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In 2017, Oracle’s big plans are to fill out the gaps in its infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering.


  • Bare metal computing will be a key differentiator for Oracle in IaaS.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes why bare metal is important for Oracle's IaaS offering, even if it is not for every customer requirement.
  • What is the appeal of bare metal computing for cloud IaaS customers?

Key questions answered

  • Why is bare metal computing important to Oracle for differentiating IaaS?
  • How does bare metal fit with Oracle's cloud architecture?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Promoting IaaS 2.0, in so many words
  • Exhibit A: Bare metal computing
  • How bare metal impacts Oracle's IaaS opportunity


  • Further reading
  • Author

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