Oracle Corp. announced that it has set up the first piece of its applications hosting systems offering through a partnership with Qwest Communications International Inc., a Denver-based Internet communications company.
The service, called Oracle Business OnLine, will allow companies to off-load the management of enterprise applications by letting Oracle host them.
Under the new partnership, the applications will be housed at Qwest CyberCenters, which are located throughout the U.S. Users would access the applications through Qwest's Internet network.
"Through our relationship with Qwest we can ensure that customer will access Business OnLine with unprecedented speed, security and reliability," said Chris Russell, president of Business OnLine, in a statement.
The joint service will be available by the end of August.
This story, "Oracle, Qwest team on application hosting" was originally published by Computerworld.