The Oracle Audit Survival Guide – Hot Tips – Part 1

The Oracle Audit Survival Guide – Hot Tips – Part 1 Do you need help with an Oracle audit? If you’re under threat of an audit, or you have an audit in flight, then take a few minutes to read these 6 tips that could save you not only time but also potentially a great […]

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What does Oracle cloud mean in terms of licensing?

What does Oracle cloud mean in terms of licensing? Photo courtesy of dgtlchkn(CC Attribution) In a recent interview with TechTarget, Madora’s Software licensing expert Keith Dobbs explained how Oracle’s cloud focus has affected its licensing policies and how Oracle Cloud at Customer could change things for on-premises users. The interview covers the following points: How […]

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Amazon and VMWare Announce New Partnership; the Cloud has won!

Amazon and VMWare; once mortal enemies, now partner up Photo courtesy of gabriella szekely(CC Attribution) Well known rivals, AMAZON and VMWare are now getting together after a long history of differing opinions. Amazon has always argued businesses should move to the cloud, whereas VMWare have wanted them to stay with their own servers.  VMWare have finally […]

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Will Oracle walk away from the NetSuite Deal?

Oracle gives Netsuite a final deadline.  Oracle’s tender offer of US$9.3bn for the acquisition of NetSuite, expired on October 6th and has now been extended to November 4th, 2016.    The main obstruction to the deal has been T.Rowe Price Group Inc., which is NetSuite’s largest shareholder after Ellison; owning 14.5m shares in the cloud […]

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Do you Need Help with an Oracle Audit? – Part 1

Help with an Oracle Audit What is an audit? Often we talk to Oracle Users when they have either been audited or have been recently approached by Oracle for an audit; unfortunately there is a lot of misunderstanding about the actual term ‘audit’. The majority of end users we speak to or partners we work […]

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Oracle Acquires Palerra in a game of catch-up

Oracle announced that it signed an agreement to acquire Palerra, extending Oracle Identity Cloud Service with an innovative Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB).  Palerra’s product LORIC helps companies remain assured, competent and compliant in the cloud. Above; the Palerra story Oracle have announced that “Palerra’s innovative CASB product LORIC protects and assures compliance of applications, […]

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Oracle’s Larry Ellison “Amazon’s Lead is over” .

Does Oracle pose serious competition for Amazon? “New Oracle Database-as-a-Service is 20 years ahead of Amazon Web Services” Oracle. Lots of noise and hype came out of this years’ Oracle Open World but by far the main news is Oracle has unveiled its second generation of cloud infrastructure. “Amazon’s lead is over. Amazon is going to […]

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[Webinar Replay] The Oracle Licensing Pitfalls of Server Architectures

[Webinar Replay] The Oracle Licensing Pitfalls of Server ArchitecturesIn this short 14 min webinar our expert Keith Dobbs discusses the many pitfalls of licensing various server architecture from standard servers, hosted servers, Virtualised and Cloud. ​Welcome to this short webinar from Madora Consulting. Your Oracle licensing specialists. Today, I’m going to talk about Oracle server […]

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Oracle’s Fiscal 1Q17 Results

Oracle has just reported it’s fiscal 1Q17 results The Bad News Oracle reported revenue of $8.6 billion, below Wall St. consensus of $8.7 billion. Oracle reported non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.55, weaker than the $0.58 called for by analysts. Shares of Oracle, up 1.52% for the day of trading to $40.86, immediately dropped a […]

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