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Oracle in the Greater Zurich Area

Oracle has its headquarters in Silicon Valley, California and was founded in 1977 by the entrepreneur Larry Ellison. The company develops in particular software and hardware solutions for B2B customers. One of the most successful products of the software expert is the database management system Oracle Database. With a turnover of around 190 billion USD, Oracle is one of the largest software manufacturers in the world.

In 2018, Oracle opened its Smart Innovation Center in the Prime Tower, Zurich. Many graduates and students from the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology in Zurich and Lausanne work at Oracle's largest research institute. They are working meticulously on new technologies in areas such as machine learning, artificial intelligence or blockchain. The number of employees has doubled this year. Hanspeter Kipfer, Country Leader Switzerland Oracle, explains how the network and expertise of Greater Zurich Area have helped Oracle to develop its location in Zurich.

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