Following, in alphabetical order, is a brief description of some of the many software vendors, hardware vendors and system integrators that endorse Oracle VM.
“Acronis is leading the next wave of data availability, accessibility and protection solutions to simplify today’s complex IT environments. Acronis Backup & Recovery is a unified platform for backup, disaster recovery and data protection for heterogeneous Linux, including Oracle Linux with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, and support for cloud backup, flexible migration, and more in virtual environments including Oracle VM.”
“Our Oracle partnership enables our customers to download and install our Enterprise Security software in a quick and easy way with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. Our intuitive dashboard enables customers to gain intelligence in their Information security risk posture which assists them in resource optimization and obtaining operational efficiency.”
— Jeff Bennett -CEO, Allgress
“Organizations that run Oracle, as well as non-Oracle applications, are looking to achieve the cost-saving benefits of virtualization. With Oracle VM and support now available from Alternative Technology, solutions providers can help them achieve those benefits.”
— Tom Zorn, Executive Vice President, Alternative Technology
“The introduction of Oracle VM underscores the importance customers are placing on maximizing their server investments via virtualization technology,” said Earl Stahl, vice president, Software Engineering, AMD. “With virtualization technology built on Xen, Oracle VM is able to take full advantage of the features available in industry leading AMD-Virtualization technology. AMD supports our customers' right to choose technology and service solutions that help them achieve their business objectives, and we welcome Oracle VM's introduction to the market.”
— Earl Stahl, Vice President, Software Engineering, AMD
“Oracle has long been known as a leader in enterprise-class data center software” explained Paul Bohan, Vice-President of the Network Management group at APC, the IT business unit of Schneider Electric. “Now with APC's PowerChute Network Shutdown, mutual customers are assured their Oracle applications will have safe, reliable backup power and unattended shutdown of both virtual machines and physical servers in the event of an extended power outage.”
— Paul Bohan, Vice-President of the Network Management group at APC
“ASUS servers offer one of the most optimized systems for HPC, data center and cloud applications. These servers include extreme computing power, high memory capacity and extra-efficient cooling — and they are now certified with Oracle VM for application-driven virtualization, hence providing a highly efficient and optimized performance for cloud infrastructures. Thus, ASUS provides Oracle VM qualified server and storage products, and a solid commitment to feature support for the long term.”
— Tom Lin, General Manager, Server BU, ASUS
“Our collaboration with Oracle to secure privileged access to the entire virtual stack - from hypervisors to guests - provides reassurance to our mutual customers running their mission critical systems, databases and applications,”
— Jim Zierick, EVP of Product Operations
“Today's virtualized environments present unique opportunities as well as significant challenges from the initial deployment to ongoing management of the data center. Working closely with Oracle, we are very pleased to be among the first in the data center networking industry to be able to help optimize Oracle applications and database workloads. Brocade Adaptive Networking services can help customers maximize performance and significantly improve reliability in virtualized environments.”
— Harry Petty, Director of Marketing, Brocade Server Division
“With the rapid rise of server virtualization, Chelsio continues to lead the way in server and storage connectivity for virtual server environments such as Oracle VM. Our T3 technology enables innovative solutions for administrators to seamlessly manage networking from virtualized machines, while leveraging the performance advantages they've come to expect from Chelsio.”
— Kianoosh Naghshineh, President and CEO, Chelsio Communications.
“We are excited to be part of Oracle Validated Configuration Program with the completion of testing and validation of Oracle VM with the Cisco Unified Computing System,” said Prem Jain, senior vice president for Cisco's server access and virtualization group. “As part of our strategic alliance, Cisco and Oracle are working together to drive interoperability of Oracle's solutions with Cisco Unified Computing System to help our mutual customers evolve to a unified data center where the network, compute, storage access, and virtualization resources are delivered in a single cohesive system.”
— Prem Jain, Senior Vice President Server Access and Virtualization group, Cisco
“Compellent and Oracle are aligned in our approach to helping organizations realize the full benefits of a virtual enterprise, and we work together to certify and provide solutions that are seamlessly interoperable. Oracle's expertise on the server side, and our storage credentials, are enabling companies to improve performance and availability of business critical applications while reducing costs and simplifying IT management.”
— Bruce Kornfeld, Vice President of Marketing, Compellent
“Creanord EchoVault Performance and SLA Management solution empowers Service Providers to guarantee the quality of their service and give a superior performance as well as customer experience in Carrier Ethernet Networks. An absolute requirement for Virtualization, along with every part of the solution is that it must be Carrier Class. With Oracle VM we are able to deliver a robust and scalable EchoVault system that enables end-to-end SLA and OAM scalable to tens of thousands of sites.”
