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Oracle buys DataScience.com

Posted on: 16th May, 2018

Oracle has signed an agreement to acquire DataScience.com. The product empowers data scientists to deliver insights in less time with self-service access to open source tools, data and computing resources. Organisations like Amgen, Rio Tinto and Sonos use the DataScience.com platform to improve productivity, reduce operational costs and deploy machine learning solutions faster to power…

Oracle has signed an agreement to acquire DataScience.com. The product empowers data scientists to deliver insights in less time with self-service access to open source tools, data and computing resources. Organisations like Amgen, Rio Tinto and Sonos use the DataScience.com platform to improve productivity, reduce operational costs and deploy machine learning solutions faster to power their digital transformations.

“With the combination of Oracle and DataScience.com, customers will be able to harness a single data science platform to more effectively leverage machine learning and big data for predictive analysis and improved business results”, said Amit Zavery, Executive Vice President of Oracle Cloud Platform.

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Oracle acquires British adtech firm Grapeshot

Posted on: 25th April, 2018

Oracle has announced the acquisition of British marketing technology firm Grapeshot. Grapeshot protects brands by keeping ad placements away from unsafe content. The firm works with over 5,000 marketers, processing 38 billion programmatic ad impressions per month. Grapeshot’s features will complement those of Moat, which Oracle acquired last year. “The acquisition of Grapeshot will dramatically…

Oracle has announced the acquisition of British marketing technology firm Grapeshot. Grapeshot protects brands by keeping ad placements away from unsafe content. The firm works with over 5,000 marketers, processing 38 billion programmatic ad impressions per month. Grapeshot’s features will complement those of Moat, which Oracle acquired last year.

“The acquisition of Grapeshot will dramatically expand Oracle Data Cloud’s ability to improve marketing outcomes for our partners worldwide by adding the important dimension of context to Oracle Data Cloud’s expertise in audiences and measurement,” an Oracle statement said.

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IFS WoCo 2018 starts on 1st May – meet Pro DBA

Posted on: 25th April, 2018

IFS World Conference 2018 in Atlanta kicks off on 1st May for “three days that could change your business forever”. The event promises to showcase a new range of product releases in IFS Applications, IFS Field Service Management and other IFS solutions. Pro DBA will be there to describe our latest line-up of IFS support…

IFS World Conference 2018 in Atlanta kicks off on 1st May for “three days that could change your business forever”. The event promises to showcase a new range of product releases in IFS Applications, IFS Field Service Management and other IFS solutions.

Pro DBA will be there to describe our latest line-up of IFS support products. Join us at stand 15 for a chat, chocolates and a chance to reach our golf game leaderboard.

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Oracle says Pentagon outsourcing plan makes “no sense”

Posted on: 19th April, 2018

Oracle CEO Safra Catz says the Pentagon plan to find a single cloud-computing provider for the US Defense Department’s requirements. “It just made no sense”, said Catz. “I never heard of something like a single cloud and I would challenge anyone to point at a significant commercial customer who has one cloud”. Catz also suggested…

Oracle CEO Safra Catz says the Pentagon plan to find a single cloud-computing provider for the US Defense Department’s requirements.

“It just made no sense”, said Catz. “I never heard of something like a single cloud and I would challenge anyone to point at a significant commercial customer who has one cloud”. Catz also suggested the procurement process favours Amazon’s AWS, and said “I have no idea why anyone would think that is a good idea”.

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Oracle’s Moat now detects invalid traffic

Posted on: 12th April, 2018

Oracle’s Moat, a SaaS analytics measurement provider for marketers and publishers on Oracle Data Cloud, has announced new capabilities to detect invalid traffic including that from sophisticated bots. Moat’s new functionality uses features from recent acquisitions, Zenedge and Dyn. “The threat of invalid traffic impacts the overall health of our ecosystem,” said Luis Di Como,…

Oracle’s Moat, a SaaS analytics measurement provider for marketers and publishers on Oracle Data Cloud, has announced new capabilities to detect invalid traffic including that from sophisticated bots. Moat’s new functionality uses features from recent acquisitions, Zenedge and Dyn.

