"It is very well understood that Business Enterprises today need to become more agile, meet new and increasing workload and security requirements, while reducing overall IT cost and risk. To meet these requirements and remain competitive many companies are turning to cloud computing. Companies thus need to formulate a strategy that can easily move them from traditional on-premises IT to private or public clouds.
Oracle understand the need for IT organizations to move to cloud computing at the same time also recognizes that moving to the cloud is a multi-step journey that starts with standardization and consolidation of IT infrastructure and ends by moving applications and data to the cloud.
The PDF is meant to help you gauge through the Oracle’s SPARC servers and give you an experience of simplified journey to the cloud by using the same technology for both cloud and on-premises deployments. No matter where your IT organization is on the journey to the cloud SPARC servers will be an i
"This paper provides guidance to organizations interested in researching Oracle’s SPARC M7 and Oracle Solaris 11 security features and capabilities. It will also provide a high level overview of some of the noteworthy features that these two product offerings bring to the market. We will review industry best practices in information security as it relates to these Oracle products in the context of a secure implementation. This paper is not meant to be an in depth technical paper, position paper, or security implementation guide. It will instead endeavor to deliver a foundational level of knowledge of the SPARC M7 processor and server technology and the function set within Oracle Solaris 11 that are primarily relevant to information security as it is current understood. The information used to compose this paper was collected from a variety of open sources, interviews with Oracle subject matter experts, and reviews of OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) documentation and specification
"Oracle SPARC systems are engineered from the cloud and provide customers with effortless security, breakthrough efficiency, and straightforward simplicity.
“Cloud is the way to go and we try to deliver that in the form of a platform that you can rely upon, that can scale, scale massively, scale reliably. The thing about SPARC in contract to other chips is the software that runs on it is highly reliable. You can heat it, you can beat it, you can give it a lot of load, but it doesn’t break, it just keeps running.”
"In today’s IT infrastructure, data security can no longer be treated as an afterthought, because billions of dollars are lost each year to computer intrusions and data exposures. This issue is compounded by the aggressive build-out for cloud computing. Big data and machine learning applications that perform tasks such as fraud and intrusion detection, trend detection, and click-stream and social media analysis all require forward-thinking solutions and enough compute power to deliver the performance required in a rapidly evolving digital marketplace.
Companies increasingly need to drive the speed of business up, and organizations need to support their customers with real-time data. The task of managing sensitive information while capturing, analyzing, and acting upon massive volumes of data every hour of every day has become critical.
Hear Masood Heydari, SVP of SPARC Engineering, discuss details of Oracle's servers designed for cloud and scale-out, which provide security by default, better core efficiency for cloud apps, and accelerate data analytics at X86 commodity cost points
Learn how to create cloud infrastructure that's secure by default and has better core efficiency for Java, database, and big data. Oracle's servers offer hardware acceleration of data analytics and machine learning, with 10X better time-to-insight.
Increasing risks and cyber threats make IT security a high priority. Oracle’s SPARC S7, T7, and M7 Servers with always-on memory intrusion protection and comprehensive data encryption secure your data with no performance penalty. Security in silicon features and Oracle Solaris protect data in memory form unauthorized access and stop malware before it gets in."
"With the introduction of Oracle Database In-Memory and servers with the SPARC S7 and SPARC M7 processors Oracle delivers an architecture where analytics are run on live operational databases and not on data subsets in data warehouses. Decision-making is much faster and more accurate because the data is not a stale subset. And for those moving enterprise applications to the cloud, Real-time analytics of the SPARC S7 and SPARC M7 processors are available both in a private cloud on SPARC servers or in Oracle’s Public cloud in the SPARC cloud compute service.
Moving to the Oracle Public Cloud does not compromise the benefits of SPARC solutions. Some examples of utilizing real time data for business decisions include: analysis of supply chain data for order fulfillment and supply optimization, analysis of customer purchase history for real time recommendations to customers using online purchasing systems, etc.
This ESG Lab review documents the results of recent testing of the Oracle SPARC M7 processor with a focus on in-memory database performance for the real-time enterprise. Leveraging new advanced features like columnar compression and on-ship in-memory query acceleration, ESG Lab compared the in-memory database performance of a SPARC T7 system with a SPARC M7 processor to an x86-based system.
This Edison Group whitepaper explores the new SPARC S7 server features and then compares this offering to a similar x86 offering.The key characteristics of the SPARC S7 to be highlighted are: Designed for scale-out and cloud infrastructures, SPARC S7 processor with greater core performance than the latest Intel Xeon E5, processor, Software in Silicon which offers hardware-based features such as data acceleration and security. The SPARC S7 is then compared to a similar x86 solution from three different perspectives, namely performance, risk and cost.
This Wikibon Report offers detailed insight into how Oracle SPARC M7-based servers, and systems, use advanced offload technologies for encryption of systems; have very low encryption overheads; and are an important prerequisite for implementing best-of-breed security without impacting business productivity.
Read this whitepaper by Forrester Research to gain perspective on the trends shaping development and operations strategies. Learn how progressive companies are handling application development and operations in a DevOps environment faster and at lower costs
According to Mary Johnston Turner, Research Vice President at IDC; "Breaking down technology specific management as well as data silos also facilitates faster infrastructure and application rollouts, reduces human errors, and improves overall business agility.Cloud based management, monitoring and analytics help to improve collaboration between IT operations and developer teams by stabilizing service levels and monitoring usage to support accurate charge back."
With the modern workforce becoming more mobile, geographically disperse and digital, HR is looking for innovative solutions to modernize employees experiences. Discover a quick roadmap to deliver a digital workplace for your organization.
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By 2018, one third of the top 20 market share leaders will be significantly disrupted by new competitors with new offerings, new business models and new cost structures (International Data Corporation).
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