Oracle unveils second cloud data centre region in India
The opening is part of Oracle’s global plans to operate 36 second-generation Cloud regions by the end of 2020.
Oracle has announced its second Cloud region in Hyderabad to support customer demand for enterprise cloud services in India.
The opening follows the launch of its Mumbai Cloud region in 2019, making India Oracle’s latest country with multiple cloud regions available.
With this launch, India joins the US, Canada, Japan, Australia, South Korea, and the European Union in having multiple Oracle Cloud regions that facilitate enterprise-class disaster recovery strategies.
“Enterprises across JAPAC are turning to Oracle Cloud to rapidly improve performance and accelerate innovation to launch new products faster to market and create incredible customer experiences,” said Garrett Ilg, Executive Vice President, Japan and Asia Pacific, Oracle.
“With Oracle opening dual cloud regions in Australia, Japan, Korea and now India, we are further renewing our commitment to support growth in the new decade.”
In addition to the Hyderabad Cloud Region, Oracle recently announced the opening of five Oracle Cloud regions in Melbourne (Australia), Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Osaka (Japan), Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and Chuncheon (South Korea).
“A large number of Indian organisations are looking to change growth orbits with greater focus on cloud-led innovation,” said Shailender Kumar, Regional Managing Director, Oracle India.
With two Oracle Cloud regions live in India, we’re fully geared to support our 15000 plus customers in their innovation journey, with adequate support by nearly 1000 specialised Oracle partners.”
Oracle opened 20 Cloud regions in the past year and currently operates 24 regions globally – 16 commercial and six government.
By the end of this year, the company plans to open additional new cloud regions in the US (San Jose, CA), Brazil (Vinhedo), the UK (Cardiff, Wales), Singapore, Israel, South Africa (Johannesburg), Chile (Santiago), Saudi Arabia and two in the United Arab Emirates.
“Oracle continues to be a trusted technology partner for us, powering a large number of our citizen-centric services,” said Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT), Government of Telangana.
“We congratulate Oracle India on opening their second Cloud region in Hyderabad. This will surely help both public and private enterprises in our state to take advantage of Oracle cloud services.”