Madora have Moved to new Macclesfield Offices

Madora is moving‚Ķ.. and we are pleased to announce the opening of our new offices in Macclesfield, close to the railway station and the centre of this thriving market town. As we are expanding our services, we felt it was time to increase the space to allow us to keep growing the business.  The move […]

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Oracle’s second quarter’s earnings – What to expect.

Oracle¬†report its second quarter’s earnings after the market closes tomorrow (Thursday 15th December), with analysts looking for more insight on its transition to cloud computing and its acquisition of NetSuite. Brian Deagon reports in the Investors Business Daily News “The Wall Street consensus is for earnings per share minus items to fall 5% from the […]

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[Slideshare] Are you paying Oracle Support on licences you do not use?

[Slideshare] Are you paying Oracle support on licences you do not use? How to Perform an OPEX review on Oracle Support – Part 1 In this difficult economic climate, we are all under pressure to reduce costs and support and maintenance renewals are often getting increasingly scrutinised. Learn more in the latest slide deck from […]

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[Slideshare] Oracle Audit Survival Guide – Part 1

[Slideshare] The Oracle Audit Survival Guide; Practical Tips to help you with an Oracle Audit 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 this slideshare that could save you not only time […]

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Oracle’s latest Cloud Acquisition -Dyn

Oracle buys Dyn On November 21, 2016, Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Dyn, the leading cloudbased Internet Performance and DNS provider that monitors, controls, and optimizes Internet applications and cloud services to deliver faster access, reduced page load times, and high end-user satisfaction.  Photo courtesy of Håkan Dahlström(CC Attribution) Do […]

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The Oracle Audit Survival Guide – Hot Tips – Part 2

The Oracle Audit Survival Guide – Hot Tips- Part 2 In Part 1 of the Oracle Audit Survival Guide we gave you the following 6 questions to help you with your impending Oracle audit, and gave you same guidance on how to deal with them:- Do you know whether you are being audited formally or […]

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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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