The major problems our customers face are the startup capital expenditure costs of hardware infrastructure, and ongoing application licensing costs that are prohibitive to migrating to the latest infrastructure. Oracle SuperCluster was the ideal solution for a secure, multi-tenant deployment platform for multiple lines of business in a managed services model, enabling us to reduce operational expenditures by up to 70%, and extend these efficiencies and cost reductions to customers.
Dimension Data is a global leader in provisioning and managing specialized IT business and technology infrastructure solutions and services. With operations in more than 58 countries, 23,000 employees, and 6,000 clients, the company provides consulting, professional support, managed procurement and supply chain, and IT outsourcing services worldwide.
Dimension Data requires the most advanced, secure, scalable, and high performance next-generation data center architecture to move customers to cloud computing. All elements of its infrastructure are highly available and secure to provide a stable, yet agile, technology foundation to address dynamic business changes and requirements.
Security at every level and centralized management is essential for our multi-tenancy solutions. Oracle met our requirement to provide a dynamic services platform to securely and reliably host customers for applications-as-a-service, database-as-a-service, and infrastructure-as-a-service offerings. With Oracle SuperCluster, we now have a transformational platform with the isolated security customers expect within their own enterprise, deployed in a cloud model in an Oracle-on-Oracle environment.