Oracle Adds Cloud Data Centers in Five Countries

| February 5, 2020

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Oracle Corp has announced that it has added new cloud computing data centers in five countries. The company has added data centers in Amsterdam in the Netherlands,  Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Osaka, Japan; Melbourne, Australia; and Montreal, Canada. Oracle aims to have data centers in 36 locations by the end of 2020. The company is rolling out its second generation of cloud systems, in which it operates data centers and customers rent capacity from it.  Clay Magouyrk, the executive VP of engineering in Oracle’s cloud unit, told Reuters the company’s goal is to have at least two “regions,” in each country where it operates so that customers can have one primary region and one as a backup in case of disaster.

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