BT and Oracle have announced they are working together to help organizations worldwide to reap the benefits of performance, cost and innovation of the cloud. Now Oracle customers can optimize the performance, reliability and security features BT Cloud Connect environment to gain direct connectivity to Oracle Cloud. Oracle customers can leverage Cloud Connect BT to gain direct connectivity to Oracle Cloud.

BT and Oracle want to eliminate barriers to cloud adoption, as concerns over security issues and performance- providing connectivity options ranging from enterprise data centers to hybrid Oracle Cloud.

BT Cloud Connect for Oracle FastConnect, clients will use a private connection based on BT IP Connect VPN service to exchange a predictable, consistent and secure large volumes of data between Oracle Cloud and its own facilities.

BT will connect directly to Oracle Cloud locations in Amsterdam and London, providing customers access from anywhere in the world to services provided in European data centers. Thanks to replenishment through BT Cloud Connect, BT can reduce the typical deployment time dedicated connection from months to days.

Oracle Cloud supports 70 million users and more than 34,000 million transactions each day, and operates 19 data centers worldwide. Customers can leverage the portfolio of Oracle public cloud, as well as having the option to bring their own Oracle Cloud data centers through the recently announced Oracle Cloud offer at Customer. Oracle FastConnect is part of Oracle IaaS offering a set of key capabilities such as Elastic Compute, networking and storage.

This announcement builds on the strategy portfolio Cloud of Clouds BT allows its multinational clients connect to the cloud through a high-speed network managed centrally with a highly predictable performance, reliability and security built.

Luis Alvarez, CEO of BT Global Services, said that “direct and reliable access to data and applications hosted in cloud environments access has become critical for organizations that undertake projects digital transformation.” “We are accelerating the goal of being the first integrator of cloud services in the world and I am proud that BT will become the first service provider network offers direct access to Oracle Cloud,” he adds.

“The cloud is the business part of Oracle’s fastest growing,” said Thomas Kurian, president of Oracle product development. “This partnership will help our customers leverage Oracle Cloud to run their business strategies to benefit from the breadth and depth of BT’s global network and offer Cloud Connect for their connectivity needs high bandwidth.” The aim of BT and Oracle is offering the service in the last quarter of 2016.


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