Largest software companies: Oracle SCM

By Georgia Wilson
With the world of technology evolving at an exponential rate. Supply Chain digital takes a closer look at one of the largest software companies in the w...

With the world of technology evolving at an exponential rate. Supply Chain digital takes a closer look at one of the largest software companies in the world - Oracle SCM

Co-founded by Larry Ellison in 1977, Oracle started out building databases for the CIA. Through steady acquisitions of software companies Oracle has grown into the software giant that it is today. Currently, Oracle provides software solutions to multiple industries such as automotive, communications, construction, engineering, education, healthcare, life science and the public sector. 

Top three Oracle products include: 

Oracle cloud applications 

Built on machine learning, Oracle’s cloud applications include, enterprise resource planning, human capital management, supply chain management, marketing, sales and customer service solutions. The modern cloud suite provides users with agile, secure and open solutions across an entire business that can be integrated and adapted to suit the needs of the user. 

Generation 2 cloud infrastructure

A powerful compute and networking infrastructure and platform cloud service, Generation 2 is built from the ground up for mission-critical applications. The newest addition supports all previous workloads while delivering new cloud development tools. 

Data cloud

Bringing together data and technology, Oracle prides itself on its ability to “find the signal through the noise” when it comes to analysing data to better understand audiences and how to engage with them across the marketing journey. 


CEO: Safra A. Catz

Headquarters: Redwood City, California, United States

Revenue: US$39.8bn

No. of employees: 136,000

No. of customers: 430,000 in 175 countries 

No. of partners: 20,000 (worldwide)

No. of patents: 18,000 (worldwide)


Did you know? Oracle was No.2 in Supply Chain Digital’s October edition for Top 10 software companies.


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