Thursday May 26, 2016

Oracle Cloud Platform Innovation 2016 Awards: deadline June 20th

Award Category:  Data Management

Are your customers using Data Management Innovations in the Oracle Cloud Platform to deliver unique business value? If so, submit a nomination today for the 2016 Oracle Excellence Awards for Oracle Cloud Platform Innovation as their Oracle Sales Partner or encourage them to submit their own nomination.

These highly coveted awards honor customers and their partners for their cutting-edge solutions and innovations using Oracle Cloud Platform. Winners are selected based on the uniqueness of their business case, business benefits, level of impact relative to the size of the organization, complexity and magnitude of implementation, and the originality of architecture.

Customer Winners receive a free pass to Oracle OpenWorld 2016 in San Francisco (September 18-September 22) and will be honored during a special event at OpenWorld.  Award Winners become great references as well!

Click here to submit your nomination today!

To be considered for this award, complete or have your clients complete the online nomination forms and submit before June 20th, 2016. For any questions email:

NOTE: The deadline to submit all nominations is 5pm Pacific on June 20th, 2016. Customers don't have to be in production to submit a nomination and nominations are for both Cloud and on-premises solutions.

Tuesday Dec 15, 2015

Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service Webcast: Dec 17th, 2015 - 18:00 CET (5pm UK)

Listen to Juan Loaiza, SVP Systems Technology, Oracle, in this webcast to learn how Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service brings the full power of Exadata to the cloud including all the benefits of Exadata performance and all the robust options of Oracle Database. It is 100% compatible with on-premises Oracle databases and all their applications to ensure a smooth and seamless transition to the cloud. With elastic pay-as you-grow dedicated Exadata configurations and infrastructure managed by Oracle experts, your IT needs can easily and seamlessly scale up or scale out as business demand.

Dec 17th, 2015 - 18:00 CET (5pm UK)

Register here

Tuesday Nov 17, 2015

New Oracle Database Hybrid Cloud e-Book

Just released - Oracle Database Cloud e-Book!

This new Database Cloud e-book provides you with a comprehensive look at Oracle Database Cloud solutions which offers full portability between your on-premises and cloud environments.  Businesses want to capitalize on new business opportunities quickly and bring new products to market faster. These ‘time to market demands’ are driving IT innovation and change. Database Clouds promise greater agility, lower risk and cost over traditional IT environments.  Most organizations will deploy some combination of private and public cloud (hybrid cloud) environment as there are advantages to each model. Oracle DBaaS solutions enable coexistence and migration between both on premises and private cloud deployments and allow for transparent movement of database workloads using the same architecture; same standards, same products, and same management.

Tuesday Oct 20, 2015

Database Cloud Business Value Tool

Use the business value tool to learn how a delivering DBaaS can help increase agility while decreasing costs.

Calculate the business benefits of Oracle Database as a Service in the Cloud.

Customers can follow a few simple steps to calculate the following benefits for their company:

  • Accelerate Database Deployment
  • Reduce IT Infrastructure Acquisition, Maintenance and Support Costs
  • Increase IT Productivity

See how much can be saved! 

Download the Database Cloud Tool Today!

Wednesday Oct 07, 2015

Oracle Database Cloud Service Trials Available Now

FREE 30-Day Trials allow prospects to enroll for a trial subscription to consolidate and manage databases as cloud services and accelerate analytical performance while achieving new levels of efficiency, security, and availability.

Take Action: Help spread the word to your prospects to sign up for the Oracle Database Cloud Service trials.

It’s simple:

Tuesday Aug 18, 2015

Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service

Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service brings the full power of the Oracle Exadata database platform to the cloud. With this service, customers can run Oracle databases in the cloud with the same functionality, performance, and availability of on-premises Oracle Exadata-based production databases, already in operation at thousands of mission-critical sites worldwide. Oracle databases deployed in the cloud as part of this service are 100 percent compatible with those that are deployed on premises, enabling a smooth migration to the cloud, as well as a seamless transition to a hybrid cloud strategy.

Tuesday Jun 23, 2015

Oracle Database Backup Service - New collateral

Today’s organizations are increasingly adopting cloud-based IT solutions and migrating on-premises workloads to public clouds. 

