Cloud infrastructure provider Oracle has announced a new Gen 2 Cloud region in Montreal in Canada. Last year the company had launched its Toronto Cloud region. With the opening of Montreal region, Canada becomes Oracle’s latest country which offers dual cloud regions.
Oracle continues to make substantial investments in Canada to support a fast growing number of customers. This announcement expands Oracle and Microsoft’s cloud interoperability partnership to help joint customers worldwide run their mission-critical workloads across Oracle Cloud and Microsoft Azure. The Interconnect location means enterprises can now build workloads that seamlessly interoperate between Microsoft and Oracle cloud regions in Canada.
The opening of Cloud region in Montreal is part of Oracle’s global plans to operate 36 Generation 2 Cloud regions by the end of 2020.
Earlier, in March 2020, Oracle announced the availability of the Oracle Cloud Data Science Platform. At the core is Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Data Science, helping firms to collaboratively build, train, manage and deploy machine learning models to increase the success of data science projects. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Data Science automatically selects the most optimal training datasets through AutoML algorithm selection and tuning, model evaluation and model explanation.
In December 2019, Microsoft and Oracle announced the expansion of their cloud interoperability partnership with Microsoft to help joint customers worldwide run their mission-critical workloads across Oracle Cloud and Microsoft Azure. The interconnect location means enterprises can now build workloads that seamlessly interoperate between Microsoft and Oracle cloud regions in Canada.
Oracle, headquartered in California, United States, offers a comprehensive cloud applications and platform services. The company offers Cloud platform for Sales, Service, Marketing, Human Resources, Finance, Supply Chain and Manufacturing applications. The company also provides Highly Automated and Secure Generation 2 Infrastructure featuring the Oracle Autonomous Database.