Oracle's VP, Hardware development, Ganesh Ramamurthy unveils the SPARC SuperCluster T5-8 ( inset) in Bangalore, June 3, as CTO Mitesh Agarwal looks on (An IndiaTechOnline photo)
Oracle brings zippy new SPARC SuperCluster to India

Bangalore, July 4, 2013: Oracle has brought its fastest engineered system -- a combo of server, storage, network and software stack – to India: the first geography, outside the US where it is being launched. The Oracle SuperCluster T5-8, doubles the number of computing cores, cache and memory bandwidth that was available with the earlier T4- super cluster and promises a five fold improvement in deplolyment time and 3 fold improvement in operational costs in comparison to competing offerings.
“Enterprise customers today are besieged by infrastructure complexity and pressures to lower costs; and one strategic option available to them is to consolidate complex database and applications architectures, as well as deploy private cloud environments,” said Ganesh Ramamurthy, Vice President of Development in Hardware Systems Division at Oracle Corporation, at the launch event here yesterday, “The Oracle SPARC SuperCluster runs Oracle Database and enterprise applications together on a single platform, lowering TCO through consolidation and delivering secure multi-tenant cloud services 5x faster than the traditional build-your-own IT approach.”
Oracle also introduced Oracle Platinum Services, to provide the highest level of service in the industry and offer: 5 minute Issue Response; 15 minute restoration or escalation to development; 30 minute joint debugging; 24/7 monitoring; Quarterly patching and system updates and Proactive services to anticipate, identify and remediate issues.
Added Mitesh Agarwal, CTO & Director-Systems Solution Consulting, Oracle India: “With Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 engineered systems, we have once again demonstrated that we are uniquely qualified to provide optimized performance at every level of the integrated stack, delivering the essential services and resources business needs to maintain high availability, increase operational efficiency, and gain competitive advantage.”