Oracle announces Sun Netra 6000

News Facts

  • Expanding the industry’s most comprehensive family of
    carrier-grade servers, Oracle today announced the Sun Netra 6000 for the communications industry.
  • The introduction of the Sun Netra 6000 further extends
    Oracle’s leadership with the most complete portfolio for the communications industry from
    carrier-grade servers, storage and IT infrastructure, to mission-critical
    business and operations support systems and service delivery platforms.
  • Leveraging the same advanced features of Oracle’s Sun
    Blade 6000 modular system, including advanced blade networking, simplified
    management and leading reliability, the Sun Netra 6000 adds carrier-grade
    qualities such as Network Equipment Building System (NEBS) certification and
    extended lifecycle support. NEBS certification helps reduce cost and risk and
    improve time to market for customers, and is required for telecommunications
    central office deployments.
  • The Sun Netra 6000 offers communication service providers
    (CSPs) and network equipment providers (NEPs) with a highly-available and
    cost-efficient bladed system designed to meet the growing demand for
    applications like media services delivery and Operations and Business Support
    Systems (OSS/BSS).
  • Today, the Sun Netra 6000 modular system includes the Sun
    Netra 6000 AC chassis and the Sun Netra T6340 with UltraSPARC T2+ processors
    running the Solaris operating system. The system can handle the most
    demanding workloads, including multi-threaded Web applications and advanced
    IP-based telco Web services. Additionally, it delivers the highest memory
    capacity in the industry for blade servers of up to 256 GB.

Sun Netra 6000 Modular System Delivers Carrier-Grade Features and Enterprise
Class Performance

  • The Sun Netra 6000 is a modular blade system delivering
    CSPs and NEPs unique value:
  • Leading power and energy-efficiency
  • Industry best reliability with hot-swappable and
    hot-pluggable server blades, blade network, and I/O
  • Simplified management with Sun Blade zero-management
    blade networking, and Oracle Integrated Light-out Management (ILOM)
  • Unmatched upgradeability and serviceability
  • Extreme core and thread density and built-in, no-cost
    virtualization technology with the Sun Netra T6340 server module
  • Low total cost of ownership
  • Oracle’s Sun Netra line of carrier-grade systems offer
    choice in processors, form factors and operating systems and the highest
    performance and efficiency with a best-of-class Sun Netra server for every
    service provider demand.
  • With on-chip, wire speed cryptographic support, security
    comes standard, enabling secure connections for online transactions and
    communication.

Supporting Quotes

  • “Oracle’s Sun Netra
    6000 modular system builds on the innovative technology of our Sun Blade 6000
    and adds carrier-grade features to meet the demanding requirements of the
    industry’s largest service providers,” said Dan Ford, vice president of
    Marketing for Oracle Communications. “The Sun Netra 6000 delivers a highly
    reliable platform to handle the most critical revenue generating services in the
    telecommunications market today.”
  • “We’re extremely
    pleased to see Oracle extend its Sun Blade 6000 system into the
    telecommunications industry with the introduction of the Sun Netra 6000 system,”
    said Lee Doyle, VP and GM of IDC’s Network Infrastructure and Security Products
    and Services groups. “Oracle’s Sun Netra 6000 will bring further choice of
    modular and energy efficient design, as well as low total cost of ownership to
    Network Equipment Manufacturers who build best-in-class solutions for carriers
    worldwide.”

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