Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Expo on Google News

2008 West
DIAMOND SPONSOR:
Data Direct
SOA, WOA and Cloud Computing: The New Frontier for Data Services
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Red Hat
The Opening of Virtualization
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
User Environment Management – The Third Layer of the Desktop
Cordys
Cloud Computing for Business Agility
EMC
CMIS: A Multi-Vendor Proposal for a Service-Based Content Management Interoperability Standard
Freedom OSS
Practical SOA” Max Yankelevich
Intel
Architecting an Enterprise Service Router (ESR) – A Cost-Effective Way to Scale SOA Across the Enterprise
Sensedia
Return on Assests: Bringing Visibility to your SOA Strategy
Symantec
Managing Hybrid Endpoint Environments
VMWare
Game-Changing Technology for Enterprise Clouds and Applications
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts

2008 West
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Appcelerator
Get ‘Rich’ Quick: Rapid Prototyping for RIA with ZERO Server Code
Keynote Systems
Designing for and Managing Performance in the New Frontier of Rich Internet Applications
GOLD SPONSORS:
ICEsoft
How Can AJAX Improve Homeland Security?
Isomorphic
Beyond Widgets: What a RIA Platform Should Offer
Oracle
REAs: Rich Enterprise Applications
Click For 2008 Event Webcasts
SYS-CON.TV
Top Links You Must Click On


CiRBA Saves Customers 55% on Data Center Software Licensing Costs

CiRBA, a leading provider of capacity transformation and control software, today announced the general availability of a Software License Control System that enables organizations to reduce the costs associated with processor-based software licensing by an average of 55%. The Software License Control module is an add-on to CiRBA’s award-winning Capacity Control Console and optimizes VM placements in virtual and cloud infrastructure in order to:

  1. Reduce the number of processors/hosts requiring licenses.
    CiRBA determines optimized VM placements to both maximize the density of licensed components on physical hosts and isolate these licensed VMs from those not requiring the licenses.
  2. Contain the licensed VMs on the licensed physical servers.
    CiRBA’s analytics restrict placements of licensed VMs to the designated physical servers over time in order to ensure licensing compliance and continued efficiency.

“With the shift to data center class software licensing for virtual infrastructure, where licensing an entire physical host server allows an unlimited number of instances to be run, licensing optimization is now becoming a capacity management challenge,” said Andrew Hillier, CiRBA CTO and co-founder. “By cleverly placing workloads on licensed servers in such a way that the overall footprint is minimized, license costs can be reduced by 40-70%. It is a showcase example of how the right analytics can save millions of dollars in unnecessary spend.”

"Over-spending on software licensing is rampant due to poor management controls and processes in most large enterprises," said Torsten Volk, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Management Associates. "CiRBA’s new software license control module is uniquely positioned to help organizations both meet SLAs and also reduce hardware and software licensing requirements. This is a natural extension of CiRBA’s solution, and one which I think will be very valuable to its customers."

CiRBA also enables organizations to profile software licensing, configuration, policy and utilization requirements for new VMs that are coming into an environment, to route these VMs to appropriately licensed physical servers, and to reserve capacity for those VMs through its Bookings Management System. This is essential when managing dynamic virtual and cloud environments, and also provides visibility into requirements to grow or modify license pools based on upcoming demand. Through this booking and reservation process, CiRBA ensures that density remains optimized by considering both the bookings and organic growth in the environment, and using this to forecast the impact on capacity and licensing.

All of this translates directly in to savings that can be realized through lower expenditures for renewals, deferral of new software license purchases, and reduced yearly maintenance. These savings can easily be in the millions of dollars, particularly on expensive operating system, database and middleware platforms.

To learn more about CiRBA’s Control Console, please visit www.cirba.com.

About CiRBA Inc.

CiRBA is the world's leading capacity transformation and control system for virtual and cloud infrastructure. CiRBA improves infrastructure efficiency between 40 to 70% without introducing risk. CiRBA accomplishes these incredible results by leveraging our unparalleled policy-based, predictive analytics engine for controlling capacity by determining intelligent workload placements and resource allocations. Our award-winning user interface makes a complex science simple. Global 2000 customers using CiRBA see dramatically higher density, utilization and safer, automated operations.

For more information, visit www.cirba.com or follow us on Twitter @CiRBA.

About Business Wire
Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Enterprise Open Source Magazine Latest Stories . . .
Dell and Red Hat Inc. have announced the availability of co-engineered, enterprise-grade, private cloud solutions based on OpenStack, the Dell Red Hat Cloud Solution, powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. The companies also have extended their collaboration to enable...
Last week was a crazy week for information security. That's probably also the understatement of the year. With the public exposure of Heartbleed, everyone was talking about what to do and how to do it to help customers and the Internet, in general, deal with the ramifications of such a...
Jelastic on Tuesday announced support for multiple ISV software packages in Jelastic’s products for enterprises, hosting service providers and developers. This support is achieved using OpenShift by Red Hat’s pluggable Cartridge standard, allowing those developers to build application ...
Red Hat on Monday announced OpenShift Marketplace, a one-stop shop that will enable customers to find and try solutions for their cloud applications. The OpenShift Marketplace will bring the power of Red Hat's OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) partner ecosystem directly to OpenShi...
ActiveState on Monday announced that Bernard Golden has joined the company as Vice President of Strategy. Named in Wired.com as one of the ten most influential people in cloud computing, Bernard has extensive experience working with organizations to help them adopt and integrate cloud ...
IBM has identified mobile devices, cloud computing and four other trends that are looking to shape the federal information technology of the future, according to Jane Snowdon, director and chief innovation officer at IBM Federal. In an op-ed for Federal Times, Snowdon writes that mbil...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021




SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE