “We protect all of the IP of Cloud Foundry and ensure it has a sustainable ecosystem.” The fact that there are so many users of…

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,…