For many organizations, it makes a huge difference to be able to see all your data in one location. But creating a custom solution to integrate data from multiple sources can be costly, despite the benefit. In fact, you may have experienced the pain of developing a proprietary system, which ended up costing a lot of man hours, and then may not have even worked as anticipated.
We talked last year about Oracle's solution for companies that need to roll out a new database and application infrastructure quickly, Oracle’s Database Appliance (ODA). It utilizes a number of technologies that make it a highly intelligent solution for large networks. We're committed to the ODA as a solution when it is a good fit, and are now offering the recently released ODA X5-2.