Fujitsu's GR Series Storage Solution Earns
Oracle's OSCP Certification
Tokyo, January 10, 2002 -- Fujitsu Limited announced today that the
Remote Equivalent Copy (REC) (*1) function for remote mirroring in its
GR Series storage solution has successfully completed Oracle's OSCP
(Oracle Storage Compatibility Program) (*2) testing. The certification
validates Fujitsu's storage solutions integration with leading database
management systems for e-business.
This achievement is the result of the strengthened alliance announced
December 5, 2001 between Fujitsu and Oracle Corporation Japan to
promote technologies and solutions for highly available open platform
systems targeting non-stop, mission-critical systems operating 24 hours,
365 days a year.
REC is a function that allows data copying between separate GR Series
storage systems at separate remote locations. Now, with the REC's OSCP
certification, customers can with further confidence create a more
reliable disaster recovery systems which will safely copy data from
Oracle Database at a primary site to remote locations. The combination
of the GR Series and Oracle Database thus allows customers to quickly
deploy a highly reliable system that will protect their valuable data
and enable them to keep their businesses running in the event of a
In cooperation with Oracle, Fujitsu looks forward to acquiring
further OSCP certifications, participating in the HARD Initiative(*3)
to promote proactive mechanisms to prevent data loss, and offering
top-quality storage solutions that are verified compatible with
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- Remote Equivalent Copy (REC): An advanced copy function for the
GR Series permitting data to be copied between remote storage
- Oracle Storage Compatibility Program (OSCP): To assist third
parties with their Oracle compatibility, Oracle created the
Oracle Storage Compatibility Program (OSCP). The OSCP
facilitates the development of storage solutions for Oracle.
Through OSCP technical and marketing programs, members receive
tools and resources they need to build Oracle-compatible storage
solutions for Oracle customers.
- Hardware Assisted Resilient Data Initiative (HARD Initiative):
An industry-first initiative aimed at helping companies ensure
higher levels of data integrity by preventing data corruption.
The HARD initiative incorporates several technologies that can be
embedded in storage devices to prevent data corruption. Available
to Oracles storage partners, this initiative is a comprehensive
program that provides additional measures to prevent loss of data.
Fujitsu is a leading provider of Internet-focused information technology
solutions for the global marketplace. Its pace-setting technologies,
best-in-class computing and telecommunications platforms, and worldwide
corps of systems and services experts make it uniquely positioned to
unleash the infinite possibilities of the Internet to help its customers
succeed. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported
consolidated revenues of 5.48 trillion yen for the fiscal year ended
March 31, 2001. Internet: http://www.fujitsu.com/
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