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Oracle acquires DataScience.com to add data science capabilities to its cloud platform

Oracle is acquiring DataScience.com, a cloud workspace platform for data science projects and workloads, to expand the analytics capabilities of its cloud platform. DataScience.com provides data science tools which can be run both in cloud and on-premises. Its tools allow users to customize their data science environments according to the projects, through a simple wizard. The data science professionals and analysts can specify the computing power, memory and storage capacity as per the requirements, and can define the configuration settings. With DataScience.com, users also have the option to set up environment on virtual machines. On the other hand, Oracle is a leading cloud provider, which integrates artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning solutions across its platform as a se...

Oracle extends its autonomous cloud portfolio with new AI-based services

After launching the Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud in March, Oracle has now extended its autonomous capabilities with general availability of new PaaS services. The company launched Oracle Autonomous Analytics Cloud, Oracle Autonomous Integration Cloud, and Oracle Autonomous Visual Builder Cloud. The new autonomous cloud services will have built-in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning algorithms, which will help organizations to automate the significant tasks, easily build and deploy applications, and integrate and analyze the data. “Embedding AI and machine learning in these cloud services will help organizations innovate in revolutionary new ways,” said Amit Zavery, executive vice president of development, Oracle Cloud Platform. “These new cloud services are the latest in a...

90% of organizations consider at least 50% of data on cloud as sensitive: Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report

90% of the information security professionals consider more than 50% of the cloud-resident data as sensitive, according to Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report, 2018. The cloud adoption has become a business imperative for most of the organizations, because of its vast advantages like cost savings and enhanced security. Oracle and KPMG LLP surveyed around 450 IT security pros worldwide, and found that enterprises were struggling to protect their data on cloud with the increased number of security breaches. The report highlighted that a large number of organizations were confident about cloud adoption, which was evident from the finding that 90% of them stored at least 50% of data on cloud. “As organizations expand their cloud footprint, traditional security measures are unable to keep up wi...

Oracle adds Industry 4.0 capabilities to its IoT Cloud 

Paving way to Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as Industry 4.0, Oracle added a number of new advanced monitoring and analytics capabilities to its Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud.  Combining the SaaS and PaaS offerings in a single cloud, Oracle IoT Cloud enables a high degree of adaptability, and improves enterprise procurement efficiency. The new Industry 4.0 capabilities on Oracle IoT Cloud includes support for machine vision, digital twins, augmented reality, as well as automated data science. It will help modern businesses to enhance their production intelligence and ability to respond to market. “IoT is the great enabler of Industry 4.0’s potential, providing real-time visibility and responsiveness at every step of the production process – from raw materials to customer fulfill...

Oracle looking to expand AI adoption with new Innovation Hub in Dubai 

Oracle, on Sunday, opened its first innovation hub (AI center) in Dubai, to expand the implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning across Middle East and Africa region. Oracle announced the hub on the occasion of hundredth birth anniversary of late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan (UAE’s founding father). It has been named ‘Zayed Innovation Hub’, and is the first step toward ‘Year of Zayed’ initiative in the country.   Powered by Oracle machine learning and AI solutions, the hub will be a resource for AI research for government, academia, as well as private sector. Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, the Minister of State for AI in UAE, inaugurated the hub in the presence of Oracle senior executives. “The success of strategic government initiatives like Smart Dubai and...

Oracle enters into an agreement to buy Australian Cloud service provider Aconex

Oracle Corporation, the leading enterprise technology software provider, recently announced signing an agreement to acquire Aconex Limited, for A$7.80 per share in cash. The transaction is valued at US$1.2 billion, net of Aconex cash. Aconex is an Australian cloud service provider, which manages team collaboration for construction projects, digitally connecting owners, builders and other teams to help them manage complex projects. Oracle’s Construction and Engineering Cloud already provides industry-leading solutions for planning, scheduling and delivering large-scale projects. Oracle and Aconex, by joining hands, can offer an advanced solution that can handle large-scale projects effectively. “Delivering projects on time and on budget are the highest strategic imperatives for any construc...

Oracle expands security portfolio with new capabilities built around AI and machine learning

Oracle recently announced expansion of its security portfolio that will help organizations detect and protect against threats and also launched a new partner program. The Oracle Identity Security Operations Center (SOC) portfolio of services has been expanded to include new capabilities with which enterprises can manage and certify user identities, confidential data and applications more securely. “Built on our advanced artificial intelligence and automation technologies, Oracle Identity SOC portfolio now offers cloud-native identity governance combined with adaptive security designed to protect our customer’s cloud and digital services,” said Rohit Gupta, group vice president, Cloud Security, Oracle. Oracle’s integrated suite of SOC service portfolio and Oracle Management Cloud was first ...

Oracle Introduces World’s First “Fully Autonomous” Database Cloud Service.

During his opening keynote address at Oracle OpenWorld 2017, Oracle’s executive chairman and CTO Larry Ellison, introduced World’s first autonomous database cloud. This autonomous database is built upon the Oracle Database 18c – next generation of the industry leading database and is integrated with adaptive machine learning which will enable automation of management, tuning, patching and upgrading of databases. This will also help in handling different workload styles – transactions, mixed workloads, graph analytics, data warehouses document stores and departmental applications, and IoT. This world’s first self-serving cloud database service aims to deliver streamlined operations, higher reliability, optimum utilization of resources, advanced security, and low cost operational...

Oracle Joins CNCF, releases Kubernetes on Oracle Linux and Terraform Kubernetes Installer

At the Open Source Summit in Los Angeles, USA, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced that Oracle has joined it as a platinum member for contributing towards making cloud native and container adoption easy for the organizations. The CNCF, a part of a nonprofit organization -The Linux Foundation, is home to open source technologies like Kubernetes and Prometheus. Developers are quickly adopting cloud native for providing solutions to business problems rapidly and for gaining immediate value. Oracle has also open sourced a Kubernetes installer for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and announced ‘Kubernetes on Oracle Linux’. “Kubernetes is the future of cloud container orchestration and management, and Oracle is committed to improving the technology to make enterprise adoption easie...

Oracle joins Hyperledger, set to unveil its Blockchain Cloud Service soon

With more and more work being done with the blockchain technology to effectively provide cloud customers with enhanced security in digital and financial transactions with the use of encrypted database architecture, Oracle too seems all set to jump on the bandwagon. As per the session description for Oracle’s OpenWorld conference to be held in October, Oracle is all prepared to roll out its Blockchain Cloud Service. It will bring a high-level security to the cloud that enterprises can trust when carrying out the transactions. With it, Oracle will be able to help enterprises with a highly differentiated and advanced enterprise grade distributed ledger cloud platform. The customers will be able to build new blockchain based applications and extend their existing on-premises, SaaS, PaaS and Ia...

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