The computing giants announced yesterday a program to offer joint customers service agreements that virtually guarantee a high level of performance and up time for those using the NCA.
Redwood Shores, California-based Oracle's NCA is a computing architecture that takes advantage of Internet technology by making a central server the main processor for transactions while end users access applications through a Web browser.
Many corporate users have been weary of the architecture up until now, uncertain that it is stable enough to handle hefty use.
Enter Palo Alto, California-based HP and Oracle with their new service agreement which will offer customers the following:
To be available later this year:
Oracle and HP also announced a new enterprise resource planning application bundle, which includes Oracle's ERP and financial applications loaded on the HP NetServer LXr Pro rack-mounted for NT shops and HP 9000 for Unix users. It includes preconfigured and preinstalled applications, consulting services, support, education, and financing options. It is aimed at the midmarket and starts at a base-license of 20 users. Pricing was not released.