Monday Dec 21, 2015

New Customer Success Story - Dimension Data: SuperCluster for Secure Multi-Tenancy IT Services Platform

Dimension Data is a global leader in provisioning and managing specialized IT business and technology infrastructure solutions and services. With operations in more than 58 countries, 23,000 employees, and 6,000 clients, the company provides consulting, professional support, managed procurement and supply chain, and IT outsourcing services worldwide.

Dimension Data cuts operational expenditures 70 percent and backup times 7x and grows business opportunities with secure multi-tenancy IT services platform based on Oracle SuperCluster.

Read full story here

Tuesday Oct 27, 2015

Announcing the new Oracle SuperCluster M7

Oracle today introduced an all-new family of SPARC systems built on the revolutionary 32-core, 256-thread SPARC M7 microprocessor. The systems feature Security in Silicon for advanced intrusion protection and encryption; SQL in Silicon that delivers unparalleled database efficiency; and world record performance spanning enterprise, big data, and cloud applications.

Read full announcement here

Watch the launch videos

Monday Oct 12, 2015

New whitepaper: Database Consolidation on Oracle SuperCluster

This white paper discusses relevant design considerations and requirements as well as database consolidation options, offered by Oracle SuperCluster. It provides guidelines with recommendations on how these guidelines can best be used and combined to build a consolidated database infrastructure.

Click here to read the White Paper

Consolidation on SuperCluster

Friday Jul 10, 2015

New Sales Play for EMEA Partners! Engineered Systems for Managed Service Providers

Many thanks to those of you who joined our partner webcast on July 2nd, where we launched the new FY16 Partner Sales Play "Engineered Systems for Managed Service Providers" (ES4MSP)!

The re-play link, the webcast slides, and additional resources are available in the Community Workspace, in the FY16_Sales_Plays_Engineered_Systems_for_Managed-Services_Providers folder.Remember: you must be a Community member to access, and if you are not, please register here (select the "Exadata" Community when asked).

 Why ES4MSP?

Over the next five years, a majority of organizations will stop managing their own infrastructure. Many of them will make greater use of dedicated and shared cloud offerings from Managed Service Providers (MSP) datacenters.

According to IDC, European managed hosting revenues will grow at+20% CAGR in the same timeframe.

The new Oracle Engineered Systems X5 family provides MSP's with the most cost-effective, reliable, high performance and easy to manage infrastructure for their datacenters - hence allowing MSPs to grow their business and minimize their costs.

In the launch webcast, Olivier TordoPaul Thompson and Giuseppe Facchetti talked about:

  • Datacenter and Cloud market trends, and the business opportunity for partners
  • The Oracle Engineered Systems value proposition for Managed Service Providers
  • How to identify the best target customers for an MSP proposition
  • Contents and resources available to you, for growing your business by building an MSP offering.

Tuesday Feb 17, 2015

Advania Selects Oracle SuperCluster over HP and IBM for Oracle E-Business Suite Consolidation

Advania hf, one of the largest IT service providers and consultancy firms in Iceland, has modernized its IT infrastructure to accelerate performance and scalability while cutting operational costs and simplifying management. By consolidating its Oracle E-Business Suite implementation on Oracle SuperCluster, Advania can now quickly build vital complex financial reports that support business decisions, while reducing its data center footprint and lowering total cost of ownership.

Read full story here 

Wednesday Nov 05, 2014

Specialized Bicycles gains huge advantage with Oracle Supercluster

Specialized Bicycles, with Oracle SuperCluster, reduced its month end report from 20 hours to 20 minutes, increased performance 17 times, and deployed into production its new Oracle SuperCluster in just 65 days, helping its CIO sleep much better.

Watch video here

Thursday Jun 26, 2014

Atos IT Solutions and Services replaced IBM AIX with Oracle SuperCluster

Atos IT Solutions and Services Raises Platform Profitability by 1.5x and Reduces Total Cost of Ownership for Hosting Environment

Atos IT Solutions and Services GmbH provides information technology (IT) solutions and services. It operates one of Europe’s major data centers, managing the IT infrastructure for more than 100 Austrian companies in industries, including manufacturing, retail, financial services, telecommunications, and utilities. It offers IT outsourcing, business-process management, systems integration, and consulting for a variety of customer environments for business intelligence, customer relationship management, enterprise content management, enterprise resource planning, human resources, product lifecycle, and supply chain management. Atos IT Solutions and Services is a subsidiary of Atos SE, an international IT services company delivering managed operations, consulting, and systems integrations to a client base in 52 countries and multiple business sectors.

