The Middle East Oracle User Group (MEOUG) will conduct its annual meeting on March 24th and 25th at the Palm Atlantis hotel in Dubai. Since 2008, the group has been providing a forum for its customers to share success stories, issues and learn more about Oracle’s suite of products.
Oracle has released a series of Big Data products that aggregate and analyse data from Hadoop, NoSQL and SQL technologies
Oracle and Samsung Electronics have reportedly forged a new partnership through which they will work together to deliver mobile cloud services.
Larry Ellison has opened a new front in his battle with Cisco Systems and EMC, launching new Oracle hardware on Wednesday that he claims will be the cheapest on the market.
AMMROC, the Abu Dhabi-based joint venture between Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin, has implemented Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Complex Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (cMRO) services on Oracle Super Cluster.
It’s the end of an era at Oracle, as CEO Larry Ellison has been appointed executive chairman and CTO of the vendor, with co-presidents Safra Catz and Mark Hurd named co-CEOs. “Safra and […]
Oracle has failed to persuade a federal appeals court to restore US$1.3 billion judgment in its copyright-infringement lawsuit against SAP, but will have the options of taking a lesser amount of money or pursuing a new trial.
Oracle has given the first peek at its upcoming Sparc M7 processor, promising big performance gains for customers who use the in-memory compute features of its 12C database. The Sparc M7 is due […]
Oracle is planning to release 115 security patches for vulnerabilities affecting a wide array of its products, including its flagship database, Java SE, Fusion Middleware and business applications.
Being second isn’t good enough for Oracle when it comes to cloud revenue, co-president Mark Hurd told investment analysts this week following the company’s fourth-quarter and year-end earnings report.
Oracle will buy hospitality and retail technology vendor Micros Systems for US$5.3 billion, in a deal that will be its largest since the purchase of Sun Microsystems in 2010.
Outsourcing and consulting firm Accenture is expanding its Oracle capabilities with the acquisition of Oracle integrator Enkitec.
Oracle has issued a comprehensive list of its software that may or may not be affected by the OpenSSL (secure sockets layer) vulnerability known as Heartbleed, while warning that no fixes are yet available for some likely affected products.
Researchers from Polish security firm Security Explorations, who found many Java vulnerabilities in the past, decided to publicly disclose the Java Cloud Service security weaknesses because they weren’t satisfied with how Oracle handled […]
Oracle’s third-quarter revenue rose 4 percent to US$9.3 billion while net income increased 2 percent to $2.6 billion, buoyed by growth in new software licenses and cloud subscriptions as well as a long-anticipated rise in hardware product revenue.
Oracle is continuing its legal battle against third-party software support providers it alleges are performing such services in a manner that violates its intellectual property.
Customer experience has emerged as one of the enterprise software industry’s hotter segments of late, as companies try to run marketing, sales and support across both traditional and digital channels.
Oracle’s Alfonso Di Ianni, Senior Vice President, East Central Europe, Middle East, and Africa, has said that cloud adoption in Dubai has seen a marked upswing in the past 12 months.
Kicking off an initiative to better bridge cloud services with its own software, Oracle has released an adapter that allows organisations to copy data between their Salesforce.com accounts and Oracle software.
Gulf Air has completed the transition of Oracle E-Business suite upgrade to R12 using the its in-house IT capabilities.
Oracle is about to release one of its largest security patch batches in recent memory, with some 147 fixes coming Tuesday for vulnerabilities in Java SE, its flagship database, business applications and assorted other products.
Verizon is building up its cloud service to take on the heavyweight of the industry – Amazon Web Services – and says it took a big step toward that direction by partnering with Oracle this week.
Oracle is buying Corente, maker of SDN technology for WANs (wide area networks), in a strike against competitors Cisco and IBM. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close early this year, weren’t disclosed on Tuesday.
Oracle is set to acquire business-to-consumer marketing software vendor Responsys for US$1.5 billion in a bid to flesh out its own capabilities as well as strike back at rivals such as Salesforce.com and Microsoft.
Oracle is gearing up to report its second-quarter earnings Wednesday and given the restrained expectations CFO Sandra Katz earlier set for key areas such as software revenue, Oracle’s results are sure to come under even more scrutiny than the tech bellwether already gets.
Oracle’s copyright case against Google’s Android OS appeared to gain new life this week after a federal appeals court judge poked holes in Google’s defence.
Oracle customers pay handsome fees to attend its OpenWorld conference each year, and many of them felt short-changed Tuesday when Larry Ellison skipped his final keynote to watch an America’s Cup sailing race.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, who consistently ranks among the highest paid CEOs in the U.S., took an 18% pay cut this year.
Oracle added a feature in Java that lets companies control what specific Java applets are allowed to run on their endpoint computers, which could help them better manage Java security risks.
Oracle has claimed its newly launched ZS3 Series storage offers better throughput, latency, price and performance than NetApp, EMC, IBM and HP systems. Citing “new world record performance”, Oracle said the disk storage […]
Oracle’s database and high-performance workloads will run faster with the company’s latest SPARC M6 chip, which has been tuned specially for the company’s applications.
Plans for an initiative to boost Oracle User Group membership numbers worldwide has been revealed, shortly after the new head of the UK Oracle User Group detailed plans to turn around dwindling membership.
Oracle has revamped the user interface for its MySQL Workbench administration software, streamlining a number of routine operations and adding some new time-saving features as well. “The enhanced design in the multi-platform GUI […]
Riverbed Technology has announced it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration of its Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager 9.1 with the Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1. Stingray Traffic Manager is a software application delivery controller (ADC), […]
While certain recent announcements weren’t as “startling” as Oracle CEO Larry Ellison had promised they would be, its deal with Salesforce.com definitely lived up to the hype and could have some lasting ramifications.
Oracle and ARM are working together to make the Java programming language more suitable for ARM processors, in order to encourage its use for embedded systems and enterprise software.
Oracle is introducing a new generation of its Exalytics appliance for high-speed data analysis that comes with a slightly higher price tag but major increases in memory and storage capacity.
High-growth countries are usually exhibited by a low per capita income. The upside, though, is that such countries, usually emerging countries, are able to do more with fewer resources.
Oracle has quietly cut the list price of its flagship BI (business intelligence) Foundation Suite significantly, possibly in response to increased market competition.
Oracle has unveiled a series of analytic applications for its flagship E-Business Suite ERP (enterprise resource planning) suite that it says gives customers a more effective, richer way to comb through operational data.
Oracle and NetSuite are to jointly offer cloud services to mid-size business customers.
Oracle’s long-awaited 12c database is now available for download, according to the company’s official website.
Oracle and Microsoft have announced a partnership that will see Oracle’s database, application server, Java programming language and other products find a home inside Microsoft’s Azure cloud service.
Microsoft and Oracle are set to reveal details of a new partnership on Monday, one of a “startling series” of announcements Oracle CEO Larry Ellison promised this week around the Oracle Database 12c.
Oracle hasn’t even officially released its 12c database yet, but CEO Larry Ellison has already revealed plans for the version that will follow, 12.1c, which apparently will be Oracle’s most direct response yet to SAP’s HANA in-memory platform.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 is now the benchmark for high-end smartphones running Android, but there are lots of challengers, including the new P8 from Huawei Technologies. The two smartphone vendors have had many […]
Following on from its predecessor My Cloud, WD’s EX4 follow up provides a robust cloud-based storage option for the connected consumer.
With space for four hard disks, the 16TB NAS Pro 4-Bay storage unit is ideal for small businesses. However, Seagate has added a couple of neat features that make the device accessible to the average file hoarder.