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Special Report: Cloud Computing

February 2015

Starting later this month, executives can join Oracle at Oracle Cloud Day for insights that will help them reimagine their customers' experience and modernize IT for the cloud. In one fast-paced day, executives will learn how Oracle platform as a service (PaaS) can provide organizations with a single, standards-based, cloud platform for their entire business.


Here, find out how to register for an Oracle Cloud Day near you. Plus, read more about trends in cloud computing for 2015 and get advice from Oracle’s top executives, including Founder Larry Ellison and CEO Mark Hurd.

Trends in Cloud Computing: Rise of the Hybrid Cloud
“When exploring strategies for the cloud, it is vital for executives to review relevant medium- to long-term trends and other factors that will affect the decision-making process,” says Nitin Manoharan, a senior manager on the Insight & IT Strategy team at Oracle.

Trends in Cloud Computing: The Rise of SaaS and PaaS

“I predict that, in 2015 and beyond, PaaS for SaaS will emerge as the de-facto way to extend Oracle Applications in a safe, manageable, and cost-effective way,” says Debra Lilley, an Oracle ACE Director and vice president of Certus Cloud Services at Certus-Solutions.

How Cloud Computing Is Revolutionizing Business
“CEOs are embracing the cloud as a business-technology strategy that can drive new revenue, enhance customer loyalty, find and optimize world-class talent, transform their organizations to meet new requirements, and turn operational data from back-office clutter into customer-driven insights,” says CEO Mark Hurd.

Larry Ellison and Mark Hurd: Oracle's 10-Point Plan to Be #1 in the Cloud
Highlighting the accelerating growth of Oracle’s $2 billion cloud business, Founder Larry Ellison and CEO Mark Hurd recently shared their vision for why Oracle will surpass and Amazon to become the #1 player in the dynamic cloud market that’s rapidly becoming the new model for enterprise computing.

Why Cloud Databases Are in Your Future
Oracle’s strategy is to make sure any database application that runs on premises can also run in the public cloud, and vice versa. As more CIOs look for that kind of flexibility, Oracle is well positioned to support those critical systems with its cloud infrastructure and its advanced cloud database technology.

Five Signs Cloud Is Mainstream at Your Company
Clearly, cloud adoption is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. Digital startups, for example, may live in the cloud from their inception, while older companies have to figure out how to combine cloud with their existing IT footprint. Here’s how to assess what stage your company is in.

Oracle Adds Perspective to SaaS Strategy at Oracle CloudWorld
Shawn Price, Oracle senior vice president for cloud strategy, shares his insights on the path to the cloud.

Five Common Misconceptions About Cloud Platforms
All cloud platforms aren’t created equal, and, like a marriage or a choice in business partner, choosing a cloud platform is an important decision you will have to live with for a while.

Articulating Oracle’s Cloud Strategy
“Simple to get, easy to own, and a joy to use. These are the three goals and objectives we set for every one of our cloud applications,” says Steve Miranda, Oracle’s executive vice president of Oracle Applications product development.

Five Ideas: Cloud Computing
Here, find out more about Oracle’s Financial Service Cloud solution. Plus, hear Oracle CEO Mark Hurd outline what executives need to know about the cloud in 2015.

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