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JULY 21, 2010
Houston, Texas and Irvine, California

Mercury Technology Delivers High-Performance "Green" Cloud for Oracle EBusiness Suite 11i and R12 Using RamSan Flash Storage from Texas Memory Systems
Leading "Cloud" computing solutions provider relies on RamSan-20 and RamSan-10 Flash storage to deliver top Oracle performance and reduce power and space requirements

Texas Memory Systems, Inc., maker of the World’s Fastest Storage®, and Mercury Technology, a leading provider of Oracle Enterprise Cloud Services, today announced that the Mercury Technology ultra high performance "Enterprise Cloud" hosted solutions for Oracle-based applications are powered by Texas Memory Systems’ RamSan PCIe-based solid state disks (SSD). Users of the RamSan SSD-enabled servers see significantly higher performance so their Oracle applications can handle very high transaction volumes and more simultaneous users than is possible with hard disk-based systems.

"We added solid state disks to win additional new business with a premium enterprise cloud-based hosting service for large users of Oracle-based applications,” said Brian Day, Vice President of Sales at Mercury Technology. “We also wanted to maintain our cost advantage by building a more energy-efficient, lower-maintenance and greener, data center. The Texas Memory Systems RamSans allowed us to do that."

The RamSan PCIe Fault Tolerant Flash-based SSD cards are easily inserted into a server’s PCIe slot to deliver up to 120,000 sustained I/Os per second (IOPS) with a mere 50 microsecond latency and just 15 watts of power. This industry-leading latency is key to RamSan’s ability to accelerate transactions and improve user response time, resulting in productivity gains for users.

"We chose Texas Memory Systems because it is the only company that has such a long history in this technology," continued Mr. Day. "The other vendors are newer players, none of whom have been working in the Oracle world. It’s important to have a partner that is not only knowledgeable, but who also has first-hand experience with other customers running Oracle software, a company that develops its own products based on the feedback it gets from customers. We wanted to offer our clients the stability that only Texas Memory Systems offers today."

"Some of the biggest, most demanding Oracle customers are hosted with Mercury Technology so we were delighted that it chose our RamSan solid state disks over all competing alternatives," said Jamon Bowen, Director of Sales Engineering at Texas Memory Systems. "RamSan solutions are a proven way to turbo charge Oracle performance."

More information about RamSan PCIe SSDs, including price quotes, and the Mercury Technology case study is available online at For additional information about Mercury Technology, please visit

About Mercury Technology Group
Mercury Technology is the leading provider of Oracle Enterprise Cloud Services. At a dramatically lower cost than traditional outsourcing or in-house managed systems, Mercury Technology Enterprise Cloud allows commercial and public sector organizations to take advantage of the benefits of Cloud Computing while leveraging the enterprise capability of software from Oracle Corporation. Mercury Technology supports mission critical applications for clients globally enabling them to cut costs, improve service levels, and increase the quality of the end-user experience. Mercury Technology’s singular focus on Cloud Computing allows us to satisfy customers’ requirements for efficiency, productivity, and provide a positive impact to their bottom line.

About Texas Memory Systems
Texas Memory Systems ( designs and builds the World's Fastest Storage® and is the market leader in solid state storage systems. Its award-winning RamSan products are used to accelerate enterprise applications like OLTP databases, batch processes, and data warehouses. Founded in 1978, Texas Memory Systems sells directly to large enterprise and government organizations as well as through OEM and reseller partners.


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