back to article Six months after Oracle trumpeted Zoom as a cloud customer, AWS says it is Zoom’s ‘preferred’ cloud

Amazon Web Services has announced it is now videoconferencing darling Zoom’s “preferred” cloud. “The multi-year agreement extends the longstanding relationship between the two companies, enabling Zoom to rapidly scale its service on the world’s leading cloud,” reads Amazon’s canned statement. “AWS has supported Zoom since …

  1. SecretSonOfHG

    Oracle cloud claims are questionable

    Wonder where are the auditors looking at when they see revenue statements from "cloud" sales and close to no one is actually using the Oracle "cloud" part. Same with SAP, BTW.

    1. Strahd Ivarius Silver badge

      Re: Oracle cloud claims are questionable

      Perhaps it is for licences of Oracle products running on AWS?

    2. Gerhard Mack

      Re: Oracle cloud claims are questionable

      We use it at work judging buy the regular "scheduled maintenance" messages, I'm not sure Oracle gets the whole "cloud" thing.

    3. Kevin McMurtrie Silver badge

      Re: Oracle cloud claims are questionable

      There are definitely companies using Oracle Cloud. I see brute-force spammer Responsys in the postfix rejection logs regularly. The question is if any of those companies aren't owned by Oracle.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Old dog

    Maybe Oracle ramped up the costs (the way it does) before Zoom was safely locked in.

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