To help halt Oracle sprawl and reduce the complexity of their operating environments, more and more business leaders are choosing to move their Oracle Application environments to the cloud. Running Oracle applications in a managed cloud environment offers significant business advantages in three major areas:
Key benefits of Oracle on the cloud
(a) Reduced TOC – Oracle on the cloud saves time, boosts savings
Save up to 25 percent in management and operating costs
Research shows that moving Oracle applications to the cloud can significantly reduce TCO, delivering a potential cost savings of 20% – 25% over five years versus a traditional Oracle self-management-and-operation approach.
Reduce capex, reallocate resources
(b) Faster Provisioning – Deploying Oracle on the cloud enables faster business processing
Drastically reduce provisioning time
Cloud-enabled automated provisioning of Oracle environments can significantly reduce the cost and labor associated with Oracle cloning, refreshes and patching.
Documented time savings for provisioning on the cloud versus a standard Oracle environment include:
Facilitate mergers and acquisitions
(c) Flexibility – Moving to Oracle on the cloud facilitates agility throughout the enterprise
Scale your business up or down, as needed
Oracle on the cloud offers a flexible environment that can easily and afford-ably scale to meet your company’s changing capacity requirements and security needs—enabling your business to develop, deploy and manage applications quickly and easily for a variety of business needs.
Gain better control over fluctuating workload demand
Managed cloud services for Oracle are ideal for companies with standardized, independent workloads that experience fluctuating demands, offering a pay-as-you go model that enables better insight into, and control over, service quality. Examples of application types that can be most effectively optimized through Oracle on the cloud include: