Business software program and companies firm Oracle is altering its company headquarters from the Silicon Valley space to Austin, Texas, to present its employees “with more flexibility about where and how they work,” the corporate stated Friday.
“Depending on their role, this means that many of our employees can choose their office location as well as continue to work from home part time or all the time,” Oracle stated in a press release. The firm opened a big company campus in Austin in 2018, nevertheless it reportedly does not have any plans to move workers from its current headquarters in Redwood City, California, to Austin.
The firm stated it should proceed to preserve amenities across the US, together with these in Redwood City, in addition to in Denver; Seattle; Burlington, Vermont; Orlando, Florida; and Santa Monica, California; amongst others. It expects to set up new places too, it stated.
“By implementing a more modern approach to work, we expect to further improve our employees’ quality of life and quality of output,” the corporate stated in its assertion.
Oracle is not the one tech firm that is fascinated about flexibility for workers, after months of individuals working from residence as a result of of let some workers make money working from home completely. But as Oracle suggests, workplaces might not but be a factor of the previous. Google, for one, has stated it’s going to undertake .lockdowns. Facebook and Twitter have each stated they’re going to
Oracle additionally is not the one tech powerhouse with a factor for Texas. Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk confirmed this week that he’d personally moved there. In May, Musk additionally tweeted that he’d be shifting Tesla’s headquarters to Texas or Nevada. Tesla is at the moment constructing a brand new manufacturing facility outdoors Austin, and SpaceX has been working in Texas nearly since its beginnings. But each companies are nonetheless primarily based and preserve operations in California.
CNET’s Antuan Goodwin contributed to this report.
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