Oracle has expanded its cloud portfolio, releasing new Oracle Cloud services over the past several months to help companies’ transition to the cloud. The new services would enhance the breadth and depth of Oracle’s extensive cloud portfolio across all layers of the stack – SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS.
With these new advancements, Oracle would provide all of the cloud-based services that organizations need to capitalize on key transformative technologies such as big data analytics, social, mobile, and IoT, as well as continue to extend foundational use cases that enable organizations to move enterprise workloads to the cloud.
“In today’s digital age, consumers are more informed, connected, and selective than ever before. As a result, technology providers need to offer highly personalized and secure cloud services in order to stay competitive,” said Thomas Kurian, president, Oracle. “With these new Oracle Cloud services, Oracle is enabling organizations to leverage the industry’s most flexible, proven, and secure cloud infrastructure. With it, organizations are able to enjoy the double benefit of moving their enterprise workloads to the cloud while providing their customers with highly innovative and accessible cloud-based services.”
The latest additions to the Oracle Cloud Applications portfolio include:
- Customer Experience – Oracle CX Cloud would help organizations deliver consistent, personalized experiences that connect every customer engagement with their brand. New services include: Customer Experience for Financial Services, Customer Experience for Telecommunications, Customer Experience for Consumer Packaged Goods, Customer Experience for Media and Entertainment, Customer Experience for High Technology, Customer Experience for Manufacturing, Social Engagement and Monitoring, Marketing Collaboration, Commerce Assisted Selling, and HIPAA Cloud Platform.
- Supply Chain Management, Enterprise Resource Planning and Enterprise Performance Management – Together the Oracle SCM, ERP and EPM Cloud services would provide companies with the tools needed to fast track innovation, streamline business processes and deliver new insights. New services include: Quoting and Order Capture, Order Management, Configurator Modeling, Configurator, Supply Chain Orchestration, Planning Central, Manufacturing (Discrete), Fleet Management, Costing, Advanced Financial Controls, Account Reconciliation, and Financial Reporting.
- Human Capital Management – Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud would enable modern human resources organizations to find and retain the best talent and increase global agility. New services include: Talent Management for Midsize, Talent Acquisition for Midsize, Assessments Delivery, and Learning and Development.
The Oracle Cloud Platform provides a “complete suite of services to rapidly build and deploy rich applications” – or extend Oracle Cloud SaaS applications – using an enterprise-grade cloud platform based on Oracle’s database and application server. The latest additions to the portfolio include:
- Data Management – Oracle Data Management Cloud would provide a complete and integrated set of capabilities for building, deploying, and managing data-driven applications. New services include: Oracle Big Data Cloud, Oracle Big Data Discovery Cloud, and Oracle Database Cloud Service – Exadata.
- Application Development – Oracle Application Development Cloud, an end-to-end Java EE framework, would simplify application development by providing out-of-the-box infrastructure services and a visual and declarative development experience. New to the family is the Oracle Application Builder Cloud Service.
- Enterprise Integration – Oracle Integration Cloud would provide organizations with a unified and comprehensive solution to integrate disparate cloud and on-premise applications. New services include: Oracle SOA Suite Cloud with API Manager and Managed File Transfer, Oracle API Catalog Cloud, and Oracle Internet of Things Cloud.
- Data Integration – Oracle Data Integration Cloud would provide a comprehensive way for customers to prepare, extract, transform, move, and govern both batch and real-time data between heterogeneous data sources and targets. New services include: Oracle Golden Gate Cloud and Oracle Big Data Preparation Cloud.
- IT Operations Management – Oracle Management Cloud is a suite of next-generation integrated monitoring, management, and analytics cloud services that would provide real-time analysis and deep technical and business insights. New services include: Application Performance Monitoring Cloud, IT Analytics Cloud, and Log Analytics Cloud.
- Content and Process – Oracle Content and Process Cloud would enable business users to easily collaborate anywhere, simplify business automation, and communicate more effectively. Oracle Documents Cloud Service is now integrated with Oracle Social Network and Oracle Sites Cloud.
- Business Analytics – Oracle Analytics Cloud would deliver business analytics for traditional data and big data across the entire enterprise. The newest service is the Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service.
Additionally, Oracle has added a number of new services to its IaaS portfolio:
- Infrastructure – Oracle’s IaaS portfolio would deliver a complete set of core services for running enterprise workloads like elastic compute, networking, and storage. New services include: Oracle Compute Cloud, Oracle Network Cloud – Virtual Private Network and Fast Connect, Oracle Storage Cloud – Bulk Data Transfer, and Oracle Messaging Cloud.