Oracle Pulls More Partners into Linux Configurations EffortBy Lisa Vaas | Posted 2006-08-16 Email Print
Brocade, Cisco Systems and Pillar Data Systems have joined Oracle in its validated Linux configurations program, set up to cover the entire stack of components its customers might encounter when installing the open-source operating system.Oracle is hooking more partners into its validated Linux configurations program in its efforts to cover the entire stack of components its customers might encounter when installing the open-source operating system, the company announced at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo on Aug. 16.
The Oracle Validated Configurations effort now will include Brocade, Cisco Systems and Pillar Data Systems as components of pre-tested and validated architectures that include software, hardware, storage and networking components.
"It's actually pretty significant," Wim Coekaerts, Oracle's vice president of Linux Engineering, told eWEEK in an interview.
"It rounds up the entire stack of hardware components. We had server and storage vendors, but we didn't have the pieces in the middle yet."
Oracle first unveiled its Validated Configurations effort, which it concocted in order to help customers accelerate and simplify their Oracle on Linux deployments, in June.
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