Editor's Blog - Oracle, Cloud and Fusion
Posted: Jun 15, 2012
Found this interesting piece about Oracle's recent Fusion/cloud announcement. It poses several interesting questions. What's your take?
Oracle will offer more than 100 Fusion applications as a service running from Oracle data centers around the world. CEO Larry Ellison and Oracle were sketchy on pricing details (though the products are supposed to be available as of the announcement). Ellison did say that pricing would be "per month per user, just like other cloud providers." Fusion apps available from Oracle via the cloud will run the same code line as applications run on premises. Databases and object stores will be unique for each user, and the Fusion software will run in a virtual machine on Oracle/Sun hardware.
Read the article here.