Oracle strengthens focus on Indian telecom industry for Exadata database machine

Telecom Lead India: Oracle will be giving more focus on Indian
telecom industry for generating significant demand for Exadata database

Oracle is experiencing demand for Exadata Database
Machine in India.

Globally, Exadata Database Machine has achieved total
installations of around 2,000 machines in 67 countries across 23 industries.

Oracle claims that Exadata is the fastest growing product
in Oracle’s 32 years of business. The company is seeing significant
acceleration in Exadata business with triple digit growth in seven of past
eight quarters. Exadata is a part of Oracle’s Engineered Systems family, which
are designed to help organizations simplify IT.

We continue to convert the strong market demand as more
and more organizations are turning to Oracle Exadata to enhance performance,
reliability and scalability of their online transaction processing (OLTP) and
datawarehousing applications, whilst simplifying the deployment and management
of their IT infrastructure” said Christopher G. Chelliah Vice President,
Exadata and Strategic Solutions Oracle Asia Pacific.


Industries like telecom, BFSI, pharmaceutical and
manufacturing have adoped Oracle Exadata in India. Indian customers include
Mahindra Satyam, Religare, Reliance Commercial Finance, MTS, Bank of Baroda and
Stock Holding Corporation.

We started selling Exadata in India around a year and a
half back. In this short period, we have seen a very solid traction for this
product from all industry verticals, across all regions in the country.
Customers who are already running Oracle database are looking at Exadata very
closely.” said Sheshagiri Anegondi, vice president, Technology Business, Oracle

Oracle claims that it transformed the dynamics of the
enterprise IT industry three years ago with the launch of the first converged
infrastructure offering in the form of Exadata Database Machine, which comes
pre-configured with hardware and software engineered to work together. 

The Exadata Database Machine can be implemented
seamlessly for Oracle database applications without lengthy and expensive project
runtimes, often returning a positive ROI for customers within a 12-18 month


Oracle enjoys market share leadership globally as well as
in India in the RDBMS market.

According to Gartner, Oracle has 48.8 percent market
share based on total software revenue. Oracle grew at 18 percent, exceeding
both the industry average (16.3 percent) and the growth rates of its closest

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