NetSuite have be vocal for a while now about their plans to leverage Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to better the NetSuite platform. The main question though, is why, what are the benefits to you, the end user. Below, Brian Chess, Global Vice President of Infrastructure, Security, and Compliance for NetSuite, outlines exactly what this means for NetSuite, their users, and the future of the platform.
So as Brian outlines in the video above, OCI is similar to Amazon Web Services, though it was built for Oracle's largest customers, and is great for database and java driven applications, which NetSuite is both of.
Essentially, there are 5 main benefits that Brian outlines in this video, let's go over these below.
OCI already has an established ecosystem of developers and operations personnel investing in the platform. Ultimately, this means that as NetSuite moves onto OCI, the benefits that these experts do to enhance OCI pass on down to enhance the entire NetSuite platform.
2. Performance, Security, and Reliability
End-users will also benefit from the core foundation of OCI’s efficiency,reliability, performance, and security. This is the result of OCI’s ability to continuously deploy infrastructure with a simple call on the API.
3. Continuity of Service
OCI will also drive improvements on NetSuite already amazing continuity of service. Meaning, that the only direction NetSuite’s uptime is going is up!
4. Testing and Iteration
In the background, engineers will be able to test and iterate on the NetSuite platform before going live in a far greater scale, speed, and accuracy. The end result, better upgrades, functionality and improvements across the entire platform.
5. Global Expansion
OCI is already global, and continuing to expand across the world.Brian Chess states that by the end of this year OCI will be live in more than a dozen locations. This means NetSuite can take advantage of the global reach that OCI presents, allowing customers to expand and grow without concern.
Ultimately Brian Chess voices the extent of the positive impact of OCI for NetSuite succinctly in his closing statement;
“I’ve personally witnessed a lot of changes over my time at NetSuite but Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is a game changer. I couldn’t be more excited. Stay tuned.”