— Antti Pappila, Creanord CTO
“Dell is committed to simplify IT by reducing cost and complexity in our customers' data centers,” said Rick Becker, vice president of solutions, Dell Product Group. “By combining Oracle VM software with Dell's proven leadership in delivering Oracle Database, Oracle Applications and Grid Computing solutions, we're able to deliver simplified, complete virtualized solutions for their mission-critical enterprise operations.”
— Rick Becker, Vice President of Solutions, Dell Product Group
“eG Innovations focuses on helping customers deliver peak performance by monitoring and diagnosing business-critical applications running in virtualized infrastructures. We have worked closely with Oracle to deliver best in class monitoring, analysis and reporting for the Oracle VM server for x86 and SPARC environments. Using our combined solutions, customers see high service uptime, enhanced user productivity, greater ROI, and intelligent optimization and planning based on a rich set of analytics.”
— Matt Wrabley, Vice President of Business Development at eG Innovations, Inc
“EMC and Oracle have a long-standing relationship committed to providing our joint customers with innovative solutions to meet their evolving real-world requirements. This relationship is highlighted by continuous certification of PowerPath on Oracle VM releases and numerous EMC storage certifications we have completed with the Oracle VM team,” said Tom Tormey, Vice President Technology Alliances at EMC. “Our customers appreciate that Oracle VM offers a scalable, highly efficient and easy-to-use environment that reduces IT costs while making deployment, management, and support of enterprise applications quick and frictionless. The storage and PowerPath certifications required strong collaboration between Oracle and EMC to ensure that adequate testing had been completed and the results met the highest standards. This rigorous process ensures that customers have full support from both Oracle and EMC.”
“Emulex is working closely with Oracle to deliver industry-first capabilities for enterprise-class data centers, such as data integrity, support for Virtual HBA technology and 8Gb/s Fibre Channel SANs,” Mike Smith, executive vice president, worldwide marketing, Emulex Corp. “Leveraging Emulex 8Gb/s HBAs, customers can utilize twice the performance of today's products, providing the I/O scalability necessary to support increased numbers of applications running on Oracle VM-based virtualized servers, which helps reduce management, procurement, power and cooling costs.”
— Mike Smith, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Marketing, Emulex Corp.
“We are excited to offer Ericom PowerTerm WebConnect for Oracle VM to our customers,” said Brian Berns, Ericom's COO. “As a flexible, comprehensive solution, Ericom's desktop virtualization offering complements Oracle VM. Together the software provides organizations with the ability to address many of today's IT challenges including desktop management, privacy of information, IT optimization, business continuity, green computing and telecommuting. Ericom PowerTerm WebConnect for Oracle VM provides organizations with a robust infrastructure for enterprise-wide virtualization.”
— Brian Berns, COO, Ericom
“Oracle and FalconStor partnership delivers virtualization solutions for any data center looking to eliminate high cost and wasted infrastructure resources.” said Bernie Wu, Vice President of Business Development at FalconStor Software. “Our TOTALLY Open data protection and storage virtualization solutions, including our VTL with deduplication can provide data centers with the agility and flexibility to maximize any combination of storage infrastructure. In short, we don’t lock you down to a single storage vendor. Customers running Oracle VM or Oracle Linux with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel can truly consolidate both server and storage while enabling commodity infrastructure for the enterprise.”
— Bernie Wu, Vice President of Business Development, FalconStor Software
“We are excited to be working with Oracle to support Oracle VM and Oracle Linux with Force10 Network's Open Automation framework,” says Michael O’Brian, VP of Alliances, Force10 Networks. “The Force10 Open Automation Framework gives data center managers the choice to select the best technology for their needs, avoiding vendor lock-in. By working with Oracle, our joint customers can choose industry leading products such as Oracle VM and Oracle Linux.”
— Michael O’Brian, VP of Alliances, Force10 Networks
“Introducing virtualization requires complex integration works in an IT infrastructure regarding, servers, storage and networks. The pre-integrated and proven IT infrastructure solution FlexFrame for Oracle Rapid Edition reduces such complexities significantly and proves a fast and risk free implementation of Oracle VM in data center environments. Customers enjoy seamless interoperability between the IT infrastructure and Oracle software suites. Our two companies have a long heritage of working closely together to develop and deliver integrated solutions that meet the demands of our enterprise customers. We again have joined forces and now offer a single entry point to the entire Oracle software stack, seamlessly integrated with hardware and services from Fujitsu.”
