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 

Oracle strengthens its Cloud Portfolio

Oracle strengthens its Cloud Portfolio

Continuing to innovate and expand the Oracle Cloud portfolio, Oracle(NASDAQ:ORCL) has introduced six new Oracle Cloud Platform services that help customers and partners develop and deploy new applications, extend and personalize Oracle SaaS applications, and migrate existing on-premises applications to Oracle Cloud. The Oracle Cloud Platform provides the foundation for Oracle’s own SaaS applications and is relied on by most of the world’s top SaaS providers. Oracle provides the same platform to enterprises and ISVs, enabling them to take advantage of Oracle Database, Java, and Oracle Fusion Middleware technologies, including rich capabilities for multitenancy, in-memory analytics, mobile, and social.

Oracle announced expansion of the Oracle Cloud Platform to include new functionality for big data analytics, integration, process management, Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE), and Node.js for server-side JavaScript.Oracle Cloud provides the industry’s broadest portfolio of public cloud services across SaaS, PaaS, data as a service (DaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Unlike other clouds that offer services in one or two layers, Oracle Cloud is the only cloud that delivers a broad portfolio of integrated services across data, applications, platform, and infrastructure areas……See More

Oracle challenges professionals to develop IoT Application

Oracle challenges professionals to develop IoT Application 

Oracle is giving Indian app developers a chance to be a part of   the Internet of Things (IoT) movement. The company has announced an exciting global challenge – the Internet of Things Developer Challenge, which is open for entries until May 30, 2014.

The challenge will reward Java developers who create outstanding applications using Oracle’s Java-embedded technologies with devices, boards and other IoT technologies. If you are a member of this talented group, then this challenge is for you. Join the millions of Java enthusiasts across the globe, who are participating in this global challenge.

The online challenge has two categories – Students and Professionals. Each team can have a maximum of three members. The teams will have to make a video presentation of the application and submit the source code. Three teams from the professional category and one team from the student’s category will win an all-expense paid trip to JavaOne 2014 that is going to be held in San Francisco, USA in September. In addition, the second and third prize-winners from the student’s category will receive a laptop and a certificate exam voucher for US$1,500 and US$1,300, respectively.

The IoT Developer Challenge is an interesting opportunity for developers since Java offers comprehensive functionality for resource-constrained devices, with the highest level of functionality, security, connectivity and scalability in the industry. Developers can showcase their creative and technology acumen by building interesting applications for a wide range of embedded M2M systems……See More

Haier joins hands with Oracle and Capgemini

Haier joins hands with Oracle and CapgeminiWith an aim to improve Haier’s overseas service and achieve multi-channel interaction with customers, Haier Group Overseas Customer Service has recently adopted Oracle Service Cloud(NYSE:ORCL) to build a new overseas service managing platform.

As the first home appliance company to start using RightNow in APAC, the first phase of this project went live at the end of 2013 in India. Capgemini China facilitates Haier to improve the customer experience and reputation with a multi-channel consolidation including social network monitor and customer care communication as well as crisis management for emergencies with Capegmini India devoting.

Song Xuewu, Overseas Market Service Director, Haier Group, said, “As the leader in global white home appliance, Haier hopes to establish a real-time interaction platform for its users and resources required, which enables users and resources providers to keep interaction with zero distance.”

Song Yujun,Managing Director, Haier India, said, “After ten years of dedication, innovation and excellence in India, I believe that the journey for Haier has just begun. In a rising market like India, it is very heartening to experience the commendable growth that Haier has achieved over the last decade. With the new range of ‘i-age’ line of products, consumers will experience products that are purely inspired by the Internet age and designed keeping in mind the contemporary and luxurious lifestyle of Indian consumers. The ‘i-age’ products empower individuals by giving them the power to control their surroundings with cutting-edge technology.” He also mentioned that service innovation like SPI project will make important contribution to future stable developing of Haier India.

With Oracle Service Cloud, and by help from the implementation partner Capgemini, Haier Group Overseas Customer Service fully started its SPI (Service Process Innovation). Haier initially only had one communication channel, the telephone, but now has eight, including Wechat, online chatting, E-mail and other social media to provide “Easy and quick service in your hands” zero distance service. Haier’s Call Centre has changed from contact centre, to a user experience exchange centre, which creates more quick and more direct interaction between Haier and its customers.