Oracle the software making giant has decided to bought Dyn a domain name system service provider company for $600.
In This Year Last Month, History’s biggest DDoS (denial-of-service) attacks brought down the entire for couple of hours. Popular websites Reddit, Spotify,Netflix,The New York Times went down for few hours.
Dyn is a domain name system (DNS) providing company,Domain Name System works as an address book for the entire internet & tells how to get from a specific address(website) to the servers which are hosting the pages.On the other hand we all know that Oracle is a reknown company headquartered in Redwood Shores, California & famous for selling professional business Softwares to the companies.Experts are assuming that acquisition of Dyn will be big deal for the Oracle & it will be also a game changer for the Oracle when Oracle is in the midst of reinvention & getting in competition with Big players like Google and Amazon.
Oracle competes head-on with Amazon for cloud customers, but Amazon has an enormous head start. According to Most of the analysts in the Tech world ,Amazon runs the most of the cloud-computing market, and if we see the quarterly growth of the Amazon is accounting that it will be growing faster than most of its competitors.
In the last month,Dyn was in the news because it faced major DDoS attack and responsible for the internet outages.Its still not clear that the Oracle began acquisition before or after the attack on Dyn’s servers
Will the customers of Amazon or Google switch to Oracle ?
The billion dollar question is will the customers of Amazon or Google switch to Oracle ? Well ,it doesn’t seem so.But on the other hand Oracle is planning to sell its present customers on the cloud,and when Oracle has acquired the Dyn,the capabilities of Dyn could give it an extra edge, especially when Dyn is making those features only on Oracle’s cloud.