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Oracle is turning itself into a cloud-centric business. June 2015 was an important milestone in this process because as well as its latest annual results, it announced no fewer than 24 new services as the company continued to round out its public platform-as-a-service (PaaS) portfolio.


  • Oracle’s public IaaS, PaaS, and software-as a service (SaaS) cloud business will continue to grow on the basis of its expanding and maturing portfolio, which the company needs to keep improving to maintain the momentum of its cloud transformation. The unexpected June 2015 announcement of archiving services is a positive development, but Oracle’s public IaaS services portfolio still needs to further expand and mature.

Features and Benefits

  • Gain an overview of the 24 new announcements and puts them in context of Oracle public cloud service portfolio.
  • Understand the issues to keep in mind when considering or using Oracle's public cloud services.

Key questions answered

  • What are the 24 new cloud services that Oracle announced in June 2015?
  • What impact will the 24 new services have?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages


  • Recommendations for enterprises
  • Recommendations for vendors

Public PaaS remains Oracle’s current focus

  • Oracle’s public PaaS offering is taking off
  • Pick the right Oracle Database Cloud Service
  • Make sure you take advantage of the breadth of Oracle’s developer-centric public PaaS services
  • Consider Oracle’s expanding big data portfolio
  • The new iPaaS offering facilitates overall PaaS adoption
  • Oracle’s private PaaS credentials are stronger than its public PaaS ones

Oracle continues to develop its Public IaaS capabilities

  • Oracle’s IaaS portfolio has been long in the making
  • The Oracle Archive Storage Cloud Service is an unexpected, but positive, development

Oracle SaaS business is healthy and increasingly verticalized

  • Oracle SaaS business is healthier than ever
  • Oracle SaaS implementations are ramping up
  • Oracle SaaS is increasingly verticalized


  • Further reading
  • Author

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