Oracle Press Release

What Oracle Partners are Saying about Oracle’s SPARC T4 Servers and Oracle Solaris

April 30, 2012

BGH – Specialized, Platinum level member in OPN and Systems Integrator in Latin America

“The latest innovations in Oracle’s SPARC T4 Servers including Oracle Solaris and Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center enable us to give customers better performance and server utilization with less complexity and cost. That is a win for our customer and a win for us.”

- Pablo Gutierrez, Business Development Manager, BGH

Frontline Systems Australia – Gold level OPN partner with 2 Specializations in Oracle Solaris

“Oracle’s SPARC T-Series Server product line and Oracle Solaris combined with our specialized Oracle implementation expertise helps customers achieve the scalability and high performance they require to remain competitive.”

- Bill Frangeskakis, General Manager, Frontline Systems Australia

InfoVista – Gold level OPN member and ISV based in EMEA

“As a leading provider of service performance assurance and optimization software solutions for IP-based network and application services, Oracle Solaris continues to be critical to the success of our business. With Oracle Solaris 11, we have measured strong memory performance increases for both Java applications and the Oracle Database. We have also successfully tested Oracle Solaris 11 on Oracle’s new SPARC T4-4 Server and our central storage and consolidation layer, based on Oracle Database 11GR2, has shown major performance increases. In addition, we have successfully tested vertical scalability through Oracle Solaris Zones and found deployment and administrations have been tremendously simplified in Oracle Solaris 11. Last but not least, our applications are storage I/O intensive and we have improved our performances thanks to ZFS on hybrid storage pools and mechanisms such as LogBias, ZIL and L2ARC.”

- Michel Schuster, Systems Architect, InfoVista

Keste – Platinum level member in OPN and Systems Integrator in North America with multiple Specializations

“Keste provides implementation services for many Oracle products and we are using the SPARC T4 server line to give our customers excellent performance, stability, and scalability while minimizing costs of licensing. Keste is also looking at SPARC T4 Servers and Oracle Solaris as a scalable consolidation platform to virtualize the large number of applications still running on legacy Sun platforms at our clients.”

- David Cocking, Systems Consultant, Keste

Maplesoft Group – Canadian Systems Integrator and Platinum level member in OPN with multiple Specializations including Oracle Solaris and SPARC

“Running Oracle software on SPARC T4 Servers with Oracle Solaris helps us respond to customer demand for solutions that deliver high reliability, performance and security. Our OPN Specialization in Oracle software and the SPARC T-Series product line helps us differentiate our business and we are pleased to see continued traction for our solutions.”

- Jack Gulas, CTO, Maplesoft Group

MCR - Platinum level member in OPN and a Systems Integrator in Australia with a Specialization in Oracle Solaris

“Oracle’s SPARC T4 Servers provide an architecture that reduces complexities and operating costs. Relying on SPARC T-Series Servers with Oracle Solaris gives our customers impressive performance and reliability they require to remain competitive.”

- Harry Vakili, CEO, MCR

Mobile Tornado - Gold level OPN member and ISV based in EMEA

"By using the virtualization capabilities of Oracle Solaris 11 in combination with the flexible resource partitioning in Oracle's advanced SPARC T4 CPUs, Mobile Tornado can consolidate its IPRS PTT Server and Oracle Database in a single machine, reducing TCO with higher levels of performance."

- Shlomo Birman, R&D Manager, Mobile Tornado

Mythics, Inc. - North American reseller and Platinum level member with multiple OPN Specializations

“Many of our customers continue to benefit from relying on Oracle’s SPARC T4 Servers. We are finding it is the ideal platform, including Oracle Solaris, for virtualizing and consolidating critical applications from CRM and ERP systems to the database.”

- Nick Psimas, Vice President Systems, Mythics, Inc.

Numerix – A Gold level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork

"A leading provider of cross-asset analytics for derivatives valuations and risk management, Numerix is a long-time partner of Oracle Solaris with many of our products having been imbedded into Oracle Solaris’ top Financial Services ISV applications. Numerix is committed to supporting the SPARC T4 platform and implementing Oracle Solaris 11 realizing the enormous benefit it will bring to both partners and customers. Numerix looks forward to leveraging Oracle Solaris’ proven, innovative technologies, especially the enhanced capabilities for fast, intelligent cloud deployment. Numerix clients are now able seamlessly burst pricing and risk analytics to the cloud, so together with Oracle Solaris 11 accelerating enterprise workloads to a cloud environment will be even easier."

- Steve O’Hanlon, President and Chief Operating Officer, Numerix

Q Associates – EMEA Platinum level reseller with multiple OPN Specializations including Oracle Solaris and Oracle’s SPARC T4

“The Oracle Solaris and SPARC T-Series Server Specializations combined with our architecture and industry expertise allow us to design and implement powerful and optimized platforms for mission-critical applications.”

- Andrew Griffiths, Business Development Director, Q Associates

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