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TOTAL CLOUD REVENUES UP 28% BUT WOULD HAVE BEEN UP 34% IN CONSTANT CURRENCY

Oracle Database News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 21:18
TOTAL CLOUD REVENUES UP 28% BUT WOULD HAVE BEEN UP 34% IN CONSTANT CURRENCYTotal Revenues Down 5% to $10.7 Billion but Would Have Been Up 3% in Constant Currency REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – June 17, 2015

Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) today announced fiscal 2015 Q4 results. The results were significantly impacted by the strengthening of the U.S. dollar compared to foreign currencies. Total Q4 Revenues were $10.7 billion, down 5% but would have been up 3% without the strengthening of the U.S. dollar. Software and Cloud Revenues were $8.4 billion, down 6%, but up 2% in constant currency. Cloud software as a service (SaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) revenues were $416 million, growing 29%, and up 35% in constant currency. Cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) revenues were $160 million, growing 25%, and up 31% in constant currency. Hardware Systems Revenues were $1.4 billion, down 4%, but up 5% in constant currency.


Q4 Operating Income was $4.0 billion, and the Operating Margin was 37%. Non-GAAP Operating Income was $5.0 billion, and the non-GAAP Operating Margin was 46%. Net Income was $2.8 billion while non-GAAP Net Income was $3.5 billion. Earnings Per Share was $0.62, down 23%, and down 12% in constant currency, while non-GAAP Earnings Per Share was $0.78, down 14%, and down 5% in constant currency.

Short-term Deferred revenues were $7.2 billion, slightly down, but up 9% in constant currency compared with a year ago. Operating Cash Flow on a trailing twelve-month basis was $14.3 billion.

For fiscal year 2015, Total Revenues were $38.2 billion, essentially unchanged, but up 4% in constant currency. Software and Cloud Revenues were $29.5 billion, up 1%, and up 5% in constant currency. Cloud SaaS and PaaS revenues were $1.5 billion, up 32%, and up 35% in constant currency. Cloud IaaS revenues were $608 million, up 33%, and up 36% in constant currency. Total Hardware System Revenues were $5.2 billion, down 3%, but up 2% in constant currency. Operating Income was $13.9 billion, and the Operating Margin was 36%. Non-GAAP Operating Income was $17.4 billion, and non-GAAP Operating Margin was 45%. Net Income was $9.9 billion, while non-GAAP Net Income was $12.5 billion. Earnings Per Share was $2.21, down 7%, but unchanged in constant currency. Non-GAAP Earnings Per Share was $2.77 down 3%, but up 2% in constant currency.

“We sold an astonishing $426 million of new SaaS and PaaS annually recurring cloud subscription revenue in Q4,” said Oracle CEO, Safra Catz. “We expect our rapidly increasing cloud sales to quickly translate into significantly more revenue and profits for Oracle Corporation. For example, SaaS and PaaS revenues grew at a 34% constant currency rate in our just completed Q4, but we expect that revenue growth rate to jump to around 60% in constant currency this new fiscal year.”

“Coming into Q4, we forecast selling $300 million of new SaaS and PaaS annual recurring revenue,” said Oracle CEO, Mark Hurd. “We dramatically beat that forecast by selling a cloud industry all-time-record amount of $426 million of new SaaS and PaaS business. That is a year-over-year bookings growth rate of over 200%. As our multi-billion dollar cloud business gets bigger, our SaaS and PaaS revenue growth rates are on their way up to 60% in constant currency. Compare this to our primary cloud competitors’ whose own revenue growth forecasts are on their way down to 44% and 22%.”


“We expect to book between $1.5 and $2.0 billion of new SaaS and PaaS business this fiscal year,” said Oracle Executive Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison. “That means Oracle would sell more new SaaS and PaaS business than salesforce.com plans to sell in their current fiscal year – the only remaining question is how much more. Oracle’s planned SaaS and PaaS revenue growth rate is around 60% in constant currency; salesforce.com has a planned growth rate of around 20%. When you contrast those growth rates it becomes clear that Oracle is on its way to becoming the world’s largest enterprise cloud company.”


The Board of Directors also declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of outstanding common stock. This dividend will be paid to stockholders of record as of the close of business on July 8, 2015, with a payment date of July 29, 2015.

Q4 Fiscal 2015 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

Oracle will hold a conference call and webcast today to discuss these results at 2:00 p.m. Pacific. You may listen to the call by dialing (816) 287-5563, Passcode: 425392. To access the live webcast of this event, please visit the Oracle Investor Relations website at http://www.oracle.com/investor. In addition, Oracle’s Q4 results and Fiscal 2015 financial tables are available on the Oracle Investor Relations website.

A replay of the conference call will also be available by dialing (855) 859-2056 or (404) 537-3406, Pass Code: 62149434.

About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), visit www.oracle.com or contact Investor Relations at investor_us@oracle.com or (650) 506-4073.

