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eWEEK Names Oracle(R) Database 11g One of 2007&aposs Most Important Products

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) today announced that eWEEK Labs recognized Oracle(R) Database 11g as one of "The Most Important Products of 2007." The honor acknowledges Oracle Database 11g as one of 10 new product releases that provide businesses with significant technology improvements.

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) today announced that eWEEK Labs recognized Oracle(R) Database 11g as one of "The Most Important Products of 2007." The honor acknowledges Oracle Database 11g as one of 10 new product releases that provide businesses with significant technology improvements.

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Oracle Database 11g delivers more than 400 new features to ease everyday challenges such as rapid data growth, 24×7 availability, managing all of an enterprise's information, and managing change. Its grid computing capabilities offer high performance, scalability, and reliability at low cost, and feature unique capabilities designed to help accelerate the change towards consolidated enterprise grids. In addition, Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition features four new options that address key customer challenges:

— Oracle Real Application Testing; — Oracle Advanced Compression; — Oracle Total Recall; and, — Oracle Active Data Guard.

"As the worldwide database leader, Oracle distinguishes itself from competitors with leading security, scalability, availability, and data center automation capabilities," said Andy Mendelsohn, senior vice president, Oracle Database Server Technologies. "Oracle Database 11g represents years of experience solving our customers' business and IT challenges, and it gives us great pride to be recognized by eWEEK."

In its acknowledgement of Oracle Database 11g as one of 2007's most important products, eWEEK Labs highlighted new functionality such as advanced database tuning, which tests the impact of system changes and provides suggestions on how to modify databases for better performance. In recognition of the product, eWEEK Labs stated, "Oracle's Database 11g is the cornerstone of the vendor's dynamically allocated computing grids and should garner the attention of database managers with its improved management, recovery and table compression capabilities."

Oracle Database 11g is generally available on the leading Linux, UNIX and Windows platforms. Free evaluation versions of Oracle Database 11g are available for download from the Oracle Technology Network at: http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/products/database/index.html. For more information about Oracle Database 11g, go to: http://www.oracle.com/database.

Additional information on the eWEEK Labs accolade can be found at: http://www.eweek.com/slideshow_viewer/0,1205,l=&s=700&a=221736&po=8,00.asp.

About Oracle Database 11g

Oracle Database is the only database designed for grid computing. With more than 400 new features, 36,000 person-months of development, and 15 million test hours, Oracle Database 11g is making the management of enterprise information easier than ever, enabling customers to know more about their business and innovate more quickly. Oracle Database 11g delivers superior performance, scalability, availability, security and ease of management on a low-cost grid of industry standard storage and servers.

About eWEEK

eWEEK is a technology information source for builders of enterprise infrastructure. eWEEK enables readers to successfully evaluate, deploy and leverage new technology solutions for competitive advantage. The publication delivers to its readers breaking news, technology evaluations and strategic analyses on the technologies, platforms and trends that impact enterprise-wide computing. eWEEK reaches 400,100 enterprise technology buyers who are evaluating and purchasing technology solutions for their companies. eWEEK delivers news, analysis and technology reviews in print weekly and on a daily basis on the Web.

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