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Oracle Launches a Comprehensive Solutions Strategy for Education and Research

Drawing on insights from leaders throughout education and research, Oracle created a solution portfolio designed to help organizations take advantage of innovative technologies while avoiding the integration costs and challenges often associated with large-scale projects. Cole Clark, Oracle’s global vice present of education and research, describes these industry-specific solutions and what they mean for educators and researchers.
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Oracle Student Information Analytics: Decision-Making Made Easy

Oracle announced the release of Oracle Student Information Analytics, a new solution within the Oracle Business Intelligence Applications family designed to help higher-education institutions quickly benefit from best-in-class reporting and analytic capabilities.
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New Mobile Enhancements Extend the Value of Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions

Higher-education institutions can now take advantage of a new mobile enhancement to Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions that enables students to manage key processes, such as enrolling in classes, viewing course schedules, accessing their grades, and dropping classes, through a secure smart phone application.
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University of Melbourne Undertakes Business Transformation

NTU Launches E-Learning on Oracle Exadata

Enhancing Project Delivery with Oracle’s Primavera Unifier

American University: Delivering a Continuous Student Experience

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University: Breaking Down Silos—A 360-Degree View for Improved Student Experience

Embry Riddle: Delivering Efficient and Innovative Services for Faculty and Students

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PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Goes Mobile, Optimizing Student Experience Through Mobility

View this webcast to learn how the new Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions mobile enhancements are designed to help your organization allow students to take action and manage key processes through a native, secure, smart phone application. Students can access pertinent information and transactions—such as grades, class schedules, and enrollments—via multiple channels, including mobile devices. And the mobile application can be easily extended to include websites and other content your institution wants students to access from their mobile devices.

Enabling Twenty-First Century Student Interactions with Mobility

Watch this Oracle and Campus Technology webcast featuring Chris Kennedy, Coppin State University; Igor Kanevskiy, DePaul University; and Greg Wendt, Texas Christian University, discussing how they are embracing the opportunity to become state-of-the-art mobile campuses.

Smart Strategies for Enterprise Analytics in Higher Education

Discover how two higher-education institutions rolled out new analytic resources and learn more about their respective paths to getting beyond guessing and simple operation reporting to enable strategic enrollment management and academic excellence.

Student Information Analytics: Improving Decision-Making Across the Student Lifecycle

See the latest release of Oracle Student Information Analytics, a best-in-class reporting and analytic solution designed to enable institutions to make better decisions that maximize student recruiting efforts, shorten time-to-graduation, improve retention rates, identify successful and unsuccessful courses and programs, and improve the student information lifecycle.

Optimizing the Higher Education Student Experience Webcast

Improving investments in student services can significantly enhance the educational experience for students. Watch this webcast featuring Bill Carter, vice chancellor of Information Technology at Houston Community College, to hear recommendations for optimizing student service and improving student satisfaction.

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Hardware from Oracle Pricing for Education

The most recent solution release—June 2013—for the Hardware from Oracle Pricing for Education (HOPE) program, adds seven new products: Oracle Storage Drive Enclosure DE2–24P and Oracle Storage Drive Enclosure DE2–24C, Oracle’s StorageTek SL150, Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage appliance disk shelf, SPARC T5-2 server, and Oracle Database Appliance X3-2 Storage Expansion (which includes Oracle Database Appliance X3-2 and Oracle Storage Drive Enclosure DE2–24C). The program continues to offer products from the SPARC T-series, SPARC M-series, and Sun Server X-series of server products, plus NAS storage and SAN storage, and the award-winning Oracle Database Appliance—with pricing designed for education and research.
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Open Universities Australia Realizes Valuable Savings and Simplifies IT with
Oracle VM

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Deployed by CERN to Manage Its Oracle Infrastructure

Stephen F. Austin State University Readies for Growth, Speeds Registration, Adds 8x Capacity, and Unlocks IT for Strategic Projects

Graduate School USA Selects Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions to Support Unique Needs of Students and Automate Administrative Processes

Konkuk University’s Next-Generation Student-Information System Processes Course Registrations 5x Faster

Queensland Brain Institute Increases Archive Capacity, Supports Limitless Innovation, and Increases Data Response Speeds by 66 Percent

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James Madison University Accelerates Account Provisioning and Enhances Security for 90,000 Users with Flexible Identity Management System

Higher Colleges of Technology Completes End-of-Semester Processes 75 Percent Faster with Database Transformation

University of Vigo Extends Campus Communications Infrastructure to Remote Researchers, Educators, and Students with Acme Packet Solutions

More Oracle Education and Research Customer Success Stories

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Oracle Education and Research Executive Blog

Featuring Cole Clark, global vice president, Oracle Education and Research.

Oracle Academic Computing Blog

Featuring Kevin Roebuck, director of academic computing, Oracle Education and Research.

OracleVoice on

Check out the new OracleVoice blog, featuring the latest executive insights into cloud computing, CIO priorities, and Oracle’s product strategy.

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E-Book: 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.

Security Inside Out: Plug into Defense-in-Depth with Oracle Database 12c

Designed for the cloud, the new multitenant architecture of Oracle Database 12c enables customers to greatly simplify and accelerate database consolidation by managing hundreds of databases as one. To protect the unprecedented amounts of data customers will store within their databases, Oracle Database 12c also introduces more security capabilities than any previous Oracle Database release.

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Learn more about Oracle in the education and research industry.

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Get up-to-speed quickly on Oracle's PeopleSoft Campus Solutions with expert training from Oracle University. Classes are available in our live virtual class format, which is delivered live online. Check out the schedules for the following courses.

View all Oracle University’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions training.

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Oracle OpenWorld 2013

September 22–26│San Francisco, California
Download the following Focus On Education and Research guides for information about sessions, demos, and more at Oracle OpenWorld 2013.


September 29–October 1 │ Chicago, Illinois

South East HEUG

September 30 – October 1│ Chapel Hill, North Carolina

North East Regional HEUG

October 7 │ Mercer Conference Center, New Jersey

Midwest HEUG

October 10–11 │ Madison Marriott West, Wisconsin

HEUG EMEA Conference 2013

October 9–10 │ London, UK

Educause Conference 2013

October 15–18 │ Anaheim, California

MDM and Data Governance Summit

October 20–22 │ New York, New York

CUPA–HR Annual Conference

October 27–29 │Las Vegas, Nevada

HEUG ASIA Conference 2013

November 11–12 │Taipa, Macau

Find an Oracle Event Near You

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