Oracle Announces Solaris 11, the first Cloud OS

Oracle Solaris 11 is the #1 UNIX operating system and the first OS that allows customers to build large-scale, enterprise-class infrastructure clouds on a wide range of Oracle’s SPARC and x86 servers, and Oracle engineered systems.

As the preferred operating system for Oracle applications, Oracle Solaris 11 is widely deployed in mission-critical environments across a broad range of industries including financial services, communications, healthcare, retail, public sector, and media and entertainment. In the latest update, Oracle Solaris 11.1 has extended its data center capabilities to meet the increasing demands of cloud computing and enterprise environments that rely on big data and new social/mobile applications. The new, stronger integration with Oracle Solaris Cluster software further extends the scalability of the Oracle stack and provides enhanced security with a lower cost of operation and increased efficiency.

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