Data Management

Major Oil & Gas Company Lowers Total Cost of Ownership and Gains Competitive Edge by Migrating From Oracle to SQL Server 2008

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Forest Oil Corporation - a major Oil & Gas company based in Denver, Colorado, implemented a corporate strategy to entrust employees with the responsibility to grow the company by reducing costs in all areas of their respective business units, and by preserving financial flexibility, with attention to "Disciplined spending" within every department in the company. The executive management at the corporation decided to streamline the IT environment onto a single platform. Forest Oil's IT department was charged with supporting a major company goal: cost reduction in all areas of the business. By migrating to Microsoft SQL Server 2008, IT immediately significantly lowered their total cost of ownership.