Oracle to launch a second South Korea Cloud Region by month end



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The company says it plans to use its new launch to operate 36 Generation 2 Cloud regions by the end of 2020.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is set to open its second cloud region in Chuncheon, South Korea before the end of the month.

In a blog post on the company’s website, Oracle said the second cloud region will give enterprise cloud users in South Korea the ability to run primary and disaster recovery capacity for their critical production workloads in-country, avoiding the need to send data elsewhere.

“Data today is very important. It’s at the heart of delivering amazing customer experiences – making the right investment choice and ensuring business continuity,” said Garret Ilg, executive vice president and head of Japan & Asia Pacific at Oracle.

“To make the most of it, you need the right cloud architecture to bring it all together so that you can take action, scale, and do so securely.

“Oracle Cloud is the critical fabric that binds all of that together. Organisations are recognising that and coming to us to support their most mission-critical workloads.


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“With the arrival of this second region, here in Korea, we look forward to helping more customers take advantage of this key resource locally.”

The company has seen a significant uptake of its cloud offerings by companies looking for enterprise solution, since it built its first region in South Korea.

“As we’re about to launch our second region there, it’s a great chance to step back and see what our customers have accomplished in the region, and look forward at what the second site will enable,” said Oracle.

“We’re seeing local cloud usage among all the major industries that make up the economy of South Korea.

“We’re solving hard problems for organisations in manufacturing, financial services, shipping and logistics, and high tech.”

Last year, Oracle launched its cloud data centre, Oracle’s Seoul Region, to support growing customer demand globally.

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