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Oracle Announces Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure 3.5 and Sun Ray Software 5.4

Oracle announced a major update to its desktop virtualization portfolio, including Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c integration. This will provide the industry’s first complete, single vendor desktop virtualization solution and includes exciting new features.
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Oracle VM 3.2: Unified Management of x86 and SPARC Well Received

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Oracle VM Certified by SAP

The latest release of Oracle's server virtualization solution, Oracle VM 3.2, has been certified by SAP for x86_64 platforms. SAP products can now be deployed in Oracle VM virtualized environments using Linux and Oracle Solaris guests.
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Oracle Desktop Virtualization Runs the Oracle Booth at HIMSS 13

For the third year in a row, the entire booth’s infrastructure, including dozens of Oracle Applications demos, was virtualized with Oracle desktop virtualization solutions at the annual HIMSS conference.
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See Oracle Virtualization at COLLABORATE 13

Connect with the Oracle user community and Oracle virtualization experts live at COLLABORATE 13 in Denver, Colorado, April 7 to 11, 2013. The event will feature a session by Oracle’s Greg King, titled “Enabling Rapid Migration to Private Cloud,” as well as a full demonstration area featuring Oracle VM, Oracle Linux, and Oracle desktop virtualization solutions.

Got Ideas? Submit Your Session Proposals for Oracle OpenWorld 2013

The call for proposals is now open for Oracle OpenWorld 2013. Conference attendees want to hear the best information from Oracle experts: customers, partners, visionaries, and developers. Proposals must be submitted by April 12, so don’t wait.
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Article: Virty Market Share Race Reaches the Bend and Heeeeere Comes Oracle

Check out The Register’s interview with Gartner Vice President Thomas Bittman.
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Q&A on Oracle Desktop Virtualization Solutions at HIMSS13


Oracle VM 3.2.1 Demo


Oracle VM Command Line Tutorial, Part 1

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Partner Webcast: Grow Your Business with Oracle VM

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Oracle’s virtualization solutions have just what you need to secure and expand your business and your customer investments. Unlike other virtualization solutions, Oracle VM application-driven virtualization is focused on the application stack to enable rapid application deployment and simplified integrated lifecycle management. Join the Webcast to see how you can benefit from Oracle VM.
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Quantifying the Value of Application-Driven Virtualization with Oracle VM
Time is your IT department’s greatest commodity. So when a new report reveals that your IT staff can deploy Oracle Real Application Clusters up to 10 times faster than a traditional install performed with VMware vSphere 5, it’s newsworthy.
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Visit Oracle’s new technology Webcast center—one stop for more than 200 Webcasts about Oracle technologies.
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Accelerate Your Path to the Private Cloud with Oracle VM

Simplify Virtualization Lifecycle Management with Oracle VM and Oracle Enterprise Manager

Why Oracle VM Is Best for the Oracle Stack

Three Key Reasons Why Oracle VM Is the Most Cost-Effective Foundation for the Private Cloud

Unified Virtualization Management for x86 and SPARC with Oracle VM Manager

Bring Your Own Device for Enterprise Application Access

Implementing Bring Your Own Device, Part 1

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Oracle Virtualization Blog
Stay on top of the latest news, technology, and strategy for Oracle virtualization solutions. Read a recent post.

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Calculate Your Cost Savings with the Oracle VM TCO Calculator

Use the newly updated TCO tool today and discover how much more you can save with Oracle VM vs. VMware (management costs included).

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Calculate Your Cost Savings with the Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Calculator

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What It Takes to Deploy and Manage a Private Cloud with Oracle VM

The Value of Enterprise Desktop Virtualization from Oracle

Oracle VM: Enabling Rapid Migration to Private Cloud

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White Paper: dcVAST Slashes TCO 50 Percent Using Oracle Solutions and Oracle VM

Press Release: Yarra Valley Water Improves Business Performance with Oracle Solutions and Oracle VM

Oracle VM Customer Stories

Oracle Desktop Virtualization Customer Stories

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Oracle Specialized Partner Oracle Exastack Partner Oracle Validated Integrations
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Oracle Fabric Interconnect Administration

This course teaches the fundamentals of the Oracle Fabric Interconnect (formerly Xsigo Fabric Director). Learn to describe, install, configure, monitor, and maintain Oracle Fabric Interconnect using the Oracle Fabric Manager GUI and the command line interface.

Oracle VM Server for SPARC: Installation and Configuration

This course teaches you to effectively implement the infrastructure for cloud computing using a SPARC-based virtualization strategy. Learn through classroom instruction and hands-on exercises, which reinforce new concepts.

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MySQL Tech Tour: From the Web to the Cloud

March 26, 2013 │Paris, France

Oracle at Cloud Connect

April 2–5, 2013 │Santa Clara, California


April 7–11, 2013 │Denver, Colorado

MySQL Tech Tour: From the Web to the Cloud

April 17, 2013 │Munich, Germany

MySQL Tech Tour: From the Web to the Cloud

April 18, 2013 │Hannover, Germany

MySQL Tech Tour: From the Web to the Cloud

April 24, 2013 │Baden, Switzerland

Oracle at Interop

May 6–10, 2013 │Las Vegas, Nevada

Oracle OpenWorld

July 22–25, 2013 │Shanghai, China

MySQL Connect

September 21–23, 2013 │San Francisco, California

Oracle OpenWorld

September 22–26, 2013 │San Francisco, California

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