Oracle Cloud Platform Launches Easy to Scale Cloud for SMBs

Oracle Cloud Platform serves both small and medium sized companies to scale up their business using ‘easy-to-deploy’ cloud solutions.

orcaleGreatResponder.com Oracle Corporation announced last day that both the small and medium sized business companies and organizations are encouraged to join Oracle’s cloud platform for their strategic collaboration to settle down on the cloud. Both the small and medium sized businesses are applying the advantages of enterprise-grade capabilities presented by Oracle Cloud Platform. It helps organizations in many aspects including, rapid application development procedure, predictable and fast performance, security, reliability, and elastic scalability to support and scale the business.

Oracle Cloud Platform offers integrated cloud solutions to the businesses and enterprises those offerings are as follows, IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and PaaS (Platform as a Service), these both cloud platforms have a very important role in information technology. These platforms enable developers and leaders to work more rapidly in this environment where you can plan, develop, and deliver applications securely. Oracle Cloud Platform also offers some strategic platform where leaders can plan and solve business challenges to assure time to value with the cloud platform.

Here are some individual companies that are jointly working with Oracle including, MCH Strategic Data, Pragmatyxs Inc., IQMS ERP to enhance their product worth.

MCH Strategic Data is data services American based company, joins Oracle database cloud services for smooth transitions into the cloud. MCH Strategic Data has key experience in collecting and compiling data from the different institutions, including, education, government and religious sectors.

Brian Vogelsmeier, director of IT, MCH Strategic Data, said: “The power of data in the Cloud is in the ability to rapidly leverage it for business insights that drive our customers’ success, As collecting data is paramount to our business, we needed to pick a vendor that has best-in-class database Cloud technology that makes the back up to the database seamless, hence our choice to leverage Oracle’s services.”

Pragmatyxs Inc. uses Oracle database cloud services, PaaS and IaaS for security, efficiency and availability. Pragmatyxs Inc. works with Fortune 500 customers to ensure their seamless communication between the supply chain and finance system.

Paul Van Hout, CEO and Founder, Pragmatyxs, said: “We launched our Cloud based label printing service for our partners and remote facilities which was a strategic initiative for our business. We have 15 employees, so we needed a solution that was the most efficient and secure with 24/7 availability using an Oracle Database Cloud Service, PaaS and IaaS”.

IQMS ERP is an MES and ERP system software manufacturing Company. It selects Oracle cloud platform to offer cloud backup and industry leading security.

Gary Nemmers, CEO and President, IQMS, said: “For its reliability, price point, and strong security, the real value of Oracle Cloud Platform is being able to offer customers more services along with added simplicity, If any component fails, factories stop and that can’t happen. With Oracle Cloud Platform, our customers have benefits like more extensive data encryption than they run in house and some have even freed up resources previously tied up with on-premises datacenter maintenance.”

Microsoft Kick Starts Its New UK Data Center Regions for Business

The newly started data centers in the UK will accomplish Azure and Office 365 services to its clients with high level of security and additional features.

microsoftGreatResponder.com It was officially announced by the Microsoft on Wednesday this week that its UK based data centers have started running commercial services. These services include Azure cloud computing services and cloud based Office 365 services.

The company has also announced that it has already hooked ministry of defense MoD and the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust among their first customers in the country. Many other clients are also being provided with the high-quality cloud computing services based on these data centers.

It is very important to note that the company first announced the move in the month of November 2015 last year that it will expand the presence in the Netherlands and Ireland along with the addition of data centers in different cities of the UK. The main data center locations that were promised by the Microsoft corporation last year included Durham, London, and Cardiff. The date of the start of these centers was set tentatively by the end of this year (2016). By this announcement, the company successfully achieved the promised target in the UK region.

In an official blog post of Microsoft corporation, the vice president of the cloud and enterprise corporate, Mr. Takeshi Numoto said, “Today, we’ve taken a significant step forward to empower businesses to achieve more with the first complete cloud offering delivered from a global provider within the UK”.

It was also informed in the official blog that with this new launch, the total number of data center regions reaches 28 globally, which is among the highest regions within the competitor spectrum of Microsoft Corporation. Meanwhile, the company has also promised  6 more data centers in the country to strengthen its cloud computing operations.

While talking about the Azure services, the chief digital and information officer at the ministry of defense, UK Mr. Mike Stone said, “Microsoft’s secure and transparent cloud service in the UK fits perfectly with the MoD’s digital transformation agenda. This agreement, which is based on Microsoft’s world class reliability and performance, will allow us to deliver cost-effective, modern and flexible information capabilities. It will ensure we are better placed in our ever-changing, digital-first world.”

Many experts in the industry believe that Microsoft is pursuing its cloud computing business very aggressively to pose a strong competition for its competitors across the globe.

IBM to Launch Blockchain Cloud Capabilities in LinuxOne Server

Super secure business to business blockchain cloud capabilities would enable the businesses to test privacy, performance and interoperability in a secure environment.

IBM LinuxOne ServerGreatResponder.com  It was announced by the IBM Corporation that its LinuxOne Servers would be capable of implementing the blockchain technology to achieve high security, robustness and reliability of the operations in a secure environment. The capability is being launched in beta version for review and customer feedback, but it will be commercially launched very soon.

With this launch of latest technology, the customers would be able to check the performance, interoperability and privacy of the database in a highly secure and independent environment. It is very important to note that the blockchain projects are based on a highly secure, reliable, robust and encrypted database infrastructure, which is created based on the distributed database system. The entire database consists of many independent and isolated data structures that build up the database in robust and reliable design.

The  IBM Fellow for the Enterprise Solutions, Donna Dillenberger, in the statement said, “Blockchain will change the way we transfer high value goods, digital assets and financial instruments. To accelerate blockchain adoption, clients must trust the infrastructure and the system that blockchain is running on. With IBM Blockchain, we are expanding access to the emerging technology — not only by making it easy to get up and running on the IBM Cloud, but also by using the most secure infrastructure.”

It was further elaborated that the current launch of the capabilities is in Beta version. The full version of the cloud computing block chain capabilities would be launched very shortly. With the official launch, the customers who use the blockchain projects for highly mission critical procedures and tasks would be able to run their projects in highly secure, encrypted, robust and reliable environment.

It is very important to note that this capability is being introduced in the LinuxOne Server of IBM. This service is designed for highly secure and mission critical projects for those companies that undergo high security and classified projects in the domain of governments and security agencies.

While talking about the latest capabilities of IBM servers, the CEO of EverLedger, a reputed client of IBM, said in his official statement, “When you are in the business of provenance, secured records, access and transparency are everything. There is no compromise when it comes to security and one cannot underestimate the expertise required to enable this. Having the opportunity to build, test, scale and refine Everledger on IBM Blockchain, underpinned by a security-rich infrastructure, is a game changer.”