Oracle bets on Verizon to ease into cloud

By:
Bill Boyle
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Oracle is offering enterprise-class connections to its Cloud via Verizon’s Secure Cloud Interconnect services

With Verizon Secure Cloud Interconnect for Oracle FastConnect, customers can now connect to Oracle Cloud data center sites located in the US and Europe. With Oracle’s Cloud facilities, in-region connectivity helps improve performance by reducing latency and providing reliable quality of service.

With Verizon’s Secure Cloud Interconnect for Oracle FastConnect, enterprises can take advantage of the service’s software defined networking (SDN) capabilities to gain greater control and agility over their cloud environments. This includes consumption-based bandwidth, pre-provisioned on-demand resources, controlled application performance and varying classes of service that can be quickly provisioned via Verizon’s Dynamic Network Manager.

According to a recent cloud research report conducted by Turbonomic and Verizon, multi-cloud deployments are growing in popularity. More than 70 percent of large enterprises surveyed currently use or plan to use multiple clouds to deliver IT services in the next three years.*

“With Verizon’s leading Secure Cloud Interconnect service, Oracle customers can benefit from the latest in networking technology as they continually groom their networks to handle the demands of their business,” said Diby Malakar, vice president of product management at Oracle. “We are providing multiple ways for our customers to deploy their applications in the way that makes good business sense via what is arguably one of the industry’s most reliable networking platforms.”

“Verizon Secure Cloud Interconnect for Oracle FastConnect allows users to connect to applications simply, securely and reliably,” said Shawn Hakl, vice president of enterprise networking and innovation at Verizon. “With SDN at the heart of our Secure Cloud Interconnect solution, Oracle customers will find it can deliver an unbeatable combination of performance, control and efficiency to enable their digital transformation.”