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New Product Automates and Simplifies Oracle Security Patching

New Product Automates and Simplifies Oracle Security Patching

patchVantage, to be formally unveiled at Oracle OpenWorld 2016, automates backup, cloning and patching for databases and applications.

The number of databases in use is growing at an unprecedented rate; in a recent study conducted by the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) one fifth of large organisations reported having more than 1,000 databases, each of which was growing.

In addition the study, sponsored by Oracle and entitled ‘The Rapidly Accelerating Cloud – Enabled Enterprise’, reported that security, compliance and governance are the highest priorities.

Yet over half (51%) of respondents said keeping databases current is a leading administrative challenge, while nearly three quarters (73%) want to automate.

patchVantage addresses these key challenges by simplifying the process of backing up, cloning and patching multiple databases; patching, to add new functionality, fix bugs or update threat protection can be a complex, time – consuming and expensive process.

The software is quick and simple to install, can be accessed from anywhere, and generates full log files, greatly reducing management overheads.

patchVantage will be formally unveiled at Oracle OpenWorld 2016, which runs from September 18th to 22nd, in San Francisco; the company, a member of both the UK Oracle Users Group and the Independent OUG in the US, will be on Stand 3920.

Many organisations support multiple environments (for example Production, Development, Finance, Test and more), and these are often replicated to accommodate several languages; with patchVantage patches can be applied to multiple environments with a single command, freeing up significant time for the Database Administrator (DBA). When required, the DBA can configure patches for specific environments.

Built on over 20 years’ experience in Oracle systems of all sizes, in all sectors across the world, patchVantage represents a step – change in simplicity and value for money.

Founder and Technical Architect David McNish said: “patchVantage is the result of real – world experience gained over many years in diverse Oracle environments; the emergence of so – called Big Data, combined with the sharp focus on cyber – security, means Oracle users face a serious challenge to stay protected, compliant and operational. patchVantage means business disruption and costs are minimised.”

The product supports Oracle RDBMS releases 11g and 12c, E-Business Suite 12.1 & 12.2 and Fusion Applications – Fusion is the global platform that Oracle is rolling out following a series of acquisitions over the last few years.
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About patchVantage

patchVantage, based in Scotland and the Philippines, was formed in 2012 by David McNish, a veteran of the communications and database industries; the product has been in development for over three years. Media Contact Client Contact

Guy Robb David McNish
Associate Director CEO / Technical Architect
Integris Communications patchVantage
+44 (0) 7748 661565 Glasgow
+44 (0)131 257 4567 Scotland +44 141 356 3512


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