Oracle unveils new cloud-friendly edition of Solaris OS

New Delhi, May 4 2014: Oracle has unveiled  the latest edition of its operating platform --Oracle Solaris 11.2 -- engineered for the cloud and  fusing together, virtualization, application-driven software-defined networking (SDN) technology and a full OpenStack distribution. This enterprise-class operating system and other components create offers  a compliant, secure, open software platform for cloud computing. With integration among Oracle Database, Java and Oracle Applications, businesses can use Oracle Solaris 11.2 to deliver  efficient and secure IT services and accelerate time-to-market for new deployments.

Oracle says customers can seamlessly upgrade to Oracle Solaris 11.2 within minutes and take full advantage of the new cloud capabilities.

“Cloud computing is creating an entirely new set of expectations for enterprise-class infrastructure software,” said Al Gillen, Program VP, Servers and System Software, IDC. “Where once offering the piece parts -- the OS, virtualization and networking -- was a sufficient starting point, having an integrated solution is becoming more of the expectation for enterprise customers looking to build a private cloud. With Oracle Solaris 11.2, Oracle offers an enterprise-ready solution that includes OpenStack based management, and makes enterprise cloud deployments easier and more affordable.”

We  have a fun video for a few days in our home page tech video spot on how easy it is to  create cloud  systems with Solaris 11.2