Oracle, NetSuite team on cloud services for mid-size customers

Oracle earlier this week also announced agreements with Microsoft and Salesforce.com

Oracle and NetSuite are to jointly offer cloud services to mid-size business customers.

The alliance announced Wednesday is the third this week around Oracle's technologies. The Redwood Shores, California, company announced earlier this week agreements with Microsoft and cloud computing company Salesforce.com.

Oracle's HCM Cloud, its human capital management software, and NetSuite Cloud ERP enterprise resource planning application will be integrated to connect human resources and finance systems for mid-size customers, the companies said. Deloitte will work with clients on the implementation of these systems.

Oracle reported last week that its fiscal fourth-quarter revenue of US$10.9 billion was flat year-on-year, reflecting to an extent the competition for its large business applications from cloud-based applications from more nimble operations.

The company's CEO Larry Ellison told analysts during an earnings call last week that the company was planning a "startling series" of announcements this week.

Oracle said Monday that under a new agreement with Microsoft, customers will be able to deploy Oracle software, such as Java, Oracle Database and Oracle WebLogic Server on Windows Server Hyper-V or in Windows Azure and receive full support from Oracle.

By Tuesday, Oracle announced a deal with Salesforce.com that would see the companies integrate their clouds. Salesforce.com's customer relationship management software will be integrated with Oracle's Fusion HCM and Financial Cloud and Salesforce.com will also use Oracle technologies for its infrastructure, according to the agreement. Customers expect application integrations to work right out of-the-box even if the applications are from different vendors, Oracle said.

Ellison and Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff on Thursday are due to hold a conference call to provide details of their new nine-year partnership.

A pioneer in the SaaS (software as a service) market, NetSuite has Ellison as an investor. Its software has typically run on the Oracle stack including the database. HR has not been a priority area for NetSuite, and the arrangement with Oracle could have some synergies.

John Ribeiro covers outsourcing and general technology breaking news from India for The IDG News Service. Follow John on Twitter at @Johnribeiro. John's e-mail address is john_ribeiro@idg.com

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