Tuesday Sep 10, 2013

Announcing: ZS3 - Oracle's Next Generation Application Engineered Storage

On 10th of September, Oracle announced its latest ZFS Storage Appliances, the ZS3 Series, that enables customers to accelerate time to insight, while extensive Oracle co-engineering improves operational efficiencies and reduces data center costs through dynamic automation through the Oracle stack. As IT skills converge, the ZS3 provides enterprises with the ability to respond to application needs dynamically while reducing time-to-business benefits.

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Monday Jul 29, 2013

Oracle Storage: Standalone and Engineered Systems (IDC Insight)

In June IDC published a interesting note named  "Oracle Storage: Standalone and Engineered Systems".

The IDC Insight report looks at the Oracle storage strategy across Oracle's external disk storage systems and tape automation product lines.

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Wednesday Apr 10, 2013

End of Life for Sun Storage Flash Components

Announcing end of life on the following Sun storage flash components:
  • The Sun Storage F5100 Flash Array FMOD (flash modules) capacity upgrade for existing F5100 customers has reached end-of-life (EOL), with the following key dates:
    • EOL: 04/09/2013
    • LOD: 11/30/2013
    • LSD: 12/31/2013
    • EOSL: 12/30/2017
  • The Sun Flash Accelerator F20 PCIe Flash Card has reached end-of-life (EOL) April 9, 2013, to be replaced by the higher capacity Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Flash Card, with the following key dates:
    • EOL: 04/09/2013
    • LOD: 11/30/2013
    • LSD: 01/09/2014
    • EOSL: 01/09/2017

Please read the Sun Storage F5100 Flash Array FMOD Upgrade EOL Sales Bulletin or the Sun Flash Accelerator F20 PCIe Flash Card EOL Sales Bulletin Oracle HW TRC for more details on these announcements.

If you are not registered on Oracle HW TRC, click here ... and follow the instructions..)

Saturday Mar 02, 2013

New WP: The Best Network Attached Storage Choice for Oracle Database and Software Environments

Recently published by our Storage folks, a white paper that holds a comprehensive comparison of how the Sun ZFS Storage Appliance beats NetApp ...

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Thursday Jan 17, 2013

Annoncement: ZFS Storage Appliance

ZFS Storage Appliance: new Drive Enclosures and Additional Disk Options for Sun ZFS Storage Appliance [Read More]

Friday Oct 26, 2012

Pillar Axiom OpenWorld Highlights

During the Storage General Session at Oracle OpenWorld Conference 2012 in San Francisco, the following Axiom-related announcements were made:

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Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliances and Oracle VM

Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliance Is the Optimal Platform for Deploying Consolidated Applications in an Oracle Virtual Machine (OVM) Environment.

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Tuesday Sep 18, 2012

New WP: Sun Storage 2540-M2 Array and Oracle VM 3.1

There is a new White Paper available that describes how to implement an Oracle Solution for Virtual Servers with Oracle VM for Small and Medium Business Organizations, leveraging the new Oracle Sun Storage Array 2540-M2.

Virtualizing with Oracle VM Server for x86 and taking advantage of unique Oracle tools, businesses can reduce their total cost of ownership in the datacenter more than 25%, increase IT flexibility, and achieve greater business agility.

In the appendix a Reference Architecure for JD Edwards with Oracle VM will be shown.

How to get to the white paper:

Email Address: <provide your email address>
Access URL/Page Token:eSTEP_2011

To get access push Agree button on the left side of the page.

Click on
eSTEP Download (tab band on the top)
Click on Systems - Hardware (menu on left hand side)

You will find the entry (right hand side) called:
Sun Storage 2540-M2 Array and Oracle VM 3.1

Tuesday Sep 11, 2012

Resource for product images

Ever searched for some product images for our hardware products (server and storage)?

The Oracle Media Center -EMEA- is the official home  of our latest press releases for the EMEA region. It also provides the official product images that you can download and use your publications. Use the following two link to access images for our server- and storage-products:

Product Images for Oracle Server Products

Product Images for Oracle Storage Products

Announcement: Sun ZFS Storage Appliance

Announcing the addition of the Sun ZFS Storage Appliances to the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Hardware Compatibility List. 

  • Sun ZFS Storage Appliances achieve Cisco's UCS certification and are now part of Cisco's UCS Hardware Compatibility List.
  • Qualifying with UCS allows new and existing UCS customers to take advantage of the tremendous price/performance, efficiencies, and ease-of-use of the Sun ZFS Storage Appliances, the only NAS Unified Storage products engineered to optimally run Oracle software.
  • The Cisco UCS certification is one of several initiatives expected to broaden sales opportunities for the Sun ZFS Storage Appliances.

Please read the ZFS Storage Appliance Product Bulletin on the HW Technical Resource Center (registration required) for more details on this announcement.

For More Product Information Go To

External: ZFS Storage Appliance Oracle.com page

External: ZFS Storage Appliance Oracle Technical Network.com page

External: Software download support.oracle.com page

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