Atos Smart Grid Suite Achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized and Oracle Exalogic Optimized Status


WEBWIRE – Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Atos Smart Grid Suite Optimized for Speed and Reliability on Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud

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Atos Worldgrid, an international subsidiary of Atos, today announced it has strengthened its Atos Smart Grid Suite (ASGS) by achieving Oracle Exadata Optimized and Oracle Exalogic Optimized status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). This demonstrates that the latest Atos Smart Grid Suite version 3.0 has been tested and tuned with Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud to deliver speed, scalability and reliability to utility customers worldwide. Additionally, Atos Smart Grid Suite version 3.0 has been tested and supports Oracle Linux. Atos Worldgrid is a Platinum level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork.

Atos Worldgrid is a unique player in smart energy and offers sophisticated integration projects and real time Smart Energy solutions to Energy & Utilities companies across the power, water, oil & gas value chains. ASGS is a solution which allows the customer to operate successfully energy grid and to jump toward smarter system and services required by forthcoming needs. ASGS strengths come from its modular and flexible framework which offers building solutions tailored for the future needs in sync with the existing environment.

ASGS offers a scalable architecture which enables the management of an ever growing volume of data, as well as millions of connected devices, without degrading performance, allowing customers to scale their investment in accordance with the device rollout and extension of the grid control. With Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic, ASGS can process the daily collection of 60 million meters in under 4 hours using only a half rack Oracle Exadata, which is6.8 times faster and four times the volume compared to prior benchmarks which could not load more than 15 million meters. Additionally, this combination can manage the execution of more than 200,000 processes in 1 hour for 40 million meters using only a quarter rack Oracle Exalogic, and showed 10 times greater compression of historical data using Oracle Exadata Hybrid Columnar Compression (HCC). These results allow for a high performance platform, optimal resource utilization and a different approach to grid management.

Oracle Exadata Optimized and Oracle Exalogic Optimized are part of the Oracle Exastack Optimized program which allows partners, such as Atos Worldgrid, to leverage OPN enablement resources and dedicated lab environments to help develop, test and tune their applications on Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, and Oracle SuperCluster engineered systems.

The Oracle Exadata delivers extreme performance and is the ideal database platform for OLTP applications, data warehouses as well as the varied and unpredictable workloads of cloud computing. It is a complete package of servers, storage, networking, and software that is massively scalable, secure and redundant.

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud is hardware and software engineered together to provide extreme performance, reliability and scalability for Oracle, Java and other business applications, while delivering lower TCO, reduced risk, higher user productivity and one-stop support.

“By optimizing the Atos Smart Grid Suite with Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic, it is ready to process the daily collection of over 60 million meters on a half rack, and a full rack could store more than 130 billion data records. Atos Worldgrid offers utility companies a solution that anticipates their future needs in a market where volumes are increasing rapidly”, said Franck Chevalley, Smart Utilities Global Product Line Manager at Atos Worldgrid.

“Oracle Exastack Optimized recognizes partners who have optimized their solutions on a complete, integrated and cloud-ready infrastructure in order to help them accelerate innovation, unlock new features and functionality, and deliver superior value to users,” said Chris Baker, Senior Vice President, Worldwide ISV and OEM Sales, Oracle. “The increasing value of device to datacenter processes, as well as volume of data, means that storing, managing, securing and analyzing data from connected devices is becoming mission critical within organizations. Atos Worldgrid has demonstrated that its Atos Smart Grid Suite, version 3.0 is tested and tuned to work with Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud to help deliver optimum performance, scalability, and reliability to their customers.”


About Atos

Atos SE (Societas europaea) is an international information technology services company with annual 2012 revenue of EUR 8.8 billion and 76,400 employees in 47 countries. Serving a global client base, it delivers hi-tech transactional services, consulting and technology services, systems integration and managed services. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, it works with clients across the following market sectors: Manufacturing, Retail, Services; Public, Health & Transports; Financial Services; Telecoms, Media & Technology; Energy & Utilities. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. It is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic and Paralympic Games and is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting & Technology Services, Atos Worldline and Atos Worldgrid.


About the Oracle Exastack Program

The Oracle Exastack program helps enable Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and other members of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) to rapidly build and deliver faster, more reliable applications. Leveraging the Oracle Exastack program, qualifying OPN members have access to Oracle performance experts and dedicated labs for testing and tuning their applications on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud and Oracle SuperCluster. With an Oracle Exastack Optimized status, partners will receive access to corresponding Oracle branding, logos and related benefits to effectively differentiate their offerings. Customers can be confident when selecting Oracle Exastack Optimized applications that they are supported, and have been tested and tuned with the goal to achieve optimal performance, scalability and reliability. Also part of the program, Oracle Exastack Ready is dedicated to helping ISVs run their solutions on the latest major release of Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle SPARC SuperCluster and their component products, including Oracle Database, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. These products provide partners with a lower cost and high performance infrastructure for database and application workloads across on-premise and cloud based environments. To find out more, visit http://www.oracle.com/partners/goto/exastack.


About Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle’s partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more, visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.


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