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Over 500 Customers in China Select Oracle Real Application Clusters in FY07


Oracle China (registered as Beijing Oracle Software Systems Co., Ltd.) announced today that more than 500 companies in China selected Oracle(c) Real Application Clusters in fiscal year 2007 (June 1, 2006-May 31, 2007). This strong customer traction demonstrates Oracle’s leadership in helping enterprises leverage a grid computing model through a consolidated infrastructure that can virtualize computing resources, improve reliability of applications, and provision resources dynamically at the lowest possible cost.
Oracle Real Application Clusters is one of the building blocks for grid computing architectures and supports the deployment of a single database across a cluster of servers - providing unbeatable fault tolerance, performance and scalability with no application changes necessary.

“For years, when companies needed more computing capacity, they bought bigger servers. But with Oracle Real Application Clusters, companies can now pool their existing computing resources and add capacity one blade server at a time, which allows for superior scalability and cost efficiency,” said Stanley Chew, vice president, Technology Business Unit, Oracle Greater China. “Today, many Chinese companies are expanding quickly as a result of their increased competitiveness inside and outside of China. Oracle is committed to help them scale their business with technology solutions that support their mission-critical applications at the lowest total cost of ownership.”

Customers who have deployed Oracle Real Application Clusters represent a cross-section of industries including communications, financial services, social security and e-commerce - organizations that require a reliable environment for massive transactions. Customers that selected Oracle Real Application Clusters in FY07 include: Beijing Traffic Bureau, China International Electronic Commerce Center, China Lottery Online, COSCO Logistics, Guangdong Mobile, Ministry of Railway, Shandong Netcom, Shanghai Distance Education Group, Shanghai Research Institute of Bio Technology, Tianjn Bureau of Labour and Social Security.

“Our multi-node Oracle Database with Real Application Clusters, not only enables us to achieve the business goal to triple the gaming transaction in the next two years, but also meets our strict requirements on high availability. The adoption of Oracle Grid architecture, including Oracle Real Applications Clusters, Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Automatic Storage Management, also strongly enhances the cluster system manageability,” China Lottery Online Vice President Shao Lan said.

“Oracle Database and Oracle Real Application Clusters meet our requirements for high availability, reliable system management, content management, and secure storage in our information technology systems, as well as lower costs,” Guangdong Telecom Project Manager of Strategic Planning Department Wang Ronghui said.


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