As part of the Oracle Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) portfolio, Oracle Database Backup Service is a cloud-based storage solution for Oracle Database backups. This cost effective, scalable, low-cost backup solution can be used to consolidate storage infrastructure or as an integral part of a multi-tier database backup and recovery strategy.

New collateral is available for you to use and share with your customers.

Watch the animated demo to learn the benefits Oracle Database Backup Service offers your organization.

Read the Oracle Database Backup Service Solution Brief.

Tuesday Jun 16, 2015

New Enterprise Manager Release Allows Customers to Manage Their Hybrid Cloud from a Single Interface

Oracle is today announcing Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 5, which simplifies the journey to the cloud.  For the first time, you will be able to manage your hybrid cloud as one, from a single pane of glass.

According to a recent Computerworld survey, cloud consumers are struggling with security issues, integration headaches and performance concerns in public and hybrid cloud environments.

The latest release of Oracle Enterprise Manager addresses these concerns through new enhancements that manage, migrate, test and deploy applications and databases across hybrid clouds, with 100% reuse of existing management tools and practices.  These enhancements will provide centralized visibility and control to Oracle customers on their cloud journey, while helping to ensure that their existing company-wide standards are applied across the estate.

Read the full blog announcement here

Don't miss the announcement webcast on June 25

Monday Jun 15, 2015

EMEA PartnerCast: Cloud and Engineered Systems - July 1

Digital Transformation is disrupting the way we all do business - changing the way we think and work. New skills and new approaches, together with a solid digital platform, are needed to face the challenges ahead. David Callaghan, Senior Vice-President Oracle EMEA Alliances & Channels and his studio guests will be taking an in-depth look at those themes in the upcoming Oracle 'In Touch' PartnerCast on Wednesday, July 1 @ 10:30am UK / 11:30am CET. Register today!

Tuesday May 19, 2015

On Demand webcast: Best Practices for Migrating On-Premises Databases to the Cloud

Oracle Multitenant is helping organizations reduce IT costs by simplifying database consolidation, provisioning, upgrades, and more. Now you can combine the advantages of multitenant databases with the benefits of the cloud by leveraging Database as a Service (DBaaS). In this session, you’ll learn about key best practices for moving your pluggable databases from on-premises environments to the Oracle Database Cloud  and back again. 

Watch the on-demand webcast here: Best Practices for Migrating On-Premises Databases to the Cloud

Monday May 11, 2015

Harvard Business Review: Cloud Computing Comes of Age

Oracle has sponsored a global study conducted by Harvard Business Review titled: "Cloud Computing Comes of Age." The report shows how organizations are under pressure to identify new business opportunities and innovate faster as cloud computing evolves. Download the report and discover how customers are using the cloud.

Tuesday Dec 04, 2012

Capgemini report - Business Cloud: The State of Play Shifts Rapidly

Capgemini has published a recent survey on the state of play of cloud adoption. The report indicates "clear evidence that the business, rather than purely IT, is becoming involved in driving Cloud strategy, and pioneering its use for ‘edge’ growth initiatives." 

Ron Tolido, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Applications Continental Europe at Capgemini, was one of the keynote speakers at our Exadata & Manageability Partner Community event in Istanbul in March. He is one of the drivers of this survey. Read his article "3 Key Cloud Insights for 2013".

You an download the full report here:  "Business Cloud: The State of Play Shifts Rapidly - Fresh Insights into Cloud Adoption Trends"

Friday Sep 02, 2011

Next Webcast in Discover the Cloud Advantage for Databases External Series Is on September 8

Next Webcast in Discover the Cloud Advantage for Databases External Series Is on September 8

Oracle is hosting a monthly external Webcast series, Discover the Cloud Advantage for Databases, through November 2011, and Oracle customers, partners, and employees are invited to participate in one or all of the upcoming live Webcasts. The next one will be held on Thursday, September 8, at 10 a.m. PT.


A private cloud enables organizations to consolidate workloads onto a shared infrastructure. Analysts predict that within a few years the private cloud market will be nearly a US$16 billion industry. During our live Webcast, Database Consolidation onto Private Clouds, Oracle's William Hardie, VP of database product marketing, and Mark Townsend, VP of product management, will discuss how customers can save millions consolidating database onto private clouds and more.


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