Oracle Cloud News
February 01, 2017
Oracle has updated its cloud licensing policy, and the result doubles the processor license requirements for customers on the AWS and Azure platforms.
January 24, 2017
Cutbacks in hardware and support staffing for Solaris and Sparc accompany large investments in Oracle cloud offerings. However, a new roadmap pledges continued support into the 2030s.
December 23, 2016
We look back at the torrid pace of 2016 mergers and acquisitions in tech. Here are the top five deals and a post-mortem on last year's history-making Dell-EMC merger.
December 09, 2016
BlackBerry is enabling channel partners to play a consulting and integration role with its newly announced BlackBerry Secure mobile security platform; more news from the week.
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Larry Ellison's recent announcement, made at the 2014 Oracle OpenWorld conference, that the company was refocusing itself on the cloud, made waves in the Oracle user community. Primarily because the company's plan to bring its Fusion Applications to the cloud brings into question its promise of lifetime support for Applications Unlimited. That promise, made to the thousands of customers still running Oracle's core application offerings, represents "a commitment to continuously innovate in current applications while delivering the next generation of cloud applications."
In this three-part guide, SearchOracle contributors make sense of the new coexistence strategy at the heart of Oracle's cloud commitment. First, IT writer Robert Sheldon offers up an in-depth study of what "coexistence" really means for users -- especially for those still hesitant about moving their applications to the cloud. For Applications Unlimited customers, Oracle is advocating an incremental approach, where customers can adopt Fusion modules at their own pace. Next, Jessica Sirkin, SearchOracle site editor, details the Oracle implementation at Celcom, the oldest cellular provider in Malaysia. The company successfully implemented the software through an invaluable -- for them, at least -- combination of IT and business support. Mark Fontecchio, former SearchOracle news director, closes the guide with another case study -- detailing Nationwide Insurance's recent PeopleSoft 9.2 upgrade. Continue Reading