Oracle: the transition to the cloud is accelerating, it’s a huge opportunity
As part of the OpenWorld conference, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison highlighted the phenomenal growth of his firm’s cloud business. The cloud is booming, and it’s a “huge opportunity” …
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison attended the firm’s OpenWorld conference in San Francisco last week. He took advantage of the event to speak about the success of the Oracle Cloud .
According to him, Oracle now has 31,000 cloud application customers against only 7,000 in 2014. This tremendous growth is directly linked to the fact that more and more large companies are migrating their systems to the Cloud. For Larry Ellison, this is a huge opportunity.
The entrepreneur considers that we are no longer “in the early days” of the Cloud , and that an acceleration is clearly visible at a time when the most conservative customers suddenly want to modernize their systems and practices.
Oracle has taken 12 years to adapt all its applications to the Cloud
For its part, as the CEO highlighted during his keynote, it will have taken Oracle 12 or 13 years to rewrite all its applications for the Cloud . We had to make sure that the applications were properly integrated with each other and with the firm’s second generation cloud so that they could take advantage of the platform.
Indeed, Oracle’s suite of Cloud applications is the only one to be based on a Cloud infrastructure , and this is one of its main advantages over the competition. The applications of companies acquired by Oracle are also integrated into the OIC so that they can access the autonomous database, the digital voice assistant and the machine learning and data analysis functionalities offered by the Cloud.
Oracle also took advantage of its conference to unveil its new “more human, more approachable” logo . Directly inspired by this new logo, a new interface called “Redwood” was also presented for the firm’s applications …