Oracle partners are leveraging the new features of Oracle Solaris 11 and SPARC technology to provide their customers increased performance, security, stability and the agility in today’s cloud-based IT environments.
"BMC Software’s Control-M, the industry leading workload automation solution, has successfully utilized Oracle Solaris for more than 10 years," said Erez Gordon, Product Development Manager, Control-M Workload Automation, BMC Software. "Control-M supports many of the critical applications that run on SPARC hardware and across the enterprise. The solution offers true cross-enterprise capabilities and supports a vast array of platforms including the Oracle Solaris operating system starting with Oracle Solaris 5 and currently with Oracle Solaris 11. Our customers value the breadth and depth of knowledge Control-M provides and that is why we are proud to be partnering with Oracle to support Solaris 11 and the new T5 SPARC Server which will further enrich our customers’ workload automation processing capabilities."
“Our Fraud Management solution FraudView® on Oracle SuperCluster and Oracle Solaris 11 greatly exceeded our expectations and was able to load call data records 6x faster than the previous benchmark,” said Alon Aginsky, President and CEO of cVidya. “Achieving Oracle SuperCluster Optimized status allows us to compete more effectively and expand into larger telco markets. cVidya is looking forward to leveraging the new functionality of Oracle Solaris 11.2 to achieve higher levels of availability for our customers.”
"EMC and Oracle have collaborated for more than 15 years and we’re happy to see continued investment in Oracle Solaris,” said Brian Jackson, Senior Director, Technology Alliances at EMC Corporation. “We expect the advanced features of Unified Archives to enable our joint customers to simplify their IT environments without compromising performance. EMC plans to leverage Oracle Solaris 11.2 functionality to achieve optimal integration with our storage.”
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"Clients look for high stability, reliability and scalability when evaluating infrastructure to run analytics and process database transactions," said Ron Lennis, Oracle practice manager at Forsythe. "Oracle’s SPARC T5 Server running Oracle Solaris 11 offers these attributes as well as innovative power management features and a new directory-based protocol that reduces unnecessary coherence chatter and memory latency. We look forward to begin testing it in our Technology Evaluation Center (TEC)."
Groupware "Running Oracle Database on Oracle SPARC T4 Servers and Oracle Solaris have long provided us the performance, reliability, and availability we need to meet our customers’ most demanding workload requirements," said Mike Thompson, President and CEO, Groupware. "We are looking forward to further defining the speed of what’s possible with the new SPARC T5 servers."
Informatica Corporation is a global leader in providing data integration software and services that enable organizations to gain a competitive advantage in today’s global information economy. Worldwide, more than 5,000 customers in 82 countries depend on Informatica to fully leverage their information assets residing on-premise or in the Cloud. “We have found Oracle Solaris 11 running on SPARC servers to be a secure, reliable and high performance platform for our customers who expect enterprise class scalability and agility. We have been excited to see the transformation of Oracle Solaris into a premier cloud platform, and with the introduction of Oracle Solaris 11.2, we are confident our customers will greatly benefit from the new virtualization and deployment options that come with Unified Archives and OpenStack integration.,” said Ash Kulkarni, SVP and GM, Data Integration, Informatica.
"Infovista has a longstanding relationship with Oracle around SPARC and Oracle Solaris. As a leading provider of Network Performance Monitoring and Service Level Management solutions for Service Providers and Shared IT organizations, Infovista is pleased with the release of Oracle Solaris 11's unique virtualization features which, combined with Oracle's high performance SPARC T5 servers, help us differentiate our products to our customers. We fully endorse the announcement of Oracle Solaris 11.2 and look forward to taking advantage of its enhanced cloud management capabilities. Oracle’s investment in Oracle Solaris and the Oracle Solaris Guarantee Program provide us the confidence to support business-critical applications with SPARC and Oracle Solaris today and into the future,” said Thierry Hanot, R&D Director, InfoVista
Based in Hyderabad, India, Intense Technologies Limited provides enterprise agility suites that are proven to solve mission critical enterprise challenges for a wide range of applications across a number of vertical industries, including a 70% share of the Indian telecom sector. “We have deployed Intense Uniserve, a comprehensive customer life cycle management platform, on the latest Oracle SPARC T5 server with Oracle Solaris 11 and have seen significant performance increases by leveraging the unique virtualization capabilities and Oracle Solaris ZFS technology to maximize system utilization and improve server consolidation. In addition, Oracle Solaris 11.2 Unified Archives will help to simplify our deployment and optimize our administrative costs.” said Mr. Srinivas Tangirala Senior Vice President at Intense Technologies Limited. “Oracle Solaris 11 coupled with Oracle Database and bundled with our Uniserve platform provides a highly scalable solution with amazing throughput and low TCO that make it a compelling value proposition for our customers.”
