Enterprise software maker Oracle is reportedly set to establish two new data centers in Latin America by the end of this year. Targeted locations are in Colombia and Chile.
The news comes a week after the Austin, Texas-based technology giant launched a cloud project in Monterrey, Mexico. This is Oracle’s second “cloud region” in Mexico, with the other one located in Queretaro.
Oracle’s data centers offer a wide range of services, including cloud computing, emerging technologies, and software as a service (SaaS).
The Monterrey data center will give customers access to applications in emerging technologies such as generative AI and machine learning, according to Maribel Dos Santos, senior vice president and general manager of Oracle Mexico.
Oracle is already running three cloud regions in Brazil, Colombia, and Chile, with around 700 customers as of December 2021. Among the company’s customers are Grupo Bimbo, GNP Seguros, McDonald’s (Arcos Dorados), Dorinka (Walmart), Arcor, Televisa, TV Globo, Solistica, Consultatio, and Smartfit.
Oracle currently does not provide insight on income from cloud services in Latin America.
Oracle, which is competing with Amazon, Google, and Huawei in the cloud computing market, has committed to powering all of its data centers with renewable energy by 2025.