As one of the largest cloud platforms in the world and a market leader in enterprise software,
Enterprise CIOs are looking to the cloud to improve performance of key business applications and gain cost efficiencies. However, many studies show they view security and performance as key challenges associated with moving business applications into the cloud. Equinix Cloud Exchange addresses these concerns via direct connection to multiple clouds and cloud services, including
Highlights / Key Facts
- Access to
Oracle'sCloud will be available through the Equinix Cloud Exchange in six markets spanning the Americas, Europeand Asia Pacific, including Amsterdam, Chicago, London, Singapore, Sydneyand Washington, D.C.
- The Oracle Cloud enables customers and partners to easily build new applications, extend
Oraclesoftware as a service (SaaS) applications, and migrate existing on-premises applications to the cloud. The Oracle Cloud Platform offers customers and partners the same platform as a service (PaaS) foundation upon which Oracleruns its own SaaS applications and upon which 19 of the world's top 20 SaaS providers rely. Earlier this month, Oracleannounced that Oracle Cloud Services offers more than two dozen additional PaaS and IaaS services. Oracleproducts, including Oracle Cloud, are widely used in the enterprise. In fact, Oracle's400,000 customers include all 100 of the Fortune 100 companies, and Oraclehas sold 1,000 ERP systems running in the cloud. By offering direct access on Equinix Cloud Exchange, Oracleenables its enterprise customers to build sophisticated cloud solutions, enabling them to establish private, high-performance connections with between on-premise architecture and Oraclepublic cloud.
- Cloud is the fastest growing part of
Oracle'sbusiness, and Oracle Cloud continues to show strong adoption, supporting 62 million users and 23 billion transactions each day. Oracle Cloud runs on 30,000 devices and 400 petabytes of storage in 19 data centers around the world.
- The Equinix Cloud Exchange is currently available in 21 markets globally –
Amsterdam, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Osaka, Paris, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Washington D.C., and Zurich.
Steve Smith, president & CEO, Equinix:
"As one of the largest and most business-essential cloud providers, the addition of Oracle Cloud to Equinix Cloud Exchange strengthens our ability to help our customers successfully execute on their business strategies. Equinix Cloud Exchange was designed to empower enterprise customers with unrivaled choice and flexibility for building the best solutions with the leading cloud providers, like
Thomas Kurian, president, product development, Oracle:
"We are proud to expand the relationship with
- Equinix Cloud Exchange brings New Level of Interconnection and Potential to the Cloud [blog]
- Learn more about Equinix Cloud Exchange [website]
- Learn more about Oracle Cloud [website]
About Equinix Cloud Exchange
The Equinix Cloud Exchange is an advanced interconnection solution that enables seamless, on-demand and direct access to multiple clouds, across multiple networks around the globe. By combining the automated interconnection of cloud, network and managed service providers with advanced service orchestration for the first time, the Equinix Cloud Exchange provides enterprises with simple, scalable, direct access to the multiple cloud services they need to build highly flexible hybrid cloud solutions. This removes the security, performance and vendor lock-in concerns holding many organizations back from fully adopting and reaping the benefits of cloud services. For more information on the Equinix Cloud Exchange, please visit http://www.equinix.com/solutions/by-services/interconnection/exchanges/equinix-cloud-exchange/.
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