Oracle Launched Data Centre in Singapore for Cloud Services

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Today, Kuala Lumpur, 05 April 2013 - Oracle Corporation, the world's leading IT solution provider, today launched its data centre in Singapore to meet the growing demand for Cloud-based services, as well as offering Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for customer in the region.

Yen Yen Tan, Senior VP,
Applications Sales, APAC, Oracle

According to Yen Yen Tan, Senior Vice President, Applications Sales, Asia Pacific, Oracle Corporation, “This new Singapore data centre is our latest data centre investment in the fast-growing Asia Pacific market, where demand is strong for cloud-based solutions.”

Oracle Cloud is the most comprehensive cloud in the world being used each day by more than 25 million users and more than 10,000 organisations.

Housed at Equinix, The Oracle Cloud data centre in Singapore will give customers and partners subscription-based, self-service access to the Oracle Fusion Applications, which are including Enterprise Resource Planning, Human Capital Management, Talent Management, Sales and Marketing, Customer Service and Support.

The new facilities use Oracle Engineered Systems including Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, the company's flagship engineered system for running business applications and the Oracle Exadata Database In-Memory Machine, which is ideal for high-end OLTP, large data warehouses, and database clouds.

“The new data centre in Singapore underscores Oracle’s ongoing commitment to offering cloud solutions to our customers. Locating the data centre here will help customers to enjoy the benefits of the Oracle Cloud, while continuing to meet Government regulatory requirements and help to ensure sovereignty of sensitive data,” ends Leslie Ong, Managing Director, Oracle Singapore.