Acquisitions Overview and related OPN content

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Company
Bitzer Mobile
 

Overview
On November 15, 2013 Oracle announced it has acquired Bitzer Mobile, a provider of mobile applications management solutions that allow organizations to provide employees access to corporate data and applications from their mobile devices, to address the growing security needs created by the bring your own device (BYOD) movement. Bitzer Mobile augments Oracle's industry-leading portfolio of Fusion Middleware products, and is expected to be a core component to its mobile security strategy. Together, Oracle and Bitzer Mobile are expected to provide organizations with a comprehensive solution to further manage security of enterprise information held on personal and company-owned mobile devices. The transaction has closed.

For More Information
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Company
Nimbula
 

Overview
On March 13, 2013, Oracle announced it has agreed to acquire Nimbula, a provider of private cloud infrastructure management software. Nimbula's technology helps companies manage infrastructure resources to deliver service, quality and availability, as well as workloads in private and hybrid cloud environments. Nimbula's product is complementary to Oracle, and is expected to be integrated with Oracle's cloud offerings. The transaction has closed.

For More Information
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Company
DataRaker
 

Overview
On December 13, 2012, Oracle announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire DataRaker, a leading provider of a cloud-based analytics platform that enables electric, gas and water utilities to leverage vast amounts of data to optimize operational performance and improve customer service.

Leading-edge utilities are investing in infrastructure to collect massive amounts of data from millions of distributed smart meters and sensors. This "Big Data" requires an innovative technology platform to process and analyze the information so that utilities can then leverage it into actionable business intelligence.

DataRaker's cloud-based analytics, when combined with Oracle Utilities solutions, are expected to transform meter, customer, network and asset Big Data for improved decision-making capabilities.

For More Information
Read the press release
Visit Oracle.com/DataRaker

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Company
ClearTrial

Available for Resale?
Yes


Overview
On March 29, 2012, Oracle announced that it has agreed to acquire ClearTrial, a leading provider of cloud-based Clinical Trial Operations and analytics products that make the planning, sourcing, and tracking of clinical projects and financial performance faster and more accurate. The transaction has closed.

The combination of Oracle and ClearTrial is expected to deliver the most comprehensive closed-loop clinical trial management offering from planning to payment. ClearTrial's activity-based costing solutions use embedded intelligence based on deep industry expertise to help life sciences companies manage the rising costs and increasing complexities of bringing new therapies to market. Together, Oracle expects to enable companies to significantly improve their ability to manage clinical trials across geographies, outsourcers, therapeutic areas, and trial phases resulting in a better return on their R&D capital investments.

For More Information
Read the press release

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Company
Ksplice

Available for Resale?
Integrate with Oracle Linux


Overview
On July 21, 2011, Oracle announced that it has acquired Ksplice, a privately-held company based in Cambridge, MA. Ksplice is the creator of innovative zero downtime update technology for Linux.

The addition of Ksplice's technology will increase the security, reliability and availability of Oracle Linux by enabling customers to apply security updates, diagnostics patches and critical bug fixes without rebooting. Oracle believes it will be the only enterprise Linux provider that can offer zero downtime updates, and expects to make the Ksplice technology a standard feature of Oracle Linux Premier Support for the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel.

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Company
Market2Lead

Available for Resale?
TBD


Overview
Oracle has acquired the intellectual property assets of Market2Lead, a provider of demand generation and marketing automation software. Market2Lead's technology helps companies improve demand generation to increase sales and marketing effectiveness. Oracle plans to integrate Market2Lead's technology into Oracle CRM applications. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Company
Sophoi

Available for Resale?
Yes, but only to CGBU partners


Overview
Oracle has acquired substantially all the assets of Sophoi, Inc. ("Sophoi"), a provider of Intellectual Property (IP) Rights and Royalty Management software. Sophoi applications automate content rights, royalties and sales functions, and provide a scalable enterprise software solution that is built for the specific needs associated with the production and distribution of content by media and entertainment companies. The Sophoi software is immediately available as Oracle Media Intellectual Property Management.

The addition of Oracle Media Intellectual Property Management will strengthen Oracle's solution for media and entertainment companies and enable customers to better manage IP development and acquisition, sales and licensing and royalties and accounting. The combination of this product with Oracle CRM, financial applications and Oracle's communications industry software solutions is expected to connect content providers, aggregators and communications service providers across the digital content value chain.

Partner Opportunity
Partners can extend their solutions for media and entertainment companies with the new capabilities of Sophoi.

