SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Oracle OpenWorld -- From the world's largest companies to industry disrupters and leading consultancies, Oracle Cloud is redefining the future of enterprise software and helping to transform businesses around the world. Boingo Wireless, SUPERVALU, and Telefonica UK, are just a few of the many organizations who have selected Oracle to help them take advantage of the Cloud to drive innovation and gain a competitive advantage. Oracle Cloud is experiencing exceptional growth and now has more than 20,000 customers.
This week at Oracle OpenWorld 2016, featured customer speakers ClubCorp CIO Patrick Benson and HSBC Global Services CFO Joanna Fielding will share their stories on stage with Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. Additionally, as part of more than 2,500 innovative sessions, customer and partner speakers from top global brands and emerging companies will talk about how they are using Oracle Cloud to help drive success, including Airbnb, American Airlines, American Express, Arby's, Coach, The Clorox Company, Comcast, DocuSign, eHarmony, Facebook, FedEx, Gap, Goldman Sachs, Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Hotels, IDEA Cellular, JCPenney, Lyft, McGraw-Hill Education, MoneyGram, Orange, Pandora Media, NBCUniversal, Nintendo of America, SGS, Skanska, Sur La Table, T-Mobile, Tippett Studio, Twitter, United Airlines, Vodafone, Volkswagen AG and Wells Fargo.
"Our customers see significant advantage in a comprehensive, integrated suite of Cloud capabilities across all layers of the Cloud," said Thomas Kurian, president, Oracle. "But where we really differentiate is by integrating the layers in unprecedented ways. There is tremendous power in that integration as it provides customers with unparalleled choice, flexibility and security."
ClubCorp Selects Oracle Cloud
With a portfolio of more than 200 golf and country clubs and business, sports and alumni clubs in 26 states, the District of Columbia and two foreign countries, ClubCorp is the largest owner and operator of private golf, country clubs and business clubs in the US. The clubs in its network serve more than 430,000 members and 20,000 employees.
ClubCorp is modernizing its IT environment and migrating to the Oracle Cloud to run a mix of Oracle and non-Oracle workloads. Additionally, newly acquired clubs and members will be on-boarded more quickly and seamlessly to optimize profit.
"We anticipate that moving our entire IT environment to the Oracle Cloud will have an incredible impact on our business model in many ways, including our ability to serve our clubs and their members," said Patrick Benson, CIO, ClubCorp.
Oracle Cloud enables organizations to move their enterprise workloads to the Cloud while providing their customers with a portfolio of highly innovative and accessible cloud-based services to capitalize on key transformative technologies such as big data analytics, social, mobile and IoT.
About Oracle OpenWorld
Oracle OpenWorld, the industry's most important business and technology conference for the past 20 years, hosts tens of thousands of in-person attendees as well as millions online. Dedicated to helping businesses leverage Cloud for their innovation and growth, the conference delivers deep insight into industry trends and breakthroughs driven by technology. Designed for attendees who want to connect, learn, explore and be inspired, Oracle OpenWorld offers more than 2,200 educational sessions led by more than 2,000 customers and partners sharing their experiences, first hand. With hundreds of demos and hands-on labs, plus exhibitions from more than 400 partners and customers from around the world, Oracle OpenWorld has become a showcase for leading cloud technologies, from Cloud Applications to Cloud Platform and Infrastructure. Oracle OpenWorld 2016 is being held September 18 – September 22 at Moscone Center in San Francisco. For more information; to register; or to watch Oracle OpenWorld keynotes, sessions, and more, visit www.oracle.com/openworld. Join the Oracle OpenWorld discussion on Twitter.
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