Oracle and Samsung Electronics are about to enter into a partnership to provide companies with a set of mobile services in the cloud. Such an agreement would allow Oracle to push its software solutions in the cloud and Samsung to have more opportunities in the enterprise market. The Korean manufacturer has also [...]Continue Reading →
by Mark Walker, VP, Technical Resources, Scribe Software (@markatscribe)
With no need for infrastructure support, the proliferation of cloud applications has made it easy for Line-of-Business (LOB) managers to implement functional systems without input from IT, swiping a credit card to embrace the promise of immediate process efficiencies. The dark side, [...]Continue Reading →
Oracle OpenWorld, which closed its doors yesterday, gave everyone a surprise when longtime rivals went up the same stage to announce their new partnership. Microsoft and Oracle have decided to put bygones be bygones as they venture into a new enterprise cloud.
This move was fueled by both companies’ desire [...]Continue Reading →
For several years since the rift began, Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Oracle’s Larry Ellison always land on the news saying loathsome words to each other, and they never miss a chance to pick a “word fight” on the headlines. But recent developments have turned the tables 180 degrees when they both finally [...]Continue Reading →
In the past, companies have relied on server-client models that depend on cloud-based infrastructures, which tend to source its data from remote devices and locations, before collating and transforming whatever they collect into information that can be used by a wide variety of computing devices. However, there seems to be a major [...]Continue Reading →
The former arch enemies Microsoft and Oracle join forces in a new partnership in the field of cloud computing. The partnership will enhance the compatibility of certain Oracle software (including Java, WebLogic Server and Oracle Database) with the Microsoft Windows Azure or Windows Server Hyper-V platform.
Did an Alliance Become Necessary? [...]Continue Reading →
Available this May, Oracle has announced the release of new applications which will put the company in close competition with SAP. Taking advantage of in-memory computing, applications available next month include Oracle SCM In-Memory Consumption Driven Planning, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne [...]Continue Reading →
The market for business intelligence (BI) and analytics continue to be one of the fastest growing software markets. According to research firm Gartner, the global market for BI will reach $13.8 billion in revenue worldwide in 2013, up 7 percent from last year. The market is expected to reach over $17 billion [...]Continue Reading →
Amazon continues to prove itself as deserving of its spot as one of the driving forces behind the IT sector when they launched the new Amazon Redshift service, which aims to sell data warehousing as a service.
Redshift has given traditional data warehousing players (which include the likes of Continue Reading →
With four out of five Americans now using social networks, the era of social networking clearly has arrived, creating significant implications for enterprises. Today, there are compelling rewards for embracing social networks—and potentially severe penalties for putting it off any longer.
This white paper outlines four key ground rules for engaging with social networks [...]Continue Reading →
Oracle announced an agreement to acquire DataRaker, an analysis platform in the cloud that allows service providers of electricity, gas and water utilities to realize huge amounts of data to optimize operational efficiency and improve the client experience.
DataRaker develops solutions for analyzing energy consumption, electricity and gas, and water. [...]Continue Reading →
Prior to the hybrid cloud, IT determined how an enterprise infrastructure grew. With the introduction of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), lines of business, such as marketing, sales and logistics, can expand the enterprise infrastructure without involving IT by directly purchasing SaaS. Read this whitepaper to become aware of the dangers of the accidental SOA [...]Continue Reading →
If Oracle recently showed improvements in their catalog of integrated systems (specifically in database machine), IBM is now announcing three new systems for the management and analysis of large volumes of information that will be available from late October.
IBM Introduces PureData, a system that allows companies to quickly analyze [...]Continue Reading →
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