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Oracle Announces New Innovations in Oracle Fusion Middleware, the Leading … – Marketwired (press release)

Posted on Sep 30, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

SOURCE: Oracle Corporation Executive Vice President Thomas Kurian Outlines New Enhancements Across the Oracle Fusion Middleware Portfolio, Enabling Customers and Partners to Harness the Power of the Cloud, Simplify IT, and Deliver New Innovations and Customer Value SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2014) -  ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO -- Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) News Summary Today at Oracle OpenWorld 2014, Thomas Kurian, executive vice president of product development at Oracle, outlined new innovations in Oracle Fusion Middleware. With these enhancements, customers and partners can leverage the world's leading cloud platform to power innovation and drive a digital business advantage throughout their organizations. New features run the gambit of the Oracle Fusion Middleware portfolio, including new social, mobile, security, integration, and collaboration technologies.  News Facts Today at Oracle OpenWorld 2014, Thomas Kurian, executive vice president of product development at Oracle, unveiled new innovations in Oracle Fusion Middleware, the cloud platform for digital business

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Oracle Opens Its Cloud To Channel Partners – CRN

Posted on Sep 30, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Oracle told its partners on the first day of the OpenWorld conference in San Francisco that its enterprise cloud products -- at least some of them -- will for the first time be opened to the channel via four of the company's value-added distributors. At Sunday's Oracle PartnerNetwork keynote, VP of Worldwide Alliances and Channels Bruce Chumley highlighted the Redwood City, Calif-based software giant 's commitment to building out its rapidly growing cloud services markets with the help of resellers and introduced a new program.

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Arrow Adds Rackspace to Cloud Services Portfolio – MarketWatch

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sep 29, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. ARW, -0.75% today announced a distribution agreement with Rackspace® RAX, -0.43% a leading managed cloud company, that will expand the company’s cloud service portfolio in the United States and Canada.

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Oracle Unveils Latest Cloud Applications at Oracle OpenWorld – MarketWatch

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Sep 29, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO -- Oracle ORCL, -1.31% News Summary At Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle introduced Oracle Cloud Applications Release 9, including significant additions and updates to its full portfolio of software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings. Oracle offers a modern cloud that is personalized, connected, and secure to deliver complete, best-of-breed functionality in the cloud that helps its customers succeed in a digital world.

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Oracle Introduces Oracle Analytics Cloud – MarketWatch

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Sep 29, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO - Oracle ORCL, -1.31% News Summary With rapid adoption of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, accumulation of data at unprecedented rates, and growing preference for cloud-based IT deployments, data gravity is moving to the cloud. With that shift, cloud-based analytics has become paramount. Until now, however, analytics technology in the cloud and analytics for cloud-based data have been delivered piecemeal, with significant gaps.

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Oracle co-CEO Hurd: CIO is toughest job in enterprise IT – ZDNet

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO---The IT agenda at each country is a little different, but the fundamental problems are all the same, according to Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd. More from Oracle OpenWorld 2014 Picking up the baton from chairman and CTO Larry Ellison after his SaaS product unveilings on Sunday, Hurd launched his Oracle OpenWorld keynote by breaking down the tech giant's perspective on the reality of the IT landscape today.

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Quantum Secure presents SAFE for Secure Cloud for SMB users at ASIS 2014 – SourceSecurity.com

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in SMB Cloud

Published on 29 Sep, 2014 Quantum Secure’s new SAFE for Secure Cloud, featured here at ASIS 2014, provides SMB users with a highly sophisticated and cost-effective PIAM (Physical Identity Access Management) solution that can increase security across multiple business operations. As a web-based solution for automating physical identity and access management processes, SAFE for Secure Cloud provides users with a powerful and cost-effective means to deploy and manage architecture

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Wearables solution startup prototypes predictive analytics – ZDNet

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

The secret behind any compelling wearables app, whether it's for personal or professional use, lies in how quickly the data being collected can be interpreted. Unleashing those secrets is the focus of startup Body Biolytics, founded by an artificial "We are not making a wearable device, we are strictly into software and what we do with the data once it is off the device," said Body Biolytics CEO and founder Kevin Logan. The company was started as a spinout of Logan's other business, MACSEA, which uses AI and neural networks to monitor the "health" of equipment and systems on ships (including more than 40 U.S.

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How Cloud and Fiber Are Turning Abandoned Factories Into Innovation Centers – Forbes

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

It was in the 1920s in South Bend, Ind., when the Studebaker brothers converted their buggy manufacturer into an integrated automaker. When the automaker closed 50 years ago, the city lost its biggest employer—and a quarter of its population in the decades that followed. Now the Studebaker site is being converted into a technology park

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Working Mobile: Turning the iPhone or Galaxy Into Your Primary Workspace – Forbes

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Recent events, climaxed by the biggest iPhone update in years, have caused me to ponder the use of mobile devices, whether smarthphones or tablets, in business where these indispensable consumer items (e.g. more people carry a smartphone than wear a watch) are still supplementary and subordinate to PCs in the workplace. The question is why.

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Higher education: Innovation and digital transformation – ZDNet

Posted on Sep 28, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Our exploration of digital transformation continues with a conversation about higher education. Colleges and universities face a combination of forces that require rethinking business model; re-considering relationships with constituencies such as faculty, students, and administrators; and understanding the rise of technology as an enabler of change. Lisa Davis, CIO Georgetown University (image courtesy of CxO-Talk) For a report I wrote with colleagues on innovation in higher education, we interviewed 10 higher education CIOs and one CTO

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Why private cloud deployments are leading to better quality of enterprise IT – ITProPortal

Posted on Sep 27, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

According to an IDG survey commissioned by information management specialist CommVault, private cloud adoption can lead to better IT services, greater agility and reduced risk for businesses. In order to help companies make the most of these advantages CommVault is introducing a Private Cloud Services Design product that means customers can build a service-centric approach for data management supporting the private cloud in approximately six weeks

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Netgain connects across the nation – St. Cloud Times

Posted on Sep 26, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Jon Karels, system operating analyst for Netgain in St. Cloud, looks at solid state storage systems used in the data center there on Aug

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Private cloud deployments lead to better quality of enterprise IT – BetaNews

Posted on Sep 26, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

According to an IDG survey commissioned by information management specialist CommVault, private cloud adoption can lead to better IT services, greater agility and reduced risk for businesses. In order to help companies make the most of these advantages CommVault is introducing a Private Cloud Services Design product that means customers can build a service-centric approach for data management supporting the private cloud in approximately six weeks.

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The sky is falling: Is cloud computing right for your business? – The Next Web

Posted on Sep 26, 2014 in Cloud News

I might be risking any credibility I have created in the technical community by saying this, but: Cloud computing might not be for you. Now, before you gnash your teeth and tear your hair out, bear with me. Cloud computing / The Cloud / Cloud has been oft-touted as a massive advance both technologically and as a solution for those without access to serious hardware grunt

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