Oracle has just announced the opening of the first Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) region in Mexico, precisely located in the state of Querétaro.

The new Querétaro region is Oracle’s 39th cloud region globally, following the opening of the 38th few days earlier which is sited in La Courneuve, Paris, also its second cloud region in France.

According to Oracle, the latest cloud region will offer OCI and Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications services to help organizations in Mexico modernize their operations, manage critical data, and develop multi-cloud architectures and cloud-native applications.

“We are excited to establish a cloud region in Mexico that will offer public and private organizations, as well as partners and developers, the opportunity to leverage OCI to grow their businesses,” said Maribel Dos Santos, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Mexico.

“The Oracle Cloud Querétaro region offers organizations a wide range of services, including access to emerging technologies, to help improve the customer experience and positively impact the country’s ecosystem of innovation.”

As designed, the Oracle Cloud region in Mexico features three logical data centers with clustered hardware and network configuration. Oracle also reiterated its commitment to powering Oracle Cloud regions globally with 100% renewable energy by 2025, and in line with this effort, the new Querétaro region is powered by renewable energy.

“The share of the technology industry in the gross domestic product of the state of Querétaro is 4.3 percent, and the opening of the new Querétaro region in our state reaffirms the momentum and interest we have in the development of this sector. In addition, as a public institution, we also rely on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to strengthen the government services that we offer for the benefit of our citizens,” said Mauricio Kuri Gonzalez, governor, State of Querétaro.

As announced, dedicated connectivity partners available at the launch of the new Oracle Cloud Querétaro region include Equinix, Transtelco, Telmex, Arelion, and C3ntro.