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Oracle picks 6 Brazilian startups for Cloud Accelerator program

Posted on: 14th August, 2017

Oracle has picked 6 Brazilian startups as the first to take part in the local version of its Cloud Accelerator program. The companies will enjoy Oracle cloud products free of charge, and will also have access to Oracle executives, customers and potential investors. The startups are Loco Media (location-based customer engagement platform), Intelipost (cloud logistics…

Oracle has picked 6 Brazilian startups as the first to take part in the local version of its Cloud Accelerator program. The companies will enjoy Oracle cloud products free of charge, and will also have access to Oracle executives, customers and potential investors.

The startups are Loco Media (location-based customer engagement platform), Intelipost (cloud logistics management), Netshow.me (real-time content broadcaster), Nexus Edge (AI digital advertising platform), NMIND (market analytics) and Runrun.it (workforce productivity).

“We were excited to see the initial reaction from the Brazilian startup community – all ventures with disruptive projects and great ideas for global opportunities,” said Reggie Bradford, senior vice president of the ecosystem of startups and acceleration at Oracle.

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ARC names IFS Leader in Aerospace and Defence EAM Software

Posted on: 10th August, 2017

ARC Advisory Group has named IFS as the number one vendor of enterprise asset management (EAM) software in the aerospace and defence sector for the ninth consecutive year. ARC’s market research study found that IFS has increased its share of the market, giving it a large lead over rival vendors. http://prn.to/2vmjbLc

ARC Advisory Group has named IFS as the number one vendor of enterprise asset management (EAM) software in the aerospace and defence sector for the ninth consecutive year.

ARC’s market research study found that IFS has increased its share of the market, giving it a large lead over rival vendors.

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Oracle Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management

Posted on: 9th August, 2017

Gartner has placed Oracle in the leader quadrant for Web Content Management. According to Gartner, Oracle’s Content and Experience Cloud Strategy, with “content enriched data,” is geared to transcend outmoded boundaries between content and data. It promises the versatility and comprehensiveness to support a broad range of initiatives, including marketing, commerce, service and partner relationship…

Gartner has placed Oracle in the leader quadrant for Web Content Management. According to Gartner, Oracle’s Content and Experience Cloud Strategy, with “content enriched data,” is geared to transcend outmoded boundaries between content and data. It promises the versatility and comprehensiveness to support a broad range of initiatives, including marketing, commerce, service and partner relationship management, plus employee experience and supply chain management.

“We believe this placement is further validation of Oracle’s continued momentum in the content as a service space and larger PaaS and SaaS market,” said Amit Zavery, senior vice president, product development, Oracle Cloud Platform.

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Oracle announces Oracle Banking Payments solution

Posted on: 8th August, 2017

Oracle has announced the worldwide availability of its Oracle Banking Payments solution. The offering is said to help banks compartmentalise payments messaging, message transformation and payment processing. “With Oracle Banking Payments, financial institutions can improve straight through processing, support real-time and immediate payment settlement and reduce time-to-market while driving innovation”, said Chet Kamat, senior VP,…

Oracle has announced the worldwide availability of its Oracle Banking Payments solution. The offering is said to help banks compartmentalise payments messaging, message transformation and payment processing.

“With Oracle Banking Payments, financial institutions can improve straight through processing, support real-time and immediate payment settlement and reduce time-to-market while driving innovation”, said Chet Kamat, senior VP, Oracle Financial Services.

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Oracle, SafeLogic and OpenSSL partner to develop nextgen FIPS module

Posted on: 3rd August, 2017

Oracle, OpenSSL and SafeLogic have announced seed investment to develop the next generation open source OpenSSL 1.1 FIPS 140-2 module. “Given the complexity of the task at hand, we encourage other software vendors to join us in and donate to this project to deliver a free, open-source FIPS module that will benefit everyone”, said Jim…

Oracle, OpenSSL and SafeLogic have announced seed investment to develop the next generation open source OpenSSL 1.1 FIPS 140-2 module.

“Given the complexity of the task at hand, we encourage other software vendors to join us in and donate to this project to deliver a free, open-source FIPS module that will benefit everyone”, said Jim Wright, Chief Architect, Open Source Policy, Strategy, Compliance and Alliances at Oracle.

