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Employees are digital consumers primarily, says HCM, Oracle APAC

Employees are digital consumers primarily, says HCM, Oracle APAC

New Delhi [India], Feb. 15 : Oracle Corporation released a Global Engagement Study on Wednesday that included feedback from nearly 5,000 full-time employees at organisations with 250 or more employees.

The study indicated that equipping employees with the latest technology, accessible leaders and strong company values are important factors that ultimately reflect an employee's success or failure within the company.

Yahoo strikes deal with Oracle to promote Yahoo search

Yahoo strikes deal with Oracle to promote Yahoo search

According to reports, Yahoo could soon add its users to its search engine, without knowing about it. The company's Chief Executive Marissa Mayer announced a partnership with Oracle that is intended to bring more users to try Yahoo search. He was speaking at the company's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.

Users installing or updating Oracle's Java software will be encouraged to make Yahoo their browser's default search engine and home page, beginning from this month.

Larry Ellison announced new additions to Oracle Cloud Platform Monday

Larry Ellison announced new additions to Oracle Cloud Platform Monday

On Monday, Oracle Corp founder and executive chairman Larry Ellison said that his company is expanding its cloud-computing offerings, which is called the Oracle Cloud Platform.

The expansion is a major new step for Oracle as the company is shifting its traditional database and customer relationship management businesses to the cloud.

The cloud business is running at a rate of about US$2.3bil (RM8.6bil) a year in revenue, based on last quarter's figures. Amazon and Microsoft get about US$6.3 bil (RM23.5bil) each in cloud revenue per year.

Oracle hires David Donatelli to run its converged infrastructure business

Oracle hires David Donatelli to run its converged infrastructure business

Technology Corporation Oracle has hired HP executive David Donatelli as executive vice president to lead company's hardware business.

Donatelli will report directly to CEO Mark Hurd and will be responsible for the company's infrastructure offerings including Oracle's engineered systems, server, storage, networking and tape products.

He will also help the company respond to customer demand for Oracle's hardware solutions that operate in a hybrid cloud environment.

Donatelli served as executive vice president and general manager of the Enterprise Group at Hewlett-Packard (HP) recently. He was responsible for enterprise hardware business, which includes storage, server, networking and converged infrastructure solutions.

Oracle to generate $1 billion revenue from new SaaS and PaaS segments this year

Oracle to generate $1 billion revenue from new SaaS and PaaS segments this year

On Tuesday, Oracle's top executives said that the company expects to generate more than $1 billion in new software-as-a-service (SaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) business in 2015.

This will put oracle in direct competition with Salesforce. com in the cloud market. During Oracle's quarterly earnings call, the company's Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison told financial analysts that people won't have to wait any longer to know who's going to sell the most SaaS and PaaS this year.

Oracle's SaaS and PaaS revenue grew by 30% to $372 million in the quarter that ended on February 28, the third of Oracle's fiscal year.

Oracle nears $5 bn deal for Micros Systems: Report

OracleOracle Corp is likely to buy Micros Systems in a USD5 billion deal, expected to be announced as early as Monday morning, an international newspaper has reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.

The takeover would value Micros at more than USD67 a share, the newspaper said.

Micros Systems makes point-of-sale hardware and software for restaurants and hotels. Oracle has been rolling out its own cloud-based products and acquiring smaller cloud companies such as marketing software maker Responsys Inc.

The deal, if confirmed, would be Oracle`s largest acquisition since it bought Sun Microsystems for USD5.6 billion in 2009.

Oracle to sell stake in OFSS for meeting regulatory requirements

Oracle to sell stake in OFSS for meeting regulatory requirementsGlobal IT giant, Oracle has said on Wednesday that it would sell 5.3 per cent stake in Oracle Financial Services Software (OFSS) to comply with regulatory requirements in India.

Oracle leases 50K sq ft office space in Bandra Kurla Complex

Oracle leases 50K sq ft office space in Bandra Kurla Complex American software services giant Oracle has leased 50,000 square feet space in the First International Financial Centre (FIFC) in Mumbai's secondary business district Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC).

Oracle has confirmed that it has leased the space at a price of Rs 340 a square feet per month, or Rs 20 crore a year.

Normally, office rentals in the BKC range between Rs 275 and Rs 290 per square feet per month.

Oracle announces plans to acquire private cloud software provider Nimbula

Oracle announces plans to acquire private cloud software provider NimbulaEnterprise software bigwig Oracle has revealed in a recent announcement that it is acquiring cloud infrastructure management software startup Nimbula, which was founded by Amazon EC2 veterans Chris Pinkham and Willem van Biljon.

Even though Oracle stopped short of giving too many details about its Nimbula acquisition, the financial terms of which remained officially undisclosed, it is being reported that the acquisition deal will probably materialize in the first half of 2013.

