REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/13 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)
•Demonstrating the demand for reliable, cost-effective and user-friendly systems to manage data, Oracle today announced more than 1,000 Oracle Database Appliance systems are in use by customers worldwide. •By simplifying deployment, maintenance and support of database workloads, the Oracle Database Appliance helps businesses of all sizes and industries reduce risk while saving time and money managing their valuable data and applications. •A complete package of software, server, storage and networking engineered for simplicity and high availability, Oracle Database Appliance helps customers and partners affordably take advantage of the world's most popular database. •The Oracle Database Appliance allows capacity-on-demand software licensing, enabling customers to better align IT spend with business growth. •The latest release of the engineered system, the Oracle Database Appliance X3-2, provides organizations even greater storage and improved performance. The system optionally features a Virtualized Platform built on Oracle VM, allowing customers to quickly deploy complete, highly available solution appliances.
Empowering Organizations with Simple-to-Deploy and Manage Database Systems
Customers and partners around the globe are leveraging the Oracle Database Appliance to scale with business growth, consolidate workloads and expand across geographies.
•Capacity on Demand: With affordable, flexible software licensing, organizations can seamlessly scale from 2 to 32 processor core licenses without any hardware upgrades, allowing customers to reduce upfront capital expenditures and pay only for the resources needed for their business.•Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Strata Health, CallSource and Wirex are among companies leveraging "capacity on demand" licensing for the Oracle Database Appliance. •Workload Consolidation: As organizations look to reduce their datacenter footprint and management burden, the Oracle Database Appliance also can be deployed to merge databases on a single server, reducing data center footprint and cost.•Admiral Casinos, Austrian Power Grid, Interactive One, University of Toledo and Export-Import Bank of the United States are using the Oracle Database Appliance as an inter-departmental consolidation platform.•Branch Office Deployment: The Oracle Database Appliance can easily support data workloads in remote locations or branch offices that need to meet regional compliance and privacy guidelines.•Atlanta-based, Aon eSolutions deployed eight Oracle Database Appliances in its European data center this year to comply with the European Union's strict data privacy laws, utilizing the "capacity-on-demand" licensing model to scale as it added new users and applications. •Solution-In-A-Box: ISVs and customers can rapidly deploy a complete solution in a single, highly-available appliance. The Oracle Database Appliance can leverage virtualization to support simple deployment and maintenance of both the Oracle database and applications.•Wirex resells easy to deploy, highly available online gaming systems in a single appliance utilizing Oracle Database Appliance Virtualized Platform.•Additionally, Oracle Partners including Cloud Creek Systems Inc., Cintra, Mythics, MapleSoft, and Pythian are shortening the time-to-value for their customers with the Oracle Database Appliance by combining the appliance's simplicity with their IT expertise.
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