— Dr. Rolf Strotmann, Vice President Enterprise Server and Software Business, Fujitsu
“Oracle and Hitachi have collaborated for more than 20 years to deliver innovative solutions for our customer's biggest IT challenges. We are pleased to extend our relationship with Oracle to offer our customers industry-leading Hitachi storage solutions certified and optimized for Oracle VM. Customers looking to deploy virtualized Oracle solutions will benefit from these tested, supported and resilient storage solutions which demonstrate our support for Oracle VM. With Oracle products, Hitachi continues to bring innovative solutions to market, offering customers the most reliable, highest performing and economical solutions for their mission-critical Oracle environments.”
— Jim Beckman, Vice President, Global Alliances, Hitachi Data Systems
“Businesses using Oracle VM software on HP ProLiant and BladeSystem servers can benefit from greater flexibility and cost savings from significantly improved resource utilization,” said Scott Farrand, vice president, Industry Standard Server Software, HP. “The tested configurations of Oracle VM on HP servers offer a new virtualization option to the large number customers who have chosen to deploy Oracle technologies on HP ProLiant servers.”
— Scott Farrand, Vice President, Industry Standard Server Software, HP
As a global telecommunications solutions provider, we corporate with Oracle technology as partner delivering a complete telecom product portfolio, covering mobile, broadband, core network, transmission network, data communication, value-added services, terminals and services. Our blade and rack servers are qualified for and fully support both Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. We endorse Oracle Linux support, and are a partner in the Oracle Validated Configurations program, which delivers easier, faster, and lower-cost deployment of Linux solutions in organizations worldwide.
IBM maintains a strong alliance with Oracle and for more than 20 years we have established a proven track record of customer successes with Oracle-based solutions on IBM System x and BladeCenter servers. For customers interested in deploying Oracle VM on System x and BladeCenter, IBM can provide customers with server hardware support.
“As the leading independent provider of data integration software, Informatica operates from a design principle of neutrality. That means customers can count on Informatica to provide equal capabilities for connecting to any application or database. By supporting Oracle Enterprise Linux and Oracle VM, Informatica is enabling an even greater range of customer choice.”
— Harry Gould, SVP Worldwide Alliances, Informatica
“InMage recognizes that enterprise customers rely on Oracle to run their business and we are excited to extend our long-standing support for Oracle Database and Oracle Applications to include Oracle VM,” said John Ferraro, CEO and President, InMage Systems. “Companies looking to virtualize their Oracle and non-Oracle Application Servers and Oracle Database on a consolidated platform will be able to continuously protect their business critical data. In the event of a disaster or operational failure, customers can rapidly restore data to any point in time, or to any bookmarked event utilizing our unique patented technology.”
— John Ferraro, CEO and President, InMage Systems
Oracle has a long history of collaboration with Intel, from building Linux kernels with Intel C++ Compilers to validating configurations of Intel-based server solutions to Xen virtualization. Oracle Enterprise Linux and Oracle VM add infrastructure components to effectively complement the Intel hardware.
“As an Oracle partner, Kroll Ontrack is uniquely positioned to provide comprehensive data recovery support for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. Our suite of solutions and custom development capabilities - created through extensive research around this technology - are designed to address any scenario predominantly caused by human error or natural disasters.”
— Todd Johnson, VP of Ontrack Data Recovery operations, Kroll Ontrack
“Lanamark enables Oracle partners to accelerate design and delivery of integrated hardware and software solutions with Oracle VM through application intelligence, capacity planning and unified analytics across physical and virtual infrastructure,” said Mark Angelo, CEO of Lanamark. “Using Lanamark Suite, Oracle partners can perform desktop virtualization, server virtualization and virtual infrastructure migration planning for to Oracle VM across a broad range of hardware configurations from Oracle and Oracle alliance partners.”
— Mark Angelo, CEO of Lanamark
“Running Oracle VM server virtualization on Lenovo ThinkServer systems means clients can increase efficiencies and lower costs. The Lenovo-Oracle collaboration will help customers deploy the Oracle application stack faster and improve time to value. We are happy to be able to provide our customers with a wider range of choices and look forward to an ongoing collaboration with Oracle.”
—Darrell Ward, Vice President of Marketing, Enterprise Product Group, Lenovo
“Liquid Computing has optimized our fabric based computing offering, LiquidIQ, for Oracle VM performance and operations,” said Brian Hurley, CEO of Liquid Computing. “Oracle VM is an exciting addition to the complete Oracle software stack. We look forward to demonstrating its capabilities this week in San Francisco at Oracle OpenWorld.”
— Brian Hurley, CEO of Liquid Computing
Oracle Linux and Oracle VM have been integrated into the Mirantis OpenStack distribution, offering joint customers a supported, enterprise-grade OpenStack distribution optimized for running workloads.