“The threat of invalid traffic impacts the overall health of our ecosystem,” said Luis Di Como, Senior Vice President of Media, Unilever. “Now more than ever we need technology offerings, like Moat’s platform, that deliver greater transparency and accountability by providing advanced metrics. It’s equally important that solutions providers work with the MRC to meet its rigorous standards for traffic validation and filtration.”

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Oracle UK Cloud Region now available

Posted on: 10th April, 2018

Oracle has announced the immediate availability of enhanced cloud services in the UK. The UK Region consists of three separate, high bandwidth, low latency sites that run independently to guarantee fault tolerance. Oracle Cloud Platform services including Oracle Autonomous Database, Oracle Exadata and Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC), as well as new services leveraging AI…

Oracle has announced the immediate availability of enhanced cloud services in the UK.

The UK Region consists of three separate, high bandwidth, low latency sites that run independently to guarantee fault tolerance. Oracle Cloud Platform services including Oracle Autonomous Database, Oracle Exadata and Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC), as well as new services leveraging AI and Blockchain, will be available in the region.

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Oracle beats earnings forecast – revenue just short of estimates

Posted on: 20th March, 2018

Oracle shares dropped over 6% after it announced cloud revenues of $1.57bn, up 31.7% but short of analysts’ $1.59bn estimate. Excluding items, Oracle earned 83 cents per share, beating analyst expectations of 72 cents per share. On-premises software licence sales rose nearly 4% to $6.42bn. “Our Cloud SaaS applications business is rapidly approaching $5 billion…and…

Oracle shares dropped over 6% after it announced cloud revenues of $1.57bn, up 31.7% but short of analysts’ $1.59bn estimate. Excluding items, Oracle earned 83 cents per share, beating analyst expectations of 72 cents per share. On-premises software licence sales rose nearly 4% to $6.42bn.

“Our Cloud SaaS applications business is rapidly approaching $5 billion…and it’s still early days,” said CEO Mark Hurd.

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Oracle Health Sciences Clinical One named finalist in CARE awards

Posted on: 15th March, 2018

The Oracle Health Sciences Clinical One product is a finalist for the Best Sponsor-Focused Technological Development category in the 2018 Clinical and Research Excellence (CARE) Awards. “The CARE Awards honor the world’s best innovators in life sciences,” said Karen Currie, Executive Director, Editorial, Pharma Intelligence and Chair of the 2018 CARE Awards judging panel. “Technology…

The Oracle Health Sciences Clinical One product is a finalist for the Best Sponsor-Focused Technological Development category in the 2018 Clinical and Research Excellence (CARE) Awards.

“The CARE Awards honor the world’s best innovators in life sciences,” said Karen Currie, Executive Director, Editorial, Pharma Intelligence and Chair of the 2018 CARE Awards judging panel. “Technology plays a fundamental role in clinical trials and safe and effective drug development, which is why our independent expert panel of judges selected Oracle’s Clinical One platform as a finalist”, she added.

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Oracle Challenger Series crowns first winners

Posted on: 5th March, 2018

Oracle’s new Challenger Series, designed to help young American tennis players succeed, has crowned its first winners at Indian Wells. The series offers an automatic wild-card into the main draw of the BNP Paribas Open for the two American men and the two American women with the most cumulative points. Top points scoring American man,…

Oracle’s new Challenger Series, designed to help young American tennis players succeed, has crowned its first winners at Indian Wells.

The series offers an automatic wild-card into the main draw of the BNP Paribas Open for the two American men and the two American women with the most cumulative points. Top points scoring American man, Taylor Fritz, qualified for the BNP Paribas Open of his own accord. The automatic spots therefore went to Bradley Klahn and Reilly Opelka, who finished second and third behind Fritz. The two female qualifiers were Danielle Collins and 16-year-old Amanda Anismova.

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Oracle to build 12 new cloud data centres

Posted on: 21st February, 2018

Oracle will build six new data centres in Asia, two in Europe, two in Canada and two in the USA, quadrupling its cloud data centre count. The expansion allows Oracle to take on current cloud leaders Amazon, Google and Microsoft. http://bit.ly/2Gyw4Vg

Oracle will build six new data centres in Asia, two in Europe, two in Canada and two in the USA, quadrupling its cloud data centre count. The expansion allows Oracle to take on current cloud leaders Amazon, Google and Microsoft.

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