Oracle Introduces Oracle Government Cloud For North American Region

Oracle Introduces Oracle Government Cloud For North American Region

Tech giant Oracle launched the Oracle Government Cloud today in the North American region with an aim to strengthen its connection with government agencies as the top cloud service provider. The Oracle Government Cloud, in its essence, is an advanced form of the Oracle Cloud solution, delivering a broad and complete portfolio of public, private and hybrid cloud offerings.

Through a news release on its website, Oracle claimed that its new cloud solution is the ‘best-in-class’ option available in the market that offers ‘integrated capabilities across multiple service options’ for government agencies.

Oracle’s announcement comes on the back of the United States government’s latest Cloud First policy which stemmed from the critical financial reality of the country, as the US looks to reduce the cost of management and maintenance of its IT-related operations.

In the news release, Oracle stated that by deploying an innovative solution in the form of the Oracle Government Cloud, government agencies would be capable of availing themselves more agility and options as they manage operations and deliver constituent services.

With packages like the Oracle Service Cloud, Oracle RightNow Policy Automation and Oracle Learn Cloud, these agencies would also be able to streamline a breadth of business processes, from financial and human resources management to customer service and project management.

Oracle also announced that it would soon make services like Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) available to its government clients on the cloud platform. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Adelaide O’Brien, Research Director of IDC Government Insights said that the announcement from Oracle holds deep significance in terms of the current landscape of cloud technologies in the government sector.

With Oracle Government Cloud, Oracle provides government organizations with a secure, flexible platform that helps them realize new efficiencies, respond quickly to changes in legislation and policy and deliver excellent constituent service,” he opined in the interview.

The Wall Street Journal also quoted Mark Johnson, senior vice president of Oracle Public Sector, who stated that: “We are very excited to meet our public sector customers’ demands for a highly secure, robust suite of cloud solutions built for government.”

The maturity and transparency of the standards-based Oracle Government Cloud will enable agencies to confidently move mission-critical government applications to the cloud without compromising security, performance, or reliability,” he added. “We are committed to helping agencies enhance operational efficiency through the cloud,” the VP further said in the interview.

By Blake Adams

Blake Adams

Blake Adams is a freelance writer and journalist who covers and loves technology related topics. Blake currently covers daily cloud related news topics for CloudTweaks Media.
FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle+Share

Sorry, comments are closed for this post.

Join Our Newsletter

Receive updates each week on news, tips, events, comics and much more...

Popular

Top Viral Impact

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter

Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter The city of the future is impeccably documented. Sensors are used to measure air quality, traffic patterns, and crowd movement. Emerging neighborhoods are quickly recognized, public safety threats are found via social networks, and emergencies are dealt with quicklier. Crowdsourcing reduces commuting times, provides people with better transportation

Cloud Infographic: The Education Of Tomorrow

Cloud Infographic: The Education Of Tomorrow

Cloud Infographic: The Education Of Tomorrow  Online Education is a very exciting topic for many as it opens up many new doors and opportunities. We’ve touched on areas such as Massive Open Online Sources (MOOC) which provides tremendous levels of cloud based interconnectivity. We’ve taken a look into higher education,  the increased demand for online courses as well as

Cloud Infographic – The Power Of Cloud Disaster Recovery

Cloud Infographic – The Power Of Cloud Disaster Recovery

Cloud Infographic – The Power Of Cloud Disaster Recovery Preventing a Cloud Disaster is one thing. Recovering from a disaster is a whole other area of concern. Today’s infographic provided by CloudVelox outlines some best practices and safeguards in order to help your business make more informed decisions. About Latest Posts Blake AdamsBlake Adams is

Can I Contribute To CloudTweaks?

Yes, much of our focus in 2015 will be on working with other influencers in a collaborative manner. If you're a technology influencer looking to collaborate long term with CloudTweaks – a globally recognized leader in cloud computing information – drop us an email with “tech influencer” in the subject line.

Please review the guidelines before applying.