SOURCE: Kalido


April 26, 2012 08:30 ET

Kalido Achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized Status

Kalido Information Engine 9.0 Optimized for Speed and Reliability on Oracle Exadata Database Machine

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - Apr 26, 2012) -

News Facts

  • Kalido today announced it has achieved Oracle Exadata Optimized status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), demonstrating that Kalido Information Engine 9.0 has been tested and tuned on Oracle Exadata Database Machine to deliver speed, scalability and reliability to customers.
  • The Kalido Information Engine gives customers the ability to rapidly develop and deploy a high quality foundation for data analytics in 90 days or less.
  • Kalido is a Gold level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork.

Improving Customer Time-to-Value

  • With Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Kalido is able to combine its business-driven automation capabilities with the extreme data warehousing performance of Oracle Exadata improving time-to-value for data warehouse implementations, migrations and consolidation projects.
  • Initial testing delivered five times performance over comparable results for traditional relational databases.
  • Additionally, running on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Kalido Information Engine 9.0 was able to load in excess of four times more data per hour compared to other supported platforms that were tested, resulting in smaller batch windows so customers can make decisions faster.

Oracle Exastack Optimized Program

  • Oracle Exadata Optimized is part of the Oracle Exastack Optimized program which allows partners, such as Kalido, to leverage OPN enablement resources and dedicated lab environments to help develop, test and tune their applications on Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud engineered systems.
    • The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is the only database machine that provides extreme performance for both data warehousing and online transaction processing (OLTP) workloads, making it the ideal platform for consolidating onto private clouds.
    • It is a complete package of servers, storage, networking, and software that is massively scalable, secure, and redundant.

Commitment to Performance and Reliability

  • With Kalido having achieving Oracle Exadata Optimized status, Oracle recognizes Kalido for developing, testing and tuning Kalido Information Engine version 9 on Oracle Exadata Database Machine.
  • This accomplishment is a testament to Kalido's ability to deliver the extreme performance and reliability customers require.
  • With Oracle Exadata Optimized status, Kalido will receive access to corresponding Oracle branding, logos and related benefits to effectively differentiate their offerings.

Supporting Quotes

Bill Hewitt, president and CEO, Kalido commented:

  • "Our customers are increasingly seeking solutions that combine performance speed with speed to market. In achieving Oracle Exastack Optimized, we have seen the Kalido Information Engine achieve the fastest performance gains we have ever seen on any platform."

Chris Baker, Senior Vice President, Worldwide ISV and OEM Sales for Oracle, said:

  • "When partners such as Kalido leverage the latest component products of Oracle Exadata Database Machine as the foundation for their applications, they benefit from a complete, integrated and cloud-ready infrastructure that will help them utilize new features and functionality and drive innovation. We are pleased to see Kalido achieve Oracle Exadata Optimized status as this significant milestone helps equip them to deliver superior value to customers."

About Kalido
Kalido is a leading provider of agile information management software. Kalido enables companies to manage data as a shared enterprise asset by supporting the business process of data management. Kalido software has been deployed at more than 300 locations in over 100 countries, including 20 percent of the world's most profitable companies as determined by Fortune Magazine. More information about Kalido can be found at:

About the Oracle Exastack Program
The Oracle Exastack program helps enable Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and other members of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) to rapidly build and deliver faster, more reliable applications. Leveraging the Oracle Exastack program, qualifying OPN members have access to Oracle performance experts and dedicated labs for testing and tuning their applications on Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud. Customers can be confident when selecting Oracle Exastack Optimized applications that they have been tested and tuned to achieve optimal performance, scalability and reliability. Also part of the program, Oracle Exastack Ready is dedicated to helping ISVs run their solutions on the latest major release of Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud and their component products, including Oracle Database, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. These products provide partners with a lower cost and high performance infrastructure for database and application workloads across on-premise and cloud based environments. To find out more, visit

About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more, visit

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