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Five Minute Briefing - Oracle
July 9, 2014

Published in conjunction with the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), this bi-weekly publication contains news, market research, insight for the Oracle ecosystem, as well as IOUG news and information. Subscribers also receive IOUG ResearchWire, a bi-monthly reseach report for the Oracle community.


News Flashes

To support application developers who need to keep up with demand across multiple mobile platforms, Oracle has released new innovations within Oracle Mobile Suite. Oracle Mobile Suite includes the new Oracle Mobile Application Framework (MAF) with an updated version of Oracle Service Bus optimized for mobile integration including native support for REST/JSON APIs.

To meet emerging challenges in the enterprise fueled by the expansion of cloud, mobile and IoT, Oracle has introduced SOA Suite 12c with simplified integration capabilities. "We are seeing a lot of demand for any-to-any integration," said Amit Zavery, group vice president, Fusion Middleware, Oracle. "We have more than 5,000 customers using SOA Suite today," he said, adding that this release moves the needle even further and allows Oracle to differentiate against the competition more starkly. "The cloud and mobile capabilities will be very useful for customers looking for one, out-of-the-box solution for any kind of integration."

Providing customers and partners with additional choices and interoperability, the latest release of Oracle's server virtualization product, Oracle VM 3.3, improves ease of use for x86 and SPARC architectures, offers better management features, and expanded support for both Oracle and non-Oracle workloads, including support for OpenStack.


Think About It

In "Big Data at Work," Tom Davenport explains to readers why big data is important to them and their organizations, what technology they actually need to manage it, and where to start capitalizing on its potential. Here, the author shares an excerpt from his recent book.


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