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TechBytes with Adrian Johnston, SVP of Cloud Applications, Japan and Asia at Oracle

Hi Adrian, please tell us about your role and the journey at Oracle. I am the Senior Vice President of Cloud Applications for Oracle in Japan and Asia Pacific, and I lead the business for Oracle’s Cloud offerings in the apps space. I first joined Oracle in 2002 as Vice President of Applications and Product Operations for Asia Pacific before taking on several other positions, including Vice President of the Applications Midmarket business unit. How is the SaaS market in the APAC region different from North America and…

Exabeam Accelerates Cloud Growth and Extends Security Management to Zoom and Other Cloud Applications

Sees more than half of new and add-on recurring revenue from cloud offering; releases new Cloud Connectors Exabeam, the Smarter SIEM company, announced a significant performance milestone with Exabeam SaaS Cloud contributing more than half of Q1 FY21 new and add-on recurring revenue, signaling an accelerated transition of its business to the cloud. This momentum has been built on consistent improvements to Exabeam’s cloud-first product and partner strategy, including the recent announcements of the Exabeam Cloud Platform …

Oracle Cloud Applications Achieves FedRAMP Moderate Authorization

New authorization marks key milestone for the Federal Government, extending agency access to the suite of Oracle Cloud Applications covering ERP, HCM, and CX Oracle  announced that Oracle Cloud Applications has achieved FedRAMP Moderate Authorization. FedRAMP is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. With this new authorization, U.S. Federal Government customers can benefit from Oracle's complete and…

Blue Nile Shines Bright with Oracle Cloud Applications

World's Leading Online Jeweler Says "Yes" to Oracle to Help Create Customer Experiences as Unique as Each Diamond Blue Nile, a leading online diamond jeweler, has chosen Oracle Cloud Applications to support its commitment to providing customers with more choices, straightforward information, and legendary service. With Oracle, Blue Nile has been able to streamline financial operations and delight customers by providing an experience as personal as the diamond they're purchasing. Founded in 1999 with the idea that the…

Titan International Takes First Step to Industry 4.0 Capabilities with Oracle Cloud Applications

Off-Road Wheel and Tire Manufacturer Takes Advantage of Integrated Cloud Applications Suite to Increase Efficiency, Improve Visibility, and Embrace the Latest Emerging Technologies Titan International, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of off-highway wheels, tires, assemblies and undercarriage products, has started moving its core business and manufacturing processes to Oracle Cloud Applications. With Oracle Cloud Applications for finance, supply chain and manufacturing, Titan International will be able to take…

Accenture Named a Leader in Gartner’s Inaugural Magic Quadrant for Oracle Cloud Applications Services, Worldwide

Accenture has been named a Leader in Gartner’s 2019 “Magic Quadrant for Oracle Cloud Applications Services, Worldwide ” and is positioned highest for its ability to execute. This is the first time that Gartner has published a report, “support sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders in their Oracle Cloud Applications service vendor selection.” “More than ever, successful digital transformation with cloud technologies means the difference between being a market leader or becoming obsolete. To succeed in this…

Oracle Adds AI-Sourced and Managed Data to Cloud Applications

Oracle Datafox’s Fast-Growing Pool of Company Data Boosts Performance of Oracle AI-Powered Applications To help organizations realize the potential of AI-powered applications, Oracle DataFox has quickly expanded the reach of its pool of AI-sourced and managed data, extending global coverage by almost 30 percent since being acquired by Oracle. With Oracle DataFox, organizations can ensure that clean, accurate and enriched data powers AI and machine learning capabilities within business applications by taking advantage of a…

Splashtop Enables Remote Access to Adobe Creative Cloud Video Applications

Splashtop provides users of Adobe Creative Cloud video and audio products with high-performance remote access to their workstations, enabling them to work from home Splashtop Inc., a leader in remote access and remote support solutions, announced it has become a member of the Adobe® Exchange Developer community. The company provides solutions that allow users to remotely access Adobe Creative Cloud® desktop applications instantly and in real-time from any device—freeing them from having to go into the office to use…

PlanetScale Delivers DaaS For Mission-Critical Applications Through Google Cloud Marketplace

Cloud-Native Database PlanetScaleDB is Now Available Alongside Google Cloud Infrastructure Offerings PlanetScale, creators of a database-as-a-service built on Kubernetes and Vitess, announced PlanetScaleDB is now available on the Google Cloud Marketplace. PlanetScale’s flagship product provides customers with a battle-tested transactional database that delivers the scalability, manageability and reliability enterprises need for current and emerging mission-critical applications. Gartner predicts that 75 percent of all…

BuzzAngle Rebrands as Alpha Data, Announces Cloud-based Applications

BuzzAngle, the music-analytics tool widely used by the music industry for its daily, of-the-moment charts and powerful data capabilities, has rebranded as Alpha Data. The platform’s subscription tool and service, BuzzAngle Music, is now called Alpha Data Music+. Marketing Technology News: Khoros Sees 47% Increase in Online Community Visits During COVID-19 Beyond its name change, Alpha Data has made meaningful upgrades to its daily-reporting service. “Our goal is to provide the music industry with granular, up-to-date…

Qumulo Advances Collaborative, Cloud-Based High-Performance Media Workflows for Adobe Creative Cloud Video Applications

