13 Jun 2012 Redwood Shores - Broadening its Cloud portfolio, Oracle has launched a new SPARC/Oracle Solaris option for its Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure. Designed, tuned, tested and fully documented, the Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure now offers customers looking to upgrade, consolidate and virtualize their existing SPARC-based infrastructure a proven foundation for private Cloud-based services which can lower TCO by up to 81 percent.
Oracle's solution helps enable faster time to service, can help reduce deployment time from weeks to days, and can increase system utilization to 80 percent.
The Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure can also be deployed at up to 50 percent lower cost over five years than comparable HP/VMware and IBM/PowerVM alternatives.
The Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure is also available on x86 servers with Oracle Solaris or Oracle Linux, and the entire solution was demonstrated at Cloud Expo in New York City.
The expanded solution spotlights Oracle's unique ability to engineer hardware and software together, combining Oracle's latest SPARC T-Series servers; Oracle Solaris 11, the first Cloud OS; Oracle VM Server for SPARC, Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliance, and, Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c, which manages all Oracle system technologies, streamlining Cloud infrastructure management.
With Oracle VM Server for SPARC and Oracle Solaris Zones, the Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure provides robust and flexible virtualization capabilities included with Oracle systems at no additional cost when combined with Oracle Premier Support services.
Oracle VM Templates speed application deployment by enabling the installation of pre-configured software images such as Oracle Database in minutes.
Oracle Advanced Customer Support Services offers mission critical support services from installation, configuration and performance reviews to dedicated advanced support and preventative monitoring to help customers looking to deploy private Clouds or simply optimize and virtualize their data centre infrastructure.
"Oracle delivers complete, virtualized infrastructure that is secure, highly scalable, and offers excellent price/performance for UNIX applications versus the competition", stated Ganesh Ramamurthy, vice president of engineering, Oracle. "The Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure provides customers a flexible, cost-effective solution for moving SPARC and RISC-based services onto a secure private Cloud infrastructure."