“MoreVRP is a database APM and virtual resource partitioning solution. As the use of virtualization technology is on the rise, we've had the opportunity to run our MoreVRP servers with Oracle VM. Time after time they have provided a rock solid foundation and stable performance. The combination of Oracle VM's efficiency and scalability with MoreVRP's stability and performance provides our customers with peace of mind at lower cost.”
— Irad Deutsch, CTO, More IT Resources
For more than two decades, NEC and Oracle have enjoyed a customer-focused partnership that delivers optimized solutions that address the most demanding mission critical and performance requirements. Through this partnership, NEC and Oracle have worked together to optimize NEC hardware and software products to work optimally for the Oracle environment. As a result of this effort, NEC's Express5800 Server Family has delivered record-breaking performance and full support for Oracle Enterprise Linux and Oracle VM. “NEC and Oracle have enjoyed a long history of collaboration in delivering mission critical - optimized solutions to NEC's customers. We look forward to the continued delivery of optimized Oracle platform solutions that continue to demonstrate the benefits of the NEC-Oracle alliance.”
— Mike Mitsch, CTO & Chief Architect, IT Platform Group, NEC Corporation of America
“Oracle VM and NetApp storage solutions provide our joint customers a powerful formula to maximize the benefits of efficiency, utilization, and agility in their virtualization environments,” said Patrick Rogers, vice president of Solutions Marketing at NetApp. “NetApp has been working closely with Oracle to support Oracle VM and is fully engaged in the beta testing program. As a leader in storage virtualization, the inherent features and capabilities of NetApp Data ONTAPR are a perfect match for Oracle customers looking to streamline and simplify data protection, backup, and management of their storage infrastructure. Together, our companies' strategic value to customers is bringing greater efficiency and flexibility to managing their business and IT resources.”
— Patrick Rogers, Vice President of Solutions Marketing at NetApp
NIKSUN is committed to delivering one of the most innovative performance or security monitoring solutions to customer networks, be it virtual or physical infrastructures. NIKSUN’s Virtual NetVCR Appliance continuously monitors virtual network traffic to proactively discover applications and services. Any degradation in performance of hosted applications and services is immediately detected and analyzed for remedial measures. NIKSUN’s Virtual NetDetector Appliance alerts on detection of known threats or anomalous behavior within network traffic and can forensically analyze activity that triggered those alerts.
NIKSUN is pleased to announce the certification of Virtual NetVCR and Virtual NetDetector solutions on Oracle VM. This joint solution ensures easy deployment of these appliances on Oracle VM for monitoring within these environments. While customers leverage Oracle’s expertise in virtualization technology for cost reduction and simplified management, they can rest assured of the total visibility into the performance and security of applications and services hosted within these environments with the deployment of NIKSUN Virtual Appliances.
“Nimble Storage believes enterprises should not have to compromise on performance, capacity, ease of use, or price. Now with Nimble’s support for Oracle VM, enterprises can also choose the virtualization platform that best suits their requirements. Nimble Storage CS-series hybrid arrays are the ideal complement to high transaction database workloads running on Oracle VM.”
—Radhika Krishnan, VP-Product Marketing & Alliances, Nimble Storage
“Pure’s all-flash storage array, combined with Oracle solutions, provides new levels of resiliency, simplicity, and predictable high performance. Through its inline data reduction technologies, Pure delivers these benefits for Oracle VM customers at a much lower cost compared to the financial and operational costs of traditional disk-based solutions. Pure is pleased to partner with Oracle in order to make business transformation through real-time data processing and analytics an affordable reality for almost any customer.”
— Geoff Hough, Director of Strategic Alliances, Pure Storage
“QLogic's industry leading SANblade Fibre Channel HBA solutions, powered by hardware-assisted virtualization technologies, ship with Oracle VM and provide optimized performance and scalability as expected by enterprise customers,” said Frank Berry, vice president of marketing, QLogic Corp. “Our mutual data center customers will enjoy the benefits of this partnership backed by the QLogic global support model and Oracle's world-class support organization.”
— Frank Berry, Vice President of Marketing, QLogic Corp.
“Quest's commitment is to help organizations with heterogeneous systems simplify their approach to identity and access management. This is particularly true with the growing number of organizations running Oracle Enterprise Linux and Oracle VM. Quest is proud to enable these critical systems to participate as full citizens in a unified identity namespace for centralized management, single sign-on, delegated privileged account management, audit, and strong authentication.”
