For customers running Sybase ASE 12.5 on Solaris 8, the long-planned end of support for that platform, by Sun as of March 2009, and by Sybase effective December 2009, means that they must move their workloads to a new environment or face special support contracts. For many customers, the resources and changes required to upgrade both the operating system and database server prompt a consideration of whether other alternatives can reduce costs and uncertainty for a comparable migration effort. Moving to Red Hat-based infrastructure brings immediate payback through lower support costs and reduction in power and cooling requirements.
Why Red Hat?
With Sybase ASE deployed on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, you benefit from Linux market leadership and a standards-based platforms.
To meet the demands of extreme transaction processing systems, Sybase ASE 15.5 technology supports tens of thousands of concurrent users with ultra-fast, nonstop performance on cost-effective, standards-based RHEL platforms.
To help you capitalize on the new version of ASE, Sybase offers the ASE 15 Migration Strategy Service—a structured methodology to itemize the opportunities and potential challenges resulting from the migration—and the Sybase Effective ASE 15 Migration Implementation Service can help you get your environment up and running quickly.
HP has helped customers around the world adopt standards-based infrastructure on HP Integrity and ProLiant servers using RHEL. HP knows Sun better than Sun itself, and has more than 1600 modernization consultants to ensure a smooth transition. Spearheaded by the unmatched expertise of HP Enterprise Services and HP Technology Services, HP replaces the high cost of Sun and legacy environments with the technology and expertise to migrate even the most mission-critical workloads to a next-generation infrastructure, without service interruption.
With multiple fully supported migration paths, the choice for migrating to Sybase ASE 15.5 is yours.