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OCI Delivers New Security Capabilities that Fortify Cloud Apps and Data Against Emerging Threats

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Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores the introduction of five new OCI security capabilities and why they address burgeoning organizational demand for strengthened threat detection and prevention of their cloud applications and data across cloud environments, boosts its cloud ecosystem credentials through the Palo Alto Networks alliance, and improves overall competitiveness against its major cloud service provider rivals.

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New Oracle Cloud Infrastructure E4 Dense Compute Inferences to be Powered by AMD EPYC Processors for VMware Users Running Hybrid Cloud Environments

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Futurum analyst Todd R. Weiss examines Oracle’s latest plans to offer all-new Oracle Cloud Infrastructure E4 Dense Compute Inferences powered by AMD EPYC processors for hybrid cloud users as Oracle expands its use of AMD EPYC CPUs beyond Oracle’s existing E3 and E4 compute instances.

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Oracle Assures CSPs and Enterprises with Federos Acquisition

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Oracle acquires Federos with the objective of delivering comprehensive network and service assurance to CSPs and enterprises in improving their operational efficiency and lowering costs. Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores why the Federos acquisition swiftly bolsters Oracle’s Service and Network Orchestration portfolio and how Oracle boosts its competitive prospects in powering broader CSP and enterprise adoption of automated assurance, analytics, and orchestration capabilities.

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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Exercises the Right to Bear Arm

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Oracle unveiled its first Arm-based compute offering OCI Ampere A1 Compute, aiming to guide the porting of open source projects to Arm technology for price-performance and efficiency gains. Futurum’s Ron Westfall analyzes why the Arm architecture is gaining a broader presence across data center server processor architectures, how OCI attains competitive differentiation through the new platform, and why OCI’s main rivals need to counter the move.

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Oracle Cloud Lift Services Provides Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Customers a New Workload Lift

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Oracle Cloud Lift Services addresses growing customer demand to alleviate the complexity and costs of workload migration to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses the benefits of the new program in emerging applications areas such as GPU-based Kubernetes management and why customers and prospects need to onboard onto Oracle Cloud Lift Services

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Oracle Digital Experience for Communications Prepares CSPs to Lead Radical Transformation of Customer Experience

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With the Oracle Digital Experience for Communications debut, Oracle is addressing the CSP top priority of driving and winning the CX battle across the digital ecosystem. This includes ensuring CSPs engage their customers through their preferred interaction channels, personalizing digital experiences and injecting agility into B2B2X engagements. The new solution is fully differentiated by the blending of OCI capabilities and Oracle telco software knowledge. Oracle meets CSP integration demands in hybrid cloud environments through support of TM Forum’s ODA and Open API initiatives, potentially accelerating CSP adoption and spurring CX innovation and digital ecosystem influence.