Oracle and Verizon Enterprise Solutions 


Oracle and Verizon Enterprise Solutions have entered into a relationship to provide customers with more choice and flexibility in how to deploy Oracle software in the cloud. The relationship enables customers to use Oracle software on Verizon’s cloud infrastructure, including the new Verizon Cloud.
 
Oracle’s strategy and commitment is to help customers embrace cloud computing. Oracle is working with Verizon to help customers benefit from the cloud by offering Oracle Database and Oracle Fusion Middleware on Verizon’s cloud infrastructure.  Customers can now deploy Oracle software to the Verizon platform by subscribing to Verizon Cloud services which include software licenses. Companies using Verizon Terremark Enterprise Cloud and Verizon Managed Hosting can also use Oracle software on a per-month or per-hour cost basis.
 

Frequently Asked Questions 



What are the key elements of the relationship?

  • Companies can now run supported Oracle software on Verizon Terremark Enterprise Cloud and Verizon Managed Hosting.
  • Configurations of Oracle Database and Oracle Fusion Middleware are available in three service offerings:
    • Monthly subscription license on Verizon Terremark Enterprise Cloud
    • Monthly subscription license and Incident Management Service (Virtual and Physical) with monitoring, quarterly patching, and Tier 1 incident response on Verizon Managed Hosting
    • Monthly subscription license on Fully Managed Service (Virtual and Physical) with monitoring, quarterly patching, Tier 1-3 problem resolution, and change management on Verizon Managed Hosting
  • Pay-as-you-go monthly licensing is available on physical cores with managed services offering for a limited time.

How do customers benefit?

Customers can now run their mission-critical Oracle software on Verizon’s cloud infrastructure, giving them greater deployment flexibility and choice with a pay-as-you-go cost model. Verizon can manage time-consuming database administration tasks including provisioning, backups, software patching, monitoring, and hardware scaling so that customers can focus on innovation and growing their business.


How will support for Oracle be delivered?

Verizon has a long history of providing a breadth of support options for Oracle software from basic monitoring and patching services to full application management and database administration services.  Customers can elect the level of operational support that best fits their business and technical requirements. As additional services are launched as a result of this relationship, more details will be shared on the support model.


What Oracle software is supported on Verizon's cloud infrastructure?

Verizon offers subscription licensing on their virtual compute platforms including a flexible selection of support services for the following Oracle software:
 
  • Oracle Database 11g
    • Standard Edition One
    • Standard Edition
    • Enterprise Edition
  • Oracle Data Guard 11g
Verizon will also offer Oracle Database 12c and Oracle WebLogic Server on the Verizon Cloud in the second half of 2014.

What does this relationship mean for Oracle's strategy with its own public and private clouds?

Oracle’s strategy is to offer a broad portfolio of solutions for public and private clouds, while giving customers choice and flexibility in how they deploy Oracle software in Oracle clouds as well as other clouds.  Oracle’s relationship with Verizon enables customers to deploy Oracle software in Verizon clouds with the confidence of support from Oracle.  Oracle’s commitment and investment in Oracle public and private cloud solutions is unchanged.