Oracle Utilities Introduce a Network Management Platform

Oracle utilities introduce network management platform that enables transition to users in customer-centric grid, it also allows real-time visibility.

GreatResponder.com Oracle Corporation is one of the well known technology industry worldwide. Oracle has a variety of major products, but here is the list of some that’s for Oracle is famous database software and technology, cloud engineered systems and enterprise software solutions.

Oracle Corporation introduced Oracle Utilities Network Management System 2.3 on 2 February, 2017 at San Diego, California. This network management system is an expanded management system platform that enables various utilities to transit to the customer centric grid. It gives real-time transparency or visibility to users throughout all the grids and pipeline assets. It also minimizes the different complexities of the siloed data and applications.

Oracle Utilities are feeling major shifts in its way of operations that is because the rapid increasing in the DERs (Distributed Energy Resources) such as storage system, electric vehicles, solar PVs, and connected household devices for instance issues with aging water and gas pipelines.

New energy sources and increase monitoring of aging pipelines have produced more silos data, than ever before and that’s why it is an extremely challenging job to make the transition to customer-centric grid.

Rodger Smith, senior Vice President and general manager, Oracle Utilities, Said: “The most successful utilities will embrace the emergence of a customer-centric network, and have a strategic vision of how technology can support it; In the first transitional phase, utilities built billions of dollars of infrastructure over several decades. Then, with the advent of sensors and SCADA, we got better data and point-in-time visibility. Now we are in an age of predictive analytics, multiple new data streams from edge devices, and more complex real-time switching. We view our NMS solution as a platform that manages all aspects of the grid—from the customer’s living room to the utility back office.”

Oracle Network Management System 2.3 allows the utilities to aggregate the data from the many different network assets using the single interface with the detailed visibility for the any network operations. It is the first time that utilities have network and its asset data, two-way of distributed energy resource (DER) data, advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) data, Distribution Management System (DMS) data, and outage management system (OMS) data. These all the resources are coming in a single interface that helps to make more suitable and meaningful analysis and the decision.

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.