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Five Minute Briefing - Oracle
September 21, 2016

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News Flashes

Accenture and Oracle announced that infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings will now be available through the Accenture Oracle Business Group, adding to the already-existing software-as-a-service (SaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) capabilities.

In his keynote on Monday at Oracle OpenWorld 2016, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd showcased customer success stories and offered three new predictions for the future of cloud, which, he said, represents a generational shift in the IT market.

Oracle executive chairman and CTO Larry Ellison presented his annual opening keynote at OpenWorld 2016 on Sunday night. Amid announcements of new products and services, his remarks repeatedly returned to three key themes.

Think About It

Cloud is changing how the world interacts with data. A majority of enterprises are considering, and many have already deployed, cloud services for applications, platform, and infrastructure needs.

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