Oracle’s application strategy is focused on customer choice and the cloud
By Richard Lefebvre on May 30, 2013
In an interview with Aaron Lazenby for Profit, Applications Development EVP Steve Miranda said that buying “best-in-class application services has helped us establish a strong presence in the cloud space.” Through the acquisitions we gained talented people, good ideas, and experience that “really bolstered our development efforts” and helped us learn how to manage our customers’ needs in terms of cloud deployments, upgrades and service level agreements.Oracle’s strategic acquisitions of RightNow, Taleo, Eloqua, and other enterprise cloud applications have strengthened the company’s cloud-based offering, which includes a platform-as-a-service component, infrastructure as a service, database as a service, and a set of integrated application services. Oracle Cloud Application Services include solutions for talent management, customer experience, human capital management, enterprise resource planning (ERP), and more.
“Unquestionably, we have the broadest cloud-based set of applications,” says Steve Miranda, executive vice president of application development at Oracle. Here Miranda talks to Profit about Oracle’s application strategy, what’s coming next, and how customers—including on-premises solution customers—benefit from the recent cloud acquisitions.
Read the full article, featuring Steve Miranda's interview here