Welcome to the Cloud Wars Minute — your daily news and commentary show, hosted by Cloud Wars Founder Bob Evans. Each episode provides insights and perspectives around the “reimagination machine” that is the Cloud.
00:00 — The so-called “Multi-Cloud Boom” is a major driver of growth across the cloud industry.
00:16 — In a recent video with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Oracle founder and chairman Larry Ellison expressed the importance of multi-cloud applications and the close collaboration between Oracle and Microsoft.
01:04 — Ellison typically discusses new Oracle technology and products, but has recently added an emphasis on customer benefits. These benefits include more choice, speed, options, security, and simplified products.
02:10 — According to Ellison: “Most Microsoft customers are Oracle customers; all Oracle customers are Microsoft customers.”
02:49 — “Ultimate nonconformist” Ellison’s allowing of the Oracle autonomous database to run on the Azure cloud is a powerful indication that the multi-cloud boom isn’t just a short-term solution, but a long-term approach to attracting and retaining customers.
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