Oracle Exalytics X3-4 system has been designed to provide organisations with a data driven competitive advantage by providing a packaged solution to manage the ever increasing volume, scale and scope of business questions that require real-time answers. Specific optimizations have been made to accelerate the platform's ability to handle strategic business questions in the areas of advanced planning, data discovery, scenario modelling, burst reporting and what-if analysis.
Built using industry-standard hardware, market-leading business intelligence software and in-memory database technology, Oracle Exalytics is an optimized system pre-integrated to reduce the cost and complexity of an organisation's IT infrastructure, while dramatically increasing productivity and performance.
Customers of Oracle Exalytics can benefit from an overall lower total cost of ownership, reducing administrative and overhead costs, and spending less time and effort in implementation. By integrating best-of-breed software and hardware, customers are able to reallocate their resources from maintaining their data centre operations, to focusing on achieving their growth and profitability objectives.
By extending the power of Oracle Exalytics, Oracle helps organisations simplify their IT environments. Oracle Exalytics X3-4 enables:
Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite 18.104.22.168 delivers more than 200 enhancements across the suite and many features targeted exclusively for Oracle Exalytics. Examples of benefits for Exalytics customers include extremely fast hot-data recommendations from the database and high-volume bursting with Oracle BI Publisher, to generate hundreds of thousands of personalized reports and documents for business users in time periods that were previously unachievable. In addition to these, Oracle Essbase, a component of Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite, also benefits from Flash memory and expanded main memory. Customers can expand planning across the enterprise, compress planning cycles, and deliver relevant, data driven insights to all lines of business.
Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 3.0 enables rapid insights into new sources of data including unstructured content in social media, websites, content management systems, raw text from documents, email, and more. By correlating this data to the structured data in data warehouses and enterprise applications, users will be able to more accurately manage data and meaning form unstructured sources, ultimately driving better business decisions and innovations.
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) System Release 22.214.171.124 is the latest release of Oracle's industry-leading enterprise planning, reporting and financial close applications. With updates to user experience, added functional capabilities and new powerful integrations, this new release empowers organisations to plan for profitable growth and report with confidence. Delivering faster and more granular profitability analysis, Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management is now certified to run on Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine and pre-configured to enable multidimensional reporting. This release also includes direct integration of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition on Oracle Exalytics with Hyperion Financial Management to deliver rich, pre-built analytics on consolidated financial results.
Existing Oracle Exalytics X2-4 customers can benefit from new software features, and may choose to purchase upgrade kits to add 2.4 TB flash memory, or flash memory and an additional TB of main memory.
"Like most local governments, we're tasked to use our resources as wisely and strategically as possible. With Oracle Exalytics, weve improved the precision and speed of our budgeting and reporting, as well as significantly reduced our hardware footprint", stated Gautham Sampath, Chief Technologist, Pinellas County, Florida. "By running Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition on two Oracle Exalytics systems, we've replaced 32 servers, allowing us to reduce our IT footprint and cost, devote less time on hardware upkeep, and spend more time enhancing our financial performance."
Ambulance Victoria CIO Cameron Crampton commented: "The key driver for the new solution is to be able to make more informed decisions in real time to improve patient outcomes and business decision making. Our research shows that our paramedics use the information that they have available very well. Our job is to make comprehensive, up-to-date information available in a way that will improve decision making at a patient and system level."
"Unlocking data in a quick, easy and timely manner can be a strong competitive advantage", stated Paul Rodwick, vice president of product management, Oracle. "Oracle Exalytics X3-4 delivers powerful business analytics reinforcing our commitment to innovating and delivering maximum value through analytics by allowing our customers to spend less time on complicated integrations and more time providing real-time answers to strategic business questions."