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BT in Spain has used Oracle’s Private Cloud Appliance (PCA) to offer a new service to its enterprise clients, enabling them to use Oracle applications and other workloads as a cloud service.


  • Adopting a hybrid infrastructure architecture is important to organizations looking to make a more measured move to the cloud while still maintaining control of critical applications
  • The solution allows BT to help customers in Spain outsource part or all of their infrastructure, and gives customers using Oracle all the benefits of a cloud environment.

Features and Benefits

  • The use of Oracle PCA means that customers can move Oracle applications and databases to the cloud and still get official Oracle support for their applications
  • Licensing flexibility and extensibility are proving important differentiators when choosing a service provider offering Oracle applications in the cloud

Key questions answered

  • How does Oracle Private Cloud Appliance enable Oracle workload migration?
  • What are the considerations in moving Oracle workloads to the cloud?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

BT’s journey to offering customers Oracle Cloud applications

  • Company overview
  • Offering integrated network, data center, and IT managed services is at the core of BT strategy
  • BT in Spain responded to a demand from customers for outsourced Oracle applications and infrastructure solutions
  • Implementation and rollout
  • Consulting with customers to understand their requirements
  • Assessing the outcome

Lessons learned

  • Vendor support is a key consideration
  • Respond to customer requests and needs
  • Look at how hardware and software work together for best performance
  • Be aware that customers may only want to outsource what they are comfortable with


  • Methodology
  • Author

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