Oracle Introduces New Solaris Platform for Cloud

May 02, 2014 (Fri): Oracle Corporation, the world’s leading IT solutions and services provider, today introduces Oracle Solaris 11.2 as a complete, integrated and open platform engineered for large-scale enterprise cloud environments.

The new Solaris platform combines OpenStack, software-defined networking (SDN) technology, clustering, and virtualization with a proven enterprise-class Operating System, all in a single product.

With Oracle Solaris 11.2, customers can simplify their IT infrastructure and deliver reliable, high-performance, efficient, compliant and secure cloud services to their end customers at low cost.

“Oracle Solaris 11.2 provides a complete cloud solution. Its relentless innovation offers customers the strongest cloud product portfolio in the industry,” says John Fowler, executive vice president, Systems, Oracle.

He adds, “It’s a complete platform for simple, efficient, secure, compliant and open enterprise cloud deployments that can help customers accelerate their businesses and capitalize on the potential of cloud computing while reducing cost.”

Al Gillen, Program VP, Servers and System Software, IDC also says, “Cloud computing is creating an entirely new set of expectations for enterprise-class infrastructure software. With Oracle Solaris 11.2, Oracle offers an enterprise-ready solution that includes OpenStack based management, and makes enterprise cloud deployments easier and more affordable.”

Oracle Solaris 11.2 allows IT organizations to now deliver services from “zero to cloud” in minutes rather than weeks, with enterprise-grade reliability, security, and performance. In addition, it introduces application-driven Software Defined Networking that integrates with Oracle Java, Oracle Database and Oracle Applications in order to deliver application-level quality of service.

Thousands of customers worldwide are running Oracle Solaris 11 on Oracle servers and Engineered Systems today.

Customers can now seamlessly upgrade to Oracle Solaris 11.2 within minutes and take full advantage of the new cloud capabilities. Oracle Solaris 11.2 Beta is now available for download via Oracle Technology Network (OTN).

Author: Terry KS

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