Oracle hardware and software experts come together to provide holistic
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2011 /CNW/ - Scalar Decisions Inc., Canada's
leading provider of IT Solutions for the data center today announced a
partnership with Pythian, a global remote database and applications
infrastructure services company. Under the partnership, Scalar,
headquartered in Toronto, and Pythian, headquartered in Ottawa, will
provide a full suite of Oracle hardware, software and services to the
Canadian marketplace. Scalar's customers can now benefit from seamless
service alignment - from application to disk, including architectural
design, deployment, and management of an application stack.
Pat Misasi, Director of Strategic Partnerships with Scalar Decisions,
said "Scalar is proud to partner with Pythian to enhance our Oracle
offering and bring a full-service Oracle solution to our existing
customers and the wider Canadian marketplace. Pythian's expertise in
Oracle technology and Oracle Exadata Database Machine solutions will
greatly enhance Scalar's position as a successful Oracle hardware
provider, and we are excited to bring this partnership to market."
"We are excited to partner with an industry leader like Scalar to bring
added value through strong operational support services offerings to
Scalar and Oracle customers in Canada," said Andrew Waitman, Pythian
Chief Executive Officer.
"Oracle is pleased to see Scalar and Pythian collaborate to bring
Oracle's full suite of offerings to the Canadian marketplace," said
Andy Bailey, senior vice president, Strategic Alliances, Oracle. "Their
expertise across multiple industries, knowledge of Oracle's
capabilities - from application to disk - and understanding of the
region are all critical pieces they bring to this relationship. We look
forward to seeing them succeed."
Both Scalar and Pythian have a large footprint of Oracle customers
across many verticals, including education, healthcare, government,
finance, technology and media. Scalar Decisions is a Gold level member
in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), and was founded in 2004. Pythian is a
Platinum level member in OPN, with deep roots in the community, and is
widely recognized as a thought leader and world class solution enabler.
Additionally, Pythian holds seven Oracle PartnerNetwork Specializations
including a Specialization in Oracle Exadata.
About Scalar Decisions
Scalar Decisions is an IT solutions integrator headquartered in Toronto
with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa and SWO. Scalar is the
Canadian leader in designing, deploying and managing innovative
solutions focused on data center automation and cloud enablement. In
2010 and 2011, Scalar was included on the PROFIT list of the
fastest-growing companies in Canada. For further details, visit www.scalar.ca or follow Scalar on Twitter, @scalardecisions.
Pythian is a global database and application infrastructure services
company for Oracle, MySQL and SQL Server. Since 1997, companies have
entrusted Pythian to keep their database infrastructures running
efficiently and to help them strategically align their IT and business
goals. Pythian's DBA skills, mature methodologies, best practices and
tools enable clients to do more with fewer resources. Pythian's
corporate headquarters is in Ottawa, Canada, with offices worldwide. To
find out more, visit Pythian online at www.pythian.com
About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of
Oracle's partner program, providing partners with tools to better
develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers
resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle's
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 www.oracle.com/partners.
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SOURCE Scalar Decisions Inc.
For further information:
Aoife Mc Monagle, Scalar Decisions
Vanessa Simmons, Pythian