Oracle Utilities Acquires DataRaker to Enhance Oracle’s Smart Grid Analytical Capabilities

Pages: 5 Published: January 08, 2013 Report Code: GDSG0063VPT

GlobalData’s report "Utilities Acquires DataRaker to Enhance Oracle’s Smart Grid Analytical Capabilities" provides an analysis on how Oracle Utilities, a unit of Oracle Corporation, has entered into an agreement to acquire DataRaker Inc., a provider of cloud-based data analytics software to electrical, gas and water utilities. This deal will enable Oracle to provide analytical services to utilities investing in smart infrastructure, meters and other devices. The acquisition adds a cloud-based analytics platform to Oracle Utilities solutions to transform meter, customer and network big data into actionable business intelligence. With this acquisition, Oracle anticipates significant improvements in their operations, better customer services and the development of a competitive edge towards the maximization of business value within the utilities segment.

Scope

Rationale and key drivers of the acquisition of DataRaker by Oracle Utilities

Key market developments in the smart meter analytics and cloud computing business domains

Reasons to Buy

To understand the rationality behind the acquisition, the ways the deal might benefit Oracle’s future business

To comprehend the strategic moves of Oracle Corporation and its utility business division in improvising their service and product offerings to the utilities.

To gain insights on the smart meter analytics market and the role of cloud computing in it

Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 1

1.1 List of Tables 1

2 Summary 1

3 Oracle Utilities Acquires DataRaker 1

3.1 Deal Overview 1

3.2 Deal in Brief 1

3.3 Key Drivers of the Deal 2

3.3.1 Benefits of Operating Utility Business in Cloud 2

3.3.2 Globally Growing Smart Grid Investments Demand Stronger Analytic Capability 2

3.3.3 Changing Energy Mix Mandates Intelligent Generation and Demand-Side Management 2

3.3.4 Utilities Need Sophisticated Technologies to Gain Insight from Big Data 2

3.4 Deal Rationale 2

3.5 About the Companies 3

3.5.1 Oracle Utilities 3

3.5.2 DataRaker, Inc 3

4 Appendix 4

4.1 Abbreviations 4

4.2 Sources 4

4.3 Methodology 4

4.3.1 Coverage 4

4.3.2 Secondary Research 4

4.3.3 Primary Research 4

4.3.4 Modeling and Forecasting 5

4.4 Contact Us 5

4.5 Disclaimer 5

List of Tables

Table 1: Oracle Utilities, Key Facts, 2012 3

Table 2: Oracle Corporation, Acquisition Details, 2012 3

Table 3: DataRaker Inc, Key Facts 4

Table 4: Abbreviations 4

List of Figures

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