""As a leading supplier of Deployment and Management Tools for Oracle Solaris, JomaSoft has a longstanding relationship with Oracle around Oracle Solaris, Oracle VM Server for SPARC and SPARC servers. We believe that Oracle Solaris is THE platform for mission critical and enterprise application deployments. The unique virtualization features built into Oracle Solaris with Solaris Zones, and now Kernel Zones provide a promising long-term outlook for Oracle’s SPARC platforms, and are the main reasons behind our increased investment into our Oracle Solaris-based Cloud Management Product (VDCF). We fully endorse Oracle Solaris 11.2 and look forward to taking advantage of the new cloud deployment capabilities with Unified Archive. Oracle's increased investment in SPARC and Oracle Solaris 11 provide us the confidence to keep investing in the fast, robust and secure SPARC / Oracle Solaris platforms of the future," said Marcel Hofstetter, CEO of JomaSoft.
"Mahindra Comviva is a rapidly growing global leader in mobility solutions with customers across 90 countries. Our PreTUPSTM is a widely deployed and highly scalable recharge or mobile top-up solution used by almost 9% of the global prepaid mobile subscriber population. Deployed at a leading South Asian operator, it caters to over 100 million subscribers with a peak transaction rate up to 13 million transactions a day. We have validated PreTUPSTM on Oracle Solaris 11 running on the latest Oracle SPARC T-series servers and immediately witnessed improved performance of the application. We look forward to testing the latest Oracle Solaris 11.2 features to deploy our enterprise class applications in a virtualized cloud environment. We expect new features like Unified Archives, Kernel Zones and integrated OpenStack will allow us to deliver a rich value proposition to our customers with reduced complexity and minimized deployment costs. In addition, Oracle Database optimizations will drive improved performance of PreTUPSTM and other Mahindra Comviva applications.", said Mr. Vikaas B. V. Vice President at Mahindra Comviva.
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“MSC Software, a global leader in helping product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods with simulation software and services, is looking forward to deploying the new end-to-end cloud capabilities of Oracle Solaris 11.2. Our SimManager product is a system for managing simulation processes, resources, and information across an engineering enterprise. The most important aspect of simulation technologies is providing a reliable and fast data access platform that is quick to implement, and cost effective to support. Oracle Solaris 11.2 will provide SimManager with the most efficient enterprise cloud infrastructure available with new features like Kernel Zones and Unified Archives to help maintain uninterrupted application performance. Oracle Solaris offers us a complete, reliable, secure and simple solution for deploying enterprise grade clouds,” said Leo Kilfoy, General Manager, Engineering Lifecycle Management Business Unit, MSC Software Corporation
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"Neusoft’s Hospital Information System (HIS) is used widely by hospitals in China and other developing countries and has leading market share. We’re excited to see Oracle’s continuing investment in Oracle Solaris and SPARC, and believe Oracle Solaris 11.2 will provide the high performance, stability, availability and reliability Neusoft HIS requires.” We look forward to certifying additional Neusoft solutions on Oracle Solaris 11.2,” said Yu Hongyong, Director of Solution Readiness Center, Neusoft Corporation
"ORSYP is very impressed by the performance of Oracle's new SPARC T5 server running Oracle Solaris. ORSYP’s Dollar Universe benchmarks show that the SPARC T5-1B system easily supported a typical workload of 65,000 jobs per day with an average of 98 percent room to spare at this load level, and 89 percent available during load peaks. The SPARC T5 server executed the workloads 3x faster than the SPARC T4. ORSYP definitely sees Oracle’s SPARC T5 server as an ideal platform for workload automation and job scheduling," said Guy Muller, ORSYP VP of Engineering.
"The Pluribus Networks Freedom Architecture is a disruptive combination of open software and hardware technologies. With the release of Oracle Solaris 11.2, now interoperable with our Pluribus Netvisor 2.0 and running on our converged server-switches, we are very excited about expanding our relationship with Oracle,” said Kumar Srikantan, Chief Executive Officer, Pluribus Networks. "Thanks to the highly programmable Netvisor architecture, Oracle and Pluribus Networks are integrating Oracle Solaris 11.2 Software Defined Networking (SDN) capabilities and OpenStack management functionality with Pluribus Netvisor 2.0 to provide customers with unmatched performance, visibility, and high-availability across the entire compute, network, and storage stack.”
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"PORTRIX Group customers depend on Oracle Solaris 11 as an extremely reliable and secure platform for deploying applications and services and we are excited to see the new and innovative features being introduced in Oracle Solaris 11.2, which evolve it into a premier platform for deploying enterprise-grade cloud solutions. The new virtualization features of Oracle Solaris 11.2 will allow our customers to be more agile and efficient, without paying the performance penalty of traditional hypervisors. With additional features like Unified Archive and deep integration with OpenStack, Oracle Solaris 11.2 has simplified the deployment and lifecycle management process for us. We are also excited to see the commitment Oracle is making in Oracle Solaris and SPARC by continuing to embed additional software capabilities in silicon to drive up performance, reliability and security for today's business critical workloads like in-memory database and big data,” said Henning Voss, CEO and founder of the PORTRIX Group
"SAS® Business Analytics enables faster, more accurate data-driven decisions. Implementing SAS Business Analytics on SPARC servers with Oracle Solaris solves critical business issues in transformational ways. SPARC and Oracle Solaris have long been a proven platform for SAS applications. We've seen in-house that the technically advanced features and design of the SPARC M5 servers along with processor and throughput enhancements provide a very well-suited platform for enterprise class SAS application deployments," said Craig Rubendall, SAS Senior Director of Research and Development.
