Oracle partners with Telecom Italia to bring cloud services to Italy

Rome, Italy

Oracle has signed a collaborative agreement with Telecom Italia (TIM) and its cloud division Noovle to bring multi-cloud services to enterprises and public sector organisations in Italy.

The new partnership plans to “utilise advanced cloud infrastructure technologies to support [the] goal of advancing Italy's digital modernisation”, a press release said.

Within the alliance, Noovle will provide a network of Italian data centres, TIM will bring its sales network, and...

US Supreme Court throws out Oracle’s JEDI contract challenge

US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court has dismissed Oracle's challenge to how the Pentagon awarded its now-cancelled $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud (JEDI) cloud contract.

A lower court ruling found that the enterprise software company could not have been harmed by any Pentagon errors in awarding the contract as Oracle did not qualify for it in the first place.

Oracle attempted to appeal this ruling, but this has been rebuffed.

The US Defence...

Oxford University partners with Oracle to ID COVID-19 variants

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Oxford University has selected Oracle to help speed up the identification of COVID-19 variants.

A specialist platform developed on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure will help with global genomic sequencing and examination, thereby mitigating the impact of potentially dangerous strains.

The emergence of more infectious variants of the COVID-19 virus is threatening to slow the global recovery and potentially thwart current vaccine immunity, according to Oxford University. To...