Zoom signs Oracle as its Cloud Infrastructure Provider

Zoom signs Oracle as its Cloud Infrastructure Provider

Zoom, has now signed a deal with the Oracle to leverage Oracle Cloud Infrastructure for its rapidly growing user base and evolving business requirements.

Zoom, a popular video conferencing platform, has seen a sudden rise in its user base growth. The platform has grown from 200 million active users in the month of February to more than 300 million in the month of March due to the work from home concept amid COVID-19 pandemic.

Zoom app required urgent support to handle the sudden increase in the customer base. Now, Zoom has started transferring seven petabytes of data to Oracle Cloud infrastructure every day.

Executive Opinion

Zoom CEO Eric S. Yuan, said, "We recently experienced the most significant growth our business has ever seen, requiring massive increases in our service capacity. We explored multiple platforms, and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure was instrumental in helping us quickly scale our capacity and meet the needs of our new users. We chose Oracle Cloud Infrastructure because of its industry-leading security, outstanding performance, an unmatched level of support."

Oracle CEO, Safra Catz, said, "Video communications have become an essential part of our professional and personal lives, and Zoom has led this industry’s innovation. We are proud to work with Zoom, as both their cloud infrastructure provider, and as a customer, while they grow and continue to connect businesses, people, and governments around the world."

Zoom's selection of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Zoom's choice for Oracle Infrastructure has come as a surprise. Oracle Cloud is still way behind established cloud providers like Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure platform.

Just within the hours of deployment, it was able to support the Zoom Meetings catering to hundreds of thousands of concurrent users, notes the announcement.

Oracle revealed that it was uniquely positioned to enable Zoom rapid expansion due to its network connectivity architecture, and data center locations.

In the month of March this year, the social media management tool Hootsuite announced its Integration with Oracle Eloqua.

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