New Delhi: Aiming to ramp up its cloud services business in India, software solutions major Oracle today said it will hire 200 people to strengthen its cloud services sales team.
"Oracle India is ramping up its cloud business with the addition of a dedicated sales force that will sell Oracle Cloud solutions," the company said in a statement.
Indian organisations are undergoing a major shift in the way they implement IT and cloud is being strongly considered as an alternate form of enterprise computing, it added.
"Today, both SMBs and large enterprises are relying on cloud technologies to modernise their computing needs. Oracle is poised to support this growth and support customer demand," it said.
Oracle India plans to hire over 200 sales professionals to accelerate and ramp up its cloud business in the country, the US-based company added.
"In support of Oracle's mission to become the number one cloud provider globally and to rapidly grow its cloud business in India, Oracle India is expanding its cloud sales force to include more specialised sales, business development and post sales support executives," it said.
The hiring will take place across Oracle's nine sales offices throughout India, it added.
Large firms like Apollo Hospitals, Bharti Learning, HDFC Bank, Maruti Motors, Hero MotoCorp are deploying various Oracle Cloud solutions in a hybrid model (private or public cloud with on-premises), Oracle said.
Besides, start-ups like Bookmyshow, Flipkart, Jabong, Makemytrip among others are leveraging Oracle Cloud solutions to manage their workforce and also integrate marketing, sales, customer service, back-end processes and customer feedback to get a 360 degree view of their customer, it added.