Oracle Continues Linux Leadership with 80% Year over Year Growth for Oracle Linux
By Monica Kumar on Jul 17, 2013
- According to Gartner (March 2013), Oracle Linux placed in the top three in the Linux server operating system market, growing more than 80 percent year-over-year in 2012, which outpaced the overall Linux server operating system market growth(1).
- Recent important announcements with Dell, Microsoft, and Salesforce.com, around support for Oracle Linux, further demonstrate Oracle Linux momentum with partners.
Linux is used by thousands of enterprise customers across industries
around the world. Oracle Linux, the only Linux distribution for Oracle
Engineered Systems, including Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Big Data Appliance, and Oracle Database Appliance, is the choice for the majority of such customer deployments.
“Epsilon offers a broad array of data-driven, multichannel marketing solutions for many of the biggest brands in the world. Our information systems have been experiencing substantial growth year-over-year, with increased demand for real-time reporting, and high performance transaction processing. To enable customers to interact with a brand in a more dynamic real-time manner, we knew our infrastructure had to be comprehensive, well integrated and scalable. With our Oracle Exadata Database Machines running Oracle Linux, we are achieving transactional processing speeds that were previously not attainable. Oracle’s technologies and world-class support have been instrumental in enabling us to deliver new value-add services and greater efficiency for clients,” said Jeff White, vice president, technology, strategic database services at Epsilon.