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17 Jan 2017
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Oracle outlines plans to take on Amazon in cloud [59855]
Bare metal servers, a focus on hosted databases and application development are keys

"Oracle executives revealed the results of years' worth of engineering and development efforts on its IaaS public cloud and announced a new bare metal cloud database service and an international geographic expansion.

Oracle is typically not considered one of the top IaaS public cloud leaders, but the company has hopes of competing in the market by combining its infrastructure services - which focus on its core database services - with a suite of application development and software as a service offerings. At its Cloud World event in New York today, company executives laid out their vision of how they will take on competitors such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Salesforce.com..."
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06 Dec 2016
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Oracle Recognized as World Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change [58852]
By Leslie Steere, December 6th, 2016

Leslie writes, "Oracle was among a small number of companies honored yesterday in New York City for earning a spot on the 2016 Climate A List, which recognizes organizations for global leadership in response to climate change.

CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) is an international nonprofit that runs a global environmental impact disclosure system used by investors, companies, cities, and other government entities. Of the thousands of companies around the world that submit annual climate disclosures to CDP, only 9% earned a position on the 2016 Climate A List, indicating they achieved high leadership scores for positive and effective actions to mitigate risks due to climate change..."
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15 Oct 2016
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Oracle OpenWorld on-demand keynotes videos [57004]
By Juergen Kress

Juergen blogs that full-length keynote videos are available, " Oracle Cloud - Built for Continuous Innovation

  • Thomas Kurian, President of Product Development, Oracle

Complete, Integrated Cloud

  • Larry Ellison, Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Oracle

..."
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29 Sep 2016
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Oracle OpenWorld 2016 Content Now Available [56679]
By Elke Phelps

Elke blogs, "Oracle OpenWorld 2016 is now in the history books. Our teams in Oracle E-Business Suite Strategy, Development and Product Management had a full week of sessions, demos and customer meetings.

For those of you that were able to join us in person, thank you for attending and for your feedback and questions. We learned a lot from you and we hope that you learned a lot from us.

Whether you would like to review sessions you attended at Oracle OpenWorld or missed attending a session or the conference but are eager to learn more, the following resources are available to you:..."
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10 Aug 2016
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Oracle Buys NetSuite [55219]
By Ramona Costea

Ramona writes, "On July 28, 2016, Oracle announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NetSuite, the very first cloud company. The proposed transaction is expected to close in 2016. Until the transaction closes, Oracle and NetSuite will continue to operate independently..."
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28 Jul 2016
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Oracle Reimagines Oracle OpenWorld For A New Era [54791]
By Michael Hickins

Michael writes in Forbes, "It's ironic that most technology conferences still offer the same antiquated, cattle-call experience as Registration Day at college for the class of 1983, with thousands of smart people milling about, hoping they'll get into the perfect class with their dream professor (and maybe some interesting classmates to boot).

But Oracle is always rethinking Oracle OpenWorld to make it a more contemporary and satisfying experience, from the manner in which the sessions are conceived to the way the conference is arranged physically..."
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