SOURCE: Oracle Corporation

Oracle Corporation

February 15, 2011 14:00 ET

Oracle Announces New Sun Fire x86 Clustered Systems

Enhances Enterprise Systems for Highly Virtualized and Private Cloud Deployments

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - February 15, 2011) -  Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

  • Bolstering its enterprise-class x86 blade and rackmount servers for highly virtualized and private cloud deployments, Oracle today announced enhanced Sun Fire x86 clustered systems.
  • Oracle's Sun Fire x86 clustered systems posted five new world records(1), demonstrating enterprise leadership and superior performance for Java applications.
  • Over a three-year period, Oracle's virtualized x86 systems with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM deliver up to 48 percent better TCO than HP with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and VMware.
  • Oracle's Sun Fire x86 clustered systems have set more than 30 world records to date, highlighting Oracle's industry-leading performance for decision-support and online transaction processing databases, business applications, and IT infrastructure running on operating systems including Oracle Solaris and Oracle Linux.
  • Only Oracle's comprehensive portfolio of x86 systems is engineered with its business software and hardware to deliver complete application-to-disk solutions.
  • Oracle's application-to-disk solutions can be managed and supported as a single system with Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g for simplified management.
  • For faster deployment, Oracle's x86 systems ship pre-installed with Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux and Oracle VM, and provide a completely tested and supported virtualized environment for Oracle Software, including Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Applications
  • Oracle's Sun Fire x86 systems are part of Oracle's complete portfolio of cloud-ready software and hardware products, supporting Oracle's commitment to provide advanced cloud-computing infrastructure to help reduce the cost and complexity of running enterprise software.

Supporting Quote

  • "Oracle delivers differentiated enterprise-class solutions for the x86 server market with its integrated application-to-disk approach and unique end-to-end Oracle Premier Support capabilities," said Ali Alasti, vice president of hardware engineering, Oracle. "With outstanding performance and operational efficiency, these new systems combine with Oracle software to provide a rock-solid foundation for enterprise consolidation and private cloud deployments."

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Footnotes

(1) More details on new performance records available at http://www.oracle.com/us/solutions/performance-scalability/sun-x86-systems-gateway-082396.html

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