Oracle Acquires StackEngine to Expand Its Cloud Services Portfolio

StackEngine team assists the ops teams with docker, the open source container system, which will add a great power to Oracle cloud capabilities.

Stackengine Oracle AquisitionGreatResponder.com Oracle’s cloud computing services doesn’t have the level of container service offerings as by the Amazon or Microsoft Azure. It is because the Oracle is serious about its public cloud; there is a greater need of good container service offerings.

The Oracle has already implied that 2016 will be a very different year for the company and cloud business is a serious concern for their company. Containers are now an undeniable and indispensable part of the public cloud computing service. If Oracle knows that to deliver a public cloud computing service successfully, they will need container support and container advancement in the offerings.

The StackEngine discussed it last year and they also explained its tools of working, there is an administration system that permits an ops team to see what is going inside the containers across the whole organization no matter where they are running.

It is very much understandable that this service will be very much useful for the company like Oracle and its large numbers of customers. The product range of the StackEngine has free as well as paid versions of its product, it can be imagined that these products will become more powerful under the umbrella of Oracle. It is also confirmed that the Oracle is interested in hiring the creative team of StackEngine.

It is not difficult to find dedicated engineers who are expert in using the container or who can learn and use them well. The difficult task is to find people who are creative and who can bring something new with the use of technology. The most creative people can be found in these kinds of startups.

It is necessary to provide new and interesting products for the Oracle to prove that they are serious in the cloud computing services business.

It is also important to note that the in another announcement, Oracle has announced that it is building a new cloud campus in Austin, by chance it was right at the place where the StackEngine was working. The company also announces that it is now buying accommodation nearby where Oracle’s cloud employees could live.  It is a brilliant way to show their commitment to their work.