Oracle has announced the availability of new Oracle SPARC T5 and M5 servers in Sri Lanka.
Powered by the new T5 and M5 microprocessors, Oracle’s SPARC T5 is the world’s fastest processor today with up to 3x faster application performance than IBM Power7 processor.
With this announcement, Oracle continues its strategic investment in hardware to become the only company delivering the IT architecture of the future today – Hardware and software engineered to work together, to redefine mid-range and high-end computing. In Sri Lanka, Oracle will be targeting telecommunications, government, healthcare and financial services industry verticals for these new servers.
“Businesses are demanding extreme performance servers that are also cost-effective – and Oracle’s new generation of SPARC T5 and M5 servers are exactly that. The new range provides unmatched performance for midrange and high-end enterprise computing compared to any other offering in the market today,” said Ron Goh, Vice President, System Sales, Oracle ASEAN. “This launch is a major milestone for Oracle hardware business and will leave a lasting impact on the servers and enterprise computing market in Sri Lanka.”
The new Oracle SPARC T5 and M5 servers are the world’s best platforms for enterprise computing at any scale and deliver the best value for Oracle and non-Oracle applications. These new servers join Oracle’s existing entry-level SPARC T4 servers to complete the Oracle’s SPARC portfolio that now extends from entry-level to midrange and high-end.
“We are delighted to announce the Sri Lankan availability of our new generation of SPARC T5/M5 servers, based on world’s fastest microprocessor. The new systems offer an unbeatable value for midrange and high-end enterprise computing, said Ahsen Javed, Regional Managing Director, Pakistan and South Asia Growth Economies. “With this launch, we want our customers to know that Oracle continues to invest in its SPARC platform and has set itself aggressive targets to consistently deliver innovations that set new standards in performance.
The SPARC T5-8 is the fastest single server for Oracle database. The SPARC T5-8 has a 2.5x price performance advantage over the IBM P780 3 node cluster when including all hardware and software costs.
It beats IBM p-series servers on price and performance on a variety of Oracle applications, including running JD Edwards with a 23 x price performance advantages, and running Oracle Siebel CRM with a 7x price performance advantage. The SPARC T5 server also has breakthrough price performance for ERP with a 5x price performance advantage over IBM helping to generate greater user productivity and improve business efficiencies.