Landis+Gyr’s MDMS Testing Confirms Scalability and Performance for Meter Data Applications Running with Oracle Exadata Database Machine or Oracle SuperCluster
MDMS Achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized and SuperCluster Optimized Status
Zug, Switzerland – Sept. 15, 2015 – Landis+Gyr, a leading global provider of energy management solutions, announced that it has earned Oracle Exadata Optimized and Oracle SuperCluster Optimized status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) demonstrating that version 3.3 of its meter data management system (MDMS) has been tested and tuned on Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle SuperCluster to deliver speed, scalability and reliability to customers. Landis+Gyr is a Gold member of Oracle PartnerNetwork.
The testing certifies that utility customers running Landis+Gyr’s MDMS on Oracle Exadata Database Machine or Oracle SuperCluster will experience improved performance consuming, validating and processing high volumes of metering data.
“Our MDMS plays a critical role in the success of many large-scale smart grid and advanced metering projects. Achieving Oracle Exadata Optimized and Oracle SuperCluster Optimized status further confirms that we are able to meet high performance and scalability requirements by achieving sustained processing of more than 427 million meter reads per hour, or 1.4x faster than previous tests,” said Dave Connaker, General Manager of Landis+Gyr’s MDMS Solutions.
Oracle Exadata Optimized and Oracle SuperCluster Optimized are part of the Oracle Exastack Optimized program which allows partners, such as Landis+Gyr, to leverage OPN enablement resources and dedicated lab environments to help develop, test and tune their applications on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Database Appliance and Oracle Big Data Appliance engineered systems.
“Oracle Exastack Optimized recognizes partners who have optimized their solutions on a complete, integrated and cloud-ready infrastructure in order to help them accelerate innovation, unlock new features and functionality, and deliver superior value to users,” said David Hicks, Vice President, Worldwide ISV, OEM and Java Business Development, Oracle. “By achieving Oracle Exadata Optimized and Oracle SuperCluster Optimized status, Landis+Gyr has demonstrated its MDMS is tested and tuned to work with Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle SuperCluster to help deliver optimum performance, scalability, and reliability to their customers.”
Landis+Gyr was recently shortlisted, based on merit, as one of the "25 Most Powerful Oracle Solution Providers." Nominated organizations are helping their customers to better adapt to Oracle solutions and going a further step forward by developing products and services to make this move easier.
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management products tailored to energy company needs and unique in its ability to deliver true end-to-end advanced metering solutions. Today, the Company offers the broadest portfolio of products and services in the electricity metering industry, and is paving the way for the next generation of smart grid. With annualized sales of more than US$1.5 billion, Landis+Gyr, an independent growth platform of the Toshiba Corporation (TKY:6502) and 40% owned by the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, operates in 30 countries across five continents, and employs 5,500 people with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at landisgyr.com.
About the Oracle Exastack Program
The Oracle Exastack program helps enable Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and other members of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) to rapidly build and deliver faster, more reliable applications. Leveraging the Oracle Exastack program, qualifying OPN members have access to Oracle performance experts and dedicated labs for testing and tuning their applications on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Database Appliance and Oracle Big Data Appliance. Customers can be confident when selecting Oracle Exastack Optimized applications that they are supported, and have been tested and tuned with the goal to achieve optimal performance, scalability and reliability. Also part of the program, Oracle Exastack Ready is dedicated to helping ISVs run their solutions on the latest major release of Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Database Appliance, Oracle Big Data Appliance and their component products, including Oracle Database, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. These products provide partners with a low cost and high performance infrastructure for database and application workloads across on-premise and cloud based environments. With an Oracle Exastack Optimized or Oracle Exastack Ready status achievement, partners will receive access to corresponding Oracle branding, logos and related benefits to effectively differentiate their offerings. To find out more, visit http://www.oracle.com/partners/goto/exastack
About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more, visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.
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 Landis+Gyr MDMS tested with Oracle Exadata Database Machine X3-2 Half Rack with 16-Core Intel® Xeon® E5-2690 Processors with 256 GB Memory versus a Commodity x86 server, Four 8-core Intel Zeon CPU E7 4830 @ 2.13 GHz (32 cores per server) 128 GB physical memory, 200TB storage.