Most of the businesses see their investments in technology in terms of the estimated return from IT investments. In purely economic terms, the place of the ROI metric in a framework of the business value is the gain in profits or market leverage to which the acquired technology will contribute.
Oracle, a tech giant known for its databases and middleware, is ready to introduce preconfigured, basic cloud infrastructure workloads, known as the Virtual Compute Appliances. It interacts with the Oracle VM Manager and the intra-rack interconnect technology to automate VM provisioning and configuration of the network that ties resources in the rack together.
Oracle has recently signed agreements to acquire LiveLOOK and MICROS Systems. The first company is a cloud-based, real-time visual collaboration whereas the other one is a provider of integrated software and hardware solutions to the Hospitality and Retail industries. Let us see what this means to the company and its customers.
Oracle has unveiled its Solaris 11.2, specially engineered for the cloud with integrated OpenStack distribution. The Solaris 11.2 is a cloud platform that uses efficient virtualization, application driven software defined networking, and complete OpenStack distribution.
Many enterprises that already have on-premise cloud services would like to use public and hybrid cloud solutions as well. Oracle has come up with two new products that will provide enterprises with reliable database backup and cloud storage. With these products enterprises have the flexibility of moving their applications from on-premises to the cloud or vice versa with ease.
Oracle has announced the release of Oracle NoSQL Database 3.0 that will aid developers by providing better security, performance, and usability.
Oracle has introduced its Oracle Mobile Security Suite that enables secure access of data and applications deployment on mobile devices. With increasingly more people using their mobile devices to access work related data from company databases, there is a growing need for more secure applications deployment and data access on such devices.
Marketers of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and other life sciences products are under increased pressure as they face budget cuts that reduce their ability to have traditional one-on-one meetings with prescription influencers and healthcare providers. On the other hand they are also under pressure to increase sales by generating leads, nurturing cold leads, and converting potential leads.
Oracle has delivered new releases of its Java Development Tools and Framework - Oracle Application Development Framework, Oracle JDeveloper and Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse to enable developers to rapidly and efficiently build multi-channel -- Web, Cloud and on-premise – applications.
It’s a case of two giants, in fact, rivals, joining up to quash the competition. Microsoft Corp. and Oracle Corp. late on Monday announced an alliance to give the once-fierce rivals, an edge over smaller Web-based "cloud" computing companies. The deal will see the company bring support for Oracle products on its Hyper-V and Windows Azure cloud platforms.