Effective August 6, 2020, Oracle Cloud VMware Solution is available in all global regions and the Oracle Dedicated Region Cloud. Oracle Cloud VMware Solution provides a customer managed, native VMware-based cloud environment, installed within a customer’s tenancy. It offers complete control using familiar VMware tools and allows the customer to move or extend VMware-based workloads to the cloud without rearchitecting applications or retooling operations.
For an overview of Oracle Cloud VMware Solution, please visit: https://docs.cloud.oracle.com/en-us/iaas/Content/VMware/Concepts/ocvsoverview.htm and find the announcement here: https://www.oracle.com/news/announcement/oracle-cloud-vmware-solution-080620.html.
Oracle and Microsoft announced an enhanced cloud collaboration to create the best option to run enterprise solutions for their joint customers. This cloud interoperability partnership combines Oracle and Microsoft technologies to support both line of business and mission-critical applications. Customers can now migrate to the cloud or build new applications leveraging the best of Oracle Cloud including Oracle Autonomous Database, and the best of Microsoft Azure with seamless interoperability.
Cross-cloud interconnect: Simplified interconnect with network optimization, delivering extremely low latency among connected Oracle Cloud regions and Microsoft Azure regions. This direct interconnect is available in US East (Ashburn) to Azure US East, Canada Southeast (Toronto) to Azure Canada Central, UK South (London) to Azure UK South, and Netherlands Northwest (Amsterdam) + Azure West Europe with plans to expand to additional regions in the future.
For further information on the Oracle & Microsoft partnership, please visit: https://www.oracle.com/cloud/azure-interconnect.html
Oracle announced the availability of Data Safe, a unified control center for your Oracle Databases which helps you understand the sensitivity of your data, evaluate risks to data, mask sensitive data, implement and monitor security controls, assess user security, monitor user activity, and address data security compliance requirements. Whether you are using Oracle Autonomous Database or Oracle Database Cloud Service (Exadata, Virtual Machine, or Bare Metal), Data Safe delivers essential data security capabilities as a service on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. For further information on Oracle Data Safe, please visit: https://www.oracle.com/database/technologies/security/data-safe.html.
Oracle announced the availability of Oracle Autonomous Linux, which extends autonomous capabilities to the Linux operating system. Oracle Autonomous Linux, along with the new Oracle OS Management Service, is the first and only autonomous operating environment that helps greatly to reduce complexity and human error to deliver increased cost savings, security and availability for customers. For further information on Oracle Autonomous Linux, please visit: https://www.oracle.com/cloud/compute/autonomous-linux.html.
Microsoft and Oracle announced a cloud interoperability partnership enabling customers to migrate and run mission-critical enterprise workloads across Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud. Enterprises can now seamlessly connect Azure services, like Analytics and AI, to Oracle Cloud services, like Autonomous Database. By enabling customers to run one part of a workload within Azure and another part of the same workload within the Oracle Cloud, the partnership delivers a highly optimized, best-of-both-clouds experience. Taken together, Azure and Oracle Cloud offer customers a one-stop shop for all the cloud services and applications they need to run their entire business.
For more information on this interoperability partnership, please find the both announcements here: