Oracle wins cloud business from McDonald’s, Albertson’s

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FILE PHOTO: The company logo for Oracle Corp. is displayed on a screen on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid(Reuters) – Oracle Corp (ORCL.N) on Thursday said it won deals with McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N), Albertsons Companies Inc ACI.N and Humana Inc (HUM.N) to move some of their work to Oracle’s cloud computing services. Oracle also said it won a deal with business software firm Xactly in which Xactly will move the majority of its computing work to Oracle’s cloud service. Oracle has been working to catch larger cloud rivals such as Amazon.com’s (AMZN.O) Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) Azure. The Redwood Shores, California company has expanded its cloud computing business this year with wins from customers such as Zoom Video Communications Inc (ZM.O) and data centers in more countries. Oracle said McDonald’s will move its North American financial systems to Oracle’s cloud. Grocer Albertsons and insurer Humana will also move some of their applications to Oracle’s services. In addition to large businesses, Oracle is also trying to recruit mature …

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