Oracle Helps Simplify Cloud Adoption by Global Corporations

Brandon JonesBusiness Strategy, Industry Trends, Offerings, OracleLeave a Comment

We are thrilled about Oracle’s commitment to “the cloud”. Oracle’s Public Cloud Services (aka “Oracle Cloud”) offers IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS solutions for a myriad of enterprise challenges. With the large adoption of Oracle On-Prem solutions by enterprise organizations around the world, “Oracle Cloud at Customer” that has been announced today will be able to truly transform the way people work. It reminds us of the promise of Cloud and Hybrid-cloud environments as well as our early prototyping of technologies like OpenStack. It is wonderful to see advancement and competition in the cloud space, especially from a large enterprise player … Read More

IDaaS – Vendor + Product + Feature Matrix – November 2016

Alex PingleyIdentity & Access Management, Industry Trends, Oracle, Technical TipsLeave a Comment

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As the world of IDaaS continues to evolve at a rapid pace, we’ve put together the latest IDaaS vendor – product – feature matrix for the largest active vendors in the IDaaS space. This information is current as of November 2016 and is put together by a combination of real world industry experiences, documentation reviews and other available information… IBM and Oracle are of note this year for every different reasons. IBM has recently consolidated it’s platform and added many of the emerging technologies into their platforms to offer what appears on paper as the strongest offering, while Oracle has … Read More

Automatically install software to your new AWS EC2 instances

Matt NisanTechnical Tips1 Comment

When creating an AWS EC2 instance, you can configure a startup script or list of commands to be automatically executed. The commands are performed immediately following initialization and the process allows you to start multiple configured instances. This saves time by having programs install themselves before you have ever even needed to log in. The Advanced Details section in Step 6 of creating a new EC2 instance in the AWS dashboard provides a text area to enter all commands. The example in the photo shows some commands to update and install MySQL Database on an enterprise Linux instance. This allows a user to have access to an … Read More

Amazon Web Services on Salesforce

Mara MonaghanOfferings, Salesforce, Technical TipsLeave a Comment

Amazon Web Services on Salesforce

There is an App available from Salesforce that makes connecting S3 buckets and EC2 instances incredibly simple. Referred to as the Amazon Toolkit. With Salesforce as a leader in the SaaS world, one might not see why integrating with AWS, a leader in the IaaS world, would be beneficial. Salesforce allows you to create incredibly simple custom apps for just about any requirement, but the raw data in these apps tends to be tucked away and hidden. Sometimes an organization might need to analyze data beyond Salesforce’s capabilities, or as a way of saving costs by backing up older records and … Read More

Preview of the Salesforce.com Summer ’14 Release

Ashish KothariBusiness Strategy, Industry Trends, News and Updates, Offerings, Salesforce, Technical TipsLeave a Comment

SFDC-Summer14

The Summer ’14 release brings new features that help any business become a Customer company. There have been enhancements to: The Salesforce Mobile App for Admins Analytics Sales Cloud Service Cloud Salesforce for Outlook Data.com Communities Desk.com ExactTarget Marketing Cloud Chatter Summer ’14 Detailed Feature List explains each of the new features in detail. This feature list was released by salesforce.com in July ’14. Below is a preview of some of the key features of this release.

Updates from the Salesforce1 World Tour Event

Ashish KothariBusiness Strategy, Events, Industry Trends, News and Updates, SalesforceLeave a Comment

M&S attended the Salesforce1 World Tour Event in Anaheim, CA on July 15, 2014.  We experienced a lot of excitement within the User Community including Customers, Vendors, Developers around the Salesforce1 Platform. In an era of hyper-connection – billions of people and things and devices are connecting faster than ever, but behind every technology, behind every act, behind every device is the single most important element of all – a CUSTOMER, billions of them each armed with the ability to make choices and decisions at super fast speed – this is an era of INTERNET of CUSTOMERS. In this era, … Read More