— Jackson Shaw, Sr. Director, Product Management, Identity Management, Quest Software
“Working closely with Oracle, we are excited to offer our customers virtualized solutions tested and supported for Oracle VM. Sandisk supports Oracle VM and customers deploying SanDisk flash with their virtualized Oracle solutions benefit from increased VM performance densities supporting more and larger VMs per server, with higher transaction throughput and I/O performance. This makes Flash-enabled Oracle virtualized environments ideal for consolidation with Oracle workloads running faster, more cost-effectively and more reliably.”
— Madhu Matta, VP, Global Technology Ecosystem, SanDisk
As a supporter of Oracle Linux with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, Seagate delivers enterprise storage and intelligent data acceleration to Oracle end users. Oracle and Seagate are committed to maintaining the latest drivers for the Seagate Nytro Accelerator Card in the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel to provide the greatest level of functionality and compatibility. This commitment helps ensure that administrators can easily and reliably integrate the Seagate portfolio of world-class products into the Oracle Linux environment. In addition, Oracle and Seagate work together to ensure the Seagate Nytro Accelerator Cards also support the latest releases of Oracle VM. This collaboration is designed to help administrators reliably utilize market leading PCIe-based flash technology and streamline infrastructure deployment and management with Oracle VM.
Storgrid is a secure software platform for creating Enterprise File Sync and Sharing (EFSS) solutions that protect information when workers use mobile devices or distribute files to others. Storgrid is a Java based application certified with Oracle VM and Oracle Linux and connects to storage platforms, such as Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance, using the SMB (Cifs) protocol or NFS using the OS layer to connect, offering a complete EFSS solution.
“Since Storix began offering System Backup Administrator for Linux almost 10-years ago, Linux quickly became our fastest growing market segment and is today our largest installed base. We, at Storix, are very excited about the future of Oracle Linux and Oracle VM; we stand committed to offering Oracle customers the most comprehensive bare-metal recovery solution.”
— Anthony Johnson, President and Founder of Storix, Inc.
“Tegile Systems is a leading provider of intelligent flash storage arrays. Our mission is to accelerate the transformation of enterprise IT by changing the performance and economics of enterprise storage. Our flash storage arrays, with patented IntelliFlash™ architecture, deliver high I/O and low latency for applications and databases running on Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. We extensively test Oracle products with Tegile flash storage platforms to ensure our joint customers achieve business acceleration along with significant data reduction in their mission critical Oracle deployments.”
— Narayan Venkat, CMO Tegile Systems, Inc
Tridia iTivity for Oracle VM is support and access software that allows remote access to Oracle VM hosts and guests.
“Oracle VM unleashes the inherent scalability of Unisys Enterprise Servers to create new ways of reducing costs by providing exceptional flexibility for data center optimizations,” said Rod Sapp, Enterprise Server Director, Unisys Systems and Technology. “Unisys complements Oracle VM with IT automation software, a complete range of leading highly available rack and blade servers, and implementation services. This helps clients realize a true Real Time Infrastructure that securely and dynamically allocates resources for powering Oracle databases and applications while offering the flexibility to consolidate other standard software environments for even greater efficiencies.”
— Rod Sapp, Enterprise Server Director, Unisys Systems and Technology
“Our customers will benefit from the combination of UniCluster’s simplicity, the enterprise-class support delivered through the Oracle Linux Support program and the consistency Intel Cluster Ready provides to HPC application environments.”
—Gary Tyreman, VP and general manager of HPC for Univa UD.
“Whether you use Oracle database software for data warehousing, online transaction processing (OLTP), or analytics, Violin Arrays ensure the lowest latency for data access, provide high bandwidth, and scale to hundreds of terabytes of data so that even the largest Oracle databases can be stored in flash memory. In addition, our partnership with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM ensures the lowest total cost of ownership at enterprise-class reliability and availability for our joint customers.”
—Narayan Venkat, VP of Product Management, Violin Memory
“We're delighted to continue our long-standing partnership with Oracle by certifying our flagship technology, the Intelligent Storage Element (ISE) with Oracle VM,” said Brian Reagan, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Xiotech. “The Virtual Machine architecture is poised to lead the market in enterprise class virtualized environments, and ISE is already leading the way in intelligent application storage with unsurpassed performance, application integration, manageability and reliability. The marriage of these two technologies is perfect for enterprise organizations looking to reduce server and storage costs since ISE provides Oracle VM environments blazing-fast performance in 3u, versus traditional storage architectures that require more disk, rack space, energy and other operating costs. Xiotech also has Oracle Certified Professionals at the ready to ensure customer deployments go smoothly. Together, Oracle and Xiotech enable a fully virtualized storage and server environment, which means unlocking the next wave of virtualization value in your business.”
— Brian Reagan, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Xiotech
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