Oracle Press Release

Oracle Exalytics Enables Customers Worldwide to Quickly Uncover Business Insights

Organizations Rapidly Adopt and Benefit from Oracle’s Engineered System for High Performance Analysis

ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO – September 24, 2013

News Summary

Organizations that derive actionable, real-time insights from unified business data can capitalize on innovation and efficiencies that deliver a competitive edge. Built using industry-standard hardware, market-leading business intelligence software and in-memory database technology, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine is an engineered system that delivers answers to business questions with unmatched speed, intelligence and simplicity. Customers around the world continue to rapidly adopt Oracle Exalytics to uncover their business answers, faster.

News Facts

Oracle Exalytics is experiencing strong adoption globally, doubling the number of customers in the last six months, with new customers in nearly every region and industry sector.
Sodexo, SoftBank, Cablemas, WorleyParsons, Santos, Zagrebacka banka , Cablevisón, Avago Technologies, United Supermarkets, Immonet GmbH, Nilson Group AB, Siemens Healthcare, Pinellas County, Ministero del Lavoro are among the many organizations leveraging Oracle Exalytics to deliver extreme performance for their mission-critical BI and enterprise performance management (EPM) applications.
Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine is the world’s first engineered system specifically designed to deliver high performance analysis, modeling, discovery and planning.
Organizations are centralizing their business analytics on Oracle Exalytics, taking advantage of the extreme performance and built-in integration by combining Oracle BI and EPM applications to Oracle Exalytics environments.
Realizing huge benefits and opportunities delivered by Oracle Exalytics, customers are increasing their investment in Oracle Exalytics by securing additional systems, some combining as many as eight units to easily create high-availability analysis powerhouses that crunch significant data volumes for thousands of users.
Oracle recently introduced two new models of Oracle Exalytics:
Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine X3-4 features 2 TB of main memory, 2.4 TB of flash storage and 40 Intel processing cores.
Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine T5-8 announced today is specifically designed to deliver the best speed-of-thought analytical in-memory performance for customers wanting to consolidate multiple analytic applications on a single platform. The new system features 4 TB main memory, 3.2 TB flash storage and 128 SPARC T5 processor cores.
Additionally, Oracle continues to deliver enhancements and innovations to its industry-leading Business Analytics portfolio. This year, new releases of Oracle Endeca Information Discovery, Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite, Oracle Business Intelligence Applications, Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database, Oracle GoldenGate, and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management have been optimized for and certified with Oracle Exalytics. These updates expand the business uses for Oracle Exalytics and further improve performance, scalability and total cost of ownership.
Reinforcing the value of Oracle Exalytics, Nucleus Research recently found customers running the BI and EPM applications on the engineered system accelerate time-to-value and increase analytics performance at a fraction of the cost of traditional approaches. The assessment notes that “Nucleus found Oracle Exalytics customers were able to meet or exceed their performance requirements at a third to one half of the initial investment that would be required for a traditional analytics architecture to deliver the same performance.”

Supporting Quotes

“With Oracle Exalytics, we increased the cube history from two years to four years, giving us access to additional historical data. And, we can support more than 10,000 users with hundreds of concurrent queries without concern of crashing the system,” said Kishore Agasthi, vice president of information management, Sodexo.
“We needed a BI solution for the future as datasets are growing fast and our users are mobile. In order to compete effectively in the global retail industry, our business needs excellent performance for more advanced analysis and fast decisions. Exalytics is a future oriented solution that we can grow with and handle analysis on big data and forecasts within seconds delivered to executives anywhere,” said Torsten Balslev, CIO, Nilson Group AB.
“As a result of deploying Oracle’s engineered systems and applications, we’ve increased sales by 200% and brought Immonet back to its number-two position among Germany’s real estate platforms. With Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine X2-4’s extreme performance for Oracle Business Intelligence, we’ve dramatically improved our performance across the board. With Oracle Real-Time Decisions, we are maximizing our collaboration platform’s value by learning from every interaction with embedded rules and predictive analyses,” said Christian Maar, chief executive officer, Immonet GmbH.
“The fast pace of business requires organizations to uncover answers to their pressing business questions at breakneck speed,” said Paul Rodwick, vice president, product management, Oracle. “The innovative combination of hardware and powerful analytics software has proven highly advantageous for businesses around the world, which continue to adopt Oracle Exalytics as the focal point of their analytics technology strategy.”

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