Oracle picks Johannesburg for its first African and South African Cloud region.
According to the reports by the SA Business Times, the city has been finalized by the company, an official announcement will be made soon.
Regis Louis, Oracle vice-president for cloud strategy in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa said that the new cloud region in South Africa will be built as a part of Oracle’s strategy to bring in new clients and develop the infrastructure there.
Companies and organizations have started to believe that relying on just one cloud infrastructure vendor isn’t a wise choice and also not practical. Oracle brought numerous cloud services and features and the companies and organizations in South Africa are opting for Oracle to operate their intense workloads in the cloud.
Oracle has about 30 cloud regions across the globe and looking forward to achieving the 38 mark by the end of the year 2021.
Besides opening cloud region in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Sweeden, France, and Brazil. The new regions in Singapore, Mexico, and Israel are currently in development.
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