For More Information
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Company
Conformia

Available for Resale?
No


Overview
Conformia's Product and Process Lifecycle Management (PPLM) software has unique capabilities for Life Sciences companies to manage drug design, development and transfer to production across Bio, Pharmaceutical and Chemical drug components. Oracle plans to integrate Conformia's product and technology into Oracle Agile PLM solution to offer an end-to-end solution for managing drug development, packaging and commercialization. Oracle plans to provide integrations to Oracle applications, Oracle Health Sciences applications and 3rd party systems. This combination will enable Pharmaceutical and Bio-Technology companies to accelerate innovation, meet regulatory objectives and improve productivity.

The addition of Conformia Software technology underscores Oracle's commitment to provide customers with a differentiated, out-of-box industry-based solution.

Partner Opportunity
Partners can leverage the Conformia acquisition via the Oracle Agile PLM solution once the integration is complete.

For More Information
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Company
Captovation

Available for Resale?
Yes


Overview
With the addition of Captovation, Oracle expects to extend its comprehensive and integrated solution for ECM with transactional content processing.

Partner Opportunity
Coming Soon.

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Company
Moniforce

Available for Resale?
Yes


Overview
The combination of Oracle and Moniforce is expected to strengthen Oracle Enterprise Manager application performance management capabilities with real end-user monitoring.

Partner Opportunity
Coming soon -- implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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Company
LogicalApps

Available for Resale?
Yes.
LogicalApps products appear on the Oracle E-Business Suite and PeopleSoft Global Price Lists under the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) category. You may be required to sign the " Application Addendum to the Full Use Distribution Agreement". (PDF)


Overview
Oracle's acquisition of LogicalApps will strengthen its GRC application suite by integrating real-time policy enforcement for critical business processes.

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Company
Interlace Systems

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Interlace Systems products appear on the Business Intelligence Applications Price List under the Enterprise Performance Management category. You may be required to sign the " Application Addendum to the Full Use Distribution Agreement". (PDF)


Overview
The combination of Interlace Systems' technology and Oracle's Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) System is expected to enable fast and collaborative decision making by integrating functional operational and financial planning systems.

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Company
Netsure Telecom Limited

Available for Resale?
No.
Vertical product. Will be part of the Communications Global Business Unit product offerings on a separate price list.


Overview
The acquisition of Netsure extends the Oracle Communications application product suite to include business intelligence and analytics for the network domain.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation opportunities for partners.

For More Information
Netsure Telecom Limited Partner Portal: Access your Netsure Partner Program resources through the portal.
More About Netsure Telecom Limited and Oracle: Read More About the rationale for the acquisition, products, support for products and resources for partners.

 

Company
BridgeStream

Available for Resale?
Yes


Overview
The addition of BridgeStream extends Oracle's Identity Management Suite with automated enterprise role management.

Partner Opportunity
Coming soon - implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

For More Information
BridgeStream Partners: Click here to view a listing of BridgeStream partners.
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Questions About the Acquisition, BridgeStream Products and Your Transition To OPN? Review the Overview and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).

 

Company
Bharosa

Available for Resale?
Yes.
The Bharosa product appears on the Oracle Global Technology Price List in the Identity Management Products section as Adaptive Access Manager.


Overview
The combination of Oracle and Bharosa will deliver the next generation of adaptive, risk based access management.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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Questions About the Acquisition, Bharosa Products and Your Transition To OPN? Review the Overview and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).

 

Company
Agile

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Agile products appear on the Oracle E-Business Price List in the Product LifeCycle Management section. You may be required to sign the "Application Addendum to the Full Use Distribution Agreement". (PDF)


Overview
The combination of Oracle and Agile will create a best-in-class, integrated enterprise-wide PLM solution.

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Company
Agile (Cimmetry)

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Cimmetry products appear on the Oracle E-Business Price List in the Enterprise Visualization section and one product (AutoVue Electro-Mechanical Professional for Agile) in the Product LifeCycle Management section. You may be required to sign the " Application Addendum to the Full Use Distribution Agreement" (PDF).


Overview
The combination of Oracle and Agile will create a best-in-class, integrated enterprise-wide PLM solution.

Partner Opportunity
Welcome webcast for Cimmetry Partners, September 10, 2008 - watch the replay

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Company
LODESTAR

Available for Resale?
No.
Vertical product. Will be part of the Utilities Global Business Unit on a separate price list.


Overview
With the addition of LODESTAR, Oracle extends its Utilities suite with the addition of leading meter data management and energy operation solutions .

Partner Opportunity
Implementation opportunities for partners.

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Questions About the Acquisition, LODESTAR Products and Your Transition To OPN? Review the Overview and Frequently Asked Questions.

