Thursday, May 20, 2021

Quest is moving to the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Quest – the University’s student information system – will move from its current on-premises environment to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure in February 2022. The Oracle Cloud offering is pre-configured and tightly integrated with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, the foundation on which Quest is built, and comes with Oracle’s database software Cloud Manager, a tool that enables optimization of resources, streamlines processes, and improves performance. This leading-edge technology will ensure the Quest support team is in the best position to respond to feature and functionality requests, better supporting and enhancing your overall experience. Visit the project web page to view a full list of benefits.

How will this change impact me? 

  • There will be no change to visual elements within Quest, or in how students and/or employees interact with the system.  
  • This work will impact Quest's infrastructure only (i.e., work will be completed "behind the scenes"). 
  • Once Quest has been moved to the Oracle Cloud environment, the hosting of Quest data will move from the University's on-premises data centres to Oracle Cloud's secure Canadian data centres, located in Toronto and Montreal. 

Learn more 

You are encouraged to visit the Quest moving to Oracle Cloud project page to learn more about this project, view the privacy and security assessment documents, see the project timeline, and project FAQs.

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