Oracle Cloud and Microsoft Azure forge new partnership

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What you need to know

  • Customers can now extend their datacenters to both Azure and Oracle Cloud.
  • New resources allow customers to manage both clouds with a single sign-on experience.
  • Customers can now connect several Azure services to Oracle Cloud.

Microsoft Azure has gained the ability to connect with Oracle Cloud, a popular enterprise cloud. Customers can now run "mission-critical enterprise workloads" across both of the popular cloud services. Additionally, customers can run an Oracle service on Azure against another Oracle service running on Oracle Cloud.

In the post announcing the partnership (opens in new tab), Don Johnson, Executive Vice President of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure stated: "With this partnership, our joint customers can migrate their entire set of existing applications to the cloud without having to re-architect anything, preserving the large investments they have already made."

Oracle Cloud has a suite of applications for sales, service, marketing, human resources, finance, supply chain and manufacturing, and more. It features an autonomous database and is a popular service among enterprise customers.

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