Sep 292014
 September 29, 2014  Posted by  Business, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Madeline Bennett reports:

Oracle has announced the opening of two data centres in Germany, along with teaming up with Vodafone to push the Internet of Things.

The two new facilities, located in Frankfurt and Munich, will go live in the next few weeks and will be completely operational before the end of the year. They join the two other European countries that already have their own data centres, the UK and the Netherlands.

Speaking at Oracle OpenWorld on Sunday, Loïc le Guisquet, executive vice president for Oracle in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, said the facilities “will provide cloud services to those businesses in the German market whose preference is for cloud applications deployed in Germany”. He added that the decision to open the new data centres was in “response to the very strong demand in Germany and response to the questions around security”.

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