Oracle Database Service for Microsoft Azure has been made generally available, according to Oracle and Microsoft. With the help of the new service, Microsoft Azure users may easily provision, access, and monitor enterprise-grade Oracle Database services in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).
In order to connect to managed, high-performance, high-availability Oracle Database services such as Autonomous Database running on OCI, users can migrate existing or create new applications on Azure. Thousands of users have relied on Microsoft and Oracle software to run their project applications in the last 20 years.
Oracle and Microsoft: Catering to customer needs
Customers continue to seek out collaborative solutions from their credible software partners as they migrate their programs and workloads to the cloud. Hundreds of businesses have used the secured and trusted interconnections in 11 numerous international territories since 2019 since Oracle and Microsoft agreed to create the Oracle Interconnect for Microsoft Azure.
With the introduction of Oracle Database Service for Microsoft Azure, Microsoft and Oracle are strengthening their relationship to further streamline the multi-cloud experience.
Numerous joint customers, including some of the largest companies in the world such as AT&T, Marriott International, Veritas, and SGS, aim to pick the leading cloud services from multiple providers to deliver performance, scalability, and the efficiency of their business modernization efforts.
Any customer can further seamlessly integrate workloads on Microsoft Azure with Oracle Database services on OCI owing to the Oracle Database Service for Azure, which improves on the primary characteristics of the Oracle Interconnect for Azure. Oracle Database Service for Microsoft Azure, Oracle Interconnect for Microsoft Azure, and either egress or ingress while transferring the data between OCI and Azure are all free to use. Customers will only be charged for the supplementary Azure or Oracle services they use, such as Oracle Autonomous Database or Azure Synapse.
Corey Sanders, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Cloud said, “Microsoft and Oracle have a long history of collaborating to meet the needs of our mutual customers, and this cooperation is an example of how we offer customer flexibility as they undertake digital transformation using cloud technology.” He further added that Oracle’s decision to pick Microsoft as its preferred partner forges a stronger relationship between the two firms. In addition, even customers have the assurance of working with two industry heavyweights.
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