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Oracle Corporate Communications
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VisibleThread 5 at 5 Industry Update

VisibleThread - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 16:54

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With busy season upon us we pulled together the latest industry news for you . There is a lot of activity and talk around the Top 100 so we included the latest updates here. We hope this keeps you updated and informed on the latest industry trends.

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    “We’re not seeing anything drastic in a reduction or an increase, but I think if you have a robust strategy, you’ll be one of the ones to come out of this is in a better place,”

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QPack Requirements Management Tool

Software Development Tools Directory - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 13:30
QPack Requirements management tool is a robust solution for tracking your requirements and provide end-to-end product delivery solution. QPack Requirements Management is designed to meet your organizational needs, whether you are a small startup ...
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continuousphp

Software Development Tools Directory - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 13:24
continuousphp is a PHP-centric PaaS to build, package, test and deploy applications in the same workflow
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New Survey Finds 65% of IoT Applications Generate Revenue Today, Predicts Number to Rise to 80% by 2018

Progress Software News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:03
New Survey Finds 65% of IoT Applications Generate Revenue Today, Predicts Number to Rise to 80% by 2018
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Node.js and io.js Will Merge Codebases

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:14
The Node.js and io.js developer communities today are announcing a collaboration to merge their respective code bases and continue their work in a neutral forum, the Node.js Foundation, hosted by The Linux Foundation.
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DreamFactory's REST API Services Platform Available as a Docker Container

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 16:56
DreamFactory Software announced that its open source REST API services platform is now available as a Docker container, making it easier than ever to install and manage custom deployments of DreamFactory across a wide range of platforms and envir ...
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Load Impact Releases Version 3.0 of Performance Testing Platform

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 16:48
Load Impact, a cloud-based load and performance testing software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for web, mobile and APIs, announced Load Impact Version 3.0. Version 3.0 of Load Impact software includes performance trending, new User Interface (UI), ...
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Silicon, Software and Open Source

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 16:30
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Oracle Expands Clinical Safety Monitoring and Reporting Capabilities with Oracle Argus 8.0 Solutions

Oracle Database News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 13:00
Press Release Oracle Expands Clinical Safety Monitoring and Reporting Capabilities with Oracle Argus 8.0 Solutions Safety platform upgrade delivers more reporting power and greater flexibility and support for worldwide regulatory requirements

DIA 2015—Washington DC—Jun 16, 2015

Oracle Health Sciences today announced the availability of Oracle Argus Standard Edition 8.0, Oracle Argus Enterprise Edition 8.0, and Oracle Argus Safety Japan 8.0—major new Oracle Argus releases for sponsors and manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and vaccines, as well as contract research organizations and health authorities.

This latest release of Oracle’s extensive pharmacovigilance platform is designed to help safety organizations comply with new reporting regulations, including those from the International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) E2B(R3) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Electronic Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (eVAERS), while providing greater reporting capability and flexibility over previous versions.

Oracle Argus Standard Edition 8.0 introduces the ICH E2B(R3) and FDA eVAERS expedited reports, which are designed to support compliance with new legal requirements for adverse event reporting. The solution also features new integration with Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher for more-flexible periodic reports and with the Oracle B2B gateway for transmitting expedited reports to the regulatory authorities, according to legal requirements.

Oracle Argus Enterprise Edition 8.0 includes all of the components, and therefore, all the benefits, of Oracle Argus Standard Edition 8.0. In addition, it supports enhanced ad hoc reporting, point-in-time querying, and additional self-service analysis on the periodic report data set. These features are made possible through new and enhanced integration with Oracle Argus Safety, Oracle Argus Mart, Oracle Argus Insight, Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition, and Oracle Health Sciences Empirica Signal. The new features enable better understanding of the aggregate data and allow safety organizations to reduce the costs of creating and maintaining reports over time.

Oracle Argus Safety Japan 8.0 supports compliance with new Japanese reporting regulations, including the Japan Development Safety Update Report (J-DSUR), as well as enhancements to the expedited and periodic regulatory reports for the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) in Japan. The solution also helps to improve workflow by introducing the Local Case Lock feature, allowing case processing centers in Japan to work more efficiently with their counterpart centers in the rest of the world.

“Today, safety and pharmacovigilance regulations are undergoing significant changes and becoming more complex than ever before,” said Steve Rosenberg, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Health Sciences. “Oracle Argus 8.0 helps our customers maintain or increase compliance, gain actionable insights into their data, and lower their total cost of ownership, while addressing the full set of global safety challenges.”

Contact Info Samantha Thai
Oracle
+1.510.917.5564
samantha.thai@oracle.com Mary Tobin
O’Keeffe & Company
+1.503.658.7396
mtobin@okco.com About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit http://www.oracle.com.

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Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracle's products remains at the sole discretion of Oracle Corporation. 

