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Jaryba SmartSuspend Achieves Validated Integration with Oracle Grid Engine
Jaryba, an Oracle Gold Partner and provider of software for maximizing hardware and software utilization in clouds, grids, and datacenters, has achieved validated integration between Jaryba SmartSuspend version 2.0 and Oracle Grid Engine 6.2 Release 6. Jaryba SmartSuspend works with Oracle Grid Engine’s advanced scheduling capabilities to provide lossless pre-emptive scheduling for high-priority workloads.
Lossless pre-emptive scheduling releases all resources held by a pre-empted job while preserving completed work and resources up to the point of pre-emption. Jaryba SmartSuspend uses operating system abstraction to suspend and resume applications in a safe and efficient manner without application or operating system modifications. This capability can also be used to consolidate interactive and batch jobs.
MiCore Solutions Gains Oracle Database 11g Specialization
MiCore Solutions, an Oracle Gold Partner, has received certification in Oracle Database 11g through the Oracle PartnerNetwork specialization program. MiCore Solutions has more than 30 years of experience delivering Oracle solutions. Its focus areas include application development, database services, grid computing, cloud solutions, data warehousing, business intelligence and reporting, middleware and integration, security, and remote management services.
In achieving its specialization, MiCore Solutions expanded its business model to sell the full stack of Oracle solutions. MiCore Solutions used the “Under Our Wing” program from Oracle Platinum Partner Avnet to streamline and simplify the Oracle specialization process and to guide it through Oracle specialization tracks. The Avnet program includes comprehensive training and one-on-one support through each phase of the specialization process.
Xalted Security Solution Sets Performance Benchmark on Oracle Exadata
Oracle Gold Partner Xalted, a provider of homeland security and other solutions, has certified its data acquisition and analytics solution—consisting of xOATA, xTACIT, and xSARCAR—on the Oracle Exadata Database Machine in a test performed at Oracle’s Partner Solution Center in Gurgaon, Delhi, India. The Xalted solution performed complex predictive analysis on 4 billion call detail records (CDRs) in a multiuser Oracle Exadata environment in less than three minutes, setting a new performance benchmark for online analytical processing workloads in the homeland security domain for telecom CDR data.
The Xalted solution acquires, processes, co-relates, and analyzes voice, video, and data from government agencies and telecom service providers in real or near-real time. It uncovers actionable intelligence, which leads to proactive policing of terrorists and criminals whose activities endanger national security. National and international law enforcement agencies use Xalted’s solution.
Mythics Achieves Oracle Exadata Specialization
Mythics, an Oracle Platinum Partner and an Oracle General Services Administration (GSA) schedule holder, is the first Oracle partner to achieve Oracle PartnerNetwork specialization for the Oracle Exadata Database Machine. Mythics applies its decade of Oracle consulting expertise to Oracle Exadata’s unified server, storage, and database software system to deliver end-to-end solution support, the highest database storage performance, improved manageability, and near-seamless integration with other Oracle products.
Mythics provides technology solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense, federal civilian agencies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, intelligence agencies, state and local governments, commercial entities, and the healthcare sector.
Redstone Achieves Oracle Content Management Specialization
Redstone Content Solutions, an Oracle Gold Partner, has achieved specialization in Oracle Content Management. Redstone, the first Oracle partner to achieve this specialization, did so by meeting rigorous business, technical, and implementation criteria. Redstone demonstrated experience, expertise, and success in the areas of sales, pre-sales, implementation, and product support.
Redstone provides consulting and training in content management, SOA, and portals.
Fujitsu Earns Oracle SOA Specialization, Introduces New Hardware
The U.K. operations of Oracle Platinum Partner Fujitsu have been awarded Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized status for SOA. Fujitsu is the first Oracle partner to earn the SOA specialization.
In other news, Oracle and Fujitsu have announced the enhanced Sun SPARC Enterprise M-Series server product line with the new SPARC64 VII+ processor. Jointly designed and manufactured by the two companies, the new servers have an enclosure design featuring both companies’ logos; inside, the new processor has clock speeds of up to 3.0 GHz and can handle L2 cache up to 12 MB, the combination of which delivers up to 20 percent more performance than previous generations of SPARC servers.
Sierra Atlantic, Oracle, and Fundtech Collaborate on Seamless STP
Oracle Platinum Partner Sierra Atlantic has partnered with Oracle and Fundtech on Seamless STP, a solution that integrates bank payments and receivables-processing systems with corporate enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. This provides corporate treasury executives with a single, transparent view of cash flow and enables banks to be single points of contact for corporate clients’ multibank needs.
Seamless STP uses Sierra Atlantic’s BankON, which integrates corporate ERP systems with banks; Oracle infrastructure and technology; and Fundtech’s Global PAYplus Services Platform, which provides payment execution. Seamless STP is built on Oracle Fusion Middleware architecture and designed to meet processing requirements of the largest corporations and banks. The solution, which has been engineered for straight-through processing of payments and receivables, integrates full payment functionality and analytics into a corporate customer’s online experience while enhancing self-service and streamlining workflows.
