Robotron supports OPEN CLOUDS FOR RESEARCH ENVIRONMENTS (OCRE) with Oracle technologies

Oracle Cloud services now available to Research Institutions across Austria and Switzerland

Robotron Datenbank-Software GmbH, an international database specialist and IT services provider, now offers Oracle Cloud services through the Open Clouds for Research Environments (OCRE) framework. As a member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), Robotron has many years of experience in consulting and implementing IT infrastructures based on Oracle technologies.

The tender issued by GÉANT gives researchers and the education community across 40 European countries access to commercial cloud services, without the need to run complex public procurements. The framework agreement with Robotron provides universities and research facilities in Austria and Switzerland with the advantages of better performance, higher availability, built-in security and lower cost provided by Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).

Christoph Heiming, Senior Director, Alliances and Channels, Oracle Germany, said “There is a strong demand for commercial cloud services in the European research community that has, until now, been limited by the absence of procurement frameworks and the lack of technical skills. We’re delighted that our Cloud Services combined with the expertise of Robotron will help empower the research capabilities of European institutes and universities on their cloud journey.”

Further information about the Robotron service portfolio for Oracle technologies: https://www.robotron.de/en/services/technologies-and-services/oracle

 

About GÉANT and OCRE Projects

The GÉANT Association (GÉANT) has more than 20 years supporting Research and Education Networks and Services. The GÉANT Association BV is owned by its core membership of 39 European National Research and Education Network (NREN) organisations. GÉANT plans, builds and operates advanced networks for research and education, including the pan-European network known as GÉANT.

The OCRE project (Open Clouds for Research Environments) aims to contribute to establishing a service delivery chain, to enable Research and Education institutes in Europe to adopt and use IaaS cloud solutions, in an easy, safe, predictable and controlled manner.

GEANT, all NRENs (and their institutions) and other European research institutes that are part of this tender, will be entitled to use its outcomes without any additional procurement being required. The OCRE Project has an objective to leverage network connectivity, identity management and other established services to help accelerate the adoption of cloud services and remove barriers for the European research and education community, hereafter referred to as the Customers.

About Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) is Oracle's partner program designed to enable partners to accelerate the transition to cloud and drive superior customer business outcomes. The OPN program allows partners to engage with Oracle through track(s) aligned to how they go to market: Cloud Build for partners that provide products or services built on or integrated with Oracle Cloud; Cloud Sell for partners that resell Oracle Cloud technology; Cloud Service for partners that implement, deploy and manage Oracle Cloud Services; and License & Hardware for partners that build, service or sell Oracle software licenses or hardware products. Customers can expedite their business objectives with OPN partners who have achieved Expertise in a product family or cloud service. To learn more visit: http://www.oracle.com/partnernetwork.

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