NIKSUN Virtual NetDetector and Virtual NetVCR Achieve Oracle VM Ready Status

Published on: 08-10-2015

Princeton, NJ, August 10, 2015 - NIKSUN® today announced that NIKSUN Virtual Appliances have achieved Oracle VM Ready status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), demonstrating that NIKSUN has tested and supports Virtual NetDetector and Virtual NetVCR on Oracle VM 3.3. As a leader in real-time and forensics-based cyber security and network performance monitoring, NIKSUN is committed to delivering innovative solutions in evolving traditional, virtual and hybrid environments.

Meeting the needs of customers who have implemented or plan on implementing Oracle VM , NIKSUN’s flagship NetVCR® and NetDetector® solutions can now operate on Oracle VM 3.3, and can be managed by Oracle VM Manager. This provides a means to maintain the security, availability, flexibility and control of cloud applications and workloads. NIKSUN’s products provide Oracle customers with cloud deployable monitoring solutions that deliver insight into the health and security of virtually hosted applications and services, allowing them to focus on business issues.

Useful for complex enterprise applications, NIKSUN virtual solutions are designed to be highly scalable, while still providing maximum performance and security monitoring capabilities with minimum manual intervention. Joint NIKSUN and Oracle customers can feel confident that their assets, transactions, services, applications and data are secured by a tested Oracle VM solution. NIKSUN is a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork.

Oracle VM Ready is part of the Oracle Exastack Ready program, which allows partners, such as NIKSUN, to be recognized by Oracle for developing, testing and tuning their applications on the latest component products of the Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Database Appliance or Oracle Big Data Appliance engineered systems.

Oracle VM, Oracle's x86 server virtualization solution, is suitable for all data center workloads, enabling companies to move beyond server consolidation and to focus on accelerating and simplifying application deployment and management.

"NIKSUN designs and develops solutions in a culture of innovation and forward thinking, and we know that our products must satisfy the needs of constantly evolving network environments, both of today and tomorrow," said Dr. Parag Pruthi, NIKSUN Founder and CEO, "We are more than happy to achieve Oracle VM Ready status, as we know this will continue to secure and enhance the progressing infrastructures of our customers utilizing Oracle’s virtualization technologies."

"The Oracle Exastack Ready program enables partners to deploy their applications with a complete, integrated and cloud-ready infrastructure that will help them accelerate innovation, unlock new features and functionality, and deliver faster, more reliable solutions," said Kevin O’Brien, Senior Director, ISV and SaaS Strategy, Oracle. "By achieving Oracle VM Ready status, NIKSUN has established a foundation for their application to efficiently run on and leverage the latest features in Oracle VM to deliver superior value to customers."

NIKSUN looks forward to providing a means of securing and monitoring applications hosted within the Oracle VM.

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About NIKSUN, Inc.

NIKSUN is the recognized worldwide leader in making the Unknown Known. The company develops a highly scalable array of real time and forensics-based cyber security and network performance management solutions for government & intelligence agencies, service providers, financial services companies, and large enterprises such as retailers and manufacturers. NIKSUN's award-winning appliances deliver flexibility and packet capture power. The company's patented real-time analysis and recording technology is among the most comprehensive solutions for secure and reliable network infrastructure and services. NIKSUN, headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, has sales offices and distributors throughout the US, Europe, the Mid East and Asia-Pacific.

NIKSUN, NetDetector, NetDetectorLive, NetVCR, NetOmni and other NIKSUN marks are either registered trademarks or trademarks of NIKSUN, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. For more information, including a complete list of NIKSUN marks, visit NIKSUN's website at www.niksun.com.

About the Oracle Exastack Program

The Oracle Exastack program helps enable Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and other members of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) to rapidly build and deliver faster, more reliable applications. Leveraging the Oracle Exastack program, qualifying OPN members have access to Oracle performance experts and dedicated labs for testing and tuning their applications on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine and Oracle SuperCluster. Customers can be confident when selecting Oracle Exastack Optimized applications that they are supported, and have been tested and tuned with the goal to achieve optimal performance, scalability and reliability. Also part of the program, Oracle Exastack Ready is dedicated to helping ISVs run their solutions on the latest major release of Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle SuperCluster and their component products, including Oracle Database, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. These products provide partners with a lower cost and high performance infrastructure for database and application workloads across on-premise and cloud based environments. With an Oracle Exastack Optimized or Oracle Exastack Ready status achievement, partners will receive access to corresponding Oracle branding, logos and related benefits to effectively differentiate their offerings. To find out more, visit http://www.oracle.com/partners/goto/exastack.

About Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle 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 http://www.oracle.com/partners.

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