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Oracle OpenWorld Preview: Top Cloud Sessions, Demos, and More

After a year of innovation across Oracle's public, private, and hybrid cloud solutions, cloud computing is expected to be a major focus at Oracle OpenWorld 2013, with dozens of sessions featuring customers, cloud business and technology experts, and top Oracle executives. Find out what key sessions are in store for attendees and find out how to follow Oracle Cloud at Oracle OpenWorld online if you can’t attend.
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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Analyst Report Reveals Real-World Challenges of Cloud Computing

How are business organizations such as yours using the cloud and what are the results? A new report from Dynamic Markets reveals real-life experiences—both the successes and challenges—of line-of-business organizations that have actually adopted cloud solutions. Find out who is really achieving the benefits of the cloud and how they’re doing it.
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QuinStreet Report: Evaluating Cloud Providers for Security

While security is often cited as a barrier to cloud adoption, organizations are discovering that the right cloud partner can actually strengthen an organization's security posture. A new executive brief from QuinStreet lays out key security considerations when choosing a cloud provider.
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Cloud Heroes Among Us

Twenty-five million users run Oracle Cloud every day. Is there a cloud hero in your organization? Find out more about the hundreds of organizations using and benefitting from Oracle’s cloud solutions.

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The CX Revolution: Customer Service in the Cloud

Getting Started with Oracle Java Cloud Service

Maximize IT Value with Oracle’s Enterprise Architecture

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Try It Now: Oracle Cloud Preview

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Oracle Cloud Solutions

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Executive Brief: Security Experts Reveal the Top Five Things to Look for in a Cloud Provider

Oracle’s cloud is second to none when it comes to security and performance. From the physical security in our global data centers to the logical security embedded at every layer of the technology stack, no other provider has made the necessary investments for delivering confidence in the cloud.

Oracle Magazine: Utility Computing in the Cloud

Oracle Database Cloud Service lets businesses concentrate on business.
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Making the Move to the Cloud?

Read the InfoWorld Custom Solutions Group paper, "Making the Move to the Cloud." Learn about Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Database Cloud, which offers a fully tested, tuned, and documented architecture to help you deploy a database cloud.

Ideas Economy: Finding Value in Big Data

Learn how other organizations are using big data to remake themselves and their industries.

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Virtualization and Cloud Made Simple and Easy with Oracle’s Latest Engineered System

Hear from Oracle’s Senior Vice President of Linux and Virtualization Wim Coekaerts and learn about the latest engineered system. This system can dramatically enhance data center operations, reduce business risk, lower costs, and support a mix of operating systems and applications.

Launch Webcast: Plug into the Cloud with Oracle Database 12c

Join Oracle executives including President Mark Hurd, Senior Vice President Andy Mendelsohn, and Architect Tom Kyte for an introduction to the world’s first database designed for the cloud. Watch the webcast to learn about the new multitenant architecture featuring pluggable databases—an innovative capability that makes it easy to consolidate onto the cloud to reduce IT costs and complexity while improving quality of service.

Webcast Series: Plug into Oracle Database 12c

Oracle Database 12c has arrived and with it comes the opportunity to plug into the cloud with a multitenant architecture that lowers cost, increases agility, and minimizes risk. Attend this monthly webcast series and learn how Oracle Database 12c can help you reduce IT complexity while improving quality of service.

Securing Your Business Inside Out

Watch a webcast featuring Oracle Chief Security Officer Mary Ann Davidson to learn how an inside-out security approach enables you to concentrate your security efforts where they matter most.

How Dell Improves Customer Interaction

Learn how Dell and other top-performing organizations are harnessing big data to understand their customers and their business.

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Upgrade to Oracle E-Business Suite 12 with Oracle Managed Cloud Services

Listen to this informative podcast with Bjorn Eriksson, Oracle product management director, and customer Michael Baker Corporation. Hear how Oracle Managed Cloud Services is helping companies successfully upgrade straight to the cloud.

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Private Cloud Management Maturity Self-Assessment Tool

Examine your readiness for managing a private cloud.

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Oracle Cloud Solutions

Social. Mobile. Complete. Choose Your Cloud Strategy

Oracle offers the broadest portfolio of software, hardware, and services to enable public, private, and hybrid clouds. Visit the cloud resource center today to learn more.

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Oracle Announces General Availability of Oracle Database 12c, the First Database Designed for the Cloud and Oracle Announce New Strategic Partnership

Microsoft and Oracle Announce Enterprise Partnership

Oracle Sales Cloud Gains Global Momentum Deploys Estate Asset Distribution Application on Oracle Cloud Platform Services

Oracle Enhances Cloud Management with New Third-Generation Release of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

Oracle, NetSuite, and Deloitte Announce Plans to Deliver Integrated HCM and ERP Cloud Services for Midsize Customers

Oracle Argus Affiliate Cloud Service Expanded to Help Life Sciences Organizations Streamline Pharmacovigilance

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Oracle Private Cloud: Unlocking Innovation, Agility, and Cost Savings for Your Organization

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Engineered for Extreme Performance

Download this handy quick-reference guide to Oracle’s engineered systems that includes chapter-by-chapter information on what each system does, videos from customers facing challenges similar to yours, and more.

Oracle Cloud Solutions—The World’s Most Comprehensive, Flexible, and Secure Cloud Offerings

Fiction: All clouds are created equal. Fact: Only Oracle offers the most comprehensive cloud on Earth. The promise of cloud computing—greater agility, less risk, and lower costs—is real, but making good on that promise depends on the vendor you choose. Read this new, interactive e-book to gain insight on Oracle Cloud, Oracle’s private cloud products, and Oracle Managed Cloud Services.

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Oracle’s Infographic Hub: Simplify IT. Ignite Innovation.

Have you ever wanted a quick, succinct view of Oracle solutions? Now there’s a fun, easy way to learn about Oracle solutions in pictures. Visit the new infographic hub and scroll through solutions for cloud, big data, security, and more.

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Webcast: Oracle Utilities Analytics Base Platform Cloud Service—Putting Complex Utility Data to Work

We Energies discusses how its large-scale meter data analytics project replaced existing billing exception queues with faster, more-flexible queues using automated meter reading data in addition to flags and other data.

Report: Utilities and Big Data—Accelerating the Drive to Value

Utilities today accumulate enormous amounts of smart grid data but still need to turn information into business value. Significant potential still exists to use this information to drive customer service and operational improvements.

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  • Cloud Control
    Managed private cloud services give strategists more command over mission-critical cloud-based applications.
  • Area of Expertise
    Business process as a service lets Oracle partners and customers focus on what they do best.
  • Special Report—Enterprise Cloud
    Read about building a hybrid enterprise cloud, business process as a service, and hosting your own cloud, and gain insight into executive attitudes about cloud technologies.

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Once every quarter, Oracle hosts a group of executives for a seminar on cloud services that culminates with a tour of its state-of-the-art Salt Lake City, Utah, data center, which supports Oracle Managed Cloud Services. This special invitation-only event offers a rare opportunity to see cloud computing in action. Interested in attending? Contact your Oracle Managed Cloud Services sales director by calling +1.866.264.5909.

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Take Deep Dive Oracle Training at Oracle OpenWorld

Make the most of your trip to Oracle OpenWorld. Oracle University is hosting preconference training on Sunday, September 22, 2013. This is a one-day training event with 11 unique deep-dive training sessions including Oracle Database 12c, Application Development in the Cloud, Extending and Customizing Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle Cloud Application Foundation, Oracle Identity Governance Suite, and more.
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Oracle’s Eloqua Road to Revenue Tour 2013

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