Already reducing database TCO in
Oracle environments, Savantis will extend support to IBMÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s UDB, Microsoft SQL
Server, and Sybase
(January 5, 2004) ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ Savantis Systems, Inc., the leading provider of adaptive
database infrastructure solutions, today unveiled its plan for broader support
in the data center, enabling companies to expand their utility computing
initiatives. SavantisÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ dbSwitchÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢ for Oracle was met with excellent response upon
its introduction last year; Savantis now plans to support IBMÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s UDB, Microsoft
SQL Server, and Sybase in itÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s next release.
virtualizes the database layer by pooling underutilized database server
resources into a Database Area Network (DAN), efficiently allocating capacity
across multiple applications. By providing capacity management, resource
optimization, and server consolidation, Savantis reduces database total cost of
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œWhen we introduced
dbSwitch we targeted the Oracle community, with successful results,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â said
Michael Blundin, Savantis vice president of Product Management. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œOur customers
saw immediate reduction in TCO by virtualizing their database server resources.
Many of them urged us to move forward with additional database support.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
posted research detailing worldwide RDBMS market share. In the UNIX and Windows
market, it shows significant growth of new license sales of Microsoft SQL
Server, IBMÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s UDB, and others, with Oracle remaining out front. According to the
study, Microsoft SQL Server currently accounts for 22.8% of the market and IBMÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s
UDB for 24.2%.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œMost data centers today run databases from multiple DBMS vendors, and managers
are looking for ways to reduce the cost across the entire database layer. In
fact one of our customers, a leading hosting provider, is currently leveraging
dbSwitch to offer their existing services at a higher margin. With the support
of additional databases, they can virtualize their entire database population,
and offer database as a service.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
SavantisÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ Adaptive Database Infrastructure dramatically reduces
data center management and total operational costs. Its dbSwitch solution
virtualizes underutilized database servers to leverage resources across multiple
applications, enabling data centers to significantly improve the management and
availability of their database applications.
in 2000 and headquartered in Massachusetts, is dedicated to providing its
customers with solutions that improve performance, offer immediate ROI, and
result in a competitive business advantage. For more information on the company
or its solutions visit www.savantis.com.
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