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Announcing Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU53
NVIDIA News, January 18th, 2023
We've just released the Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU53, the January 2023 Critical Patch Update. It is available via 'pkg update' from the support repository or by downloading the SRU from My Oracle Support Doc ID 2433412.1.

Full details of this SRU can be found in My Oracle Support Doc ID 2920279.1. For the list of Service Alerts affecting each Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU, see Important Oracle Solaris 11.4 SRU Issues (Doc ID 2445150.1).

Iconic restaurant chain selects Oracle MICROS Simphony Point of Sale and Payment Cloud Service to streamline its operations while better serving diners

American restaurant brand Big Boy Restaurant Group, LLC, founded in 1936, has ordered up Oracle to modernize its systems and support its legacy of great customer service. With MICROS Simphony Cloud Point of Sale (POS) and Oracle Payment Cloud Service, the chain will be able to streamline its ordering and payment processing across the entire system while also better using data to manage inventory and new opportunities such as ghost kitchens.

Cloud innovations in the Oracle retail platform make it easier for retailers to manage pricing and promotion strategies that move inventory while building customer loyalty

Inflation and marketing offer overload are making it harder for retailers to engage increasingly fickle customers with a price point and message that gets them to act. To address these challenges, Oracle today announced a series of new cloud capabilities. Price Hub extends Oracle Retail Merchandising Cloud Services to automate the pricing process so retailers can easily make purchase price updates across thousands of products to maximize sales and margins. And new promotion capabilities in Oracle Retail Customer Engagement Cloud Services help retailers drive incremental revenue and profitability by executing more personalized and compelling offers. The cloud services are running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).

The world's largest musical instrument retailer to improve performance by more than 30 percent and over 40 percent in data platform savings by moving its core systems to Exadata Database Service on OCI

Guitar Center, the world's largest musical instrument retailer, has moved to Oracle Exadata Database Service on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to meet customer demand for new online and in-store services. By moving its core systems to OCI, including order management, warehouse management, demand forecasting, enterprise resource planning, and its ecommerce platform, Guitar Center has seen performance improvements of more than 30 percent and aims to save more than 40 percent in data platform expenses over the next three years.

Oracle positioned as a leader based on completeness of vision and ability to execute

Oracle has been named a Leader in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Financial Planning Software for Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Performance Management (EPM). The Magic Quadrant, which evaluated 14 companies, recognized Oracle as a Leader for its 'Ability to Execute' and 'Completeness of Vision.' A complimentary copy of the report is available here.

Gartner defines Financial Planning Software as 'the key tool that enables organizations to manage their enterprise-wide financial planning, forecasting, and budgeting processes. Financial Planning Software allows finance organizations to plan and analyze business financial strategy for the organization across all three financial statements (profit and loss, balance sheet, and cash flows). It supports modeling, collaboration, analytics, and performance-reporting capabilities, all of which enhance a user's ability to effectively manage financial performance.'

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