Oracle submits cloud interoperability API

Summary:Oracle on Wednesday said it will submit an application programming interface to the Distributed Management Task Force in the latest move to address cloud interoperability.

Oracle on Wednesday said it will submit an application programming interface (API) to the Distributed Management Task Force in the latest move to address cloud interoperability.

Cloud interoperability is becoming a big theme for vendors, which are proposing various standards to avoid lock-in.

Oracle's move comes a week after Intel and a bevy of IT buyers formed a coalition to make clouds interoperable. The Intel effort is called the Open Data Center Alliance.

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