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Oracle introduces Oracle Cloud Applications Release 13

Posted on: 3rd August, 2017

Oracle has announced the latest version of Oracle Cloud Applications, which contains significant new capabilities and enhancements. The latest release includes new capabilities and enhancements across Oracle Supply Chain Management (SCM) Cloud, Oracle Customer Experience (CX) Cloud Suite, Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud and Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud. In addition, Oracle has…

Oracle has announced the latest version of Oracle Cloud Applications, which contains significant new capabilities and enhancements.

The latest release includes new capabilities and enhancements across Oracle Supply Chain Management (SCM) Cloud, Oracle Customer Experience (CX) Cloud Suite, Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud and Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud. In addition, Oracle has enhanced the user experience across Oracle Cloud Applications to help customers personalise their experience and further improve productivity, insight, and collaboration.

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ABC Fine Wine & Spirits upgrades Oracle Retail Xstore Point-of-Service

Posted on: 31st July, 2017

US wine and spirits retailer ABC Fine Wine & Spirits has upgraded their Point-of-Service solution to utilise new Xstore Point-of-Service functionality and improve customer experience. “With the implementation, we were able to reduce our number of customizations by over 80%”, said Tina Burleigh, Director of Store Systems. “With the latest innovations in our Xstore Point-of-Service,…

US wine and spirits retailer ABC Fine Wine & Spirits has upgraded their Point-of-Service solution to utilise new Xstore Point-of-Service functionality and improve customer experience.

“With the implementation, we were able to reduce our number of customizations by over 80%”, said Tina Burleigh, Director of Store Systems. “With the latest innovations in our Xstore Point-of-Service, ABC Fine Wine & Spirits can provide a single, 360-degree view of its customers in real time for all touchpoints to facilitate more meaningful engagements”, said Ray Carlin, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Retail.

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TGI Fridays first UK bar to use Bar Tab from Oracle and Mastercard

Posted on: 20th July, 2017

TGI Fridays has announced the launch of Bar Tab in Leicester Square, London. Bar Tab from Oracle and Mastercard allows customers to pay bar tabs using their smartphone. The application will be integrated into Oracle Hospitality’s restaurant management platform and Masterpass, the digital payment service. TGI Fridays will roll out the app to 80 more…

TGI Fridays has announced the launch of Bar Tab in Leicester Square, London. Bar Tab from Oracle and Mastercard allows customers to pay bar tabs using their smartphone. The application will be integrated into Oracle Hospitality’s restaurant management platform and Masterpass, the digital payment service.

TGI Fridays will roll out the app to 80 more UK locations by the end of 2017.

“With Bar Tab, we’re able to offer our diners the freedom to settle their bills on-demand, with this quicker and more convenient payment platform”, said Jeremy Dunderdale, Head of Business Solutions at TGI Fridays UK.

“TGI Fridays can now offer its customers a quicker, more convenient experience that empowers staff to provide more welcoming bar experiences while reducing the number of unpaid tabs at the end of the night”, said Dale Grant, Senior VP Food and Beverage Oracle Hospitality.

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Oracle latest critical patch update is biggest ever

Posted on: 19th July, 2017

Oracle’s July critical patch update contains 308 bug fixes, making it the biggest ever. Oracle Fusion Middleware gets the most (31) fixes for remotely exploitable flaws, and Java SE gets 28 fixes for flaws that could be exploited remotely. Updates are available for Oracle Database Server, Oracle Enterprise Manager, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Hyperion, Oracle…

Oracle’s July critical patch update contains 308 bug fixes, making it the biggest ever. Oracle Fusion Middleware gets the most (31) fixes for remotely exploitable flaws, and Java SE gets 28 fixes for flaws that could be exploited remotely.

Updates are available for Oracle Database Server, Oracle Enterprise Manager, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Hyperion, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Industry Applications (Communications, Retail, and Hospitality), Oracle Primavera, Oracle Sun Products, Oracle Java SE, and Oracle MySQL.

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Oracle to hire 1,000 new staff in European cloud push

Posted on: 18th July, 2017

Oracle plans to drive cloud sales in the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions with 1,000 new sales reps by January 2018. “The simple reason why we are doing this is that we have got a lot more to offer customers and because of our growth in cloud over the last year”, said Dermot O’Kelly,…

Oracle plans to drive cloud sales in the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions with 1,000 new sales reps by January 2018.

“The simple reason why we are doing this is that we have got a lot more to offer customers and because of our growth in cloud over the last year”, said Dermot O’Kelly, SVP for Oracle UK, Ireland and Israel.

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