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Lombardia Informatica Expands Investment in Oracle’s SPARC Servers to Support Development of Lombardy’s Health Information System

18 Jul 2013

Local News
Healthcare and Life Sciences

The ICT Company for the Region of Lombardy confirms its preference for Oracle SPARC technology and evolves to Oracle’s SPARC M5-32 server with Oracle Solaris to Consolidate Its Infrastructure Serving More than 150,000 Healthcare Operators and Support the Development of New Services

Cinisello Balsamo (MI), July 17, 2013

News Summary

The efficient, uninterrupted supply of critical healthcare services requires reliable, high-performance systems. Lombardia Informatica has relied upon Oracle’s SPARC servers for years to run the Region of Lombardy’s Health Information System, Sistema Informativo Socio Sanitario (SISS) and is supporting further system development with Oracle’s SPARC M5-32 server, which delivers unprecedented performance with massive scalability for business-critical applications.

News Facts

  • Lombardia Informatica, the Region of Lombardy’s ICT company, whose mission is to innovate with new services and increase the productivity of the Regional System, will evolve with the new Oracle’s SPARC M5-32 server with Oracle Solaris to modernize its infrastructure and enhance the performance and reliability of its Health Information System, Sistema Informativo Socio Sanitario (SISS).
  • Lombardia Informatica connects 150,000 healthcare operators in Lombardy, including hospitals and local healthcare organizations, administrative and medical professionals, family doctors, pharmacies and public and private service providers, through the SISS, the telecommunications and cooperation network for the regional healthcare system.
  • Lombardia Informatica will use its SPARC M5-32 server to consolidate existing IT systems and support future development of the SISS, which will enhance its Electronic Health Record system, introduce new services to citizens, champion the dematerialization of Health System processes and further improve system governance.
  • The consolidation of legacy Oracle servers to the new SPARC M5-32 platform provides massive memory and I/O capacity for large, complex workloads and application consolidation. The new server also provides superior virtualization, including hardware partitioning, and RAS capabilities.
  • Lombardia Informatica will also benefit from the scalability and powerful built-in security features of the Oracle Solaris operating system, which are essential to the implementation of mission-critical environments for the regional SISS of the future. At the same time, thanks to the consolidation capabilities of the SPARC M5-32 system and Oracle Solaris, the company is expected to reduce cost and virtualization overhead.

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