Oracle goes aggressive, launches new cloud platforms
San Francisco, Oct 26: Making an aggressive push for its diversified software solutions and integrated cloud platforms, global software major Oracle on Sunday launched a slew of innovative moves to take on its main cloud computing rivals Amazon and Microsoft.In a yet another remarkable speech delivered at the Oracle's OpenWorld 2015 conference, its executive chairman and chief technology officer Larry Ellison announced two cloud platforms with a great emphasis on maintaining security at a time when private data is at the risk of being stolen via cyber attacks.While the new "Oracle SCM Cloud" will offer the first complete supply chain and discrete manufacturing with 100 percent fusion, the "E-commerce in the CX Cloud" platform will be a complete, integrated modern suite covering the customers' requirements across the spectrum like marketing, sales, service and social responsibility."Oracle has committed to make its cloud and data platforms easy, performing, compelling and secure. We will lower the costs down and accelerate your power," Ellison announced."We are building solutions that will take off your workload and give you a better performance," he added.In another significant move, Ellison announced a new mobile, consumer-like Cloud UI - a state of the art mobile user interface."The Java-based mobile platform will always make you connected and able to work. It is a modern tablet and smartphone-friendly platform and will become the best choice among all other mobile platforms available today," Ellison told the packed Moscone Centre in the heart of the city.He also announced an integrated "Just-in-Time Learning System" that will be embedded in all Oracle SaaS applications to benefit the customers.