Thursday May 05, 2016

Oracle Buys Opower: Together, Oracle and Opower will Become the Largest Provider of Mission-Critical Cloud Services to the $2.3 Trillion Utilities Industry

On May 2, 2016, Oracle announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Opower, the leading provider of customer engagement and energy efficiency cloud services to utilities. The proposed transaction is expected to close in 2016. Until the transaction closes, Oracle and Opower will continue to operate independently. 

Opower’s solutions enable over 100 global utilities, such as PG&E, Exelon and National Grid to deliver a modern digital customer experience.

Opower’s big data platform stores and analyzes over 600 billion meter reads from 60 million utility end customers, enabling utilities to proactively meet regulatory requirements, decrease the cost to serve, and improve customer satisfaction.

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Oracle Buys Textura: Adds Leading Construction Contracts and Payment Management Cloud Services to the Oracle Engineering and Construction Industry Cloud Platform

On April 28, 2016, Oracle announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Textura, a leading provider of construction contracts and payment management cloud services. The proposed transaction is expected to close in 2016. Until the transaction closes, Oracle and Textura will continue to operate independently.

Textura's cloud services process $3.4 billion in payments for over 6,000 projects each month, helping keep projects on time and under budget while reducing risk for developers, contractors and subcontractors.

Textura offers its cloud services in a consumption model preferred by the engineering and construction industry whereby the companies involved pay based on project activity.

Further, usage of Textura's cloud services creates a network effect that benefits all participants as more than 85,000 general and subcontractors are connected to the platform.

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Oracle Buys Crosswise: Strengthens Oracle's Data as a Service Offering

On April 14, 2016, Oracle announced it signed an agreement to acquire Crosswise, a leading provider of machine-learning based cross-device data which enables marketers and premium publishers to realize the benefits of cross-device advertising, personalization and analytics. The transaction has closed.

Crosswise's innovative technology processes over one petabyte of user and device activity data from billions of unique devices every month.

By applying advanced data science and proprietary machine-learning techniques to this data, Crosswise constructs a new probabilistic Device Map™ matching multiple devices to individual users in an accurate, scalable and high quality manner. 

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Oracle and Ravello Systems

On February 22, 2016, Oracle signed an agreement to acquire Ravello Systems. All Ravello employees will be joining Oracle as part of Oracle Public Cloud. The transaction has closed. 

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Oracle Buys AddThis: Strengthens Oracle's Data as a Service Offering

On January 5, 2016 Oracle announced that it signed an agreement to acquire AddThis, a leading provider of publisher personalization, audience insight and activation tools that powers 15 million websites and enables unmatched audience segment quality, scale and insight. The transaction has closed.

Oracle Data Cloud is the fastest growing global Data as a Service (DaaS) business, operating the most accurate data ID Graph™ to enable understanding of consumer behavior across all media channels.

Oracle Data Cloud ingests third-party data, extracts value, and activates the data to drive insights and harness this knowledge for targeting, personalization and measurement. With the addition of AddThis, Oracle Data Cloud's offering is expected to deliver unprecedented levels of audience insight, measurement and reach. 

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Oracle and StackEngine

On December 18, 2015 Oracle signed and closed an agreement to acquire StackEngine. All StackEngine employees will be joining Oracle as part of Oracle Public Cloud.  

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Friday Aug 21, 2015

Oracle Buys Maxymiser: Extends Oracle Marketing Cloud’s Leadership with the Industry’s Most Powerful Solution for Optimizing Web and Mobile Customer Experiences

On August 20, 2015, Oracle announced that it signed an agreement to acquire Maxymiser, extending Oracle Marketing Cloud's leadership with the industry's most powerful solution for optimizing web and mobile customer experiences. The transaction is expected to close in 2015. Maxymiser is a leading provider of cloud-based software that enables marketers to test, target and personalize what a customer sees on a Web page or app, substantially increasing engagement and revenue. Maxymiser optimizes over 20 billion customer experiences per month for more than 250 prominent brands. Learn more.

Tuesday Dec 23, 2014

Oracle Buys Datalogix: Creates the World’s Most Valuable Data Cloud to Maximize the Power of Digital Marketing

On December 22, 2014 Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Datalogix to extend Oracle Data Cloud with industry-leading solutions for data-driven marketing to inform and measure cross-channel digital marketing. The proposed transaction is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions. Until the transaction closes, each company will continue to operate independently, and it is business as usual. Learn More.

Monday Dec 08, 2014

Partner Webcast Presentation: Oracle Acquisition of TOA Technologies - Introducing the Newest Pillar in Oracle's Service Cloud Offering

Oracle hosted a special partner webcast on December 2, 2014, detailing the go-to-market opportunities with the newest pillar in Oracle's Service Cloud offering: Oracle Service Cloud's Field Service Solution. Download the presentation slides here!

Monday Sep 22, 2014

Oracle Buys Front Porch Digital

On September 14, Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Front Porch Digital, a leading provider of content storage management solutions that help companies migrate, manage, and monetize large-scale media assets. The combination of Oracle with Front Porch Digital is expected to create the most comprehensive enterprise-grade cloud and on-premise content storage management solution to help organizations efficiently manage the growing complexities associated with the migration, integration, storage, and delivery of rich media content.

Monday Aug 04, 2014

Oracle Buys TOA Technologies

On July 31, 2014, Oracle announced that it signed an agreement to acquire TOA Technologies (TOA), adding the leading Field Service SaaS to Oracle Service Cloud and Oracle ERP cloud solutions to deliver effective and timely home- and facility-based customer service. The transaction is expected to close in 2014. Learn More.

Monday Jun 30, 2014

Oracle Buys MICROS Systems

On June 23, 2014, Oracle announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire MICROS Systems, Inc., a provider of integrated software and hardware solutions to the Hospitality and Retail industries. The proposed transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2014. Until the transaction closes, Oracle and MICROS will continue to operate independently and it is business as usual. Learn More.

Oracle Buys LiveLOOK

On June 20, 2014 Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire LiveLOOK to strengthen Oracle Service Cloud with leading co-browse functionality to improve customer experiences through connected real-time engagements. The proposed transaction is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions. Until the transaction closes, each company will continue to operate independently, and it is business as usual. Learn More.

Tuesday Mar 04, 2014

Oracle Buys Bluekai

On February 24, 2014 Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire BlueKai to extend the world's largest Marketing Cloud with the leading Data Management Platform to personalize marketing programs and customer experience. The proposed transaction is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions. Until the transaction closes, each company will continue to operate independently, and it is business as usual.

 

Monday Jan 27, 2014

Oracle Buys Corente

On January 7, 2014, Oracle announced that it has agreed to acquire Corente, a leading provider of software defined networking (SDN) technology for wide area networks (WAN). The proposed transaction is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions. Until the transaction closes, each company will continue to operate independently, and it is business as usual. Learn More