Oracle opens first of 2 cloud data centres in Israel
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By Steven Scheer
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Oracle on Wednesday opened the first of two planned public cloud centres in Israel, which will enable companies and other Israeli customers to keep their data on local servers and not be reliant on other countries.
The data centre, nine floors underground in one of Jerusalem’s technology parks cost an estimated hundreds of millions of dollars, and is designed to operate in the face of potential terror acts.
“This facility … can withstand a rocket direct hit, a missile direct hit, or even a car bomb, and the services will keep running with customers not even knowing that something so horrible has happened,” Eran Feigenbaum, Oracle’s Israel country manager, told Reuters.
The site, which has its own generators in case of power loss, …