Oracle Press Release

Oracle Expands Oracle Cloud with New Database as a Service, Java as a Service and Infrastructure as a Service

New Services Support Wider Variety of Workloads with Managed Service Options and Full Administrative Control

ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO – September 24, 2013

News Summary

Oracle powers the top 10 SaaS providers, thousands of SaaS applications, and many of the world’s private clouds. All of these rely on a robust cloud platform that provides applications with rich functionality with high performance, elasticity, availability and security. To support a wider variety of workloads, Oracle today introduced new Oracle Cloud services: Oracle Database as a Service, Oracle Java as a Service, and Oracle Infrastructure as a Service.

News Facts

Further delivering on the industry’s broadest and most advanced Cloud portfolio, Oracle today announced that it is expanding the Oracle Cloud with new services that give customers access to the world’s leading database and Java application server in the cloud, with managed service options and full administrative control.
The new Oracle Cloud services include Oracle Database as a Service, Oracle Java as a Service, and Oracle Infrastructure as a Service, and augment Oracle’s comprehensive portfolio of Application, Social, Platform, and Infrastructure Services, all available on a subscription basis.
Complementing the existing Oracle Cloud Platform Services, the new Oracle Database as a Service provides full control of a dedicated database instance, supports any Oracle Database application, and gives users greater flexibility and choice over their services.
Complementing the existing Oracle Cloud Platform Services, the new Oracle Java as a Service provides full control of dedicated Oracle WebLogic Server clusters, supports any Java application, and gives users greater flexibility and choice over their services.
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure as a Service provides general purpose compute and storage services to support any application and gives users greater flexibility and administrative control.

Extending the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Set of Integrated Cloud Services

Oracle Database as a Service helps customers and partners develop and deploy applications by providing:
Dedicated database instance(s), running on Oracle VM virtualization based on tested configurations.
Support for any database application, language or connection method.
Flexible administrative control of the database.
Oracle Java as a Service helps customers and partners develop and deploy Java applications by providing:
Dedicated Oracle WebLogic Server clusters, running on Oracle VM virtualization based on tested configurations.
Support for any Java application.
Flexible administrative control of the application server.
Automated and simplified patching, backup and recovery, cloning, and other lifecycle operations.
Designed for high availability with Oracle’s Maximum Availability Architecture.
Oracle Infrastructure as a Service helps customers and partners develop and deploy applications by providing:
Elastic compute service which is compatible with OpenStack™ Nova and provides virtual CPUs to which Oracle Virtual Assembly Builder assemblies and Oracle VM templates may be deployed.
Elastic block storage in the form of direct attached, network attached, or DBMS-backed storage that is fully persistent and portable between Oracle Cloud services.
Object storage for various Oracle Cloud services and compatibility with OpenStack Swift to support Java and REST APIs.

Supporting Quote

“By building upon the world’s broadest selection of flexible, reliable and secure enterprise cloud services, Oracle is perfectly positioned to help organizations unlock all the benefits of cloud computing,” said Thomas Kurian, executive vice president of product development, Oracle. “With a comprehensive and growing set of functionally rich, integrated and secure cloud services, the Oracle Cloud provides customers with a variety of options through a full suite of Application, Social, Platform, and Infrastructure Services.”

Supporting Resources

Learn more – Oracle Cloud
To learn more about Oracle Cloud keynotes, sessions and events at Oracle OpenWorld 2013, visit: http://www.oracle.com/openworld/cloud/index.html

About Oracle OpenWorld

Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco is the most important educational and networking event of the year for Oracle technologists, customers, and partners. This information technology event is dedicated to helping businesses optimize existing systems and understand upcoming technology breakthroughs. The conference, which is expected to draw more than 60,000 attendees from over 145 countries, offers more than 2,500 educational sessions, 400 product demos, exhibitions from 500 partners and customers showcasing applications, middleware, database, server and storage systems, industries, management and infrastructure – all engineered for innovation.  Oracle OpenWorld 2013 is being held September 22-26 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco.  For more information, to register, or to watch Oracle OpenWorld keynotes, sessions and more live, please visit www.oracle.com/openworld. Join the Oracle OpenWorld discussion on Twitter, Facebook and the Oracle OpenWorld Blog.

About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

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