Egenera partners with leading technology companies, delivering innovative business solutions to organizations worldwide.
Egenera Enterprise Technology Alliance Member
As a member of the Egenera Enterprise Technology Alliance Program, Oracle works closely with Egenera to ensure that mutual customers get the industry-leading solutions they need.
Oracle Partner Network Member
As a certified member of the Oracle Partner Network, Egenera has proven skills in delivering Oracle solutions. Oracle supports certification with personalized interaction, higher degrees of technical and market development, increased levels of product support, access to broader technical content, and higher levels of marketing and sales engagement through business-development initiatives.
Accelerator Deployment/Implementation: Optimize Performance and Increase ROI
- Accelerate and simplify implementation/deployment with best practices and configurations developed and tested by Egenera and Oracle
- Minimize risk by eliminating complexity in implementing high availability, enterprise infrastructures through pre-tested, validated and integrated support
- Improve ROI by leveraging the full functionality of Egenera and Oracle technologies
- Grid-enable your infrastructure by ensuring scalability, performance, manageability, flexibility and speed for grid computing
- Improve performance and SLAs with a grid-ready infrastructure built to meet business demands
Oracle E-Business Suite
Oracle E-Business Suite, an integrated family of business applications, collects, processes, and shares information from all lines of business; automates business processes so that information is shared across departments instantly; and puts all your business information in one place.
Single-core and dual-core AMD Opteron™ processors with Direct Connect Architecture and HyperTransport™ technology power the world’s highest performing x86 two-processor and four-processor servers. AMD’s dual-core approach is the latest evolutionary example of AMD Direct Connect Architecture; a revolutionary feature of AMD64 technology. Additionally, dual-core technology based on AMD64 enables one platform to meet the needs of multi-tasking and multi-threaded environments; providing platform longevity.
You can count on AMD Opteron processor-based solutions to deliver leading-edge 32-bit performance today and enable you to transition to 64-bit computing at your own pace, without sacrificing your x86 investment.
More than 200,000 organizations worldwide rely on Citrix to deliver any application to users anywhere with the best performance, highest security and lowest cost. Citrix Systems also develops enterprise-grade virtualization solutions based on the open source Xen hypervisor.
Citrix products allow enterprises to realize the TCO savings that result from server consolidation, increased utilization and reduced complexity in the data center.
Egenera integrates the Xen hypervisor completely under the covers of Egenera® vBlade™ software – an extension to Egenera® PAN Manager™ software – providing enterprise customers with the industry’s most integrated, available and manageable virtualized environment – from CPU to data center. The combination enables customers to better utilize today’s ultra fast processors and manage virtual machines more simply and effectively, enabling server consolidation and decreasing IT costs and administration time.
vBlade based on Citrix XenServer™ provides fine-grained control and virtualization of CPU, memory, network and storage resources, enabling CIOs to increase utilization and reduce TCO.
EMC Automated Networked Storage combines SAN, NAS and CAS environments into an integrated networked storage infrastructure. It unifies networked storage technologies, storage platforms, software and services to enable organizations to better and more cost-effectively manage, protect and share information.
As a result, customers are able to reduce costs through consolidation of storage and server resources, centralize and automate manual storage management tasks, and improve overall business continuity and flexibility.
EMC. Where information lives.
By integrating Egenera’s most advanced release of PAN Manager with HP’s market-leading blades based on Intel® Xeon® multi-core processors and Virtual Connect FlexFabric technology, the companies create an industry-leading solution that simplifies and automates data center management while reducing complexity, risk and costs.
The HP and Egenera solution is purpose built to deliver infrastructure resiliency and agility to cloud based services, large scale VDI deployments, and mission critical enterprise application.
For more than three decades, Intel Corporation has developed technology enabling the computer and Internet revolution that has changed the world. Founded in 1968 to build semiconductor memory products, Intel introduced the world’s first microprocessor in 1971.
Today, Intel supplies chips, boards, systems, software, networking and communications equipment, and services that comprise the “ingredients” of computer architecture and the Internet. Intel’s mission is to be the preeminent building block supplier to the worldwide Internet economy.
BladeFrame system with Windows Server 2003 provides the high availability, ease of management and server consolidation that enterprise datacenters are looking for.
Industry leaders in multiple markets have deployed the BladeFrame system to run mission-critical applications, and Novell SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server delivers the efficiency, stability and availability world-class datacenters expect. Together, Egenera and Novell SUSE provide a proven operating environment for demanding back-office applications.
