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Oracle Corporation

October 12, 2009 11:09 ET

Leading Analyst Firm Positions Oracle in the Leader's Quadrant for Enterprise Application Servers

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - October 12, 2009) - Oracle OpenWorld -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

  • Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Servers (EAS) positions Oracle in the leader's quadrant. (1) Oracle's EAS technology includes Oracle WebLogic Server, which is available together with related Oracle application grid technology as part of Oracle Weblogic Suite.
  • The Gartner Magic Quadrant positions vendors within a particular market segment based on their completeness of vision and their ability to execute on that vision.
  • Oracle WebLogic Suite 11g brings together unmatched performance, scalability, efficiency and manageability in a single, unified application server offering. It includes Oracle WebLogic Server, the world's highest performance application server, as well as Oracle Coherence, Oracle JRockit, Oracle JDeveloper 11g and Oracle Enterprise Manager. Oracle WebLogic Suite 11g is optimized for modern IT systems to deliver more processing on fewer servers and provides the best foundation to integrate and run other Oracle Fusion Middleware offerings including Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle WebCenter Suite, and Oracle Identity Management.
  • Oracle WebLogic Server 11g is the most comprehensive Java platform for developing, deploying, and integrating enterprise applications. It provides the foundation for application grid, which is an architecture that enables enterprises to significantly lower operational costs of running applications on middleware while dramatically increasing overall application service levels and application performance.

Supporting Quote

  • "In today's business environment, organizations need to be able to deploy applications that can quickly and cost-effectively scale to meet changing business needs," said Steven Harris, senior vice president, Product Development, Oracle. "We believe, Oracle's position in the Leader's Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Servers demonstrates our continued commitment to a complete, open, and integrated server offering that delivers exceptional performance, scalability, efficiency and manageability. The integration of application grid technologies within WebLogic Suite allows all Oracle Fusion Middleware customers to take advantage of these same benefits in their business-critical applications and services."

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About the Magic Quadrant
The Gartner Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2009 by Gartner, Inc., and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leader's" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

(1) Gartner, Inc. "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Servers" by Yefim V. Natis, Massimo Pezzini and Kimihiko Iijima, September 24th, 2009

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