skip to main content


Oracle has announced its intention to acquire for an undisclosed amount in a deal that targets a key gap in Oracle's analytics portfolio.


  • This research note analyzes Oracle's proposed acquisition and how it impacts Oracle's competitive position versus IBM and its major cloud platform rivals.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes why the deal is important for Oracle.
  • Discusses how and where fits into Oracle's PaaS portfolio.

Key questions answered

  • How does fill a gap in Oracle's big data analytics cloud portfolio?
  • How does the offering compare with IBM Watson Studio and machine learning services from Amazon, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • AI matters, and data science is the key prerequisite
  • Where fills the gap
  • How could fit into the Oracle Cloud PaaS portfolio


  • Further reading
  • Author