Wipro has launched a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Oracle Engineered Solutions in Bangalore. This CoE is aimed at delivering future ready systems through application modernization and data centre consolidation programs, especially in financial services, telecom, retail, utilities, and manufacturing, says the company.

Oracle has signed an agreement to acquire TOA, a company that provides cloud-based field service SaaS solutions. TOA’s solutions manage over 120 million service events annually in more than 20 countries, according to a statement by Oracle. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Oracle has introduced Solaris 11.2, a cloud platform that combines virtualization, application-driven software-defined networking (SDN) technology, and a full OpenStack distribution. Solaris 11.2 Beta is now available for download via Oracle Technology Network (OTN).