ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25, 2006 – Oracle and Intel Corporation today announced a joint effort to help accelerate deployment of solutions based on Oracle and Intel technology. This effort builds on a longstanding enterprise computing relationship and is expected to deliver a new level of performance and reliability to customers using Oracle solutions running on industry-leading Intel® Core® microarchitecture-based Linux servers.

“Customers want powerful computing capabilities at low cost,” said Larry Ellison, Oracle chief executive officer. “Intel and Oracle’s increased investment and joint work will give customers a viable, cost-effective solution to run their data centers.”