Oracle to have more Cloud data center regions than AWS by 2020: Larry Ellison

San Francisco: Oracle Co-founder and CTO Larry Ellison has announced that his company will have more Cloud data center regions globally than Amazon Web Services (AWS), retail giant Amazon’s Cloud arm, within a year. Addressing the gathering at the Oracle “OpenWorld 2019” conference here, Ellison said the Cloud major currently has 16 hyper-scale regions around the world today.

All the Oracle regions run all the Oracle services. So in all 16 of those regions, you’ll find NetSuite. In all 16 of those regions, you’ll find Fusion applications. In all 16 of those regions, you’ll find Oracle Analytics Cloud in addition to obviously the Autonomous Database and compute and storage, Ellison told the audience.

“When we meet next year on this, we’ll have more regions than AWS. It’s stunning a”it’s absolutely stunning. We expect to add more than 1,000 Autonomous Database customers this quarter alone, and it’s accelerating,” he announced.

The AWS Cloud spans 69 Availability Zones within 22 geographic Cloud regions around the world, with announced plans for 9 more Availability Zones and three more regions in Cape Town, Jakarta and Milan.

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Oracle Cloud has opened 12 regions in the past year and currently operates 16 regions globally. “This expansion includes regions in new countries and dual, geographically separated regions across the globe”, the company announced.

Oracle and AWS have been at the loggerheads for quite some time and AWS has offloaded Oracle as its Cloud vendor and would soon be 100 per cent reliable without the need of hosting Amazon workloads on Oracle Cloud. To help organizations across industries unlock growth and take their business to the next level, Oracle NetSuite has announced a series of new enhancements within the NetSuite solution.

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The latest enhancements include new industry cloud solutions that help customers achieve the benefits of the cloud in as little as 45 days and more than 65 new and updated features for customers to core business management capabilities within NetSuite.

According to a new report Global Cloud Storage Market, published by KBV Research, the Global Cloud Storage Market size is expected to reach $100.8 billion by 2023, rising at a market growth of 22% CAGR during the forecast period.

“Our goal is to help our customers focus on what matters and unlock new opportunities by giving them the solutions needed to be agile and adapt to changing business dynamics. The latest updates to NetSuite build on that goal and our commitment to delivering customers in all industries a roadmap for success,” said Evan Goldberg, EVP, Oracle NetSuite.

Lawrence Joseph Ellison (born August 17, 1944) is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is a co-founder and the executive chairman and chief technology officer (CTO) of Oracle Corporation. As of March 2019, he was listed by Forbes magazine as the fourth-wealthiest person in the United States and as the seventh-wealthiest in the world, with a fortune of $66.1 billion, increased from $54.5 billion in 2018.