In June, Oracle sponsored Cloud Expo in New York City where executives including Bob Evans, Senior Vice-President, Communications, Anand Akela, Senior Principal Product Director, and Marc Sewtz , Senior Software Development Manager, all led sessions. Here, learn more about what Oracle executives are saying about the future of cloud computing, including how new Oracle solutions are changing the landscape for today's business leaders.
“Oracle Service Cloud is a core component of our Application Services for Oracle Customer Experience Suite, which help clients leverage investments in their CRM systems with lower costs and increased flexibility. Our expertise in Software as a Service (SaaS) implementations supported with cloud factories, tools and methods, combined with a longstanding alliance with Oracle, have allowed us to build our Oracle Service Cloud implementation capabilities that provide our clients with a strong framework for success. We're excited to see continued investments from Oracle with the May 2013 release, including robust mobile capabilities that can help our clients stay competitive.” — Stephanie Arnette, Global Lead for Oracle Customer Experience, Accenture
“If you want to move to cloud in a particular area—maybe there’s something appealing to you about Oracle Fusion’s open-standards-based applications, or the embedded social components—you don’t have to drop everything you already have. You can upgrade to the cloud-based applications without doing a big-bang implementation.” — Steve Miranda, executive vice president of application development, Oracle
“Cloud applications have the power to dramatically improve business performance while reducing costs, but only if they can work across the business. For example, sales managers need to have their territory planning and quota management tools integrated with the Human Resource and Compensation applications in order to better drive behavior and achieve sales goals. Subscribing to a cloud service may be relatively straightforward, but how this application fits in with the rest of the enterprise, including on-premise systems and other cloud applications must be thought through. Oracle's Cloud portfolio has been built with this in mind, enabling us to provide integrated cloud solutions for the whole enterprise.” — Rex Wang, vice president of product marketing Oracle
“So more and more, I think the biggest threat facing cloud-computing companies will be whether or not they can get over the tech debates and instead deliver what customers want: full and unfettered choice across all of the delivery and consumption models: on-premise, public cloud, private cloud, and hybrid.” —Bob Evans, Senior Vice-President, Communications