The Oracle Cloud and Microsoft Azure Interconnect provides customers with a simple migration path to a multicloud environment. The Interconnect enables customers to innovate using the best of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and Microsoft Azure with seamless interoperability. By providing a low-latency, private connection between two leading cloud providers, the Interconnect brings flexible innovation while maximizing return on investment.
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"Oracle and Microsoft have many mutual customers across all verticals. With the partnership and interconnect, joint customers can migrate their workloads to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure(OCI) and Microsoft Azure without the need for complex re-architecture or re-platforming." —Dave McCarthy, Research Vice President, IDC
Choose the best of Oracle’s and Microsoft’s cloud services based on features and pricing.
Use a direct Interconnect between OCI and Microsoft Azure that provides <2ms latency for superior multicloud network performance.
Run applications, including Oracle E-Business Suite, on OCI and data warehouse/analytics workloads on Microsoft Azure.
Deploy a cloud-native application on Microsoft Azure and database on OCI, or vice-versa.
Globally available cloud infrastructure
OCI is available in 31 regions globally, including 9 Azure Interconnect regions. Oracle’s planned regional expansion includes 13 additional region launches in 2022.
Zero data ingress/egress charges can provide significant cost savings.
Integra LifeSciences uses the Interconnect to transfer terabytes of data nightly.
Joint support model
Supported by both OCI and Microsoft Azure.
By using Oracle FastConnect and Azure ExpressRoute, customers can seamlessly build a private interconnection between their OCI and Microsoft Azure environments. The Interconnect also enables joint customers to take advantage of a unified identity and access management platform that leads to cost savings. Cloud engineers can set up an SSO between an Microsoft Azure and OCI their Oracle applications, such as PeopleSoft, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, and E-Business Suite. Having a federated SSO makes the integration seamless and allows users to authenticate only once to access multiple applications, without signing in separately to access each application.
With Oracle Azure Interconnect, customers have access to tested, validated, and supported deployments for packaged, cloud native, custom, and third-party applications to assist with ongoing innovation while leveraging existing environments. The traffic within Azure and Oracle Cloud networks is fully encrypted, and the traffic flow between Azure and Oracle Cloud flows directly through the private physical connection. Customers can further restrict the flow of traffic by using network security groups (NSGs) and security lists.
Oracle Cloud and Microsoft Azure Interconnect offers a seamless issue resolution process that can be initiated through Microsoft or Oracle when an issue is encountered. For customers who have Oracle software licenses and support, Oracle delivers support directly to customers who are running Oracle software on Windows Server Hyper-V and Microsoft Azure. As additional services are launched as a result of this partnership, more details will be shared on the support model.
To enable customers to deploy an effective DR architecture, Oracle is working towards providing more than one Interconnect region in each geography, such as US East and US West in North America. Every Interconnect circuit (ExpressRoute and FastConnect) comes with a redundant circuit on the same POP but different physical router, providing high availability.
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