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Oracle Launches New Program to Simplify Migration to Cloud Applications

Oracle recently launched the Customer 2 Cloud program, which dramatically simplifies migration to best-in-class cloud applications with flexible financial models, rapid startup services, and packaged cloud integrations.
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Latest Oracle Enterprise Manager Release Delivers Zero-to-Cloud—Accelerated

The June 2014 release of Oracle Enterprise Manager includes the first rapid-start private cloud solution for Oracle-based private clouds—and provides a much richer self-service experience to end users. Learn more about the new release.
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Oracle Continues Oracle Cloud Expansion with New Oracle Database Backup Service and Oracle Storage Cloud Service

In April 2014, Oracle announced two new cloud offerings, Oracle Database Backup Service and Oracle Storage Cloud Service. Both are based on open standards, integrated to work together seamlessly, and designed to support full portability between on-premises and cloud environments.
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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. Follow the Facebook page for a glimpse into character development, the latest plot twists, and upcoming events.

Cloud Odyssey

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Oracle Cloud

Get Smart About SaaS and Cloud

Not all software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud providers are equal. In fact, some haven't modernized their customer relationship management cloud, human resources cloud, or enterprise resource planning cloud applications in ages. Twenty-first century cloud technology is changing rapidly. Even the definition of cloud computing is evolving. It is important to know what questions to ask about modern cloud best practices. Find out three important questions you should ask your SaaS provider.

Oracle Billing and Revenue Management Cloud

This dedicated cloud billing service allows you to create and deliver powerful offerings to meet the needs of the digital economy and differentiate yourself through robust pricing, financial management, rating, and usage processing.

Drivestream Enhances User Experience with Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud

Drivestream moved from a paper-based human resources system to Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud, allowing it to stay better connected with its workforce and gain a consolidated view of its business and people.

WEX Blueprint for HR Transformation with Oracle Fusion Human Capital Management

WEX Inc., a business payment and processing organization, has grown from a US-based company to a global business. Vice President of Organizational Development at WEX, Kelley Shimancky, outlines the path to successful global HR with Oracle Fusion Human Capital Management.

Cricket Ties Mobile Learning to Sales Success

Hear how Cricket Communications uses Oracle Taleo Learn Cloud Service to ensure that its sales teams are up to speed on new products and services.

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Kodak Improves Business-to-Business Customer Service with Cloud-Based, Customer Experience Platform

Find out how Kodak uses Oracle Service Cloud to deliver superior customer experience and secure support for its partners.

CSS International Improves Human-Resource Management Using Cloud-Based System for Performance Reviews and Fostering Professional Growth

Discover how CSS deployed a comprehensive, integrated, and cost-effective human capital management solution to manage internal processes for hundreds of IT consultants across North America.

Sullivan Petroleum Uses the Cloud to Automate Financial Processes—Cuts Data Entry by 80 Percent and Supports Growth Without Adding Staff

Learn how Sullivan Petroleum deployed Oracle Database Cloud Service and Oracle Application Express to create a data infrastructure and support applications that have automated core business processes such as statement creation for the growing enterprise.

Geodis Gains 360-Degree View of Key Customer Accounts, Improving Logistic Contracts Management

Find out how Geodis uses Oracle to better manage key account customers, provide sales representatives with access to consolidated information across all logistics chain business units, support cross-selling between business divisions, and improve customer relationships.

Sanipex Group Streamlines Sales Processes and Gains 360-Degree Customer View

Discover how Sanipex consolidated four sales systems into a single platform to provide sales teams with a 360-degree, real-time view of customers and sales performance.

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Oracle Cloud Solutions

Database Cloud Coverage

OracleVoice Blog on Forbes.com

LinkedIn Influencers: Oracle President Mark Hurd

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Information Week / Strategic CIO: Oracle Data Sheet

We have all embraced the digital lifestyle at school, work, and home. As enterprises move from physical to digital goods, their focus is on generating recurring revenues through subscription-based services and business models. Oracle Cloud offers companies a faster way to get there.

White Paper by OVUM: Managing Database as a Service: Calling All DBAs

Download the study, which explores why utilizing database as a service to facilitate the adoption of demand-led IT delivery makes solid business sense, while also providing strategic opportunities for database administrators.

White Paper: Advanced Uses of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

IT organizations are coping with complexity from growing data volumes, composite applications, virtualization, and cloud computing. Managing all these systems and services 24/7 is a monumental challenge. Find out how Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c helps bring order to chaos by managing and monitoring the performance and availability of enterprise applications and their supporting infrastructure.

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Zero-to-Cloud—Accelerated: Introducing Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 4

Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 9:00 a.m. PT | 12:00 p.m. ET
With this latest release, Oracle continues to demonstrate its leadership in delivering innovations for IT operations management by introducing accelerated zero-to-cloud capabilities for Oracle-based private clouds.

Oracle VM: Design Considerations for Enterprise Scale Deployment

The Oracle Managed Cloud Services team serves up thousands of Oracle applications to end customers on a daily basis, with thousands of Oracle VM instances powering this operation and maintaining a highly available environment, continuously. Discover how it's done.

Introducing the Modern Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Cloud Architecture Weekly Webcast

Fridays, 10:00 a.m. PT
Get an inside look into how Oracle Cloud is architected. Each weekly webcast provides an introduction to the key aspects of Oracle Cloud: usability, adaptability, reliability, and completeness.

Big Data at Work in the Internet of Things (IoT) Era

The IoT promises a deluge of new device-driven data. But what matters most is how you can take that data and quickly turn it into business insights for the enterprise. Join Hitachi Consulting, Oracle, and SQLstream for a discussion of the vision, use cases, success stories, and best practices.

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Deliver Database as a Service with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

Oracle Cloud Management

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Oracle Delivers Latest Release of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

Oracle Managed Cloud Services Earns Elite Status for Federal Deployments

Oracle President Mark Hurd Announces Strategy for Oracle Marketing Cloud, a New Platform for Customer-Centric Marketing

Oracle Simplifies Migration to Cloud Applications

New Oracle Marketing Cloud Solution Helps Manufacturers Improve Customer Experience and Drive Revenue

Oracle Continues Oracle Cloud Expansion with New Oracle Database Backup Service and Oracle Storage Cloud Service

Oracle Sales Cloud Helps Boost Sales Force Automation Adoption with Easy-to-Use and Intuitive User Interface

Oracle Continues to Strengthen Oracle CX Cloud with Oracle Configure, Price, and Quote Cloud Enhancements

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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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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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Oracle Specialized Partner Oracle Exastack Partner Oracle Validated Integrations

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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

Interested in content from Profit? Read about Fox Head's use of Oracle Managed Cloud Services and get a free subscription to the magazine today.

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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 August 2014 and 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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Oracle Cloud Training

Make sure your staff has the skills to configure, manage, and use your Oracle Cloud applications with expert training from Oracle University.

Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud

Oracle Customer Experience Cloud

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Oracle CloudWorld

Oracle CloudWorld events are running globally into 2014.

Oracle OpenWorld

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

Find an Oracle Event Near You

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