With EMC and VMware our hardware costs are one-fifth what they were. Just virtualizing our ERP alone netted us about a half-million dollars in savings per year and decreased our support requirements by 30 percent
–Manitoba Liquor Control
If youre over-allocating CPU in an Oracle environment youre paying for those licenses. Virtualization allows you to only allocate CPU you need to run therefore decreasing license cost to Oracle
–American Tire Distributors
You need to look very carefully into Oracle licensing agreements. If you put Oracle software into virtual machines then you can run many VMs on the same physical cores and pay less
With EMC VMAX 10K we were able to take on nearly three times more Oracle I/O and achieved an impressive 33 percent faster storage response time.
When Oracle was running on older systems, we had a latency of about five milliseconds on Oracle redo log file systems. With VMAX, and due to FAST, that latency has been reduced to two milliseconds.
EMC Unified Storage proved more than five times faster than the previous storage system. This is a completely new paradigm for us.
Our EMC VNX implementation began to pay for itself immediately thanks to faster performance. We can get more processing power, spread out over a smaller number of disks, cost effectively.
-Cancer Research UK
Included with that cost savings could triple Oracle performance and spend 10X less time tuning Oracle databases. EMC FAST VP prioritizes storage resources based on virtualized Oracle database requirements and leverages flash technology to boost performance, while optimizing Oracle database cores to reduce TCO.
Oracle DBAs and IT infrastructure teams will be 10x more productive on daily tasks using EMC and VMware data mobility and protection software for Oracle. Leveraging EMC virtual infrastructure, new Oracle instances, servers, and storage can be provisioned in minutes and Oracle Databases can be restored during patches or upgrades much faster.
With VMware and EMC virtual provisioning, we’re able to better meet the demands of our business because of rapid provisioning at lower cost.
In the past it was costly. We would have to acquire a big machineand it could take weeks to deliver a new Oracle server. Now, one person can do it in an hour with no need for additional equipment
We can quickly add storage and servers to meet real time business requirements, which previously could take days or even weeks.
Our Oracle DBA and I agree wed never want to work on Oracle without VMware. It makes everything so much easier from upgrades to database recoveries to patching
EMC IT runs one of the worlds largest virtualized Oracle environments. A recent ESG audit* tracked EMC transformation over the past 8 years moving to over 90% virtualization.
During this transformation, despite tremendous growth, EMC IT spend on maintenance has steadily decreased while CAPEX and OPEX savings have increased.
Today, EMC can provision new IT resources in ~1 day versus 90 days before increasing IT agility
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