SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Oracle Corp., and VMware Inc. on Monday announced a deal aimed at resolving years of tension in how Oracle handles the technical support for the VMware-users, as well as making it easier for them to move to Oracle’s cloud-computing service.
FILE PHOTO: The Oracle logo is displayed on an office building in Irvine, California, USA, June 28, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Oracle is competing against Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp., to offer cloud-based services, where companies take advantage of Oracle’s data centers, in order to move on with their lives. In the past few years, cloud providers have been working to make the most of the large companies that have their own data centers to address some, if not all, of his work to ” the cloud.”
VMware has emerged as a major player, because a lot of cloud holdouts using the power of their own data centers. In order to win over these customers, the cloud providers have the technical compatibility with VMware. Amazon, Microsoft, and Alphabet, Inc. ‘ s Google have announced a partnership with VMware in the past few years.
Oracle, which announced the deal at its annual user conference in San Francisco, OpenWorld, a system has been developed to enable joint customers to move VMware-based computing move to the cloud, without using the language of the code, and said Clay Magouyrk, senior vice president of engineering, Oracle, Cloud-based Infrastructure.
“We’ve focused on providing the customers with maximum control,” he told Reuters. “We have had a number of very basic engineering.”
The two companies said that the Oracle would provide technical support for customers running applications on top of VMware. A lot of companies will not be running mission-critical business systems, including financial software and the support.
Oracle, sybase, and VMware, and have clashed in the past over this issue.
VMware’s core, a tool that splits a single physical server into multiple smaller virtual machines, to make sure that the computers are being fully utilized. Oracle has offered a competitive product and it was not clear whether this is also support, for example, if the software is used in conjunction with VMware.
Oracle said on Monday it would offer support for both of these situations.
“They don’t want to have to deploy on two of the products, unless it can be supported by both vendors. This was a stumbling block in the past two decades,” said Sanjay Poonen, the company’s chief operating officer, customer operations at VMware, said in an interview.
“Our relationship with Oracle is much better than it was 20 years ago. It’s a brand new day.”
Report by Stephen Nellis in San Francisco; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall