Oracle launches second knowledge centre in India, Know-how Information, ETtech
Oracle has launched its second data centre in Hyderabad, shortly increasing within the nation after its first such centre was unveiled in Mumbai final yr.
That is a part of Oracle’s international plans to function 36 second-generation Cloud areas by the top of this yr, in international locations resembling the US, Canada, Australia and Japan.
The 2 knowledge centres are geared toward offering its greater than 15,000 shoppers with enterprise continuity and catastrophe restoration choices.
Kumar mentioned mission crucial companies, together with the banking sector, labored with it to shift most their companies to a work-from-home mannequin and to ship mortgage relaxations offered by the finance ministry.
The finance minister had introduced a merger of some public sector banks in September with an efficient amalgamation date of April 1.
“We have now been serving to these banks. We’re related to Indian Financial institution, Canara Financial institution and Union Financial institution and are serving to them with their merger technique. Lot of know-how has additionally gone behind to make sure the moratorium. We’re additionally giving entry to our workforce well being and security module to midsize banks,” Kumar mentioned.
The database chief is competing with the likes of Microsoft and Amazon Internet Companies in offering cloud companies to Indian shoppers.
Kumar mentioned Oracle brings choices bundled with machine studying, built-in safety or automated analytics which opponents don’t present. “That is what we cater into our enterprise market enterprises… And that’s a cause we differentiate ourselves.”
A few of its clients had shifted workloads to the brand new knowledge centre amid the pandemic, he added.
The telecom sector has been driving demand as a result of elevated connectivity necessities in a work-from-home mannequin, he mentioned. “We have now been working with all telecom firms to make sure their companies to clients go uninterrupted.”
In response to a query on doable layoffs at Oracle India, Kumar mentioned, “…there isn’t a such plan in the mean time. We’re hiring and are guaranteeing we have now the proper of expertise pool whom we will practice and serve clients…”