Oracle Corporation (ORCL) recently expanded Oracle Cloud Platform’s data integration offerings with the launch of Oracle Data Integrator Cloud. This new cloud service significantly simplifies and accelerates cross-enterprise data integration to support real-time analytics that assist organizations drive better business decisions.

In recently’s information driven economy, data is a fundamental asset to most businesses. As more and more data moves to the cloud, getting information and insight to the right people and the right applications at the right time becomes progressively more difficult. With the introduction recently of the Oracle Data Integrator Cloud, organizations can improve their agility by deploying projects more quickly, reduce risk with an open, non-proprietary technology, and reduce costs with better productivity.

“To be effective and agile, enterprises need seamless communication and flow of data between sources and targets – data originating from IoT, Web, and business applications or data that is stored in the cloud or on premises,” said Jeff Pollock, vice president of product administration, Oracle. “Oracle Data Integrator Cloud provides businesses with a high-performance, simple, and integrated cloud service to execute data transformations where the data lies, with no hand coding required, and without having to copy data unnecessarily.”

Easy to use and integrate, Oracle Data Integrator Cloud assists organizations improve productivity, reduce development costs, and lower total cost of ownership by facilitating better data movement and transformation between Oracle and non-Oracle systems, data sources, and applications. It offers a flow-based declarative user interface together with release administration capabilities that allow customers to improve productivity and better manage their code, in addition to their development, testing and production environments. Oracle Data Integrator Cloud’s high performance architecture, with its E-LT capabilities and advanced parallelism options facilitate faster, more efficient loading and transformation for data marts, data warehouses, and big data systems.

Oracle Data Integrator Cloud is fully integrated with Oracle’s PaaS offerings, counting Oracle Database Cloud, Oracle Database Exadata Cloud, and Oracle Big Data Cloud. Oracle also delivers pre-built integration for non-Oracle solutions, allowing users to seamlessly switch between underlying Big Data technologies such as Hive, HDFS, HBase, and Sqoop.

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) declared recently that Dr. Om Nalamasu, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the highest professional honors for engineers. Dr. Nalamasu received the distinction for technical innovation spanning materials development, atomically controlled thin-film fabrication, and commercialization in microelectronics and energy generation and storage.

“Om has a passion for inspiring innovation and developing engineering talent,” said Gary Dickerson, President and CEO of Applied Materials. “This well-deserved recognition honors the many contributions Om has made throughout his career to pursue technical breakthroughs and advance the technology that is now part of our everyday lives.”

Dr. Nalamasu is a world-renowned expert in materials science and has made seminal contributions to the fields of optical lithography and polymeric materials science and technology. As a champion for a global innovation culture, he has built a world-class team to support Applied’s leadership in materials engineering, and solidified planned relationships with universities, government organizations and research institutes around the world. He also serves as president of Applied Ventures, LLC, the venture capital fund of Applied Materials, where he oversees investments in early- and growth-stage companies. Before joining Applied in 2006, Om was a NYSTAR Distinguished Professor of materials science and engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he also served as Vice President of Research. Before that he served in several leadership roles at Bell Laboratories.

“It is a tremendous honor to join such a distinguished community of engineers and technologists,” said Dr. Nalamasu. “There has never been a more exciting time to be an engineer and develop innovative solutions that assist solve the world’s toughest challenges.”

Dr. Nalamasu has received numerous awards, authored more than 180 papers, review articles and books, and holds more than 200 worldwide issued or pending patent applications. He is a member of the board of directors of The Tech Museum in Silicon Valley and serves on several national and international advisory boards. Born in Hyderabad, Telangana, India, he earned a B.Sc. from Osmania University, a M.Sc. from the University of Hyderabad and received his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Founded in 1964, the NAE strives to advance the well-being of the nation by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent engineers to provide independent advice to the federal government on matters involving engineering and technology.




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