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Oracle Health Sciences InForm Cloud Service 6.1 Helps Life Sciences Organizations Accelerate Study Start-Up and Expand Risk-Based Monitoring Precision

Oracle Database News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 13:00
Press Release Oracle Health Sciences InForm Cloud Service 6.1 Helps Life Sciences Organizations Accelerate Study Start-Up and Expand Risk-Based Monitoring Precision Latest release of cloud solution takes aim at accelerating trial timelines and reducing clinical development costs and risk

DIA 2015 – Washington DC—Jun 16, 2015

Oracle Health Sciences today announced the availability of Oracle Health Sciences InForm Cloud Service 6.1. The latest release of the Oracle Health Sciences InForm data capture and management platform provides trial sponsors and contract research organizations (CROs) with a complete, integrated solution designed to accelerate trial timelines, lower costs, deliver  higher data quality, and reduce risk.

The Oracle Health Sciences InForm Cloud Service 6.1 platform supports today’s complex trial protocols and environments with advanced data capture/query management and real-time, actionable visibility into data, as well as standards-based, integrated workflows. This latest release enables trial sponsors and CROs to further increase clinical trial speed, efficiency, and accuracy with new capabilities including:

  • Expanded risk-based monitoring capacity that enables source verification at the individual and subject level. This new functionality supports more precise, risk-based monitoring, as well as expanded use of adaptive trials, which, in turn, boost efficiency and reduce costs. Oracle Health Sciences InForm Cloud Service 6.1’s risk-based monitoring capabilities are included as part of the core solution, avoiding the one-off, add-on associated costs.
  • A single location for defining and managing study administrative data in Oracle Health Sciences Central Designer that streamlines trial workflow and simplifies the design, self-deployment, versioning, and maintenance of clinical studies. Trial sponsors and CROs benefit from a robust staging area that aims to reduce risks associated with migrating studies from development and testing environments to production.
  • An advanced modeling environment that streamlines management and validation of in-place, protocol amendments. Organizations can develop and test amendments without taking the study offline, and then automatically push changes into the production environment without manual intervention. This increases study availability and reduces the time and resources needed to make protocol changes, while supporting regulatory compliance with complete audit trails.

“Oracle is leading the way with innovative, secure, and compliant cloud-based solutions that help our industry bring life-improving therapies to market faster and at a lower cost,” said James Streeter, vice president, life sciences product strategy, Oracle Health Sciences. “Oracle Health Sciences InForm Cloud Service 6.1 and our broad platform of integrated Oracle Health Sciences Cloud solutions help organizations address complex business requirements head-on by enabling them to adopt new models with confidence and speed. For example, the Oracle Health Sciences Inform 6.1 models for risk-based monitoring and adaptive trials drive greater clinical development, efficiency, and precision.”

Contact Info Samantha Thai
Oracle
+1.510.917.5564
samantha.thai@oracle.com Mary Tobin
O’Keeffe & Company
+1.503.658.7396
mtobin@okco.com About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit http://www.oracle.com.

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Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Safe Harbor

The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracle's products remains at the sole discretion of Oracle Corporation. 

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For Your Radar: Autos, Wi-Fi, and IoT (Webinar- June 23)

Polarion Software - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 17:56
Coming up: free webinar by Polarion, Micron, and Rogue Wave on meeting time to market and security challenges for auto manufacturers in the Automotive IoT environment.
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ConQAT – The Continuous Quality Assessment Toolkit

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 13:25
Continuous quality control counters this decay through an orchestrated application of constructive and analytic quality assurance techniques. The Continuous Quality Assessment Toolkit ConQAT provides the tool-support required enacting continuous ...
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Sugar

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 13:23
Sugar is an open source Javascript library that extends native objects with helpful methods. It is designed to be intuitive, unobtrusive, and let you do more with less code.
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pecs

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 13:20
pecs is a tiny open source behavior-driven (BDD) development library for PHP 5.3, a la RSpec or JSpec.
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Swagger Tools Supporting 2.0 Specification Released by SmartBear

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:40
SmartBear Software has released an update to the core suite of open source tools for Swagger that delivers broad support for the latest Swagger 2.0 Specification. Earlier this year, SmartBear acquired the Swagger API open source project, the lead ...
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Graylog 1.1 Adds Enterprise Log Management Capabilities

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:38
Graylog, Inc., the company behind the popular Graylog open source log analysis platform, has announced version 1.1 of its Open Source Graylog product. This new release provides significant enhancements -- including an integrated log collector for ...
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Typesafe Announced New Releases of Akka and Slick

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:15
Typesafe, the company behind Play Framework, Akka, and Scala, has announced the general availability of Akka Streams and Slick 3.0, new releases that address some of the major pain points for any Java or Scala developer working with streaming data.
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QSM's SLIM Suite 9.0 Enhances Data Collection

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:11
Quantitative Software Management (QSM) has announced the availability of its Software Lifecycle Management (SLIM) Suite 9.0. The new release provides users with enhanced data collection features to more accurately plan software development proje ...
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Sauce Labs Accelerates Automated Testing for Continuous Integration

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 06/11/2015 - 16:10
Sauce Labs has announced a significant update to the Sauce Labs service, specifically engineered for Continuous Integration (CI) workflows. Now, enterprises can test web and mobile applications more quickly and with greater insight into their sof ...
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