 

Company
AppForge

Available for Resale?
No.


Overview
Oracle's acquisition of the intellectual property assets of AppForge extends Oracle's mobile applications product strategy.

Partner Opportunity
None.

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Company
Tangosol

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Oracle Coherence will appear on the Oracle Global Technology Price List.


Overview
Tangosol provides a proven reliable in-memory data grid technology designed to meet the new demands for real-time data analytics, compute intensive middleware and high performance transactions—often referred to as Extreme Transaction Processing (XTP). Coupled with Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle TimesTen, and Oracle Database, the combination will create the first integrated platform that enables extreme transaction processing.

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Company
Hyperion

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Hyperion products appear on the Oracle E-Business Global Price List and Oracle Global Technology Price List. You may be required to sign the " Application Addendum to the Full Use Distribution Agreement". (PDF)


Overview
On March 1, Oracle announced our plan to buy Hyperion, a leading provider of performance management software. The transaction extends Oracle's business intelligence capabilities to offer the most comprehensive system for enterprise performance management. We expect the transaction to close in April 2007, subject to regulatory and other approvals. Until the deal closes, each company will continue to operate independently, and it is business as usual.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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Questions About the Acquisition, Hyperion Products and Your Transition To OPN? Review the Overview and Frequently Asked Questions and Partner Frequently Asked Questions

 

Company
Stellent

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Stellent products appear on the Oracle Global Technology Price List in a separate section called "Enterprise Content Management Products." The former Stellent UCM, IBPM and Sealed Media products appear at Universal Content Management, Imaging and Process Management, and Information Rights Management, respectively.


Overview
On November 2, 2006, Oracle announced that it has agreed to acquire Stellent, Inc. (NASDAQ: STEL), a global provider of enterprise content management (ECM) software solutions, through a cash tender offer for $13.50 per share, or approximately $440 million. Stellent's best-of-breed ECM solutions encompass Document and Records Management, Web Content Management, Digital Asset Management, Imaging and Business Process Management, Information Rights Management, and Risk and Compliance. Stellent's products are rated as a leader by independent technology analyst firms including Gartner Group, Forrester Research, and IDC and have won a number of awards from leading technology and developer publications. The acquisition of Stellent will complement and extend Oracle's existing content management solution portfolio. The combination of Oracle and Stellent is expected to offer customers secure, reliable, and highly scalable content management solutions that meet the day-to-day needs of all users across the enterprise, while also delivering sophisticated ECM capabilities to professional users.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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Questions About the Acquisition, Stellent Products and Your Transition To OPN? Review the Overview and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).

 

Company
SPL WorldGroup

Available for Resale?
No.
Vertical product. Will be part of the new Utilities Global Business Unit on a separate price list.


Overview
With this acquisition, Oracle plans to deliver the most complete suite of end-to-end packaged revenue and operations management solutions for utilities to meet unique industry needs. Oracle and SPL have complementary products with a shared focus that information and adaptive business processes are keys to achieving corporate revenue and profitability goals. Oracle plans to accelerate the pace of innovation and integration of SPL's products. The strengths of SPL's solutions for utilities are planned to be combined with Oracle's industry leading database, middleware, and enterprise applications.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation opportunities for partners.

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Questions About the Acquisition, SPL Products and Your Transition To OPN? Review the Overview and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).

 

Company
Sunopsis

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Product appears on the Oracle Global Technology Price List as "Data Integrator."


Overview
On October 9, 2006, Oracle announced that we have acquired Sunopsis SA. Sunopsis is a leading provider of high-performance, cost effective data integration products for heterogeneous IT environments. Sunopsis' data integration products are built using next generation "Extract Load Transform (ELT)" architecture that offers superior performance and scalability in comparison to traditional ETL products. With the ELT architecture, data transformations take place within the source or target databases without the need for an ETL server. This results in higher performance and scalability along with easier maintenance for data integration solutions. Oracle and Sunopsis have complementary products with a shared focus on delivering the very best data integration products to our customers. Real-time information access, next-generation architectures and more mixed IT environments are driving increased requirements for sophisticated, fast, heterogeneous data integration solutions. We plan to incorporate Sunopsis' high-performance data integration technology into the Oracle Fusion Middleware product family and make it an integrated part of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), Business Intelligence (BI), and Master Data Management (MDM) solutions from Oracle. Sunopsis products are optimized for heterogeneous IT environments and as part of Oracle's hot-pluggable middleware architecture, Oracle is committed to supporting Oracle and non-Oracle data sources and targets.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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Company
MetaSolv Software

Available for Resale?
No.
Vertical product. MetaSolv will fold into the Communications Global Business Unit.


