Oracle Taps Verizon for Secure Cloud Connections

Verizon services for Oracle FastConnect enable customers to connect to Oracle's cloud data centers in the US and Europe.

Nicole Henderson, Contributor

October 11, 2016

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Oracle Taps Verizon for Secure Cloud Connections
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Oracle is helping enterprises move workloads to the Oracle Cloud securely through a new partnership with Verizon.

According to an announcement on Tuesday, Verizon Secure Cloud Interconnect services for Oracle FastConnect enable customers to connect to Oracle Cloud data center sites across the U.S. and Europe.

Verizon Secure Cloud Interconnect is part of Oracle’s portfolio of Fast Connect services which allow customers to establish secure high-speed private MPLS connections between existing infrastructure and Oracle Cloud resources.

"With Verizon's leading Secure Cloud Interconnect service, Oracle customers can benefit from the latest in networking technology as they continually groom their networks to handle the demands of their business," Diby Malakar, vice president of product management at Oracle said in a statement. "We are providing multiple ways for our customers to deploy their applications in the way that makes good business sense via what is arguably one of the industry's most reliable networking platforms."

With Oracle, Verizon Secure Cloud Interconnect now offers access to nine cloud providers, including AWS, Google, and IBM Cloud SoftLayer.

"Verizon Secure Cloud Interconnect for Oracle FastConnect allows users to connect to applications simply, securely and reliably," Shawn Hakl, vice president of enterprise networking and innovation at Verizon said. "With SDN at the heart of our Secure Cloud Interconnect solution, Oracle customers will find it can deliver an unbeatable combination of performance, control and efficiency to enable their digital transformation."

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About the Author(s)

Nicole Henderson

Contributor, IT Pro Today

Nicole Henderson covers daily cloud news and features online for ITPro Today. Prior to ITPro Today, she was editor at Talkin' Cloud (now Channel Futures) and the WHIR. She has a bachelor of journalism from Ryerson University in Toronto.

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