By Honglin Su-Oracle on Nov 24, 2014
As the holiday season gets near, do you find yourself wishing
that you can
have more time for fun instead of sitting in the
data center cobbling together
a new cloud
Why spend hundreds of hours configuring and installing new servers, new storage, networking switches and all the software layers to create your new platform when there is an alternative solution?
What if you could...
- Roll in a pre-configured rack of servers, networking and storage into your data center
- Get the rack up and running from power-on to production in 2 hours
- Deploy your Oracle Database in 10 minutes
Per Sean Donaldson, CTO of Secure-24, that is possible with the Virtual Compute Appliance from Oracle, "The Virtual Compute Appliance really is a cloud framework with a virtualization engine that allows you to run JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, Hyperion, Oracle E-Business," said Mr. Donaldson.
Secure-24, a fast-growing hosting/managed services company based in Michigan, provides services to middle-market companies and Fortune 500 organizations in many industries. Mr. Donaldson and his team wanted faster Time-to-Market to meet their clients’ demand for business critical application hosting and cloud services. After careful evaluation of several vendors, they selected Oracle's Virtual Compute Appliance.
Hear the reasons in this video:
If you're thinking: hmm, that sounds interesting. Let me find out more on CRN, my news source for channels and partners.
You find that CRN just released their 2014 Tech Innovator Awards, a program that recognizes companies for outstanding innovation in products developed for the enterprise.
Clicking through, you see that the Virtual Compute Appliance received 'Honorable Mention' in the Cloud Solutions category, out of more than 250 products that were nominated this year to CRN.
Why not look into this solution to save you hundreds of hours in the data center? Check this item off your wishlist. Have more time for fun and your family, and enjoy the holiday season.
Thanks to Haiduong Vo, Senior Principal Product Marketing Director at Oracle, who contributed this blog entry.