Security threats and increased regulation of personally identifiable information, payment card data, healthcare records, and other sensitive information have expanded the use of encryption in the data center. As a result, management of encryption keys, certificates, wallets, and other secrets has become a vital part of the data center ecosystem, impacting both security and business continuity.
Oracle recently signed an agreement to acquire TOA Technologies (TOA), provider of cloud-based field service solutions that manage and optimize the last mile of customer service for enterprises by coordinating activities between dispatchers, mobile employees and their customers.
As data is flooding into our systems from multiple channels, you have to spend less time on the tech and more on the data to succeed in the digital economy. Oracle has unveiled a couple of "Data-as-a-Service" offerings which could help businesses understand the needs of their customers better through data analysis.
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.