Oracle Press Release

Oracle Unveils Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Ops Center

Bolsters Comprehensive Application-to-Disk Management Solution with New Converged Hardware Management

Redwood Shores, Calif. – November 9, 2010

News Facts

Substantially simplifying hardware management in traditional, virtualized and cloud-based datacenter environments, Oracle today unveiled Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Ops Center.
Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Ops Center helps reduce hardware management costs by up to 90 percent through a unique converged approach to managing Oracle’s Sun hardware environments.
To help customers minimize cloud computing operational costs, Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Ops Center includes new hardware management capabilities for the engineered systems Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, as well as Oracle’s Sun ZFS Storage Appliance product line and Oracle’s network fabric.
With unified management capabilities across Oracle’s hardware and software, Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g provides an unparalleled solution for integrated application-to-disk management.

Hardware, Software and Management Engineered to Work Together

Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Ops Center introduces converged hardware management – a new approach to managing Oracle hardware investments focused on delivering simplicity and efficiency across the management tasks for all infrastructure assets. With this new approach customers can benefit from:
Integrated Infrastructure Management: Delivers the industry’s first solution to manage across physical and virtual environments, Oracle Solaris and Oracle Linux operating systems, Oracle’s Sun SPARC and x86 servers including firmware, clusters, Sun storage and Oracle’s network fabric. These deep management solutions for Oracle’s Sun systems can reduce operating costs and maximize the value of Oracle hardware investments.
Integrated Application-to-Disk Management: Helps customers quickly identify and resolve problems across the stack by providing the deepest level of hardware management information and control to enable integrated application-to-disk fault management.
Integrated Lifecycle Management: Provides the most complete provisioning and patch automation for Oracle physical and virtual servers by introducing new end-to-end automated deployment plans. To help IT teams more confidently and easily deliver on business-level objectives, this release includes new datacenter dashboards, energy performance management capabilities, and comprehensive compliance reports.
Integrated Hardware Management and Support: Extends integration with My Oracle Support for a unique combination of proactive notifications and fixes plus peer-to-peer knowledge sharing that enables contract/entitlement validation, automated service requests, and service request tracking, all through Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Ops Center.

Supporting Quotes

"This release represents a significant advancement in Oracle’s integrated application-to-disk management approach and is a perfect example of the value that can be created when hardware and software are engineered to work together,” said Steve Wilson, vice president Systems Management, Oracle. “The extensive integration work included in Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Ops Center allows our customers to benefit from common management capabilities across Oracle’s hardware and software. By providing a single, intuitive management console that spans a broad range of infrastructure and software assets, we are enabling customers to streamline operations, improve productivity and dramatically reduce management costs.”
“With the help of Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center, we have been able to significantly reduce provisioning times and have standardized the IT infrastructure at Baader Bank AG,” said Tom Podchul, Head of IT infrastructure, Baader Bank AG. “We are looking forward to seeing more features in the next release that can help us streamline our operations even further.”

Supporting Resources

Register today’s Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Ops Center launch Webcast.
Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Ops Center ROI Study and other resources
Steve Wilson on Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Ops Center (video)

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