Oracle is a cloud applications and platform services company, and the Oracle Cloud infrastructure combines the elasticity and utility of public cloud with the granular control, security, and predictability of on-premises infrastructure. The company's mission is to help people see data in new ways, discover insights, unlock endless possibilities.
The episode covers how Oracle built a enterprise-level cloud partner infrastructure, how the company thinks about channel partners today, and the latest trends for channel chiefs.
Highlights of the conversation include:
- How Oracle thinks about the cloud and enterprise
- Why vendors need partners who focus on value creation, building on the cloud, and vertical integration
- The shift in partner revenue from transactions to driving consumption
- The long-term value of a developer-orientated approach vs. an infrastructure operations approach