Network Appliance Launches Oracle on Linux Competency Center
Sunnyvale, Calif. - September 9, 2003
-- Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), a leading provider of
enterprise network storage solutions today announced the opening of
the Oracle on Linux Competency Center, located at NetApp
Headquarters. The center is designed to help customers deploy
Linux® based solutions throughout the enterprise. The center
will help customers and partners configure and deploy Oracle on
Linux based solutions using common best practices and improve
time-to-productivity. This center provides customers the ability to
gain a new level of service and value by leveraging technical
expertise and knowledge.
"Customers need complete enterprise service solutions that can meet
all their business challenges. Enterprise customers who choose
Linux can now benefit from an assured quality of service delivered
through senior solution architects and subject matter experts from
both companies. This Linux Competency Center is a perfect
complement to the services already offered by Oracle Consulting and
NetApp through the Oracle on NetApp Center of Excellence," said
Paul Cross, vice president of Technology, Strategy and
Architecture, Oracle Consulting.
"The Oracle on Linux Competency Center will deliver a level of
confidence for customers as they deploy Linux throughout the
enterprise." said Phil Williams, vice president of solution
marketing at Network Appliance.
The Oracle on Linux Competency Center will provide a comprehensive
set of services and expertise for enterprise customers looking to
deploy NetApp® solutions running in an Oracle and Linux
environment. The new center is both a physical and virtual center
that will provide:
- A state of the art facility for partners and
customers to validate and support enterprise solutions
- Oracle® Real Application Clusters
Accelerator for Linux
- Storage assessment and data migration
- Disaster recovery and high availability
solutions and services
- Oracle capacity and performance services
- Oracle technical architecture and
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About Network Appliance
Network Appliance is a world leader in unified storage solutions
for today's data-intensive enterprise. Since its inception in 1992,
Network Appliance has delivered technology, product, and partner
firsts that continue to drive "The evolution of storage™."
Information about Network Appliance™ solutions and services
is available at www.netapp.com.
Jaime Leigh Le
Network Appliance, Inc.
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