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Oracle Retail Consulting Partners with Leading Retailer

McColl's is one of the UK's leading neighbourhood retailers serving the convenience and newsagent sectors with 1,400 stores. For communities, the scale and accessibility of McColl's became a lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic.

'Supporting our community is at the heart of our business,' said Karen Bird, Colleague and Operations Director at McColl's. 'Never has this passion been tested more than during the current health crisis. With Oracle, we were able to pivot quickly to support new programs and protect our most vulnerable customers.'


Oracle Announces Java 15
Oracle News, September 15th, 2020
Java 15 adds new features to improve developer productivity and security, including an Edwards-Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (JEP 339) and Hidden Classes (JEP 371)

"Oracle today announced the general availability of Java 15 (Oracle JDK 15). After 25 years of innovation, Java continues to be the #1 programming language, used by over 69 percent of full-time developers worldwide. The latest Java Development Kit (JDK) delivers new functionality, including Edwards-Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (JEP 339) and Hidden Classes (JEP 371), as well as former preview features now finalized: Text Blocks (JEP 378) and ZGC (JEP 377). Java 15 includes Sealed Classes (JEP 360) as a first-time preview feature and second previews of Pattern Matching (JEP 375) and Records (JEP 384) for additional community feedback. Get started with Java 15 today..."

Pre-built tools automate threat response and quickly and efficiently reduce customers' cloud security risk at no additional cost

Today Oracle announced the availability of Oracle Cloud Guard and Oracle Maximum Security Zones. With Oracle Maximum Security Zones, Oracle is the first public cloud provider to activate security policy enforcement of best practices automatically from day one so customers can prevent misconfiguration errors and deploy workloads securely. For day-to-day operations, Oracle Cloud Guard continuously monitors configurations and activities to identify threats and automatically acts to remediate them across all Oracle Cloud global regions. With these capabilities, Oracle is the only cloud service provider to offer a cloud security posture management dashboard at no additional cost, with numerous pre-built tools that automate response to reduce customer risk quickly and efficiently. Get started here...

Oracle Cloud Recognized By Industry Experts
Oracle News, September 16th, 2020
IDC scored Oracle Cloud Infrastructure high on customer satisfaction

"Oracle Cloud Infrastructure has made tremendous progress this year. Big customer wins from companies including 8x8, Naveego, Phenix and Zoom show that Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is providing services that businesses trust to better serve their own customers.

These advances are getting noticed. For example, Oracle earned the best customer satisfaction score among all the major IaaS providers in an annual survey conducted by a leading analyst firm..."


Delivers Oracle's high performance Gen 2 Cloud platform with enhanced security for classified workloads

"To support growing customer demand, Oracle today announced a major expansion of the Oracle Government Cloud with the addition of National Security Regions for US Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers.

These regions were developed to address IC and DoD needs at DISA Impact Level 6, Secret and Top Secret security levels, with capabilities including strong encryption, in-depth auditing, and robust security controls. Oracle National Security Regions support both ICD 705 and ICD 503 requirements. Oracle's Cloud Network Operations Center (CNOC) is accredited for Secret and Top Secret data and is operated by appropriately-cleared personnel..."


Oracle Helps Customer Service Teams Embrace Change
Oracle News, September 17th, 2020
Over the past few years, customer service organizations have undergone significant changes to meet evolving customer expectations, and the events of this year have understandably accelerated many of those trends

"If 2020 has taught us anything, it's the importance of being resilient in the face of constant change. The pandemic turned service departments on their heads, shutting down at a moment's notice and reopening with remote workers. At the same time, many service departments had been overrun with requests and have had to rethink how they operate in order to answer customers when and where customers want..."

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure's exceptional price-performance to power Xactly's global expansion

"Oracle today announced that Xactly, a leading provider of cloud-based sales performance management software, will be using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure as its primary cloud provider to run its flagship Incent SaaS application and accelerate its global expansion.

As part of the multi-year agreement, Xactly will migrate the majority of its business critical-workloads from private cloud to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure for improved elasticity and exceptional price-performance capabilities..."

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