Research conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), sponsored by Oracle, shows that certain firms are able to consistently demonstrate success in reducing breaches across all major forms of cyber-attack. Read this report to learn more.
While the cloud can be a disruptive force, this global survey, conducted by Harvard Business Review and sponsored by Oracle, shows it is no longer a divisive one. The cloud is emerging as a unifying force that’s forging tighter collaboration between business and IT managers to drive innovation. The survey debunks three myths around implementing a public and/or private cloud strategy, including whether corporate systems need public cloud app data and how aligned IT and business are when it comes to the cloud.
Cloud is coming of age: It’s no longer just a tool for business efficiency; it’s necessary for the speed and agility required to compete in the digital economy. Until recently, CIOs have considered Cloud deployments in terms of Public versus Private Cloud merits, but the answer needs to be both. It’s a new way of thinking—and a new model for enterprise IT, creating an application delivery engine that drives digital transformation.
A hardware and software system specifically designed for the database software to optimize database operations, both for performance and administrative simplicity. An environment that supports workload consolidation, thereby reducing the number of physical servers required for the databases in question.
Benefits: Reduced cost and optimal performance.
The need to simplify IT complexity has created a whole new market for converged infrastructure solutions that bring together servers, storage, networking, and systems software into a unified solution that is easier to deploy and manage. While these solutions can indeed help reduce operational costs and increase agility, Oracle believes there is a better approach.
This paper looks at how the cloud landscape is rapidly evolving to address the needs of critical enterprise applications. On the way, we’ll highlight some common cloud misconceptions. Finally,we’ll set out how IT leaders can create a clear, robust enterprise cloud strategy for their organizations that enables digital innovation and business transformation.
Managing a large datacenter is a costly, complicated activity for any enterprise, but when that datacenter also includes a number of database servers, and when database performance is critical, those costs and complications can multiply. A recent study from IDC explains simple tips to quantify the value of Oracle Exadata Database Machine for your own business. Discover how to deliver new business applications faster.
Cloud technology has changed everything—it has been one of the biggest transitions in the IT industry over the past three to four decades. Today’s customers require greater agility and faster innovation, and need the flexibility to run their workloads both in the public cloud and on premises with a predictable and transparent IT cost structure. Learn more in this new mini digi book. (Digital awareness asset/.pdf of value proposition for OCM and new Oracle Exadata Cloud Machine)
The whitepaper is intended for security practitioners as well as developers and administrators of applications who can benefit from secure communications. The paper presents carious strategies for securing applications using Oracle Solaris 11 security and hardware-assisted cryptographic acceleration features of Oracle's SPARC processors. The paper unveils the core mechanisms, configuration, and deployment strategies, as well as the role of relevance of using Oracle Solaris Cryptographic Framework and Java Cryptography Extension-based techniques for delivering a high-performance, end-to-end security solution. With Oracle's new Software in Silicon capabilities coupled with an innovation cache and memory hierarchy, Oracle's SPARC M7 processor delivers dramatically higher processing speed and revolutionary protection against malware and software errors.
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. Oracle’s Software in Silicon technology and Oracle Solaris protect data in memory from unauthorized access and stop malware before it gets in.
"Since a decade the market has seen an outburst of data. With Managing and Securing Data is Crucial. With 3.8 Billion mobile users and 24 Zetta bytes of data created, and 100% attacks that target username and password credentials, managing and securing data has become a crucial and the most critical aspect for almost every Business.
Oracle’s SPARC M7 processor, with Oracle’s Software in Silicon technology, is the industry’s most advanced multi thread, multi-core processor with unique capabilities for information security. It sets the foundation for mission-critical cloud based server infrastructure with unprecedented levels of security, efficiency, and performance.
"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