Qumulo Cloud File Data Service and Hybrid Cloud File Storage Integrate with Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects for Fast, Efficient Collaboration Anyplace, Anytime High-Performance Collaboration in the Cloud: Enables production and editorial teams to maintain high performance across multiple remote locations Limitless Scalability: Cloud-based storage infrastructure meets the capacity and performance needs of Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects users Analytics and Visibility: Provides unmatched real-time…

CloudHedge Accelerates Enterprise Journey to Cloud by Modernizing Their Legacy Windows Applications to AWS EKS

AWS EKS Windows Container Support Made Generally Available Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the general availability of Windows Container Support on AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service, known as EKS. With this update from AWS, CloudHedge’s enterprise clients who want to modernize their Windows applications to the cloud can now seamlessly deploy them on EKS clusters running Windows Containers out of the box. Previously, out of the box support for managed K8s was not available by AWS, moreover, EKS Windows support was also in…

Primerica Taps IBM to Modernize Applications in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

Implements hybrid cloud strategy that leverages containers, microservices to drive digital transformation while keeping data secured in a private cloud IBM announced that Primerica, Inc., a leading insurance and financial services company, has turned to IBM to help accelerate innovation and modernize their internal and customer-facing application development in a hybrid cloud environment. Insurance providers are increasingly turning to the cloud to accelerate expansion into untapped markets and deliver innovative…

VMworld General Session Keynote Showcases Innovations to Help Companies Build, Run, Manage, Connect, and Protect Applications on Any Cloud,…

Greg Lavender Appointed New VMware Chief Technology Officer; Ray O’Farrell to Oversee Modern Apps At the VMworld 2019 general session keynote, VMware, Inc. walked attendees through a series of product demonstrations to highlight how organizations can use VMware’s software architecture to build, run, manage, connect and protect any app, on any cloud and any device. “The VMware innovation engine is thriving at VMware, and we saw it in action in today’s VMworld general session keynote as we demonstrated one new technology…

Sesame Software Releases Relational Junction 6.1 with Instant Data Warehousing for Over 100 Cloud and On-Premise Applications

Latest Version of Patented Data Management Suite Enables Customers to Rapidly Move Data from Hundreds of Sources into a Single Data Warehouse for Accelerated Analytics and Business Intelligence Sesame Software, the innovative leader in Enterprise Data Management, announced the rollout of Relational Junction 6.1, the latest version of its suite of data management and replication tools, giving companies the ability to effortlessly create data warehouses from hundreds of sources, in the Cloud or on-premise. "Relational…

Unravel Data Introduces the Industry’s First AI-Powered Cloud Platform Operations and Workload Migration Solution for Data Applications

Unravel Delivers New AI-powered and Unified Performance Optimization for Planning, Migrating, and Managing Modern Data Applications on AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platforms Unravel Data, the only data operations platform providing full-stack visibility and AI-powered recommendations to drive more reliable performance in modern data applications, announced a new portfolio of capabilities that help customers plan, migrate, and manage modern data applications running on AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. This…

Odaseva Closes $11.7 Million in Funding to Accelerate Delivery of Data Protection and Data Operations for Enterprises Running Business…

Odaseva, the all-in-one cloud data management platform for enterprises running critical business applications in the cloud such as Salesforce, announced a Series A funding round of $11.7 million. The round, led by Partech with participation from new investor Salesforce Ventures and existing investor Serena, will help the company accelerate its go-to-market strategy and build on successes with global customers that include General Electric, Heineken, Orange Bank, Robert Half, Schneider Electric and Toyota. The new round, in…

Kasten Launches K10 on Google Cloud Platform Marketplace for Data Management of Stateful Applications on Kubernetes

Kasten, a cloud-native data management company,announced its K10 platform is now available to all users of the Google Cloud Platform Marketplace. The K10 platform provides customers with the ability to operationalize at scale data protection, disaster recovery, cloud migration, and copy management of stateful Kubernetes applications. For the first time ever, K10 is now available to deploy with one click to Google Kubernetes Engine with a usage-based pricing model. Commercial Kubernetes applications can be deployed on-premise…

Cloud-Based Converged Conferencing Services Continue to Take Market Share From Standalone Applications: Global UCC Industry Outlook 2018

Workflow Integrations Begin to Unlock Next-Level Value, says A Report Buyer Study The UCC industry continues to evolve under the impact of multiple socio-economic and technology trends. Accelerating cloud communications services adoption (more than 25 percent globally) continues to stall investments in premises-based equipment. A study conducted by Report Buyer, a leading industry intelligence solution that provides all market research reports from top publishers, published the Global UCC Industry Outlook 2018, recently.…

Oracle Cloud VMware Solution Now Available in All Global Regions and Oracle Dedicated Region Cloud@Customer

Delivers support for scale production VMware workloads in a customer-controlled tenancy Customers include Entel, largest telecom provider in Chile and the third largest in Peru Building on the recent launch of Oracle Cloud@Customer, Oracle continues an aggressive push to deliver flexibility and scale that meets customers where they are in their cloud transformation. Today Oracle announced availability of Oracle Cloud VMware Solution, a dedicated, cloud-native VMware-based environment that enables enterprises to easily move…