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NEWS

Oracle Launches Oracle Data Cloud to Fuel Competitive Advantage from External Data Intelligence for Marketing and Social Media

In July 2014, Oracle launched Oracle Data Cloud, a solution that provides access to world-class data-as-a-service offerings, including Oracle Data as a Service for Marketing and Oracle Data as a Service for Social. Find out how Oracle Data Cloud offerings power valuable business insights that can be used to drive competitive action.
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Oracle OpenWorld Preview: Top Private Cloud Sessions, Demos, and More

With dozens of scheduled conference sessions, 28 hands-on labs, and 26 product demonstrations devoted to Oracle Cloud solutions, Oracle OpenWorld 2014 offers an in-depth exploration of the latest product developments, plus a look into the future of the industry's most comprehensive portfolio of application, platform, and infrastructure cloud solutions. Find out what key sessions you’ll want to add to your agenda.
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Checklist: Must-Ask Questions When Evaluating Software-as-a-Service Solutions

Do you know the three attributes of a truly modern approach to software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions? Not all cloud providers are created equal. Access a new checklist of must-ask questions for potential cloud vendors as your organization formulates its cloud strategy—and build a more effective overall approach to SaaS.
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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Award-Winning Oracle Managed Cloud Services

Oracle Managed Cloud Services recently received two prestigious industry awards for customer value leadership and service excellence.


2014 Frost & Sullivan Best Practice Award

2014 Frost & Sullivan Best Practice Award: North America Managed Cloud Customer Value Leadership Award

Frost & Sullivan rated Oracle Managed Cloud Services the clear leader versus other providers. Oracle Managed Cloud Service received an "exceptional" rating in 9 out of 10 evaluation categories. Read the full report to gain an industry overview and insight into what customers value in managed solutions.


Outsourcing Excellence Award—2014

Outsourcing Excellence Award—2014: Best ITO Infrastructure

Oracle and Sony Computer Entertainment America win for the best infrastructure outsourcing (ITO). Read the full report to find out how Oracle Managed Cloud Services and Sony are partnering to deliver services that provide Sony with a competitive advantage.

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VIDEOS

Can Your Cloud Provider Keep Up with Your Modern Business?

Can Your Cloud Provider Keep Up with Your Modern Business?

In today's fast-paced world you need a cloud that can keep up. Hear from Cricket, Mipro, the California Academy of Sciences, Drivestream, and Curse why Oracle's modern cloud is just what your business needs. Oracle's cloud is personalized, connected, and secure—exactly what you need to take your business to the next level.


Oracle's Modern Cloud Makes Coexistence Easy

Learn how modern cloud and on premises applications are working together for Oracle Cloud customers.

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SPECIAL OFFER

A High-Level Guide to Effective Identity Management in the Cloud

By Gail Coury, vice president, Risk Management, Oracle Managed Cloud Services
IT security and access management are occupying top positions on every CIO’s security agenda. This paper helps CIOs explore the options so they can better formulate the right identity management strategy for their company today and in the future.

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CUSTOMER BUZZ

Read: Advantage Sales and Marketing Saves Millions in First Year with Automated, Streamlined Payroll and Human Resources Processes

Advantage Sales and Marketing deployed Oracle Human Resources applications hosted by Oracle Managed Cloud Services to automate and streamline payroll and human resources processes—reducing costs and increasing efficiency.


Watch: Atradius Collections' Success with Oracle Sales Cloud

Atradius Collections is the leading collections agency in the world. Learn how Atradius is using Oracle Sales Cloud to capture the voice of its 14,500 global customers and deliver the highest customer service.


Watch: eVerge Moves to a Single HR System with Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud

eVerge selected Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud to help manage its most important assets—its people.


Read: National Australia Bank (NAB) Shortens Call-Center Holds by 30 Percent, Decreases Internal Inquiries by 90 Percent, and Boosts Staff and Customer Satisfaction

NAB deployed Oracle Service Cloud solutions to create a scalable, centralized knowledgebase that enhanced the customer experience and improved staff morale and productivity.


Read: Orbitz Worldwide Reduces Agent Errors by 90 Percent, Realizes Substantial Return on Customer-Service Investment

Stellar customer service is a key to a great vacation, and Orbitz is using Oracle Cloud to ensure a care-free booking process.


Watch: Q-See Secures Improved Customer Experience with Oracle Cloud

Oracle Service Cloud helps Q-See, a global leader in providing advanced surveillance solutions, track every customer interaction at customer support centers across the globe. Q-See has kept support costs flat while sales grow significantly.


Watch: WAXIE Manages HR Transformation with Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud

WAXIE moved from a paper-based HR system to Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud in order to streamline processes and increase collaboration across the company.

