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Cegal releases GeoCloud on the Microsoft Azure platform

GeoCloud is a vendor-agnostic, high-performance platform with outstanding data and graphics utilization, meeting the challenging requirements for petrotechnical workloads.

Cegal Oil & Gas Workspace - an open integration platform for the oil and gas industry
10.12.2019

Cegal, a trusted provider of cloud solutions, software and consultancy services to the global oil and gas industry, is proud to announce that GeoCloud is now available on the Azure platform. GeoCloud is a vendor-agnostic high-performance platform with outstanding data and graphics utilization, meeting the challenging requirements for petrotechnical workloads.

Exploration and Production (E&P) companies are faced with increasingly challenging requirements for their petrotechnical workloads. Large amounts of data need processing, and as the companies in the oil and gas industry are facing rapid changes, scalability and flexibility are becoming more and more important.

"In Microsoft, we are impressed by Cegal’s commitment to transforming the oil and gas industry. Cegal’s GeoCloud on Microsoft Azure will address needs in a complex and demanding industry. We believe GeoCloud on Azure is an enabler for digitalization in this high transformative business",  says Shahzad Rana, CTO/NTO in Microsoft Norway.  

Cegal has provided GeoCloud to the market for a number of years, and GeoCloud is the only vendor-agnostic petrotechnical cloud solution. It facilitates E&P applications and data in a collaborative and flexible solution. Now GeoCloud is offered on Azure, Microsoft's public cloud computing platform that provides a range of cloud services, including those for compute, analytics, storage and networking.

With accelerated 3D graphics from anywhere E&P companies are able to collaborate across borders and facilitate an improved working environment. By moving petrotechnical workloads to the cloud, customers are able to reduce time to production.

"By combining Cegal´s domain knowledge and products within oil and gas with Microsoft hyper-scale products, we were able to provide a unique cloud solution to solve E&P companies' challenges. Microsoft Azure empowers Cegal GeoCloud to be deployed rapidly, scaled instantly at a global level, with optimal performance", Asbjørn Tonstad, CTO in Cegal points out.

"In Microsoft, we are impressed by Cegal’s commitment to transforming the oil and gas industry. Cegal’s GeoCloud on Microsoft Azure will address needs in a complex and demanding industry. We believe GeoCloud on Azure is an enabler for digitalization in this high transformative business",  says Shahzad Rana, CTO/NTO in Microsoft Norway.  

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