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09 Feb 2015
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Exploring the customer benefits of deploying Oracle Engineered Systems [40807]
Ovum research note

Ovum analyst Roy Illsley has published a research note exploring the customer benefits of deploying Oracle Engineered Systems:

"The market in integrated, or converged, systems is becoming crowded as more and more vendors announce new offerings. Differentiation in this market is difficult to achieve as the integrated approach delivers broadly the same benefits: simplicity of use and deployment, workload-specific optimization, and better control over resources and ability to scale. However, Oracle has produced a range of systems that are unlike others in the integrated systems market, and the term 'engineered systems' describes this differentiation extremely well..."
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05 Feb 2015
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Controling Software Costs on Exadata [40697]
By Gurmeet Goindi

Gurmeet Goindi blogs, "We recognized the trend of processors getting bigger with every generation. Hence we introduced Capacity on Demand (CoD) licensing and Trusted Partitions on Exadata Database Machines.

Capacity on Demand allows users to disable a subset number of cores on a given database server to reduce licensing requirements, the maximum number of cores that can be disabled on a Exadata X5-2 Database Server is 60%. In other words, with Capacity on Demand, a user only needs to license 14 cores per Exadata X5-2 Database Server even though there are 36 physical cores, thus greatly reducing the number of software licenses required per server. Additional cores can be subsequently enabled and licensed as needed. Exadata comes with all the necessary software tools to provision and manage Capacity on Demand..."
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27 Jan 2015
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Agilent, Ross, 7-Eleven, and SriLankan Airlines Among Customers Choosing Oracle Exalogic [40568]
To Move to the Cloud and Grow Their Businesses

Companies cite benefits from faster application deployment and response times to accelerated business processes and improved IT staff productivity

Spotlighting the strong growth and business value of Oracle engineered systems, Oracle today announced customers across 52 industries in 22 countries are using Oracle Exalogic to reduce cost and complexity and move to the cloud. Recent customers include Agilent, Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira (AT), Bottomline Technologies, Celcom, Claro, ECI, Grupo Farmocos Especializados, Reliance Commercial Finance, Ross, 7-Eleven, and SriLankan Airlines...
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20 Jan 2015
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Oracle Exadata wins the 2014 Innovation Leader Award given by IT professionals [40445]
for Converged Systems for Databases

Oracle Engineered Systems is pleased to announce that Oracle Exadata has received distinguished industry recognition. Oracle Exadata has won the 2014 Innovation Leader Award for Converged Systems for Databases, which was presented at the Open Server Summit 2014 in Santa Clara by IT Brand Pulse CEO Frank Berry. This award is especially exciting because the winner was selected by IT professionals, rather than industry analysts or an award committee. The Innovation Leader Award comes on top of Gartner naming Oracle Exadata as a leader in its Integrated Systems Magic Quadrant earlier this year.

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14 Jan 2015
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Join Larry Ellison announcing the Next Generation of Oracle Engineered Systems [40334]
January 21st - 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM PT

What happens when extreme performance meets extreme savings? Find out on January 21, 2015, as Larry Ellison, Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer, unveils the datacenter of the future.

TheCube will be joining us, so tune in early for live interviews. After the announcement, expert - led sessions and a panel will address engineered systems, converged infrastructure, and Big Data.

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13 Jan 2015
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Increasing simplicity and agility with Oracle Engineered Systems [40333]
Tech Mahindra

"We are happy to share another customer story," writes Honglin Su. "Tech Mahindra has deployed Oracle's Virtual Compute Appliance to help it meet the requirements of one of its customers - a large Australian wealth management organization. Utilising the pre-built, pre-tested integrated platform, Tech Mahindra will be able to meet its business goals, which include achieving a return on their five-year TCO, providing a more agile IT infrastructure to meet its customer's needs and simplifying the technology that its staff manage and maintain..."
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