Read full story here

Monday Apr 28, 2014

Top Exastack ISV Headlines: Infosys

Infosys achieves Oracle SuperCluster Optimized status with Finacle, a core banking solution

Infosys Finacle Achieves New Global Benchmarks for Processing Banking Transactions; Successfully Supports Over 1.9 Billion Customer Accounts on Oracle SuperCluster

Finacle Can Process Six Times the Volume of Transactions Currently Processed by the Entire US Banking System; Achieves Oracle SuperCluster Optimized Status

Read more

Thursday Jan 30, 2014

Updated Oracle Platinum Services Certified Configurations

Oracle Platinum Services is now available with an updated combination of certified components based on Oracle engineered systems: Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, and Oracle SuperCluster systems. The Oracle Platinum Services certified configuration matrix has been revised, and now includes the following key updates:
  • Addition of the X4-2 Exadata
  • Note on new patch frequency requirements

Review the updated list of qualifying certified configurations, and make sure your customers are familiar with the industry-leading Oracle Platinum Services and how it allows them to achieve maximum performance while lowering total cost of ownership.

For more information, visit the Oracle Platinum Services web page where you will find information such as customer collateral, FAQ’s, certified configurations, technical support policies, customer references, links to related services and more.

Wednesday Jan 22, 2014

Atos Boosts System Performance with Oracle SuperCluster for Outsourcing Services

Atos is experiencing a dramatic increase in performance with Oracle SuperCluster. By consolidating operations on one multitenant platform, Atos is reducing costs, time, and effort and delivering faster, better support to its customers.

Watch video here

Monday Nov 25, 2013

Customer webcast: Oracle SuperCluster M6-32

On December 4, 2013, Oracle will host a customer webcast to acquaint customers with the Oracle SuperCluster M6-32, Oracle’s most powerful engineered system for in-memory Oracle Database performance, Database-as-a-Service and application consolidation.

Hosted by Oracle’s Juan Loaiza, Senior Vice President, Oracle Exadata Development, Ganesh Ramamurthy, Vice President, Oracle SuperCluster Developement, Michael Palmeter, Senior Director of Engineered Systems Product Management, this webcast will explain why the Oracle SuperCluster M6-32 is ideally suited for Oracle Database consolidation and Database-as-a-Service, maximum-performance in-memory applications and consolidation of mission-critical business applications. 

 Join us for this webcast and learn how Oracle SuperCluster M6-32 can help you:

  • Increase performance by up to 10–20X over the performance of standard systems for new in-memory applications, legacy applications and Oracle Database utilizing:
  • Up to 384 microprocessor cores and 32 terabytes of high-performance memory in the most powerful and flexible system design Oracle has ever developed
  • Complete set of Exadata technology for optimal Oracle Database performance and efficiency
  • Realize rich multi-tenancy with near-zero-overhead virtualization
  • Implement Platform-as-a-Service and Database-as-a-Service management out-of-the-box

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 5 p.m. CET / 4 p.m. GMT

Duration: 30 minutes including Q&A

Register Now

Wednesday Nov 13, 2013

Invite Your Customers! WebCast: Oracle on Oracle SuperCluster and E-Business Suite Optimization

Public Sector Customer Spotlight Series:  Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHUAPL)

Hear Kevin Rodrigues, Project Manager for SSC, Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory share the organization’s experiences with planning and implementing a migration of Oracle E-Business Suite to Oracle Engineered Systems. Join us for this session November 14th at 8:00pm CET (7pm UK).

Invite your customers. Register today.

Monday Jun 24, 2013

Webcast - June 27th: Announcing Oracle SuperCluster T5-8: Our Fastest Engineered System

Join us for a live webcast with Oracle Executive Vice President, John Fowler, as he announces the new Oracle SuperCluster T5-8: Our Fastest Engineered System.

Learn how the new Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 delivers:

  • Extreme performance through Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exalogic, Oracle’s virtualization solutions, and the world’s fastest servers
  • Highest availability with no single point of failure and 99.999% uptime
  • Highest efficiency with unmatched price/performance and the lowest operating costs
  • A complete engineered system ideal for database and application consolidation and private cloud

Register here

Monday Jun 10, 2013

Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Partner Training

Join this webcast to find out why the NEW Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 is the BEST general-purpose system for database and enterprise application consolidation and enterprise private cloud infrastructure. Click on this link for Web Conference details.


Join this webcast to go a level deeper and understand just what makes the NEW Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 tick! This session will be a technical session designed to provide System Engineers & Architects with technical knowledge necessary to position and support Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 sales. Who should attend: Channel Partner Technical Personnel (e.g., SE's, Architects). Click on this link for web conference details.

Friday Feb 08, 2013

SAP on the Oracle Sparc SuperCluster

Did you know that, in addition to being supported on Exadata and Exalogic, SAP is also supported on the Sparc SuperCluster?

This Oracle Optimized Solution for SAP enables the consolidation of complex SAP landscapes onto a single platform that is designed, tested, and tuned to deliver the highest levels of performance and availability for data intensive SAP workloads.

Find more resources here, including the just-published whitepaper "Implementation Guide for Highly Available SAP on Oracle SPARC SuperCluster (January 2013)"



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