Trends Report

The Fog Begins To Lift On Oracle's Cloud Shift

A Progress Report On Oracle's Strategic Transformation And What It Means For CIOs' BT Strategy

April 15th, 2016
DJ
Duncan Jones
With contributors:
Pascal Matzke , Kate Leggett , Rusty Warner , John Rymer , Carmen Margarit-Stoica , Matthew Izzi

Summary

Does Oracle's progress in its move to the cloud earn it a major role in your business technology (BT) strategy, or should you reduce your dependence on it? Many CIOs tell us that Oracle is one of their most important technology suppliers but also one of the hardest to manage. Oracle's determination to reinvent itself as a cloud leader gives CIOs a unique chance to reexamine its role in their organization. This report gives Forrester's assessment of Oracle's progress in expanding its BT portfolio and in introducing the business practices that CIOs need from their BT partners.

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