Overview
On October 23, 2006, Oracle announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire MetaSolv Software, a recognized leader in service fulfillment operations support system (OSS) solutions for next-generation communications service providers. The transaction is subject to shareholder and regulatory approval and is expected to close in late 2006 or early 2007. The acquisition further extends Oracle's leadership in the communications industry and creates an end-to-end packaged software suite for key communications industry processes, including Business Support Systems (BSS), Operational Support Systems (OSS), Service Delivery Platform (SDP) and enterprise applications.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation opportunities for partners.

 

Company
Sigma Dynamics

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Product appears on the Oracle Global Technology Price List as "Real Time Decisions".


Overview
Oracle has acquired the intellectual property assets of Sigma Dynamics, a leading provider of real-time predictive analytics technology. Sigma Dynamics' Real-time Decision software combines customer insight and business requirements to instantaneously make the best recommendation in each customer interaction and operational decision by intelligently adapting to continuously changing information. Key decision applications include real-time offer management, field service optimization, predictive call routing, and fraud detection. In combination with Oracle Business Intelligence Suite and Oracle Fusion Middleware, businesses will be able to leverage the insight contained in both historical and real-time data sources to drive better decisions in practically any situation.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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Company
Demantra

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Appears on Oracle Global Technology Price List as "Demantra Demand Management" and "Demantra Predictive Trade Planning". Products have replaced Oracle Demand Planning. Also appears on JDE price list and Siebel Enterprise Edition price list.


Overview
On June 1, 2006, Oracle announced our agreement to buy Demantra, a leading global provider of demand-driven planning solutions. We expect the transaction to close in June 2006. Until such time, each company will continue to operate independently. Demantra is a best-in-class provider of demand management, sales and operations planning, and trade promotions management solutions. With this acquisition, Oracle plans to offer customers a compelling, comprehensive solution for the extended enterprise that enhances demand visibility with powerful analytics for more accurate demand-driven planning, forecasting, and modeling. With Demantra's proven demand chain solutions, and Oracle's leading technology infrastructure and existing ERP and supply chain applications, we plan to provide a seamless solution for the lean enterprise.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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Company
Telephony@Work

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Telephony@Work product (Call Center Anywhere) has been added to the Siebel price list and is eligible for resale under the Siebel reseller program.


Overview
On June 13, 2006, Oracle announced we have acquired Telephony@Work, a leading provider of IP-based contact center technology, to further extend Oracle's On Demand and CRM applications offerings. With Telephony@Work, Oracle will become the first CRM applications provider to unify contact center technology and CRM software delivering a complete "customer to agent" experience. By extending CRM applications with multi-channel capabilities, our business customers will experience higher productivity while enhancing the customer experience. They will also experience a reduction in cost and complexity of integrating disparate CRM, analytics, and communications technologies. Whether deployed as a hosted or on-premise contact center solution, Telephony@Work and Oracle plan to deliver more cost-effective and flexible contact center solutions regardless of company size, locations or resources. We have experience in delivering an integrated solution as Oracle utilizes Telephony@Work's technology for Siebel Contact On Demand, our hosted contact center solution.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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Questions About the Acquisition, Telephony@Work Products and Your Transition To OPN? Review the Overview and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).

 

Company
Portal Software

Available for Resale?
No.
Vertical product. Will be part of the Communications Global Business Unit product offerings on a separate price list.


Overview
Oracle has acquired Portal Software, a leading global provider of billing and revenue management solutions for the communications and media industry. Oracle currently supplies technology and applications to over 90% of communications companies worldwide, and 17 of the top 20 most profitable communications companies run Oracle Applications. Additionally, Oracle's Siebel Telecom applications have become the standard for telco call centers and customer care. Oracle 10g is the leading relational database and TimesTen is the most widely used in-memory database for the communications industry. Oracle Fusion Middleware is the fastest growing service delivery platform for next generation networks using network independent standards. Portal offers the only billing and revenue management solution with a modern, object-oriented architecture built on Oracle that can bill and manage all communications services including wireline, wireless, broadband, cable, voice over IP, IPTV, music, and video. As communications, publishing, media, and entertainment services converge, Oracle can support companies with a proven offering for billing, customer interaction, and management of digital services and content. Together, we plan to deliver the first end-to-end packaged enterprise software suite for the communications and media industry.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation opportunities for partners.

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Company
Net4Call

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Virtual PBX has been added to Oracle Global Technology Price List , part of Net4Call product line.


