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Leading Analyst Reports on Lessons Learned from Early Cloud Adopters

A September 2012 Forrester Consulting study, commissioned by Oracle and titled “Enterprise Cloud—Lessons Learned from Early Adopters,” reports on current strategies and practices in deploying enterprise clouds—and provides guidelines and tips to help organizations with their enterprise cloud endeavors.
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Analyst Report Finds Major Gains Among Private Cloud Early Adopters of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

A new report from Crimson Consulting identifies and quantifies the benefits of private cloud computing among early adopters of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c. These benefits include up to 10 times faster provisioning of full application stack on cloud while increasing productivity up to 20 percent for a typical cloud rollout team for higher-value tasks.
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Zero to Cloud: New Resources Help Dramatically Speed Transformation to Enterprise Private Cloud

To help organizations deploy a fully operational, enterprise-grade private cloud environment in less than half a day, Oracle has brought key content together into a single, user-friendly zero-to-cloud resource center.
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Building and Managing Private Cloud with Enterprise Manager

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Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c E-Book: Total Cloud Control

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Oracle Enterprise Manager

Oracle Cloud Solutions

Zero to Cloud Blog

Systems Management Blog

Steve Wilson

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

Porus Homi Havewala

Middleware Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager

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Zero to Cloud

Fast-track your transformation to an enterprise cloud. Determine your organizational readiness and explore early adopter tips, demos, guides, exclusive white papers, and more.

Expanding the Oracle Enterprise Manager Ecosystem with the NEW Extensibility Exchange

A new searchable listing of Oracle Enterprise Manager entities for Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c (and 11g and 10g) is now available. Currently stocked with plug-ins and connectors, the exchange allows anyone to contribute entities that extend Oracle Enterprise Manager.

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Real-World Benefits of a Private Cloud

Watch this on-demand Webcast with Crimson Consulting to learn how early adopters of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c have implemented self-service portals, metering, and chargeback capabilities to achieve up to 10 times faster provisioning of applications in an enterprise private cloud, and 10 to 20 percent increases in productivity from cloud lifecycle management automation and better business and IT alignment.

The Enterprise Private Cloud: Lessons Learned from Early Adopters

Watch this on-demand Webcast with Forrester Vice President and Principal Analyst Jean-Pierre Garbani for an insider’s look at Forrester’s recent early adopters study. Hear why these organizations embarked on cloud projects, what challenges they faced, and what payoffs they are experiencing.

Get Valuable Insights About Real-World Linux-Based Cloud Deployment

Using the Oracle technology stack, SEI, a leading provider of wealth management solutions, developed an innovative, global platform for its business. In this on-demand Webcast, listen to SEI’s Martin Breslin as he explains how SEI reduced costs and improved response time.

Strategies for Managing Oracle Database’s Lifecycle—From Provisioning to Compliance and Everything In-Between

Watch this on-demand Webcast to learn how Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c makes database lifecycle management easier. You’ll learn how to simplify database configurations thanks to extensive automation for discovery and change detection, improve IT service levels with Oracle’s next-generation database patching and provisioning automation, and ensure consistency and compliance with comprehensive database change management.

ResCare Solves Content Lifecycle Challenges with Oracle WebCenter

Watch this on-demand Webcast to learn how Oracle WebCenter has allowed ResCare to solve content lifecycle challenges, reduce compliance and business risks, and increase the adoption of its intranet as primary business communication tool.

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Early Adopters—Managing Your Private Cloud

Extensibility—Managing Your Private Cloud

Cloud Face-Off—Managing Your Private Cloud

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Oracle Vanquisher

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Use Middleware as a Service to Rapidly Deploy J2EE Applications

Business Application Dashboard Overview

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c: Services Dashboard

Oracle Exalogic Cloud Demo

Database Performance: Real-Time Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor

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Video: Reduce Risk with Oracle Advanced Monitoring and Resolution

Learn the unique features of Oracle’s 24/7 secure monitoring services and the value of proactive resolution delivered by advanced support engineers.

Cloud Architecture for Dummies

Cloud computing can improve your business agility, lower operating costs, and speed innovation. The key to making it work is the architecture. Learn how to define your architectural requirements and get started on your path to cloud computing with the e-book Cloud Architecture for Dummies.

Choosing the Right Operating System Matters in the Cloud

Linux continues to grow in popularity, and cloud computing is one of the key reasons for its growth. In this short Webcast series see the top reasons that make Oracle Linux the best and lowest-cost option for cloud deployments. Linux experts also outline the key security, reliability, and management features of Oracle Linux that are critical for cloud deployments.

Edison TCO White Paper: Oracle’s x86 Systems Deliver Industry-Leading TCO

Read Edison’s research about total cost of ownership savings using Oracle’s x86 Sun servers.

Visit the Oracle Enterprise Manager Resource Center for more white papers and reports.

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