Oracle Selected As TikTok's Secure Cloud Provider

Sept. 22, 2020, 1:24 a.m. in Cloud Computing

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Oracle Corporation officially revealed that it has chosen to become TikTok 's secure cloud technology provider. TikTok has chosen Oracle's latest Generation 2 cloud infrastructure because it is much faster, more stable and more secure than the first generation technology currently provided by all other major cloud service providers.

TikTok app (Kon Karampelas - Unsplash)
TikTok app (Kon Karampelas - Unsplash)
Key Facts
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    Oracle Corporation announced today that it was chosen to become TikTok's secure cloud technology provider.

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    This technical decision by TikTok was heavily influenced by Zoom's recent success in moving a large portion of its video conferencing capacity to the Oracle Public Cloud.

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    As a part of this agreement, TikTok will run on the Oracle Cloud and Oracle will become a minority investor in TikTok Global

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    Oracle will combine its secure cloud technology with continuous code reviews, monitoring, and auditing to provide unprecedented assurance that U.S. TikTok user data is private and secure.

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President Donald Trump has approved an agreement for Oracle and Walmart to acquire shareholdings in the US operations of the famous TikTok video app, postponing a possible ban scheduled to come into force on Sunday. "If China continues to control the code, as I understand they would in this deal, they could put in that code an instruction to secretly send data back to China, to the mainland. No matter where the actual data is housed there can be something embedded in that code that sends it the other way," he said during an interview on Fox News.

As a part of this agreement, TikTok will run on the Oracle Cloud and Oracle will become a minority investor in TikTok Global
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Safra Catz
Oracle CEO

As of April, the app had recorded more than 2 billion downloads. As of July, TikTok had 689 million active monthly users worldwide and was available in more than 200 countries.

TikTok picked Oracle new Generation 2 Cloud infrastructure because it's much faster, more reliable, and more secure than the first generation technology currently offered by all the other major cloud providers
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Larry Ellison
Oracle Chief Technology Officer


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