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3 Steps to Modernize Your Oracle Data Center

Running Oracle in your data center often presents one of three challenges: storage performance, scale, or complexity. Frustratingly, solving one challenge often leaves you dealing with another – a modern day whack-a-mole. If you’re continually pouring money into new server hardware or software licenses, but still coming up short on performance, this webinar is for you!

Join Rob Callaghan, Sr. Marketing Manager, to learn what 3 steps you need to make to solve these data center challenges, without compromising the others, and different ways you can apply flash technology to achieve Oracle nirvana.

You’ll leave this webinar knowing how to:
- Reduce Storage Bottlenecks
- Consolidate Hardware
- Increase Performance
Recorded Jul 14 2016 29 mins
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