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Oracle joins the Cloud Computing; unveils products

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 22, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ --
Oracle OpenWorld --

News Facts
-- To help customers benefit from the economies of Cloud Computing,
Oracle today announced that customers can license Oracle(R) Database
11g ( http://www.oracle.com/database/index.html), Oracle Fusion
( http://www.oracle.com/products/middleware/index.html) Middleware
( http://www.oracle.com/products/middleware/index.html) and Oracle
Enterprise Manager
( http://www.oracle.com/enterprise_manager/index.html) to run in a
cloud computing environment. The first products will be available
for Amazon Web Services' Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
( http://www.amazon.com/gp/browse.html?node=201590011) environment.
Customers can also use their existing software licenses on Amazon EC2
with no additional license fees.
-- Enabling customers to deploy Oracle solutions on Amazon EC2 quickly
and efficiently, Oracle is delivering a set of free Amazon Machine
Images (AMIs). Using Oracle provided AMIs, new virtual machines can
be provisioned with Oracle Database 11g, Oracle Fusion Middleware and
Oracle Enterprise Linux
( http://www.oracle.com/technologies/linux/index.html) fully configured
and ready to use within minutes. Developers can take advantage of the
provisioning and automated software deployment to rapidly build
applications using Oracle's popular development tools
( http://www.oracle.com/tools/index.html) such as Oracle Application
Express, Oracle JDeveloper, Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse and
Oracle Workshop for WebLogic. Additionally, Oracle Unbreakable Linux
Support ( http://www.oracle.com/technologies/linux/index.html)
and Amazon Premium support is available for Oracle Enterprise Linux on
EC2 providing seamless customer support.


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