Atos Launches Center of Excellence for Oracle Exadata Database Machine in India

CIOReview Team | Thursday, 18 December 2014, 11:32 IST

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 Atos, an international leader in digital services, announced the opening of its Center of Excellence (COE) for the Oracle Exadata Database Machine, in its Business Technology Innovation Center (BTIC) at Pune, India.

The COE is equipped to showcase the capabilities of Oracle Exadata to customers who have business dependency on the performance of their databases. Customers can take advantage of Atos offer of ‘try before you buy’ concept. 

Atos offers a three-step – “Scan-Proof-Perform” – approach to enable an effective Oracle Exadata implementation for virtually any Oracle landscape. Certified Atos professionals on Oracle Exadata can help customers find the right solutions for their business.  

Atos COE along with Oracle Partner Solutions Center (PSC) can help bring together unique benefits in delivering EPCe (Extreme Performance Computing-environments), using Atos’ experience in designing, building, migrating, implementing and managing the Oracle Exadata Database Machine and other Oracle engineered systems.

Oracle Exadata Database Machine is the highest performing platform for running Oracle Databases. Oracle Exadata's architecture features scalable industry-standard database servers and intelligent storage; a high-speed InfiniBand internal fabric that connects all servers and storage. Unique software algorithms implement database intelligence in storage, PCI-based Flash, and InfiniBand networking to deliver higher performance and capacity at lower costs than other platforms. Simple and fast to implement, Oracle Exadata Database Machine powers and protects the most important databases and is the ideal foundation for a consolidated database cloud.

Mr. Milind Kamat, CEO, Atos in India said: “We maintain a sharp focus on innovation and technology. This can help our customers be more agile and enables faster time-to-market along with better price/performance ratio. With this new Centre of Excellence for Oracle Exadata Database Machine, we demonstrate our commitment to helping our customers drive their business growth and innovation”.  

Atos combines Consulting, Systems Integration and Infrastructure Management Services expertise with Oracle’s applications and technology. The company offers various services for Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle’s PeopleSoft. Globally, Atos has a wide experience in providing solutions in architecture, design, migration, management and hosting of Oracle Exadata.

Atos has achieved extensive experience worldwide with implementation and management of 85 Oracle Exadata Database Machine units with 14 different customers in various countries.

Crif High Mark Credit Information - a next generation credit bureau based in India - recently chose Atos to deploy Oracle Exadata to improve performance of their web applications and thus offer better customer experience. The Oracle Exadata deployment further helped the consolidation of multiple vendors into a single vendor thus minimizing the risk and save costs by reducing the turnaround time. In the vital period following the implementation, Crif High Mark was able to provide more responsive service and support business growth.

This latest implementation marks another milestone for Atos with its expertise of Oracle products and the ability to understand Crif High Mark’s business and technology requirements, managing the Oracle Exadata implementation, migrating the database, and providing support following the implementation.

Pinkesh Ambavat, Vice President, Head of Bureau Systems, Crif High Mark Credit Information Services said: “Atos’ certified Oracle Exadata experts ensured that the new platform would meet our business needs and delivered a high-performing engineered system that could support our growing credit business”.

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Venkatesh Krishnan, Vice President, Technology, Oracle India said:  “Atos Centre of Excellence combines the best of Oracle innovation with Atos’ excellent services to deliver greater business value for our mutual customers. The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is a class-leading solution that offers unparalleled performance with integrated hardware and software”.

Atos is a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) and Atos has won 14 different Oracle awards in the last three years.

About Atos

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with 2013 pro forma annual revenue of € 10 billion and 86,000 employees in 66 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defence, Health, Manufacturing, Media & Utilities, Public Sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, and Worldline.

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