Wednesday May 04, 2016

Julien Dontcheff on the Oracle Compute Cloud Service (IaaS)

Julien Dontcheff, from Accenture, is a very active member of our community. For a very interesting opinion on Oracle IaaS, see the article he has recently published in his blog: "What’s New for Oracle Compute Cloud Service (IaaS)"

Monday Apr 18, 2016

E4 - Accenture Enkitec Group Extreme Exadata Conference - Barcelona, April 25-25


Oracle is the proud sponsor of the "E4 - Accenture Enkitec Group Extreme Exadata Conference", Barcelona, April 25-26, 2016. This highly technical conference is targeted to customers and partners. Several of our Exadata Partner Community members will be speakers at the conference.

 E4 focuses on the Oracle Exadata platform and it has evolved to include the integration of big data technologies. E4 brings together a global team of skilled Exadata and Big Data experts to present a deeply technical and educational agenda.

You Should Attend if you want to:

  • Learn how to get the most out of your Oracle Engineered Systems investment
  • Understand big data internals and how they relate to your existing Oracle ecosystem
  • Learn to use tools and techniques to optimize your environment and improve overall performance
  • Interact with industry luminaries, Oracle performance specialists and your industry peers

More info and registration here

Wednesday Oct 07, 2015

Prepare for Openworld - Partner presentations: Accenture on Exadata Total Cost of Ownership

Oracle Exadata: New Subscription Options and Total Cost of Ownership Analysis [CON8820]
Amit Kanda, Senior Director, Outbound Product Management, Oracle
Pat Sullivan, Managing Director - Oracle Practice, Accenture

There are substantial business benefits from acquiring systems that provide extreme performance, consolidation, and single vendor support. Organizations not only want reduced total cost of ownership (TCO)—they also want flexibility to acquire these products with cloud models. This session explains various ways (traditional purchase, private/public cloud) through which customers can acquire Oracle Exadata to match their business requirements, and then details how using Oracle Exadata profoundly changes the total cost of ownership. Using data from comparative testing and real-world customer experiences, this session presents a TCO analysis for Oracle Exadata that can be used as a template for developing an Oracle Exadata business case.

Conference Session
Tuesday, Oct 27, 11:00 a.m. | Moscone South—305

Thursday Dec 04, 2014

Accenture & Oracle Help CaixaBank Succeed with Big Data

CaixaBank achieves four Big Data goals, by teaming with OPN Diamond partner, Accenture, valuing their high-level solution knowledge and strategy definition, and selecting Oracle Exalytics, Oracle Big Data Appliance and Oracle Exadata.

Watch video here 

Wednesday Jun 11, 2014

Accenture completes acquisition of Enkitec

The acquisition of Enkitec by Accenture has been now completed.

“This acquisition infuses a level of industry-leading talent into our Oracle Engineered Systems business,” said Derek Steelberg, global managing director of Oracle business for Accenture. “The combination of our infrastructure transformation expertise and Enkitec’s deep Oracle knowledge and skill set means that our clients can more quickly derive greater business value from their investments across the spectrum of Oracle technologies.” 

See full Accenture press release with details here.

Friday May 16, 2014

Accenture acquires Enkitec

Accenture to Expand Its Oracle Engineered Systems Capabilities with Acquisition of Enkitec

DALLAS, Texas; May 15, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Enkitec, an Oracle Platinum partner and a worldwide leader in Oracle Exadata implementations and Oracle database administration and development. The acquisition will bring Enkitec’s significant depth and breadth of expertise and specialization to Accenture’s Oracle business and will help simplify solution implementation, increase productivity and accelerate time to value with Oracle engineered systems for clients. Accenture will be well-positioned to help clients transform their data centers and business applications utilizing Oracle database technologies to improve performance, reduce costs and support innovation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Monday Apr 21, 2014

Top Exastack ISV Headlines: Kerridge, Accenture

  •  Kerridge achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized status with K8, an ERP Solution for distribution, merchant and wholesale/retail sectors. The online transactional processing saw a 12x increase in the volume throughput from previous benchmarks - Read more
  • Accenture achieves Oracle Exalogic Optimized status with AFPO, a unique accelerator for customer-facing solutions. Over 125 clients cut their implementation costs by up to thirty percent - Read more

Thursday Sep 12, 2013

Accenture Initiative: Data Center Transformation Based on Oracle Engineered Systems

Accenture and Oracle Launch Strategic Initiative to Deliver Data Center Transformation Solutions Based on Oracle Engineered Systems

New dedicated Accenture team to focus on accelerated data center optimization

Redwood Shores, Calif. and New York – September 11, 2013

Accenture and Oracle are launching a multi-year strategic initiative to bring the performance and flexibility of Oracle Engineered Systems to clients more quickly and cost-effectively. Accenture has created a set of solutions incorporating Oracle Engineered Systems into Accenture’s leading data center transformation consulting and outsourcing services. These solutions allow clients to ready their data centers to manage, process and analyze the huge amounts of data being generated in a digital world, and at the same time help reduce total cost of data center ownership through significant consolidation of servers, storage and networking components...

Read full press release here: Accenture -  Oracle

Tuesday Aug 06, 2013

Accenture on the Strategic Value of Oracle Platinum Services

Julian Dontcheff, Global Database Lead at Accenture, discusses why Oracle Engineered Systems and Oracle Platinum Services are strategic to Accenture and the partnership, how Accenture is advising customers to improve operational efficiency and reduce cost with Oracle Platinum Services, and some of the tangible benefits that customers are achieving. Watch the video: full length | short clip 

Tuesday Apr 16, 2013

Accenture Launches Center of Excellence Focusing on Oracle Engineered Systems

Accenture press release:

Accenture hosts Oracle Exadata, Exalogic and Exalytics environments to allow companies to “try before they buy” 

NEW YORK; April 16, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) launched a new Center of Excellence for Oracle Engineered Systems, hosted by the Accenture Innovation Centers for Oracle®, which will help enable faster and more cost-effective implementation of Oracle solutions for Accenture's clients globally. The virtual center is dedicated to accelerating the development, delivery and commercialization of business solutions based on Oracle’s Engineered Systems, including Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud and Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine. All of this will be provided to clients through a flexible, elastic cloud platform enabled by Oracle’s cloud technologies [...]

Read full press release


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