Quantix Brings Oracle E-Business Suite to the Cloud
Quantix, an Oracle Platinum Partner and the U.K.’s leading managed cloud services provider, is providing Oracle E-Business Suite in its proven cloud infrastructure under the name OraCloud. Quantix was one of the first companies to offer Oracle applications in the cloud.
OraCloud combines a fast, secure delivery infrastructure with Quantix’ support skills and more than 10 years of Oracle managed services experience. For a single monthly fee, OraCloud provides a scalable and resilient platform and includes access to Quantix’ Oracle expertise on an on-demand basis. OraCloud can also serve as a platform for independent software vendors who want to provide software as a service without investing in DBA support, security, and storage.
Deloitte Launches Two Business Intelligence Accelerators
Deloitte Consulting, a subsidiary of Deloitte and an Oracle Platinum Partner, has created two Oracle-based, industry-specific business analytics offerings designed to help companies better use business insights.
The Retail Business Intelligence Accelerator is a business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing offering that consists of consulting services, delivery support, and preconfigured prototypes. Appropriate for all retailers, it is based on Oracle Retail Data Model and delivers prebuilt key performance indicators (KPIs), BI reports, and dashboards along with advanced analytics.
The Oil and Gas Business Intelligence Accelerator is a framework for client-tested tools, templates, practices, and standards that leverage the Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition platform to provide ROI. KPIs can be tied to actual performance measurements across multiple industry applications, providing a value-driven approach to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition implementations.
Oracle PartnerNetwork Names Platinum Partners
Two Oracle partners have achieved Platinum Partner status:
Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) of Lagos, Nigeria, is a pan-Africa operation, with a physical presence in Nigeria, Ghana, and Uganda. As an Oracle Platinum Partner, CWG will assist West African Oracle customers through participation in the Oracle Advisory Board. CWG provides technology solutions in the areas of communications, software, hardware, and infrastructure.
ITC Infotech, a subsidiary of ITC, was recognized for its capabilities across the entire range of Oracle solutions. ITC Infotech has experience in global on-premises implementations of Oracle’s Siebel customer relationship management (CRM) solutions and the Oracle CRM On Demand platform. ITC Infotech was the first systems integrator to implement Oracle’s Siebel Loyalty for the airline industry and the hospitality industry; it was also first to implement Siebel Loyalty solutions for hospitality and retail companies and the first partner to provide business process optimization services using Siebel CRM and Siebel Loyalty platforms.
eVerge Group Achieves Public Sector Specialization
Oracle Platinum Partner eVerge Group is the first Oracle partner to achieve Oracle Specialized status for the public sector. To earn Specialized status, eVerge Group demonstrated competency development, business results, expertise, and proven success in public sector deployments.
Public sector solutions from eVerge Group include its School Performance Analytics solution, which provides data warehousing, reporting, and analytics capabilities to help school districts improve school and student performance. The company also deploys enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and business intelligence applications for governments and K–12 school districts.
MindStream Analytics Boosts Oracle Hyperion Solution Offering
Oracle Gold Partner MindStream Analytics, a provider of Oracle Hyperion remote application support services, has partnered with Accelatis to enhance its managed services offering. Accelatis’ Ascension Suite focuses on critical KPIs in Oracle Hyperion applications to monitor the environment, automate tasks, conduct performance analysis, optimize the application, and perform compliance reporting.
Gold Partners Named
Three Oracle partners have earned Gold Partner status:
Crimsonwing, an IT solutions firm, builds and implements solutions using Oracle’s business intelligence, PeopleSoft Enterprise human capital management and financials, and content management solutions, as well as Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Portal. It uses tools including Oracle JDeveloper, Oracle Application Development Framework, and Oracle Data Integrator middleware.
Symbion Systems uses Oracle Database 11g to enhance the capabilities of its applications for analytical instrument control and connectivity for both laboratory analysis and process analytical technology. Symbion solutions control a range of spectrometers and analytical instruments, feature extensive data manipulation and application development capabilities, and can communicate with third-party programs, distributed control systems, and enterprisewide data systems.
Wise Men Consultants provides people, processes, and technology to help Sun SeeBeyond eGate or Sun Java CAPS customers migrate to Oracle Fusion Middleware. Wise Men Consultants provides a complete migration solution, including technology mapping, architecture, development, deployment, transition, and support. The company has expertise in industries including energy, healthcare, government, education, consulting, materials management, and logistics.
Silver Partner Named
SGS Technologie was awarded Oracle Silver Partner status in recognition for its Oracle E-Business Suite support and maintenance outsourcing, Oracle Fusion Middleware technology solutions, Oracle business intelligence solutions, and traditional Oracle database solutions and services. SGS has more than 300 professionals providing technical managed services and support. SGS adheres to SEI-CMMi 5 and ISO 9001:2000 quality standards and is assessed to ISO 27001 standards for security.
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