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Oracle OpenWorld

October 1 – 5, 2017

San Francisco, CA

Oracle’s OpenWorld technology show takes over downtown San Francisco again the first week of October and Ovum’s analysts will be there presenting and meeting with leaders from companies involved in big data/analytics, AI, customer experience, IaaS, IoT, PaaS, security, etc.  OpenWorld attracts over 60,000 attendees from over 140 countries. 

Oracle has invited Nicole Engelbert, Ovum’s Director of Research & Analysis, Technology, to present at a session entitled “Oracle's Path to the Cloud for Education and Research” on Monday, October 2, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.  Joining Nicole onstage will be representatives from Oracle and Boise State University. More information on this session

Tim Jennings, Ovum’s Chief Research Officer, will be attending Oracle OpenWorld along with the Ovum analyst team. 


Please find below our analysts' opinion and analysis on the impact that Oracle will have for your industry and business:

Cloud BSS market heats up as Oracle launches Oracle Monetization Cloud

Chantel Cary, 21 August 2017

With the recent launch of Oracle Monetization Cloud, the cloud BSS market is heating up in the telecoms industry. Oracle is just one of many large telecoms software vendors to bring a cloud BSS product to market.

Oracle fills out the Cloud at Customer portfolio

Tony Baer, 22 August 2017

Oracle's Cloud at Customer offering now matches its public cloud offerings. Cloud at Customer provides Oracle with an advantage in addressing customers whose policies preclude public cloud.

Oracle intensifies cloud competition in Australia

Adrian Ho, 21 February 2017

In February 2017, Oracle announced the expansion of its cloud coverage in Australia, with Oracle Cloud Platform services being made available locally. This is part of Oracle's investment expansion aimed at taking on global cloud leaders AWS and Azure at their own game of regional presence. Oracle has also been offering its suite of software-as-a-service in Australia, allowing it to become the only service provider that offers (its own branded) three layers of cloud services (e.g., IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS) in Australia.

Java EE takes a new turn

Michael Azoff, 22 August 2017

Oracle made an important announcement on August 17, 2017 on the future of Java EE. It has decided to further open up the community process around Java EE by donating it to an open source foundation.


Daily updates from San Francisco

Daily summaries published by Ovum’s analysts will be published daily here




Ovum analysts attending Oracle OpenWorld 2017


Tim Jennings

Chief Research Officer

Daniel Mayo

Director, Ovum IT Data Tools & Insights
dan mayo

Daniel specializes in

  • IT

+ 21 years experience


Tony Baer

Principal Analyst, IT
Tony Baer

Tony specializes in

  • IT

+ 23 years experience


Paige Bartley

Senior Analyst, Data and Enterprise Intelligence
Paige Bartley

Paige specializes in

  • IT

+ 7 years experience


Ken Landoline

Principal Analyst, Customer Engagement
Ken Landoline

Ken specializes in

  • Voice Telephony
  • Customer Engagement

+ 32 years experience


Jeremy Cox

Principal Analyst

Jeremy specializes in

  • Innovation

+ 35 years experience


Mila D'Antonio

Principal Analyst, Customer Engagement

Mila specializes in

+ 20 years experience


Saurabh Sharma

Principal Analyst

Saurabh specializes in

  • IT
  • Business Process Management (BPM)
  • Cloud

+ 11 years experience


Kris Szaniawski

Practice Leader, Telecoms Operations and IT
Kris Scaniawski

Kris specializes in

  • ServiceProvider

+ 25 years experience

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