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SIEMENS "Oracle Solaris 11 provides our Teamcenter customers with a scalable platform for enterprise product lifecycle management (PLM),” said Eric Sterling, Senior Vice President, Lifecycle Collaboration Software, Siemens PLM Software. “The announcement of Oracle Solaris 11.2 is an example of Oracle’s continuing long-term commitment to the SPARC-based Solaris systems that provide our customers with the unique virtualization, management, and security features critical to managing today’s sophisticated PLM environments."
“Software AG’s Integration Platforms, based on webMethods, enables customers using Oracle Solaris to quickly integrate systems, partners, data, devices and SaaS applications. The webMethods platform today leverages the complete, reliable, and secure solution of Oracle Solaris 11, to deliver uninterrupted application performance across the enterprise. With the introduction of Oracle Solaris 11.2 and application-driven software defined networking (SDN), we are confident our customers will benefit from even greater flexibility to manage and prioritize network traffic, while maintaining supporting the highest service level agreements (SLAs) in the industry. We are delighted to work with Oracle to bring our solutions to Oracle Solaris 11.2,” said Jonathan Heywood, Director, Product Management, Software AG
"Storix customers value the extreme stability and reliability of SPARC Solaris servers, and we are proud to be partnering with Oracle to support the upcoming launch of the SPARC Solaris T5 server. Our customers are looking forward to deploying T5 running Storix System Backup Administrator (SBAdmin), which simplifies provisioning, migrations and bare-metal recovery. ”With the T5's new CPU performance and throughput improvements, we are excited to begin testing our ability to easily migrate legacy SPARC Solaris servers to the T5 in our labs. Storix remains committed to the SPARC Solaris platform," said David Huffman, President/CEO, Storix.
"Subex is a leading global provider of Business & Operational Support Systems (B/OSS) to 33 of world's biggest 50 communication service providers to enable business and CAPEX optimization and improve operational efficiency. Subex has 300 installations across 70 countries. We have deployed our Revenue Operations Center (ROC) platform on latest Oracle SPARC T5 server with Oracle Solaris 11 with rich features that help in diagnosing the application performance quickly, accurately and without impacting the production. Migrating our applications from Oracle Solaris 10 to Oracle Solaris 11 was achieved with minimal impact. Subex is excited to explore the new enterprise cloud functionality of Oracle Solaris 11.2 with features like Kernel Zones, Unified Archives and integrated OpenStack", said Mr. Sanjaya G.S. Senior Director Engineering, Portfolio Development & Innovation, Subex Limited.
“Symantec and Oracle have a long-standing relationship with a history of delivering innovative solutions to solve customers’ most pressing business problems,” said Doug Matthews, Vice President, Product Management, Symantec Corporation. “We have been testing Oracle Solaris 11.2 in our labs and we believe the new capabilities combined with Symantec Storage Foundation and Cluster Server will provide our mutual customers with a secure and simple solution for deploying an enterprise grade scalable platform to address their ever growing data management and high availability needs.”
“Our banking customers value the commitment Temenos has made to Oracle Solaris 11 and SPARC systems, where mission critical and cloud deployment come together. We fully endorse Oracle Solaris 11.2 and look forward to taking advantage of the new cloud virtualization technology with Kernel Zones and Unified Archives to better manage the banking solutions we offer our customers today. Oracle Solaris 11 on SPARC systems provides Temenos exceptional levels of stability and performance that take on the demands of today’s virtualized environments for our business critical applications. We are excited to see the new cloud capabilities and enterprise class stability of Oracle Solaris 11.2”, says Simon Henman, Product Manager - Technical Approval, Sizing & Performance, Temenos
“On top of the existing security functionality in Oracle Solaris, Trend Micro Deep Security has long provided additional security, including intrusion prevention, integrity monitoring and log inspection for Oracle Solaris customers to help ensure protection and compliance for their data centers. We are excited for the announcement of Oracle Solaris 11.2 and look forward to better serving our joint customer base by taking advantage of the stability and reliability of Oracle Solaris 11.2 and its new cloud, virtualization and OpenStack capabilities," said Partha Panda, Vice President, Global Channels and Alliances, Trend Micro.
“Vormetric’s Data Security products enable customers using Oracle Solaris to meet contractual, regulatory and compliance requirements for encryption and access control to sensitive data while sustaining the performance levels required by real-time business processes,” said Ashvin Kamaraju, Vice President of Product Development and Partner Management. “The Vormetric platform leverages the built-in on chip Kernel Cryptographic Framework on SPARC servers running Solaris 11, to deliver wire speed encryption performance across the enterprise. With the introduction of Oracle Solaris 11.2 Kernel Zones and Unified Archives, we are confident our joint customers will benefit from these new application deployment options. We are delighted to work with Oracle to bring our solutions to Oracle Solaris 11.2.”