Oracle launched its second cloud region in South Korea, in Chuncheon, about 50 miles from Seoul as a part of Oracle’s global plans to operate 36 Generation 2 Cloud regions by the end of 2020. In July 2019, Oracle launched its first Generation 2 Cloud region in Korea, in Seoul. With the second cloud region in South Korea, customers will enable to run primary and disaster recovery capacity for their critical production workloads in-country without the need of sending data elsewhere.
Two independent cloud regions in South Korea
Oracle Cloud gives customers the ability to specify where their data lives, avoiding services that randomly place data around the world. Oracle’s customers told that the availability benefits of multiple availability domains in each country are not enough. They are looking for a true disaster recovery options in-country, which we are giving them. According to Oracle, since they built the first region in South Korea, they have seen a tremendous uptake of our cloud offerings by companies looking for a true enterprise solution.
Garret Ilg, executive vice president and head of Japan & Asia Pacific at Oracle, said,
“Data today is very important. It’s at the heart of delivering amazing customer experiences – making the right investment choice and ensuring business continuity. Oracle Cloud is the critical fabric that binds all of that together. Organizations are recognizing that and coming to us to support their most mission-critical workloads. With the arrival of this second region, here in Korea, we look forward to helping more customers take advantage of this key resource locally.”
Now, Oracle has the availability of two independent cloud regions in South Korea, based on its Generation 2 architecture.
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