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Oracle says fully support ‘Digital India’ initiative

  • Giving a fillip to
    Oracle CEO Mark Hurd’s commitment to expand its base amid a positive mood in
    India, top executive Thomas Kurian announced that the leading cloud services
    provider fully supports the latest digital initiatives launched by the Indian
    government.
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  • “Oracle is
    committed towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious ‘Digital India’
    initiative. In the days to come, the world will see Oracle investing in more

    • Giving a fillip to
      Oracle CEO Mark Hurd’s commitment to expand its base amid a positive mood in
      India, top executive Thomas Kurian announced that the leading cloud services
      provider fully supports the latest digital initiatives launched by the Indian
      government.
    •  
    • “Oracle is
      committed towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious ‘Digital India’
      initiative. In the days to come, the world will see Oracle investing in more
      Indian cities to open new product development centres,” Kurian, Oracle’s
      president of product development, told the
      Indo-Asian
      News Service
      .
    •  
    • The announcement
      comes at a time when Oracle’s closest rivals Microsoft and Amazon have firmed
      up their plans to set up data centres in India.
    •  
    • Kurian, who grew up
      in Bengaluru and has been with the company since 1996 in various product
      development positions, said that India is one place that has every product line
      from Oracle – be it dataware, middleware, analytics or business suites.
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    • “We came to India in 1990.
      Today, we have 33,000 employees in India. We have been investing
      heavily in India
      as the country has some of the best talent as far as Oracle and its portfolio
      is concerned,” he said.
    •  
    • “You will see a
      robust investment drive from Oracle soon, with more and more Indian cities
      joining the product development plans,” noted Kurian.
    •  
    • Earlier, responding
      to an
      IANS question, Oracle CEO Mark
      Hurd had said he is committed to expanding Oracle’s reach in the burgeoning
      cloud and software market in India.

     

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