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Oracle buys cloud company NetSuite

Oracle has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NetSuite, the very first cloud company. The transaction is valued at $109 per share in cash or approximately $9.3 billion.

“Oracle and NetSuite cloud applications are complementary, and will coexist in the marketplace forever,” said Mark Hurd, chief executive officer, Oracle.

“We intend to invest heavily in both products-engineering and distribution,” added Hurd…Read More


Oracle sees pull for CX Solutions in India

Nitin-SinghalWith the recent customer wins like Adidas, Aditya Birla Online Fashion, Hyundai and adoption by companies like Mercedes Benz, Jabong, Reliance Commercial Finance, MakeMyTrip.com and many more, Oracle has observed a strong momentum for its Customer Experience Solutions in India. The rapid growth of the Cloud Customer Experience business at Oracle is because companies want to differentiate, enhance and grow their CX experiences for better business results. Customer experience (CX) remains a huge priority for global organizations to not only meet consumer demands, but also to increase revenue.

Customer choice in the marketplace is at an all-time high, and a company’s success is now directly correlated to meeting consumer demands and expectations with a simple, consistent and relevant experience that drives them to purchase and return again. Creating a great customer experience means delivering these qualities consistently over time across the entire customer lifecycle. Exceptional customer experiences create loyalty, advocacy, and repeat business that drives success. Customer experience solutions help companies and organizations transform their existing operational systems and infrastructure into a differentiated customer experience across the customer lifecycle preventing revenue loss and increasing customer satisfaction…Read more

Oracle Cloud Platform Services to transform Higher Education in India

Mitesh-Agarwal-CTO-Vice-President-Sales-Consulting-Oracle-India.-300x300The higher education system in India is facing an unprecedented transformation, driven by economic and demographic change. There is a pressing need for accelerated reform in the higher education ecosystem to equip India’s youth with skill sets that enhance their employability in a digital economy. To support this endeavour, Oracle has introduced three Cloud Platform Services for higher education institutes.

The offerings – Oracle Document Cloud Service, Oracle Database Cloud Service, and Oracle Java Cloud Service are designed to meet the industry’s demand for a cloud-ready workforce. They will address the need of an always plugged-in generation of millennial wanting to access these services anytime, anywhere and on any-device. The solution will help students and faculty to collaborate on projects, across disparate campuses and geographies…Read more

Oracle witnesses traction for its Data Integration Technologies in India


Oracle has announced that a large number of Indian companies are investing in its data integration technologies to derive greater value from their data, while taking advantage of emerging technology trends such as cloud computing and big data. With data volumes growing at unprecedented rates in Indian firms, effective integration, management and use of this information in real time to make strategic business decisions and gain competitive advantage is a priority.

Companies like Bank of Baroda, Cosmos Cooperative Bank Ltd, Federal Bank, NIC, PSG Hospitals, Tata Motors and Tata Sky are using Oracle data integration technologies like Oracle GoldenGate 12c to enable continuous access to timely and trusted data across heterogeneous systems. These customers have experienced multi-fold productivity gains, up to 80-per cent reduction in total cost of ownership (TCO), …Read more

Oracle enhances its Identity Management platform with Mobile Security


Oracle has updated its Oracle Identity Management that enables organizations to securely manage access to mobile, cloud and on-premise applications through a single, easy to use interface.

As the enterprise IT landscape becomes more complex and security risks increase, organizations are under ever increasing pressure to provide seamless and secure access to a wide variety of applications from a growing number of devices.

The latest version of Oracle Identity Management 11gR2 Patchset 3 helps simplify and streamline this process by integrating Enterprise Mobility Management into the Oracle Identity Management stack. The integration unifies mobile security, identity management and compliance into one consolidated platform.
Jim Taylor senior director product management Oracle. 300×300 Oracle enhances its Identity Management platform with Mobile Security
“To help organization efficiently address these challenges, the latest release of Oracle Identity Management integrates our mobile security and identity management offerings into one consolidated code base, user interface, policy engine and workflow. The integration will help organizations cost effectively meet strict regulatory, compliance and security demands,” said Jim Taylor, senior director, product management, Oracle.
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Oracle and community celebrate 20 years of Java


It has been two decades Java has been developed. Java is the programming language of choice for 9 million developers and today powers 7 billion devices. Oracle users and the development community worldwide are celebrating 20 years of Java. Today, Java serves as the critical backbone of software that touches both our work and personal lives. From innovations in enterprise big data, cloud, social, mobile and the Internet of Things, to connected cars, smartphones and video games, Java continues to help developers push the boundaries in technology innovation.

Georges Saab, Vice-President of Development, Java Platform Group, Oracle, said, “Java has grown and evolved to become one of the most important and dependable technologies in our industry today. Those who have chosen Java have been rewarded many times over with increases in performance, scalability, reliability, compatibility, and functionality. The Java ecosystem offers outstanding libraries, frameworks, and resources to help programmers from novice to expert alike.  The development of Java itself occurs in the transparent OpenJDK community.  With the considerable investment from Oracle and others in the community, we look forward to the next 20 years of Java’s evolution and growth.”

Harish Grama, Vice-President, Middleware Products, IBM Systems, said, “IBM is celebrating Java’s 20th anniversary as one of the most important industry-led programming platforms spanning mobile, client and enterprise software platforms. IBM began its commitment to Java at its inception over two decades ago, and has seen the Java ecosystem and developer community bring unsurpassed value to the investments our clients have made in their Java based solutions. IBM looks forward to the next 20 years of growth and innovation in the Java ecosystem including Mobile, Cloud, Analytics and Internet of Things.”

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Oracle witnesses demand in Cloud Solutions


Oracle has announced that it is witnessing unprecedented demand for its cloud solutions in the country. Oracle’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business has seen the highest and fastest adoption rate till date, with Platform-as-a-Service (Paas) close behind. This can be attributed to the company’s best-of-breed SaaS applications which are integrated with social, mobile, and analytic capabilities to help companies deliver the experiences they expect, the talent to succeed, and the performance the market demands.

Over the last few years, Oracle has acquired several hundred cloud customers in India, all using different Oracle Cloud solutions. Nearly 50 per cent of its SaaS customers are net new. The Oracle Customer Experience Cloud (Oracle CX Cloud), which includes Oracle Sales Cloud, Oracle Service Cloud, Oracle Marketing Cloud, and Oracle Social Cloud, had the highest uptake in customer adoption and accounts for more than 50 per . See more