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AT&T Moves Thousands of Databases and Applications to Oracle Cloud
AT&T Moves Thousands of Databases and Applications to Oracle Cloud
Build Your Own Apps on Oracle Database Cloud
Build Your Own Apps on Oracle Database Cloud

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Oracle Database 12c Release 2 Is Now Available Everywhere
Oracle Database 12c Release 2 Is Now Available Everywhere


Oracle In-Memory Scored Highest of All Databases for Current Offering and Strategy
Oracle In-Memory Scored Highest of All Databases for Current Offering and Strategy

The Forrester Wave™: In-Memory Databases, Q1 2017 report evaluates in-memory databases.

Oracle Scores Highest in 3 of 4 Use Cases
Gartner Scores Oracle Highest in 3 of 4 Operational Database Use Cases

Oracle received the highest scores for the following use cases: traditional OLTP, hybrid transactional/analytical processing (HTAP), and lightweight events and observations.

Oracle Beats Amazon Web Services
Oracle Beats Amazon Web Services

Head-to-head cloud database comparison shows Oracle Database as a Service is 20 years ahead.

Simplify Oracle Application Migration to the Cloud

#1 Database for Cloud Scale Simplicity

Oracle’s latest database cloud innovations help more businesses than ever leverage industry-leading enterprise capabilities while simplifying access for IT and developers. New data management capabilities enable companies of all sizes to confidently and easily migrate workloads to the cloud. Its massive cloud scalability and rapid analytics help deliver faster time to insights, greater agility, and real cost savings advantages.

Whether you are developing applications or looking to migrate data management to the cloud, you now have instant access to enterprise-grade database capabilities. Oracle Database Cloud drives real business value with its ability to support a true hybrid cloud deployment strategy: 100 percent compatibility. Count on the same experience, whether on premises or in the cloud.

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Capture the value of the cloud without compromise
Cloud First

The latest innovations for Oracle Database are now available in the cloud first. With 100 percent compatibility engineered across both on-premises and cloud deployments, customers can quickly benefit from the latest cloud services. Developers have full access to all Oracle Database options for development and test, while IT can validate database migrations, load test, or performance test existing databases before production deployment. No matter which deployment option you choose, the instant availability of database cloud services further simplifies database access for both IT and developers.

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Data management services at a competitive cost
Enterprise Scale

Oracle’s latest addition, Oracle Exadata Express Database Cloud Service, makes available enterprise-scale database innovations, including optimized infrastructure, Oracle’s Real Application Clusters (RAC), In-Memory, Multitenant, and more at a very affordable subscription price.

Unlike the fragmented solutions offered by other cloud vendors, Oracle Cloud gives you full access to the latest enterprise innovations completely integrated and scalable—no assembly required.

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Fully Integrated with Oracle Cloud Platform
Cloud Data Management

Take advantage of a comprehensive data management portfolio that supports all data types, from SQL and NoSQL to Hadoop, as well as workloads of any size for everyone, from developers for DevTest to IT for the most mission-critical workloads. Oracle Database Cloud is fully integrated with other Oracle Cloud services to provide a single cloud experience that spans Oracle IaaS and PaaS for access to optimized infrastructures, application development services, analytics, and SaaS extensions to build a smooth onboarding path to the cloud. Oracle Cloud helps eliminate manual integration so you can focus on your business.

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100 percent compatibility between private, public, and hybrid cloud
True Hybrid Cloud

With the same application, same database, same architecture, and same skills in use across both on-premises and cloud environments, you can expect no code changes and no learning curve. It’s all the same. You can develop and test on Oracle Exadata Express Database Cloud and then deploy on premises or in the cloud; perform backups on premises to the cloud; and deploy disaster recovery across any combination of environments: on-premises to cloud, cloud to cloud, you name it.

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One-click provisioning, one-click administration
Simple. Easy. Secure.

Highly Secure. Easy Access. Drawing on nearly four decades of expertise in building data management and data protection for massive enterprise-grade operations, we’ve engineered in-depth security into all computing layers to ensure data privacy and safety. In addition to the default always-on encryption and data masking for development and testing purposes, customers use a common set of security controls to ensure regulatory compliance across the board, both on premises and in the cloud.

Security, Scalability, and Simplicity

Security, Scalability, and Simplicity
  • 20

    years ahead of Amazon Web Services

    Faster path to cloud innovation

  • With 100 percent compatibility across on-premises and cloud environments, customers can simply migrate existing database applications into the cloud—with no code changes—using similar tools and automated cloud management tooling.

  • Unleash competitiveness and profitability by making data-driven decisions, responding instantly to demands, and continuously optimizing key processes. The latest innovations in Oracle Database Cloud Service deliver even faster analytics and streamlined setup so you can increase your data value by gaining access to instant analytics.

  • Oracle Database Cloud is designed to help IT and developers leverage infrastructure to instantly access optimized infrastructure to scale and quickly meet business requirements. With immediate access to fully configured and integrated infrastructure cloud services such as Oracle Exadata Cloud Service and Oracle Exadata Express Cloud Service, organizations can easily and rapidly embrace technology transformations to thrive in the future economy.

  • Use Oracle Database Cloud to secure data anywhere, whether in the cloud or on premises. With always-on encryption, data masking, integrated risk and analysis tools, and multilayered security engineered throughout the stack, your data is guarded at all layers throughout the entire data life cycle.

  • Manage both structured and unstructured data from data warehousing to big data on the same cloud platform. Oracle Data Management is fully integrated with Oracle IaaS and PaaS Cloud Services, including analytics, to deliver a single-vendor cloud experience so you can easily manage your most valuable asset—your data.

  • With 100 percent workload compatibility and an optimized, fully integrated infrastructure, it’s never been easier to modernize your data center. Streamline IT and database management so you can focus on what really matters to your business.

  • Easy Migration
  • Instant Analytics
  • Rapid Cloud Scale
  • In-Depth Security
  • Complete Data Management
  • Cloud Simplicity
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Macy’s Turns to Oracle Exadata Cloud for Integrated Experience
Macy’s Turns to Oracle Exadata Cloud for Integrated Experience

When we looked at other cloud partners, what we found was they offered pieces. It was up to us to craft a solution. Whereas when I came to Oracle and looked at their solutions, they offered an integrated experience for me.

—Anantha Srirama, Vice President of Systems and Technology, Macy’s
Paragon Data Slashes Costs
Paragon Data Slashes Costs
The outstanding flexibility of Oracle Database Cloud Service enables us to deliver a new database operating model for small and medium-sized customers. It allows customers to cut database licensing costs substantially while delivering the best cost-value ratio.
—Malthe Griesel, Head of Oracle Infrastructure and Database Services, Paragon Data
Oracle Empowers Data Monitoring in the Cloud
Oracle Empowers Data Monitoring in the Cloud

Bridge Consulting describes how Oracle Management Cloud and Oracle Database Cloud Service can offer a single pane of glass to easily analyze and correlate data in the cloud.

—Simone Traversari, Team Leader, Bridge Consulting


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