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Larry Ellison

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Underscores Commitment to SaaS

With sales surging 35 percent in 2013, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Oracle President Mark Hurd recently joined forces to underscore the growing importance of Oracle's software-as-a-service (SaaS) business—and to explain why its modern strategy is leapfrogging first-generation SaaS providers.
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New Cloud Odyssey Events Take Data Center Leaders on a Heroic Quest

Find out more about Oracle’s global series of one-day events that explore how IT organizations can achieve their most far-reaching goals via private cloud.
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Oracle VP Rex Wang: Periodic Table of Cloud Services

Find out how Oracle Vice President of Product Marketing Rex Wang uses the periodic table of elements as a clever metaphor for Oracle’s cloud portfolio—the broadest and deepest in the industry, offering solutions from application and platform services to infrastructure services.
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Executive Insight on Cloud

The cloud continues to impact executive leadership decisions. Hear from Oracle CIO Mark Sunday as well as other CIOs and analysts about how the cloud is changing the way business gets done.

Oracle Database as a Service Online Forum Keynote

Oracle Senior Vice President of Systems Technology Juan Loaiza and IDC’s Carl Olofson explore customer implementations of database as a service (DBaaS). Learn about the state of the industry and the key drivers moving many organizations toward DBaaS.

Larry Ellison Keynote at CloudWorld Tokyo 2013

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison delivers a keynote presentation at Oracle CloudWorld in Tokyo in 2013. Ellison details the transformative power of Oracle Cloud, the industry’s most complete enterprise cloud.

Big Data at Work: The Datafication of Everything

There's huge opportunity in the capture and use of more data in more activities, but the world's ability to produce data outstrips most companies' ability to use it. Close this gap with Oracle.

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Watch: Elizabeth Arden's Success with Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud

Elizabeth Arden is a global prestige beauty products company with an extensive portfolio of products sold in more than 100 countries. Find out how Elizabeth Arden is transforming HR employee engagement, performance management, and compensation reviews.

Watch: American Career College's Success with Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud

This academic institution is using Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud to capture, nurture, and propel the human workforce in the organization. SVP and CIO Segar Annamalai discusses how the cloud investment has dramatically transformed the organization.

Watch: Schneider Electric Uses Oracle Cloud

Schneider Electric provides energy management solutions for a number of business segments.

Watch: Geodis Uses Oracle for Cloud HCM

Geodis is a subsidiary of SNCF: French Railways. Like all companies, Geodis looks for ways to save money. Discover why Oracle Cloud solutions are critical to its business model.

Read: Oracle Managed Cloud Services Enable Bellevue University to Cost-Effectively Increase Educational Opportunities for Its Students

Bellevue University leverages Oracle Managed Cloud Services to meet the needs of current and future students.

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Profit Magazine: What’s the Future of SaaS in Relation to ERP Systems?

Cloud-based solutions are less costly, can be implemented rapidly, and will scale with the needs of the business.

Profit Magazine: Trends in Cloud Computing—Big Data’s New Home

IT organizations are increasingly looking to cloud computing as the best structure to support their big data projects.

Profit Magazine: Future Savings—Technology Plays a Key Role in Walmart’s Plan for Sharing Sustainability Best Practices

Built on Oracle RightNow Cloud Service, Walmart’s Sustainability HUB is a central location for Walmart suppliers, associates, and business partners to learn, connect, inspire, and drive sustainability through collaboration.

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Responding in Real Time

Tuesday, March 25, 10:00 a.m. PT
High-volume, high-speed, front-line decisions must increasingly be made in real time with big data and analytics that are actionable and operational. Attend this webcast to hear CEO of Decision Management Solutions James Taylor discuss his latest research.

Big Data at Work: Big Data in the Enterprise—When Worlds Collide

IDC Vice President Dan Vesset and Oracle Big Data Strategist Paul Sonderegger discuss the benefits of bringing together relational and nonrelational technologies to achieve competitive advantage through big data and analytics.

Top Five Trends in 2014 to Improve the Employee Experience

Discover the top trends for managing employee productivity, developing leaders, optimizing employee recognition programs, impacting employee quality of life and user experiences, and increasing employee engagement. This webcast features Ventana Research CEO and Chief Research Officer Mark Smith and Oracle Senior Vice President of Oracle Applications Development Chris Leone.

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Oracle Extends the Power of Modern HR in the Cloud with Updates to Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud

Oracle Delivers Enterprise Financial Planning and Budgeting in the Cloud

Oracle Extends the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Marketing Cloud

Oracle Buys BlueKai: Extends the World’s Largest Marketing Cloud with the Leading Data Management Platform to Personalize Marketing Programs and Customer Experience

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Oracle Cloud Marketplace

Quickly and easily browse, search, and find trusted third-party applications that run in the Oracle Cloud on the Oracle Cloud Marketplace.

Infographic: Introducing Oracle Enterprise Planning Cloud

Still using spreadsheets for planning and forecasting? A full 75 percent of financial managers do—but there’s a better way. Download the infographic to discover how you can easily harness the power of Oracle Enterprise Performance Management in the cloud to help accelerate your planning, budgeting, and forecasting.

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Meeting the Challenge of Big Data Part Two

Learn about the power of big data analytics to help you derive new value from your business data.

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Oracle Cloud Solution

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 about Oracle Cloud, Oracle’s private cloud products, and Oracle Managed Cloud Services.

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New Oracle Sales Cloud Training

Prepare your team to implement, customize and extend your Oracle Sales Cloud applications with expert training from Oracle University, so that you can reap all of the benefits of these powerful applications.

  • Oracle Sales Cloud: Implementation
    This course is ideal for implementation team members who need to learn how to perform the tasks involved in an initial implementation of Oracle Sales Cloud.
  • Oracle Sales Cloud: Incentive Compensation
    Learn how to implement, configure, and use incentive compensation, including how to manage performance-based compensation and perform incentive compensation setup and management tasks.
  • Oracle Sales Cloud Extensibility
    This course teaches you to alter, customize, and extend Oracle Sales Cloud applications.

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Profit Magazine on Facebook

Go to where the conversation lives. Connect on Facebook with Profit, Oracle's publication for the enterprise class, business leaders, and decision-makers. Be a part of our growing community and network with colleagues around content directly from Profit, as well as exclusive content found only here. Join us.

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Each quarter, Oracle Managed Cloud Services hosts a select group of senior executives for an interactive day-long seminar that culminates with a behind-the-scenes tour of one of Oracle’s state-of-the-art data centers. This exclusive, invitation-only event offers a rare opportunity to see cloud computing in action and to interact with senior Oracle executives and existing Oracle Managed Cloud Services customers. Upcoming events, in April and August 2014, will be held in Austin, Texas. Interested in attending? Please contact your Oracle Managed Cloud Services sales director by calling 1.719.757.2065.

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Oracle CloudWorld

Oracle CloudWorld events are running globally into 2014. Find an event near you.

Oracle OpenWorld

September 28–October 2, 2014 │San Francisco, California

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