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19 Jul 2017
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Oracle expands Cloud at Customer portfolio to cover PaaS, SaaS, big data [65074]
ZDNet, July 19th 2017

"Oracle expanded its Cloud at Customer lineup to include all of its platform- and software-as-a-services and a system focused on big data.

The company on its earnings conference call highlighted how AT&T is moving multiple databases to its Cloud at Customer platform. The gist of Oracle's Cloud at Customer effort is that the company will put compute, storage, and networking gear in an enterprise's data center. That machine will be connected to Oracle's public cloud services and priced as a subscription..."
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19 Jul 2017
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Oracle Looks to Manage Hybrid Clouds [65075]
IT Business Edge, July 19th 2017

"As part of an effort to advance hybrid cloud computing deployments, Oracle today unveiled a bevy of managed services offerings for on-premises IT environments that mirror existing Oracle cloud services.

Amit Zavery, senior vice president of Oracle Cloud Platform, says the Oracle Cloud at Customer portfolio of services provides instances of everything from IT infrastructure and databases to applications and multiple types of platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environments that are completely managed by Oracle on behalf of the customer..."
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19 Jul 2017
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A Cloud within Your Data Center - without Compromise [65079]
By: Nirav Mehta

Nirav writes, "Despite the benefits of cloud, many organizations are still sitting on its sidelines due to data residency or privacy legislation and challenges around network latency. Historically, there have been many attempts to offer cloud from the customer's own premises, but most are a significant compromise and poor alternatives, which leave the user having to procure the software, hardware, and support services from different vendors, and then manage it themselves..."
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18 Jul 2017
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How the Cloud Simplifies Government Budget Planning [65081]
By: Bob Sabo

Bob Sabo writes, "Let's start with a quick quiz. What is the most widely used tool in public sector budgeting? If you guessed spreadsheets, you would be correct. Despite innovations in planning and budgeting solutions, many government agencies are still using dated, in-house developed systems with spreadsheets as the interface.

Unless an organization is small, the spreadsheet model quickly becomes cumbersome and inefficient. Hundreds of spreadsheets must be consolidated, reviewed, circulated for approval, changed and updated. At the same time, those helpful macros must be maintained and synchronized across multiple spreadsheets..."
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17 Jul 2017
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Monday Spotlight: Want Open, Secure and Cloud Ready Linux? (Video) [65082]
By: Zeynep Koch

"Used throughout Oracle Cloud and Engineered Systems, Oracle Linux provides a proven and safe foundation for next generation on premise and cloud infrastructure alike. In this video, Senior VP of Product Management, Bob Shimp talks about the key benefits for enterprises.

Watch this video to see how you can take advantage of the cloud-ready Oracle Linux.."
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13 Jul 2017
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New Job Roles in the Age of Cloud and Big Data [64911]
By Linda Tsan

Linda blogs, "Not so long ago, the net worth of many large enterprises derived from their physical assets. Today, the source of an organization's value is its data.

Data, when captured and analyzed efficiently, can rapidly drive innovation and product development. Products and services can be developed quickly to meet very specific customer needs, discovered. Cost savings can be achieved through sophisticated modeling. The potential for increasing revenue and decreasing costs through the use of data is vast..."
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