DHS’ CERT still advising computer users to disable Java on their Web browsers

DHS’ CERT still advising computer users to disable Java on their Web browsersWith security experts disclosing that Oracle's Java software still contains security vulnerabilities, even after the company's Sunday release of a software update to patch the recently-detected flaws in the Java 7 program, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)'s Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) is persisting with its advice to the computer users to disable Java on their Web browsers.

Apple releases OS X update to remove Java from Mac web browsers

Apple releases OS X update to remove Java from Mac web browsersClose on the heels of Oracle's earlier-this-week fix for Java, Apple recently released Java for OS X 2012-006 1.0 update, which essentially does away with the company's Java applet plug-in from all Mac web browsers, including Apple's own Safari browser.

The latest OS X Java update released by Apple automatically uninstalls the Java applet plug-in from the web browsers; with the result that users who wish to have their browsers run the Java applet will now have to download an applet straight from Oracle.

SAP’s Steve Lucas on Oracle: 'More hardware, very little substance'

SAP’s Steve Lucas on Oracle: 'More hardware, very little substance'SAP's Executive VP of database and technology, Steve Lucas, has reacted strongly to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's swipe at HANA - the in-memory database server offering from SAP - in his keynote address at Oracle OpenWorld trade show.

While eulogizing Oracle's capabilities in public as well as private cloud computing, Ellison had - in his keynote address at Oracle's five-day annual trade show - described the company's newest 26TB Exadata X3 in-memory database server as the "world's fastest computer for business."

Oracle on its way to become the Apple of the enterprise

Oracle on its way to become the Apple of the enterpriseIf the keynote speeches and press briefings at Oracle annual OpenWorld trade show in San Francisco are any indication, Oracle is apparently well on its way to become the Apple of the enterprise.

All the proceedings at the OpenWorld event this week highlighted one big message from Oracle: the company's strategic positioning in the fleshed-out cloud arena to develop nearly all kinds of hardware and software components which may be required by enterprise --- a feat, which according to Oracle's claims, no other enterprise company can boast!

Oracle CEO: Social networking should be fundamental technology for other cloud apps

Oracle CEO: Social networking should be fundamental technology for other cloud appsOn Tuesday, at Oracle's annual OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, the database giant said that rather than being merely a "marketing application," social networking should serve as a fundamental technology for other cloud applications.

Nokia to announce mapping deal with Oracle

Nokia to announce mapping deal with OracleAccording to a new Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report, Finnish handset-maker Nokia and bigwig tech company Oracle have apparently worked out an agreement under which Oracle's customers will be able to access Nokia's mapping technology.

As per the WSJ report, citing confirmation by a spokesperson of Nokia, the Nokia-Oracle deal - which comes close on the heels of Nokia's similar mapping agreements with Groupon and Amazon - will probably be announced at the forthcoming OracleWorld conference in San Francisco on Monday.

New critical vulnerability detected in Java

New critical vulnerability detected in Java According to the claims of security researchers, a new, critical vulnerability has been detected in Java; and the vulnerability can fully circumvent the security sandbox which has been implemented in a number of Java versions.

Stating the new Java flaw-related claim on the Full Disclosure mailing list, Adam Gowdiak - founder and CEO of Security Explorations, which announced the flaw - said that the newly-detected vulnerability affects "all latest versions of Oracle Java SE software."

Oracle to continue to port its database and other software to HP’s Itanium servers

HP-ItaniumAfter a last-month ruling by Santa Clara Superior Court Judge James Kleinberg that Oracle was contractually obligated to continue providing support Hewlett-Packard (HP)’s Itanium-based servers, Oracle said in a Tuesday statement that it will carry on Itanium server support for HP.

The court’s ruling came in the high-profile Oracle-HP lawsuit, which HP had filed after Oracle revealed in a March 2011 announcement that it would discontinue the development of new versions of its software for Itanium.

Oracle releases "out-of-cycle" security patch to address Java 7 vulnerabilities

Oracle releases "out-of-cycle" security patch to address Java 7 vulnerabilitiesIn a recent announcement, Oracle said that it has released an "out-of-cycle" security patch for addressing the Java 7 vulnerabilities which have been identified by security researchers, and have apparently been “widely exploited” by hackers.

Oracle fixes critical hole in Java, apparently knew about the issue for months

Oracle fixes critical hole in Java, apparently knew about the issue for monthsIn a move which security researchers at Security Explorations feel is a positive step by Oracle to protect Java users against critical vulnerabilities, Oracle has issued an emergency update which closes a dangerous security hole in its Java 7 software that hackers have apparently been using to deploy malware.

Judge Alsup orders Google to disclose names of ‘paid’ advocates

Judge Alsup orders Google to disclose names of ‘paid’ advocatesOn Monday, US District Judge William Alsup, who presided over the Google-Oracle patent-infringement trial in federal court in San Francisco, ordered Google for the second time to disclose the names of its `paid' advocates in the case.

Judge Alsup's second order came after Google's non-compliance with the August 7 order, which required both Oracle and Google to name the commentators and authors who were paid by them to write about the ongoing copyright case involving the two high-profile companies.




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