Pearson VUE admitted Saturday to a data breach of its credential management system that big tech names such as Cisco, Oracle and IBM use.
If there was any doubt that Workday intends to go head-to-head against the likes of Oracle and SAP in the financial management software market, the cloud company has now put those questions to rest. During its third quarter earnings report last week, Workday trumpeted its progress in its smaller FMS business, announcing big customer wins and sales improvements.
Oracle continues its intense pursuit of chief marketing officers with its launch of enhancements to its Marketing Cloud suite that target areas such as mobile, revenue attribution and granular campaign optimization.
Oracle announced last week the general availability of Oracle Business Intelligence 12c, essentially an integrated platform for self-service data discovery.
Oracle this week shared more about its new Sparc M7 processor that it said will deliver significantly better database performance and security compared to generic x86 servers.
3scale launched its API management tool on Oracle Cloud.
Oracle has high hopes for its cloud services, and the company looks poised to try to take on Amazon Web Services and the other big infrastructure as a service providers. The vendor unveiled its own IaaS at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco.
Oracle unveiled its Oracle Platform for Big Data at Oracle OpenWorld 2015 Tuesday. The new services – Oracle Big Data Preparation Cloud Service, Oracle GoldenGate Cloud Service, Oracle Big Data Discovery Cloud Service and Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service – complement Oracle's Big Data Cloud Service and Big Data SQL Cloud Service and round out its big data portfolio.
There's an old saying. The Internet never forgets. It's a saying that Larry Ellison might want to learn following his Sunday night keynote presentation at Oracle OpenWorld 2015. The man who famously mocked cloud computing several years ago has come full circle and embraced the concept of cloud. It's not surprising. It just took Ellison and Oracle awhile to figure out that how businesses consume software was changing.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's comments during Oracle Open World, followed by those from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella last week, show that there's intense competition among enterprise vendors for cloud business and the leaders of those vendors know there's a lot at stake.