July 20, 2024
Microsoft and Oracle Associate to Launch Oracle Database@Azure
Microsoft and Oracle Associate to Launch Oracle Database@Azure

Microsoft and Oracle have partnered to convey “Oracle database providers working on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)” to Azure datacenters.

Microsoft and Oracle are two of the main cloud suppliers, though each corporations lag behind market chief AWS. The 2 corporations are teaming as much as give clients the power to run OCI on Azure servers.

“We’ve got an actual alternative to assist organizations convey their mission-critical purposes to the cloud to allow them to rework each a part of their enterprise with this subsequent technology of AI,” stated Satya Nadella, Chairman and CEO, Microsoft. “Our expanded partnership with Oracle will make Microsoft Azure the one different cloud supplier to run Oracle’s database providers and assist our clients unlock a brand new wave of cloud-powered innovation.”

“Most clients already use a number of clouds,” stated Larry Ellison, Oracle Chairman and CTO. “Microsoft and Oracle have been working collectively to make it straightforward for these clients to seamlessly join Azure Providers with the very newest Oracle Database expertise. By collocating Oracle Exadata {hardware} in Azure datacenters, clients will expertise the very best database and community efficiency. We’re proud to associate with Microsoft to ship this best-in-class functionality to clients.”

The partnership is a win for each corporations. Oracle, the king of database merchandise, has misplaced clients who’ve migrated to opponents’ cloud choices. By partnering with the second-largest cloud supplier, Oracle presents clients a viable cloud migration path that retains them utilizing the corporate’s database merchandise.

On the similar time, Microsoft advantages by being the one different cloud supplier to supply Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Database Providers, setting it as much as be a most popular choice for Oracle clients seeking to migrate to a extra broadly used cloud platform.

The importance of the partnership was not misplaced on the 2 tech leaders.

“It’s truly my first time in Redmond. It’s laborious to consider,” Ellison stated. “I waited till very late in my profession to make the journey.”

“It took us 45 years, however right here we’re!” Nadella added.