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Madora Academy adds new Oracle Licensing Training

The Madora Academy of Oracle Licensing Training is going from strength to strength with the addition of another course to the portfolio.  After some student feedback we created a Quick Start training course to help provide the core lessons in calculating Oracle Licensing for Processors and Named Users.The Madora Academy adds new Quick Start Training”A […]

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Is Oracle ERP Cloud the real contributor to Oracle SaaS growth?

Is Oracle ERP Cloud the real contributor to Oracle SaaS growth?

Is Oracle ERP Cloud the real contributor to Oracle SaaS growth?In June we had Oracle’s end of year results, which showed a massive percentage growth in Cloud Revenues and also the announcement that Oracle ERP Cloud is a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant.So the Q4  ended May 31, with total revenues rising 3 percent to […]

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Time to migrate off VMware and go Oracle Multitenant?

Time to migrate off VMware and go Oracle Multitenant?

Time to migrate off VMware and go Oracle Multitenant?We came across a really interesting article from Brian Peasland on TechTarget on why he is moving his Oracle Databases off VMware ESXi to Oracle Multitenant. His primary motive being the cost of Oracle licensing if he upgrades his current version of VMware ESXi from 5,5. to EXSi […]

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Can you use your Oracle licenses in non-Oracle Cloud platforms?

Can you use your Oracle licenses in non-Oracle Cloud platforms?

Can you use your Oracle licenses in non-Oracle Cloud platforms?Christopher Barnett of Scott & Scott LLP wrote an article addressing the concerns many clients are now having as they start to take advantage of the Cloud platforms available to them. Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure have a large market share and both can run Oracle […]

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One Cloud Account Manager to Rule them All

On-prem product sales canned for Cloud Architects Oracle is restructuring sales to make more money from cloud, with industry chat claiming layoffs are expected after the end of this month.… Source via http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2017/05/03/oracle_sales_reorganisation/

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5 Ways to reduce your Oracle Support Costs

Do you have renewals coming up? We often see this as a time when the renewal fees are put into question. Here are five ways to reduce your Oracle support bill today.
1.Use a third party support company rather than Oracle
2.Don’t Use Oracle
3.Convert your Oracle Support into Cloud credits
4.Check to see if you are paying support on licenses not being used
5.Re-platform
Let’s look at these in turn.

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Oracle News Roundup February 2017

Oracle News Roundup February 2017 A relatively quiet month for news. Oracle finished it’s Quarter 3 and will be doing the usual final push for Quarter 4.  No change in the drum beat – Cloud, Cloud and more Cloud.  This news roundup focusses on Amazon and Oracle with cloud related articles.  The end of the […]

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Oracle changes the Licensing rules for cloud – again

Oracle changes the Licensing rules for cloud – again Keep Calm and Cloud On In September last year during Open World, Oracle Executive Chairman Larry Ellison as usual was bold in positioning Oracle Cloud as the leading cloud platform of choice.  We all know in terms of market share, Amazon is way ahead but Larry […]

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The Oracle Academy Beta programme closes soon

The Oracle Academy Beta programme closes soon We have just over two weeks before the Beta programme for the Oracle Licensing Foundation course closes on March 1st.  Our founding students have saved 70% on the price of the course and will be  grandfathered into any improvements and additional modules in the future. So use the […]

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