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Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts share their experience on deploying OCI and its benefits

Vaseem Khan
Principal Product Manager/Strategy

As part of the PeopleSoft NOW! Episode 10, Chelsa Vinklarek, and Ivan Mozach from the State of Texas Comptroller’s Office were interviewed by Rebekah Jackson on running PeopleSoft on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). The extended interview covers some important learnings and insights and is time well spent if you are considering the move to OCI.


To begin with, Chelsa provides an overview of the role PeopleSoft plays in the state’s IT ecosystem and the PeopleSoft applications they are using. Ivan then covers the deployment project Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) at the State of Texas, the time it took to move to OCI, and the other changes they underwent at the same time.

Chelsa Vinklarek

The discussion also touches upon various benefits of OCI including:

  1. Significant Costs Savings
  2. Performance Improvement
  3. High Availability
  4. Operating Agility

Ivan Mozach

Ivan also covers the three big lessons learned from moving to OCI and Chelsa Vinklarek shares what the state is planning to do next with PeopleSoft.


There’s a lot to learn in the 17-minute discussion. Watch the interview here: