Oracle Press Release

Versace Deploys Business Applications Faster, Increases Datacenter Efficiency with Oracle VM

Reduces Virtualization Costs by 50 Percent with Oracle VM

Redwood Shores, Calif. – July 30, 2012

News Facts

Oracle today announced international fashion icon, Versace, is using Oracle VM Server for x86 to address the demands of its rapidly expanding data center.
To ensure their IT infrastructure could meet the growing demands of the business, Versace began an upgrade process that would replace aging IT components with lower cost, higher performance solutions.
By choosing Oracle VM, Versace was able to reduce virtualization-related costs by 50 percent, while doubling the number of cores in production.
With its new Oracle VM-based architecture, which also leverages Oracle Linux, Versace has been able to reduce its physical number of servers by 40 percent, rack space by 25 percent and power consumption by 45 percent.
Using the Oracle VM Template for Oracle E-Business Suite with Oracle Enterprise Manager for full stack management enabled Versace to deploy a fully-managed enterprise application in development, test, and production environments in hours, jumpstarting their ERP upgrade.
Versace also relies on Oracle Database, Oracle Real Application Clusters, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Hyperion solutions, Oracle Business Intelligence and BI Publisher and Oracle Warehouse Builder to power its critical business operations.

Supporting Quote

"Our ultimate goal was to improve application deployment time, increase performance and save on IT costs,” said Gian Giacomo Ferraris, CEO of Versace. “The support that we have received from Oracle has helped us dramatically reduce licensing and management costs, while ensuring our architecture can scale to meet the changing dynamics of our growing business.”

Supporting Resources

Oracle VM Server for x86 software download. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply.
For Oracle Virtualization via blogTwitter, Facebook

About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center.  For more information about Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com

Trademarks

Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Info

Teri Whitaker
Oracle
+1.650.506.9914
teri.whitaker@oracle.com

Kristin Reeves
Blanc & Otus
+1.415.856.5145
kreeves@blancandotus.com