Are you sure that your Oracle applications are reaching their full potential? As the industry continues to evolve, there has never been a better time to look at your options to improve the performance of those applications. And IBM Power Systems platforms can deliver significant performance benefits. For example, IBM POWER8 systems will deliver at least 2 times per core performance, compared to MindMajix Oracle Apps DBA SPARC M7 systems, when running a real-world representative database or an ERP workload.
Savvy CIOs and CTOs know that they have a choice when selecting IT server platforms for their new workloads. Some have their familiar favorites, based upon fond memories of what they have deployed in the past. However, the platforms that survive are the ones that can adapt to changes in the market. Today, those platforms are open platforms.
The process of natural selection that Charles Darwin described can be applied to business technology trends. “Survival of the fittest” originated from Darwinian evolutionary theory to describe the process of natural selection. Given the current trends, I believe that many proprietary technologies could become endangered species.
As an example, consider the recent speculation about the future of SPARC and Solaris, outlined here and here. Companies must embrace open platform to stay abreast of current trends and ensure success in the future.