Oracle PeopleSoft has been a popular choice for many businesses looking to adopt a solution with robust built-in functionality as well as support for a range of middleware. Oracle recently announced an upgrade to its technology that improves the return on investment of PeopleSoft in several ways.
The capabilities of Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne One View Reporting are now more widely available. The real-time reporting solution was formerly available to version 9.1 customers and facilitated data visibility for end users. Oracle recently announced that it made One View available to 9.0 customers in response to high demand for the technology.
Philippines-based telecommunications company Globe Telecom recently adopted Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud and Fusion Middleware to modernize its IT architecture. The move to the cloud was marked by the company's ambitious goal of quintupling revenue within the next five years. Globe deployed several technologies to accommodate the rapid expanding, including Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Service Bus and Oracle Elastic Cloud.
Professional social network LinkedIn has become significantly more successful in the past several years. Having recently reached the 200 million user milestone, the website boasts a user base equivalent to the 5th largest population in the world. Some of LinkedIn's success can be attributed to the growing popularity of social media in general. However, Kevin Scott, senior vice president of engineering at LinkedIn, noted that much of the growing revenue stems from a "software revolution" he brought to the company.
Many businesses have turned to cloud computing as a way to increase flexibility and improve resource utilization, but those benefits can come with a significant cost if deployment is not sufficiently planned. One of the major pain points that many companies face is that IT professionals and business units see the cloud from entirely different perspectives. According to Forrester analyst James Staten, this is why many private cloud solutions fail.