High Performance Research Lab
Centroid invests heavily in our people, processes and technology. As a result, we can maintain our position as a leader in the industry and continue expanding our rich portfolio of capabilities and service offerings. With decades of cumulative experience, our team passes on this expertise by greatly improving service methodologies to ensure our customers realize maximum value from their investments in Oracle Software and Technology.
Centroid continues its ongoing commitment to excellence by investing in comprehensive research and development. Our stellar performance culminated in May 2014 with the proud opening of our new Troy, MI, “Centroid R&D Performance Lab”. Our dedication to R&D creates a competitive advantage for Centroid affording us the ability to develop new and improved technology along with valued solutions. Our ability to convert unique opportunities into relevant business benefits has improved customer market share and set the bar within our internal community.
Notable investments of our onsite Lab include the performance of essential services for Centroid, an ever-changing inventory of Oracle Hardware and Software solutions used internally for training, customer demos, POC’s and executive technology briefings.
Solutioning, Implementation, Consulting and Managed Services:
- Unified experience for customer and Oracle throughout the sales implementation and operating life cycles
- Grows the initial deal
- Fuels the increase in deals in pipeline
- Turn-key consulting, managed and cloud services wrapped around Oracle
Core Technology: Centroid's High Performance Research Lab:
- Exadata | Exalogic | Exalytic | ODA | ZFS | x86 X5's | SPARC
- Available as needed for customer POC/POVs (on/off site)
- 100% red stack
- Maintain a Certified Exadata Center of Excellence
- Maintain a library of delivery tools and project accelerators
- Spend over 12,000 hours annually on continuing education, training and certifications
It is our vision to offer a technology showcase to help Centroid customers accelerate business opportunities and profitability. Our lab enables current and future Centroid clients to schedule a POV/POC by direct connection with our enterprise architecture team. This process allows our clients to work with their account manager to discuss performance improvement options on new Oracle technology.
Since completing its R&D Performance Lab concept, Centroid has demonstrated proven success in maintaining and showcasing our unique expertise through a list of dynamic POV’s:
- High volume Exadata performance benchmarking
- Hyperion Exalytics performance testing
- E-Business Suite engineered system performance benchmarking
Most importantly, we have all of the solutions that cover most needs of our customers currently installed and configured in our R&D Lab including Oracle EBS, OBIEE, Exadata and others that we can make available for demo, training and project support.
While the process of technological and creative innovation can be complex, the rewards and benefits are greatly valued by our customers. Therefore, Centroid will continue its investment in the R&D Lab to create value and remain best-in-class.