Oracle Press Release

Oracle WebLogic Server Selected by Industry-Leading Customers Worldwide

Customers Rely on Oracle® WebLogic Server for High-Availability, Superior Manageability, Support of Continuous Operation of Business-Critical Applications and Services

Redwood Shores, CA – May 6, 2009

News Facts

Customers around the globe are selecting Oracle® WebLogic Server 10g, the world’s #1 application server, to help ensure superior manageability and continuous operation of their critical business applications and services.
A component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, new Oracle WebLogic Server 10g customers span key industries across the global economy. They include: Alibris, Capital One, China Telecom - Zhejiang branch, Experian, Hyundai Motor Company, InterCall, KB Finance Group, Network Rail, Nordea, Pacific Gas and Electric, Pacific Life, Scantron, Université Laval, and the University of Arizona.
Oracle WebLogic Server is also the cornerstone of Oracle WebLogic Suite, which provides comprehensive infrastructure for deploying enterprise applications, application grids, and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
Oracle WebLogic Server, together with Oracle Database 11g on HP hardware, recently generated a new world record result for the multi-node SPECjAppServer2004 benchmark. Oracle WebLogic Server holds world record results in the single-node, dual-node SPECjAppServer2004 benchmarks in addition to delivering the highest performance per core of any result ever published.(1) These results further demonstrate leadership in Java application server performance and scalability.

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"Using Oracle WebLogic Portal, a component of Oracle WebCenter Suite running on Oracle WebLogic Server, we're able to scale our IT systems to service our expanding marketplace as we add new customers, sellers, and business partners,” said Liz Derr, Alibris Chief Operating Officer. “The stability and performance of WebLogic Server enables us to build robust new product offerings that leverage our existing systems to grow our business.”
"What distinguished Oracle WebLogic Server for us was its high performance, reliability, and useful management tools. At InterCall we help customers reduce travel expenses, and related carbon emissions, by providing a variety of easy-to-use conferencing services. We offer an ability for our customers to connect with others in a convenient, effective way. Our model only works if our customers can be assured the systems we deploy are up and running. Oracle WebLogic Server is core to our IT infrastructure and mission," said Rob Ewing, vice president, Information Technology, InterCall.
"The new features and compatibilities offered in Oracle WebLogic Server 10g R3 put the product in a class of its own," said Eric Marcoux, Chief Architect, Université Laval. "We needed an application server that could deliver on our performance requirements and provide us with world class management capabilities. After an extensive review of the different offerings, Oracle WebLogic Server was the clear choice. It will not only give us access to the high availability and deep diagnostic capabilities needed to support our staff and students, but will also allow us to optimize the value of our existing IT systems. That was a big plus and gave us confidence that Oracle is quickly delivering on its integration of BEA technologies."

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SPEC, SPECjAppServer are registered trademarks of Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation. All results from www.spec.org as of 4/29/2009:

(1) Oracle WebLogic Server 10g R 3 on HP. 16 HP Integrity BL870c server blades, each with four dual-core Intel® Itanium® 1.6 GHz processors, (128 cores), 26,655.32 JOPS@Standard. (208 JOPS per core). Oracle WebLogic Server Standard Edition Release 10.3 on Sun SPARC Enterprise T5440, 6334.86 (World Record Single Node), Oracle WebLogic Server Standard Edition Release 10.3 on Dell PowerEdge 2950 III, 4794.33 (World Record Dual Node), Oracle WebLogic Server 10g R3 on Dell PowerEdge 610 with two-socket Intel® Xeon® x5570 quad-core 2.93 GHz processor, 3,975 SPECjAppServer2004 JOPS@Standard (best JOPS per core @ 497 JOPS per core).

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