Oracle Exalytics Enables Customers Worldwide to Quickly Uncover Business Insights

Oracle Exalytics Enables Customers Worldwide to Quickly Uncover Business 
Organizations Rapidly Adopt and Benefit From Oracle's Engineered
System for High Performance Analysis 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/24/13 --  ORACLE OPENWORLD
-- Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) 
News Summary
 Organizations that derive actionable, real-time
insights from unified business data can capitalize on innovation and
efficiencies that deliver a competitive edge. Built using
industry-standard hardware, market-leading business intelligence
software and in-memory database technology, Oracle Exalytics
In-Memory Machine is an engineered system that delivers answers to
business questions with unmatched speed, intelligence and simplicity.
Customers around the world continue to rapidly adopt Oracle Exalytics
to uncover their business answers, faster. 
News Facts  

--  Oracle Exalytics is experiencing strong adoption globally, doubling
    the number of customers in the last six months, with new customers in
    nearly every region and industry sector.
--  Sodexo, SoftBank, Cablemas, WorleyParsons, Santos, Zagrebacka banka,
    Cablevison, Avago Technologies, United Supermarkets, Immonet
    GmbH, Nilson Group AB, Siemens Healthcare, Pinellas County, and
    Ministero del Lavoro are among the many organizations leveraging
    Oracle Exalytics to deliver extreme performance for their
    mission-critical BI and enterprise performance management (EPM)
--  Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine is the world's first engineered
    system specifically designed to deliver high performance analysis,
    modeling, discovery and planning.
--  Organizations are centralizing their business analytics on Oracle
    Exalytics, taking advantage of the extreme performance and built-in
    integration by combining Oracle BI and EPM applications to Oracle
    Exalytics environments.
--  Realizing huge benefits and opportunities delivered by Oracle
    Exalytics, customers are increasing their investment in Oracle
    Exalytics by securing additional systems, some combining as many as
    eight units to easily create high-availability analysis powerhouses
    that crunch significant data volumes for thousands of users.
--  Oracle recently introduced two new mod
els of Oracle Exalytics:
    --  Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine X3-4 features 2 TB of main
        memory, 2.4 TB of flash storage and 40 Intel processing cores.
    --  Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine T5-8 announced today is
        specifically designed to deliver the best speed-of-thought
        analytical in-memory performance for customers wanting to
        consolidate multiple analytic applications on a single platform.
        The new system features 4 TB main memory, 3.2 TB flash storage and
        128 SPARC T5 processor cores.
--  Additionally, Oracle continues to deliver enhancements and innovations
    to its industry-leading Business Analytics portfolio. This year, new
    releases of Oracle Endeca Information Discovery, Oracle Business
    Intelligence Foundation Suite, Oracle Business Intelligence
    Applications, Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database, Oracle GoldenGate,
    and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management have been optimized for
    and certified with Oracle Exalytics. These updates expand the business
    uses for Oracle Exalytics and further improve performance, scalability
    and total cost of ownership.
--  Reinforcing the value of Oracle Exalytics, Nucleus Research recently
    found customers running the BI and EPM applications on the engineered
    system accelerate time-to-value and increase analytics performance at
    a fraction of the cost of traditional approaches. The assessment notes
    that "Nucleus found Oracle Exalytics customers were able to meet or
    exceed their performance requirements at a third to one half of the
    initial investment that would be required for a traditional analytics
    architecture to deliver the same performance."

Supporting Quotes 

--  "With Oracle Exalytics, we increased the cube history from two years
    to four years, giving us access to additional historical data. And, we
    can support more than 10,000 users with hundreds of concurrent queries
    without concern of crashing the system," said Kishore Agasthi, vice
    president of information management, Sodexo.
--  "We needed a BI solution for the future as datasets are growing fast
    and our users are mobile. In order to compete effectively in the
    global retail industry, our business needs excellent performance for
    more advanced analysis and fast decisions. Exalytics is a future
    oriented solution that we can grow with and handle analysis on big
    data and forecasts within seconds delivered to executives anywhere,"
    said Torsten Balslev, CIO, Nilson Group AB.
--  "As a result of deploying Oracle's engineered systems and
    applications, we've increased sales by 200% and brought Immonet back
    to its number-two position among Germany's real estate platforms. With
    Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine X2-4's extreme performance for
    Oracle Business Intelligence, we've dramatically improved our
    performance across the board. With Oracle Real-Time Decisions, we are
    maximizing our collaboration platform's value by learning from every
    interaction with embedded rules and predictive analyses," said
    Christian Maar, chief executive officer, Immonet GmbH.
--  "The fast pace of business requires organizations to uncover answers
    to their pressing business questions at breakneck speed," said Paul
    Rodwick, vice president, product management, Oracle. "The innovative
    combination of hardware and powerful analytics software has proven
    highly advantageous for businesses around the world, which continue to
    adopt Oracle Exalytics as the focal point of their analytics
    technology strategy."

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--  Oracle Business Analytics
--  Oracle and Big Data
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