Frequently Asked Questions for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne in the Cloud


The Oracle JD Edwards team has the answers to your questions about JDE Cloud: Frequently asked questions for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne in the Cloud.

Q: What has Oracle announced about JD Edwards and Oracle Cloud?

A: Oracle has announced the availability of two JD Edwards EnterpriseOne offerings on the Oracle Cloud Marketplace.

The first is the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Trial Edition, an “all-in-one” image of a JD Edwards EnterpriseOne system, which makes it easy and fast to deploy. Built with current Applications and Tools releases, it is a great way to explore the latest features.

The second is a Multi Tier Edition, which includes discrete images for the enterprise server, HTML server, and database server. This edition also includes Server Manager, enabling a system administrator to have more control over the deployment configuration. The Multi Tier Edition also includes utilities for moving customers’ data and custom objects from on-premise to the cloud environment. Using the Trial Edition and the Multi Tier Edition, JD Edwards customers can get a hands-on experience of running JD Edwards EnterpriseOne on Oracle Cloud.

Q: What is Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne on Oracle Cloud?

A: This refers to running Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne on Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings, specifically the Oracle Compute Cloud Service and the Oracle Database Cloud Service.

Q: What capabilities are currently provided?

A: With an Oracle Compute Cloud subscription and with the tools provided in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace, you can quickly provision new instances of Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, deploy development tools on the cloud, as well as clone your existing Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne instances from on-premises to Oracle Cloud.

In addition, your on-premises and cloud instances can be managed simultaneously from the Oracle Application Management Suite.

Q: What are the key benefits to using Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne on Oracle Cloud?

A: Key benefits are support for business growth, greater business agility, and lower costs and risks.

Organizations must be agile to respond to changes such as acquisitions, globalization, divestitures, and regulatory or process changes, with the ability to adopt new technologies or applications functionality. IT can provision new development and test environments quickly in response to such changes while ensuring continuity of day-to-day operations. Oracle’s IaaS is elastic and allows IT to scale up or scale out the infrastructure on demand. This elasticity and the flexibility to pay-as-you-go reduce the need for upfront capital expenditure and decrease wait times for hardware and other resources, reducing overall project risk. Oracle Cloud provides a complete integrated cloud platform with best-in-class IaaS and PaaS suite offerings, which allows for hybrid deployment choices across private and public cloud options.

Q: Is Oracle releasing JD Edwards EnterpriseOne as a Software as a Service (SaaS) application?

A: No, Oracle has no plans to offer JD Edwards EnterpriseOne as a SaaS solution.

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