Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) announced the launching of its new services – the Oracle Database Backup and Oracle Storage Cloud – to help organizations accelerate the adoption and utilization of hybrid cloud solutions, which enables the secure and seamless integration of public cloud solutions and private cloud environments.
According to the company, the introduction of Oracle Database Backup and Storage Cloud Services is part of its commitment in providing the broadest and most advanced cloud portfolio. Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) said its new services empower customers with options, and will have the flexibility to move critical applications and data from on-premises to the cloud and vice-versa easily.
Based on open standards
Chris Pinkham, senior vice president, product development at Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) said the company rolled out its new services to help organizations remain competitive and to help them adopt and build new cloud-based solutions and migrate existing on-premises workloads to the public cloud and support portability between on-premises and cloud environments. Pinkham said, “The new services are based on open standards, integrated to work together seamlessly, and designed to support full portability between on-premises and cloud environments.”
Oracle Database Backup
The Oracle Database Backup service is part of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)’s Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) portfolio. According to the company, the service offers a simple, scalable and low-cost Oracle Database cloud backup solution, and it can be an integral part of a customers’ multi-tier back-up and recovery strategies.
According to the company, the Oracle Database Backup is integrated with Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN) and allows customers to continue using RMAN commands, which they are familiar with to perform backup and recovery operations seamlessly and securely between on-premises Oracle Databases and the Oracle Cloud.
In addition, the service enables customers to parallelize and compress backup data transfers to help maximize performance and includes client-side encryption to provide end-to-end data security.
Oracle Storage Cloud
The Oracle Storage Cloud is part of the company’s Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) portfolio. The service offers a secure, scalable, and reliable object storage solution that allows organizations to effortlessly store, access, and manage data in the cloud.
The service also provides a comprehensive solution to help organizations simplify and lower capital and operational costs for data backups and archives with high reliability and security. It is API compatible with OpenStack Swift and provides access to data through REST and Java APIs.
According to Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL), the members of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) have been part of the company’s success in delivering leading database and storage solutions to customers. Oracle Storage Cloud is supported by the company’s comprehensive collection of OPN cloud programs and its partners will now be able to participate in their customer’s adoption of cloud services, and make profit.