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BLOGOSPHERE

Oracle Cloud Solutions


Database Cloud Coverage


OracleVoice Blog on Forbes.com


LinkedIn Influencers: Oracle President Mark Hurd

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RECOMMENDED READING

OVUM: Data as a Service: The Next Step in the As-a-Service Journey


Introducing Oracle Data as a Service: A New and Better Way to Infuse Data into Your Business


White Paper: The CIO as Chief Innovation Officer: How Cloud Is Changing the CIO Role


E-Book: Oracle SuperCluster—Extreme Efficiency, Extreme Savings


E-Book: Reliable, Scalable, Secure Oracle Solaris 11.2—Engineered for Cloud


E-Book: Oracle Solaris 11: Engineered for Cloud—Customer Success Stories

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WEBCASTS

Announcing Oracle Data as a Service: Informing Smarter Business Action

Learn about Oracle Data as a Service, which helps your business get more competitive advantages from your data. You will discover how using data as a standalone asset can help your business take smarter action.


The CIO Identity Crisis—Can the Cloud and Innovation Fix It?

CIO of Oracle Cloud Service Tom Fisher discusses how CIOs can effectively make the transition to chief innovators; how a managed cloud solution can help them regain control of their new, multisourced environments; and how they can make the new technology landscape strategic.

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IN THE NEWS

Bombardier Speeds Global Talent Acquisition with Oracle Talent Management Cloud


Oracle Helps dunnhumby Transform Its Global Processes via the Cloud


New Oracle Data Cloud and Data-as-a-Service Offerings Redefine the Data-Driven Enterprise


Oracle Marketing Cloud Enhancements Simplify Marketing While Delivering Personal Customer Experiences


Oracle Marketing Cloud Expands the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Marketing Technology Ecosystem


Oracle Social Cloud Launches LinkedIn Support for Its Social Relationship Management Platform


Oracle Social Cloud Expands Global Language Resources to Help Businesses Listen to Customers Worldwide


Oracle Managed Cloud Services Earns Elite Status for Federal Deployments


Oracle Group Vice President of Worldwide Alliance and Channel Partner Services Named to CRN’s Power 100: The Most Powerful Women of the Channel

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LEARN MORE

Oracle Cloud Marketplace

Quickly and easily browse, search, and find trusted third-party applications that run in the Oracle Cloud on the Oracle Cloud Marketplace.

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CLOUD ODYSSEY—A HERO’S QUEST

You’ve heard the buzz, now find out more. Visit the official fan page for Cloud Odyssey: A Hero’s Quest, a science fiction movie by Oracle and winner of a 2014 Telly Award. Follow the Facebook page for a glimpse into character development, the latest plot twists, and upcoming events.

Cloud Odyssey: A Hero's Quest

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RESOURCE CENTER

Modern Business, Modern Cloud

Oracle offers the broadest portfolio of software, hardware, and services to enable public, private, and hybrid clouds. Visit the newly refreshed cloud resource center today to learn more about Oracle Cloud, Oracle's private cloud products, and Oracle Managed Cloud Services. And while you're there, don't miss the chance to get smart about software as a service. Check out the updated Oracle Applications pages too, and find out what key questions you should ask your cloud provider.

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STAY IN TOUCH

Receive the latest updates and interact with the Oracle Cloud community.

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FIND AN ORACLE PARTNER

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PROFIT MAGAZINE SPOTLIGHT

Profit Magazine on Facebook

Go to where the conversation lives. Connect on Facebook with Profit, Oracle's publication for the enterprise class, business leaders, and decision-makers. Be a part of our growing community and network with colleagues around content directly from Profit, as well as exclusive content found only here. Join us.

Profit Magazine on Facebook

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ORACLE EXECUTIVE FORUM

Each quarter, Oracle Managed Cloud Services hosts a select group of senior executives for an interactive day-long seminar that culminates with a behind-the-scenes tour of one of Oracle’s state-of-the-art data centers. This exclusive, invitation-only event offers a rare opportunity to see cloud computing in action and to interact with senior Oracle executives and existing Oracle Managed Cloud Services customers. Upcoming events in December 2014 will be held in Austin, Texas. Interested in attending? Please contact your Oracle Managed Cloud Services sales director by calling 1.719.757.2065.

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TRAINING

Oracle Configure, Price, and Quote Cloud Training

Make sure your staff has the skills to configure, administer, and extend your Oracle Configure, Price, and Quote Cloud (Oracle CPQ Cloud) applications with expert training from Oracle University. Read how training can support your Oracle CPQ Cloud deployment goals.


Oracle Sales Cloud Training in Digital Format

Take your Oracle Sales Cloud implementation and training on demand. Watch high-quality recorded classroom sessions taught by top Oracle instructors with a dedicated lab environment so you can practice.

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EVENTS

Oracle OpenWorld

September 28–October 2, 2014 | San Francisco, California


Event Series: Simplify Enterprise Mobility

Join this special event and get deeper insights into how Oracle Mobile solutions can simplify enterprise mobility within your organization and transform your business.
Register today for a free event near you.


UKOUG Apps14

December 8–10, 2014 | Liverpool, England


UKOUG Tech14

December 8–10, 2014 | Liverpool, England


Find an Oracle Event Near You

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