Over the past decade, cloud has matured from a fringe technology option that offered convenience at the cost of control, to a fully-formed offering capable of meeting the needs of all kinds of businesses. The technology has grown more robust, flexible, controllable and secure. Customers like you are now looking to embrace cloud, but many insist on deployment choice. Oracle realised the importance of cloud choice very early on, opting to develop powerful Oracle Cloud solutions that could meet a broad spectrum of business requirements. The importance of options stems from the fact that the journey to the cloud isn’t just a one-way path. While it’s true some companies are moving to the cloud as fast as possible, many others — for various reasons — haven’t been able to do so, or simply haven’t wanted to.
Customers are increasingly electing to run their IT environments using our suite of Oracle Cloud offerings. As customers deploy with Oracle Cloud, many are adopting a hybrid IT model, whereby certain IT resources are deployed and managed by Oracle, while others are deployed and managed on premises — and both sets of resources can be managed as one. It’s the flexibility, ease, agility, compatibility, extensibility and seamlessness of these hybrid-cloud options that has made the Oracle Cloud offering so popular and powerful. But for some, barriers still remain that are preventing organisations from embracing and benefiting from the full power of the public cloud.
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