Oracle Cloud has planned to launch 20 new Oracle Cloud regions by the end of 2020 to support its customers worldwide.
This expansion will bring its total cloud regions to 36.
The expansion includes regions in new countries and dual, geographically separated regions, in the US, Canada, Brazil, UK, EU, Japan, South Korea, Australia, India, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Israel, and new government regions in the UK and Israel.
Additionally, Oracle is going to update its roadmap for its interconnection with Microsoft Azure.
With in-country dual regions, "customers can deploy both production and disaster recovery capacity within their country or jurisdiction to meet business continuity and compliance requirements," said Oracle in a press release.
It will also offer customers access to all Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services including Oracle Autonomous Database and Oracle Fusion Applications, in these regions.
"Enterprise customers worldwide require geographically distributed regions for true business continuity, disaster protection and regional compliance requirements. Multiple availability domains within a region will not address this issue," said Don Johnson, executive vice president of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
"Oracle is committed to offer a second region for disaster recovery in every country where we launch Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services, a strategy that is aligned with our customers' needs," he added.
Oracle expects to open an average of one region, every 23 days, over the next 15 months, for a total of 20 additional regions, 17 commercial and three government, according to the statement.