Hardware Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager

Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 11 g simplifies hardware management in Oracle’s Sun environments and reduces costs by as much as 90 percent.

Oracle has streamlined systems and virtualization management with the release of Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center llg, a solution for managing systems across traditional, virtualized, and cloud-based datacenter environments. Through a converged hardware management approach, the new release simplifies management tasks for all infrastructure assets. It delivers infrastructure and lifecycle management, as well as integrated support. And while Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 11g works as a standalone console, when combined with Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g it delivers complete applications-to-disk management.

Oracle Enterprise Manager

Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 11g gives organizations the capability to maximize the value of their investments in Oracle’s Sun systems by managing across Sun virtual machines, operating systems, firmware, servers, dusters, storage, and network fabrics. (Management of storage devices, network switches, and clusters is new in this release.) Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 11g further simplifies IT operations by supporting management across heterogeneous operating system environments, including Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux, Red Hat Linux, and SUSE Linux. It also manages Oracle’s engineered systems, Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud. Continue reading Hardware Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager

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Sun Ray Software 5.1

Oracle has delivered Sun Ray Software 5.1, the latest release of its software for reducing the maintenance, upgrade, and operational costs and complexity associated with traditional desktop environments and providing users access to their virtual desktops from nearly any location.

Sun Ray Software 5.1 includes enhancements to media, Adobe Flash, audio, USB support, and multidisplay capabilities, providing organizations with a highly secure and rich virtual desktop experience through Oracle’s Sun Ray Clients, PCs, and laptops. Sun Ray Software also provides enhanced support for Microsoft Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems.

The new release takes full advantage of the new Sun Ray 3 Series Clients to reduce server workloads and provide a highly secure virtual desktop solution, while continuing to support a variety of other client devices. “Oracle continues to enhance its desktop virtualization portfolio and deliver new and improved capabilities that provide customers a highly secure, low-cost, and easy-to-use remote desktop experience, ” says the senior vice president of Linux and virtualization engineering at Oracle. “The Sun Ray Software 5.1 release delivers on Oracle’s commitment to rapidly advancing our desktop virtualization products. ”

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Oracle’s Sun Open Storage (Resourse Kit)

Your Guide To Simple, Scalable Open Storage

Unleash the power of Oracle’s Sun Open Storage in your enterprise with 10X faster performance than competing storage systems, simplified data management and breakthrough storage analytics capabilities, and up to 70% lower costs. You can put Oracle’s Open Storage to work in your datacenter in a variety of ways, including as a backup and data recovery solution for Oracle databases.

To learn more about Oracle’s Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems, get a Resource Kit that includes:

  • Product Reviews from InfoWorld, PC Pro, IT Pro and Network World
  • Webcasts and a Virtual Simulator
  • IDC White Paper on Reducing Storage Complexity
  • Oracle White Papers, Data Sheets and more

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14 Best Enterprise Data Storage Webcasts

Here you go, this is the list of all webcasts Oracle is presenting about cost of data storage, enterprise data storage and Oracle’s private cloud appliance:

  • Improve Database Capacity Management with Oracle Storage and Hybrid Columnar Compression 
    Dave Krenik, Storage Solution Specialist and Mark Mulligan, Exadata Pillar Specialist discuss how Oracle’s hybrid columnar compression (HCC) feature – which is now supported on Oracle’s Sun ZFS Storage Appliance and Pillar Axiom 600 – can help customers better manage the lifecycle of data using in-database archiving for OLTP databases and data warehouses. Using Hybrid Columnar Compression in these environments, customers can achieve 3x to 5x reductions in their storage footprints, energy usage and cost by replacing existing EMC and NetApp SAN and NAS storage with Oracle storage solutions. Continue reading 14 Best Enterprise Data Storage Webcasts
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ZFS Storage Appliance – Savings Calculator

Oracle’s Sun ZFS Storage Appliances deliver enterprise-class network attached storage (NAS) capabilities with leading Oracle integration, simplicity, efficiency, performance, and TCO. Sun ZFS Storage Appliances provide robust application and data storage for Oracle’s SPARC SuperCluster and Exalogic Elastic Cloud, and offer immediate benefits for customers using NAS for enterprise applications, virtualization, cloud, storage consolidation, and data protection.

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