Oracle expands ‘Cloud at Customer’ with PaaS, SaaS services

New Delhi: Empowering organisations to move workloads to the Cloud while keeping their data on premises, Oracle on Monday announced the expansion of its Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications available through Oracle ‘Cloud at Customer’ product.

The portfolio now spans all of the major Oracle PaaS categories and, for the first time, also features Oracle SaaS services.

“Oracle ‘Cloud at Customer’ is a direct response to the remaining barriers to cloud adoption and turning those obstacles into opportunities by letting customers choose the location of their cloud services,” Thomas Kurian, President of Product development at Oracle, said in a statement on Monday.

“We are providing a unique service that enables our customers to leverage Oracle Cloud services, including SaaS, PaaS and IaaS, both on their premises and in our cloud,” he added.

Customers now have access to all of Oracle’s major PaaS categories, including database, application development, analytics, big data, application and data integration and identity Mmanagement.

For the first time, Oracle has also made available the ability to consume Oracle SaaS services such as enterprise resource planning, human capital management, customer relationship management, and supply chain management in their own data centres.

The Oracle ‘Big Data Cloud Machine’, which is an optimised system delivering a production-grade Hadoop and Spark platform with the power of dedicated nodes and the flexibility and simplicity of a cloud offering.