FREMONT, Calif. -- 3PAR (NYSE Arca: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, announced qualification of Oracle® Enterprise Linux (OEL) for deployment with 3PAR Utility Storage under the Oracle Unbreakable Linux Support program, which delivers enterprise-class support for Linux while also helping to lower costs. 3PAR Utility Storage is designed to simplify storage management and reduce total cost of data while giving enterprises the agility to respond instantly to changing business demands. 3PAR and Oracle have teamed to enable simplified management, consolidated support, and cost savings to customers from the storage infrastructure up to the application environment.
3PARs participation in the Oracle Unbreakable Linux program helps ensure easy, rapid, and low-cost deployment of OEL with the 3PAR Utility Storage platform. 3PAR and Oracle customers can now deploy OEL with 3PAR InServ® Storage Servers with confidence that this combination has been fully qualified to work together.
Oracle Enterprise Linux is a key component of the Oracle Unbreakable Linux support program, which provides enterprise-class support for Linux. Available as open source, Oracle Enterprise Linux can be freely distributed, enabling partners to easily create low-cost solutions for their users. The Oracle Unbreakable Linux support program has been adopted by more than 2,000 leading organizations.
"Oracle has a long-standing history of supporting open standards-based computing to lower the cost of IT infrastructure for customers, said Monica Kumar, senior director, Linux and Open Source Product Marketing for Oracle. 3PARs certification of Oracle Enterprise Linux on the 3PAR InServ allows enterprises to reduce costs with the assurance that this combination works seamlessly and is available with world-class Linux platform support, enabling simplified management and cost savings right out of the box.