Business Cloud News

Oracle buys enterprise workload manager Ravello Systems for a reported $500m


Oracle has disclosed details of its acquisition of workload management specialist Ravello Systems.

Samsung and Oracle in mobile cloud development pact

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Samsung and Oracle are to combine their respective device and cloud expertise in a pact to jointly create tools, apps and enterprise systems for the mobile world.

Cloud merits acknowledged but adoption concerns linger – Oracle report

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Cloud technology is almost universally acknowledged for its catalysing effect on invention and customer retention, according to new research from Oracle. However, there are still major barriers to adoption.

Oracle launches a mission critical PaaS from its Slough data centre


Oracle has added new Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud offerings from its Slough data centre, which currently caters for 500 UK and global customers.

Oracle creating 1,400 new cloud jobs in EMEA


Oracle has announced aggressive expansion plans with a recruitment drive for junior and senior sales staff to be based in six cities across EMEA.

Oracle gets tax breaks to build cloud campus in Texas


Oracle has unveiled plans for a technology campus in Austin, Texas in a bid to expand its workforce by 50% in three years.

Oracle cloud sales boom but at what price?

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Oracle’s latest quarterly results show a 34% surge in sales of cloud based software and platform services (SaaS and PaaS).

Equinix creates direct link to Oracle Cloud Services via Cloud Exchange


Data centre operator Equinix has agreed to give its Cloud Exchange users direct access to Oracle Cloud Service, the software vendor’s public platform for infrastructure services.

Oracle and Intel announce plans to ramp up the offensive on IBM in the cloud

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Intel and Oracle are to build on a previous collaboration which saw them jointly take on IBM in the cloud computing hardware market.

Oracle launches Communications Analytics portfolio


Enterprise software giant Oracle has unveiled a new product portfolio called Oracle Communications Analytics, a business intelligence suite aimed at communications providers.