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Oracle Applications Cloud 9 Extends Oracle’s Personalized, Connected, and Secure Cloud Strategy

At Oracle OpenWorld 2014, Oracle introduced Oracle Applications Cloud 9 with significant additions and updates across the full portfolio of software-as-a-service offerings. Get the details on enhancements in Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud, Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud, Oracle Customer Experience Cloud, Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud, and Oracle Analytics Cloud.
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Oracle Announces Major Expansion of Award-Winning Oracle Cloud Portfolio with Six New Platform Services

At this year's Oracle OpenWorld event, Oracle introduced six new Oracle Cloud platform services to help customers and partners develop and deploy new applications, extend and personalize Oracle software-as-a-service applications, and migrate existing on-premises applications to Oracle Cloud.
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New IDC White Paper Examines Trend Toward Total Cloud

Published in October 2014, a new IDC white paper sponsored by Oracle considers the challenges of cloud computing as organizations increasingly adopt hybrid cloud solutions that include private cloud, public cloud, and managed cloud solutions.
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More Than 100 Global Systems Integrators Join the Oracle Cloud Marketplace

The Oracle Cloud Marketplace, a one-stop shop for Oracle customers seeking trusted business applications from Oracle partners that leverage the Oracle Cloud platform, has extended its offerings to include consulting and implementation services from more than 100 system integrators, including Capgemini, Deloitte, and Infosys. Customers can now easily locate and evaluate system integration services that can help them maximize the business benefits of Oracle Cloud software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service solutions.

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Oracle Expands Oracle Customer 2 Cloud Program amid Customer Success

With flexible financial models, rapid startup services, and packaged cloud integrations, Oracle’s Customer 2 Cloud program has what you need to confidently embrace the cloud and use it to support business transformation in your organization. Oracle has expanded the Oracle Customer 2 Cloud program to Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management customers. Get the details and take advantage of the innovative program today.

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Oracle Cloud: Try It Today!

Oracle delivers the most comprehensive portfolio of cloud solutions for your business, IT infrastructure, and development needs. Why wait? Try it today. Sign up on the Oracle Cloud trial page.

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A Modern Cloud in the Hands of a CEO

A Modern Cloud in the Hands of a CEO (01:55)

How can you keep your finger on the pulse of finance, human resources, and sales to solve pressing business problems quickly? A modern Oracle Applications Cloud gives Bob the CEO just the right information he needs—at the right time and right place.

Can Your Cloud Keep Up with Your Modern Business (02:58)

Raymond James Transforms with Oracle Cloud (00:59)

Oracle OpenWorld 2014 Rewind

Frost & Sullivan Presents Oracle with the 2014 North American Customer Value Leadership Award for Managed Cloud Services

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Panasonic Increases Frequently Asked-Question Rate by 21x, Slashes E-mail Inquiries by 20 Percent, and Improves Customer Experience

Panasonic implemented Oracle Service Cloud’s web customer service, knowledge management, and analytics to improve FAQ site content and enhance the customer experience.

Illinois Department of Revenue Uses Multichannel Contact Center to Improve Service, Cost-Efficiency, and Taxpayer Compliance

The Illinois Department of Revenue deployed Oracle Service Cloud to provide consistent responses to taxpayer inquiries—improving service while alleviating strain on staff.

Market Trends and Customer Successes

Great customer stories can be used to guide, inspire, or make a point. Visit the new Market Trends and Customer Successes page to find powerful customer stories organized by market trends and featuring regularly updated content from Oracle’s magazines, blogs, and other publishing venues.

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Oracle Cloud E-Book Library

Access a library of new e-books about Oracle Cloud. Covering everything from accounting hub reporting to value chain execution in the cloud, these new e-books provide the details you need to know to get started with Oracle’s personalized, secure, connected cloud computing technology.

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Oracle Cloud Demos and Videos

See Oracle Cloud in action. Check out this comprehensive library of demos and videos for Oracle Cloud products for everything from accounting to talent management and business intelligence.

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Oracle Cloud Solutions

Database Cloud Coverage

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LinkedIn Influencers: Oracle Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd

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Oracle Financials Cloud

December 11, 11 a.m. PT

Oracle Fusion Accounting Hub Reporting Cloud Service

December 11, 1 p.m. PT

Oracle Procurement Cloud

December 18, 12 p.m. PT

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Check out the latest press releases about Oracle’s full line of personalized, connected, secure cloud solutions.

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Workbook Series: Transforming and Delivering Database as a Service

Computerworld Survey Report: Customers Speak—Cloud Needs Guarantees

Large Enterprises View Business Transformation as Essential to Ability to Compete but Struggle with Execution, According to New Oracle Study

Oracle and Forrester Study Demonstrates Business Impact of Modern Marketing Best Practices

Frost & Sullivan Applauds Oracle for Meeting Tangible Business Needs with Its Managed Cloud Services

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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 cloud providers.

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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 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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Preview the Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud Learning Stream

This innovative learning solution is ideal for both HR and technical professionals looking to remain current and get the most out of their Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud applications. You get a full year of unlimited access to hundreds of instructional videos, including how-to’s, tips and tricks, best practices, end-user transactions, product overviews, and release updates. It includes

  • Hundreds of instructional videos delivered by Oracle experts
  • Continuously refreshed content
  • Access to top Oracle instructors to get answers to your questions
  • Live webinars
  • The ability to request videos that interest you

Check out the learning stream for yourself—watch a featured video: Performance Management: Bulk Processing Administrative Tasks.

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Oracle CloudWorld: Modernize Your Business—Are You Ready for the Cloud?

Come to an Oracle CloudWorld event and find out. Reimagine your business in one day with tracks that focus on marketing, human resources, sales, customer service, back-office, development, customer experience, the public sector, and other special topics. Join the conversation at #moderncloud and register today.

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