Oracle Press Release

Oracle’s SPARC T4 Servers In High Demand in the Communications Industry

Oracle to Spotlight SPARC T4 Servers at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Redwood Shores, Calif. -- January 31, 2012

News Facts

Oracle today announced its SPARC T4 servers with Oracle Solaris have been adopted by a broad range of customers in the communications industry, including Motorola Solutions, Portugal Telecom, Qualcomm, SkyOnline, Telefonica de Espana, United Telephone Mutual Aid Corporation, and Ziggo BV.
Oracle’s SPARC Solaris platforms power 10 of the 10 top telcos and its latest SPARC T4 servers are delivering outstanding performance on both commercial and communications applications.
Extending the depth and breadth of its offerings for the communications industry, Oracle recently announced its NEBS Level-3 certified Netra SPARC T4 servers, which are ideal for next generation telecommunications, providing the performance, scalability and efficiency required for 4G network infrastructures and cloud-based deployments.
With Oracle Solaris 11, the first cloud OS, customers in the communications industry can take advantage of compelling features, including virtualization of the entire stack, secure, fail-safe boot environments, safe roll-backs, 4x faster upgrades and 2.5x faster system re-boots.
Oracle’s complete portfolio of technology for the communications industry, including its SPARC T4 and Netra SPARC T4 servers, will be featured at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 27 – March 1.

Supporting Quotes

“Oracle’s SPARC Solaris servers have a long track record of outstanding performance, scalability and versatility in the communications industry,” said Bhaskar Gorti, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Communications. “Our SPARC T4 servers are seeing solid traction among leaders in the communications industry and it’s clear that our hardware and software engineered together is providing the platform of choice as customers look to develop next generation services and deploy in the cloud.”
“As a leading semiconductor company, we need servers that provide the highest levels of reliability and performance to support our mission-critical engineering and business applications,” said Norm Fjeldheim, CIO, Qualcomm. “The new SPARC T4 has greatly enhanced our system performance.”

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