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UC4 ONE Automation Platform Achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized Status

UC4 ONE Automation Optimized for Speed and Reliability on Oracle Exadata Database Machine

BELLEVUE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/04/13 -- UC4 Software, Inc. today announced it has achieved Oracle Exadata Optimized status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), demonstrating that UC4 ONE Automation Platform V9 has been tested and tuned with Oracle Exadata Database Machine to deliver speed, scalability and reliability to customers. Additionally, ONE Automation Platform V9 has been tested and supports Oracle Solaris 11, Oracle Linux, and Oracle VM.

UC4 is one of the world's largest independent providers of software for IT process automation. UC4 is a Gold level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork.

The UC4 ONE Automation Platform delivers process and service assurance while unifying workload automation, application release management, run-book, managed file transfer, virtualization automation, and more, all from a single automation platform. Additionally, it powers all process and end-to-end workflows across the datacenter, with administration capabilities to deliver a single "pane of glass" to monitor, report and provide status alerts for all servers, applications, and events. UC4's ONE Automation Platform on Oracle Exadata Database Machine allows companies to obtain the business results of their IT process automation 1.3x faster (compared to similar memory, processor, and disk configurations) enabling them to react to IT and business demands faster(1).

Oracle Exadata Optimized is part of the Oracle Exastack Optimized program, which allows partners, such as UC4, to leverage OPN enablement resources and dedicated lab environments to help develop, test and tune their applications on Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, and Oracle SPARC Super Cluster engineered systems. Oracle Exadata delivers extreme performance and is the ideal database platform for OLTP applications, data warehouses, as well as the varied and unpredictable workloads of cloud computing. It is a complete package of servers, storage, networking, and software that is massively scalable, secure and redundant.

By achieving Oracle Exadata Optimized status, Oracle recognizes UC4 for developing, testing and tuning UC4 ONE Automation Platform on Oracle Exadata Database Machine. Customers can be confident when selecting UC4's ONE Automation Platform that is has been tested and tuned to achieve optimal performance, scalability and reliability.

"Oracle Exadata Database Machine is the best performing system to support the UC4 ONE Automation Platform repository," said UC4's Chief Technology Officer, Vincent Stueger. "The use of Oracle Exadata allows customers to scale the UC4 solution to meet the needs of their business and achieve the highest performance levels."

"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 Chris Baker, Senior Vice President, Worldwide ISV and OEM Sales, Oracle. "By achieving Oracle Exadata Optimized status, UC4 has demonstrated its ONE Automation Platform V9 is tested and tuned to work with Oracle Exadata Database Machine to help deliver optimum performance, scalability, and reliability to their customers."

About UC4 Software
UC4 Software is one of the world's largest independent IT process automation software company. UC4's ONE Automation platform delivers IT process automation for organizations facing increasingly dynamic applications and infrastructures, and those migrating to next generation service models for cloud, DevOps, and big data. ONE Automation unifies workload, application release, application process, run-book, data transfer, and VM automation, with predictive analytics based on complex event processing technology. Unified process automation is proven to help IT operations gain greater control and significantly improve both service delivery and cost savings. With 25 years of experience, UC4 automates tens of millions of operations a day for over 2,000 customers worldwide. Rethink IT Automation at www.uc4.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 and Oracle SPARC SuperCluster. With an Oracle Exastack Optimized status, partners will receive access to corresponding Oracle branding, logos and related benefits to effectively differentiate their offerings. 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 SPARC Super Cluster and their component products, including Oracle Database, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. These products provide partners with a lower cost and high performance infrastructure for database and application workloads across on-premise and cloud based environments. 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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(1) UC4 ONE Automation Platform V9 tested on Oracle Exadata Database Machine running on a comparable 64-bit X86 system, 4-dual core processor, 8GB memory

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