As the market leader in Linux and other open source solutions, Red Hat offers an award-winning open source product platform that provides the Red Hat Linux operating system from mainframes to embedded devices.
Linux can be readily be adapted to new computing architectures, without sacrificing application availability, and can support the entire three-tier application infrastructure. To date, more than 2,300 Linux applications are available from industry-leading ISVs.
According to research firms such as IDC, Linux server market share is growing faster than that of any other server operating system, increasing 10 percent in the past two years to represent 27 percent of today’s market.
About Red Hat
In addition to the Red Hat Linux operating system, Red Hat provides an e-Commerce platform, Database, Secure Web Server, High Availability Server, embedded Linux, eCos, and GNU-based developer toolkit for embedded devices. Red Hat has the global capabilities and support structure to help enterprises develop, deploy and manage solutions built on the benefits of an open source platform. Red Hat backs up their open source offerings with end-to-end Red Hat Professional Services that include Professional Consulting, Engineering services, Enterprise Support services and Learning services. This is all brought together with Red Hat Network as the Internet-based backbone for deployment and management of products and services for Linux-based infrastructures.
Egenera’s impact on and contribution to enterprise-class computing—reducing datacenter complexity and costs while simplifying infrastructure and enhancing business agility—offers tremendous value to SAP customers. Whether a customer wants to implement SAP NetWeaver, upgrade to SAP Business Suite, consolidate existing SAP R/3 systems or extend high availability, Egenera can help speed the process, reducing infrastructure complexity and costs by up to 50 percent.
SAP is the world’s leading provider of business software solutions. Today, 38,000 customers in over 120 countries run more than 90,000 installations of SAP® software—from distinct solutions addressing the needs of small and midsize businesses to enterprise-scale suite solutions for global organizations. Powered by the SAP NetWeaver™ platform to drive innovation and enable business change, SAP™ Business Suite solutions are helping enterprises around the world improve customer relationships, enhance partner collaboration and create efficiencies across their supply chains and business operations. SAP industry solutions support the unique business processes of more than 25 industry segments, including high tech, retail, public sector and financial services.
Veritas™ Cluster Server (VCS) from Symantec is an industry leading clustering solution for reducing both planned and unplanned downtime. By monitoring the status of applications and automatically moving them to another server in the event of a fault, VCS can dramatically increase the availability of an application or database. When combined with the Egenera BladeFrame system, the joint solution provides maximum high-availability and disaster recovery capabilities for enterprise datacenters.
The Egenera® BladeFrame® system is an ideal platform to host large-scale deployments of virtual machines (VMs) when availability and scalability are key requirements. In addition, Egenera® PAN Manager™ software provides automatic hardware failover and high availability, disaster recovery, policy-based automation, and full monitoring and management capabilities.
Through an OEM agreement with VMware, customers are able to purchase VMware Infrastructure 3 and other VMware products directly from Egenera and its authorized resellers. Egenera provides direct front line support and services for VMware products running on Egenera systems to ensure optimal operations. The agreement further strengthens the relationship between the two companies, and delivers closely aligned and complementary virtualization solutions for the next generation enterprise data center.
“Customers are looking for complete virtualization solutions to consolidate workloads, reduce IT costs and provide business continuity for mission-critical applications and processes,” said Brian Byun, vice president of global partners and solutions, VMware. “This expansion of Egenera’s relationship with VMware makes it even easier for customers to reap these benefits on Egenera systems by enabling more streamlined implementations of VMware Infrastructure.”
Together, Egenera and VMware offer enterprise customers the following benefits:
- A scalable, reliable and readily-deployable high-performance virtual computing environment
- The ability to create, deploy and manage VMs on Egenera® Processing Blades™ (pBlades™) with VMware Virtual Center
- The ability to move guests from one pBlade to another instantaneously with no interruption using VMotion
- ESX provisioning on any pBlade on demand and automatic failover of the ESX infrastructure host, guest VMs and settings
- Elimination of complex set-up failover
- The highest performing x86 hardware to maximize VM density and performance
- Greater OS choice and flexibility with virtualization support now available for Linux, Netware, Solaris and Windows
- A fully verifiable 3-step disaster recovery procedure
Egenera and VMware have partnered since 2003 to provide ground-breaking virtualization technology and solutions. Egenera is a strategic contributor to co-developing solutions with VMware though the Community Source program.