On June 4, 2020, Oracle Corporation with the support of PR-agency Khisam Communications held an online press briefing for journalists from Russia. The leaders of the company shared the results of the 2020 financial year of Oracle in Russia and the priorities for 2021, talked about interaction with customers during the pandemic, their needs and successful cases in the field of digitalization.
Oracle announced the availability of Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud @ Customer in customer datacenters using the Oracle Cloud at Customer model. With Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud @ Customer, customers will be able to consolidate thousands of databases and run a converged, open Oracle Database to serve a wide variety of data types and workloads.
In addition, a new cloud offering, "Oracle's Public Cloud Private Region", was announced, which will allow all Oracle cloud services to reside in customers' own data centers.
Development was named as a priority for 2021:
Hybrid and multi-cloud technologies;
Open source software support;
Partnerships with other vendors;
ML / AI Innovation for Data Driven Enterprises;
Cloud and smart applications;
Also, initiatives were announced to reduce the cost of subscription to certain services, participate in educational projects and help in providing free financial planning and modeling tools to adapt to changes in the market as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.