Overview
The acquisition of Net4Call, a leading provider of Parlay/OSA service delivery components for the telecommunications industry, supports Oracle's roadmap to a comprehensive, standards-based service delivery platform (SDP) for the telecommunications industry. The acquisition, combined with Oracle SDP, will help communications service providers, network operators, and system integrators to evolve current silo-based network investments into a service-oriented architecture and shrink time and cost to deploy new services on existing and next-generation communications IP networks. The new Oracle SDP also leverages service-oriented architecture to help customers shrink the time and cost to deploy new voice data and integrated multimedia services on existing and next-generation communication IP networks. Enterprises will be able to extend their communication infrastructures with the Oracle SDP, providing a strong foundation for new voice over IP, mobile, and real-time applications. The Oracle SDP will embrace the convergence of IT and network technologies to deliver a scalable platform with carrier-grade reliability, real-time performance, connectivity to traditional and next-generation IP-based networks, and interfaces to operational and business support systems (OSS/BSS).

Partner Opportunity
Implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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Company
Sleepycat

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Appears on Oracle Global Technology Price List as "Berkeley Database".


Overview
Oracle has expanded its embedded database offerings through the acquisition of Sleepycat Software, Inc., a privately held supplier of open source database software for developers of embedded applications. Berkeley DB is a leader in data management for embedded "edge" applications and complements other Oracle embedded products including Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database and Oracle Database Lite Edition. Together, Oracle and Sleepycat plan to continue to develop, support, and sell the entire family of Berkeley DB products, including Sleepycat's XML and Java Editions. Oracle has no plans to change the dual license, and we will continue to serve both open source and commercial users. All contacts, phone numbers, and email addresses for Sleepycat sales and customer support, remain the same.

Partner Opportunity
Embedded in-memory database opportunities for ISVs.

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Questions About the Acquisition, Sleepycat Products and Your Transition To OPN? Review the Overview and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).

 

Company
HotSip

Available for Resale?
No.
Product has been built into Oracle Apps Server.


Overview
On February 15th, Oracle announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Sweden-based HotSip AB, a leading provider of communications infrastructure software. HotSip is a provider of telecommunications infrastructure software and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) enabled applications for IP telephony, presence, messaging and conferencing on new converged networks. With the addition of HotSip's technology, Oracle will be better able to build on its leadership in middleware and in carrier-grade communications infrastructures.

Partner Opportunity
None.

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Company
360Commerce

Available for Resale?
No.
Vertical product. Part of the Retail Global Business Unit.


Overview
Oracle Corporation has acquired 360Commerce, a privately held provider of open store and multi-channel solutions software. With this acquisition, Oracle delivers on our vision of customer-centric retailing. The combination of Oracle and 360Commerce brings together the best merchandising, supply chain, and optimization solutions, from the enterprise to the store. The combination with Oracle's leading database infrastructure and ERP applications provides a highly integrated solution for the customer insight-driven retail enterprise.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation opportunities for partners.

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Company
Siebel

Available for Resale?
Yes.
You will be required to sign the "Application Addendum to the Full Use Distribution Agreement" (PDF).


Overview
With the acquisition of Siebel's leading CRM solutions, Oracle now offers a complete, complementary, world-class set of customer-centric applications. The acquisition also lets Oracle offer the most comprehensive business analytics solutions available today, giving business executives and managers the ability to monitor, analyze, and act upon intelligence in real time while providing end-to-end visibility into company operations and financial performance. This merger also means the most comprehensive offering of on-demand and on-premise CRM solutions available today, giving customers the confidence of knowing that both their CRM and ERP investments will be supported and protected by Oracle.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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More About Siebel and Oracle: Read More About the rationale for the acquisition, products, support for products and resources for partners.
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Company
TempoSoft

Available for Resale?
No.
Workforce management solution. Product will be used by RGBU.


Overview
Oracle is pleased to announce that we have acquired the former TempoSoft Workforce Management Application and related intellectual property to strengthen our retail offering with workforce scheduling optimization. This site will help you learn More About this acquisition and what it will mean to our customers.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation opportunities for partners.

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Company
OctetString

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Appears on Oracle Global Technology Price List as "Virtual Directory".


Overview
On November 16th, Oracle completed the acquisition of OctetString, a pioneer in defining and driving the evolution of virtual directory technology. The combination of Oracle and OctetString brings the industry's leading virtual directory solution into a suite of best-in-class identity and access management offerings, which now spans access control, identity administration, identity federation, user provisioning, other directory services, and web services management – all integrated to work together seamlessly across all leading platforms.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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Company
Thor Technologies

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Appears on Oracle Global Technology Price List as "Virtual Directory".


Overview
The acquisition of Thor Technologies is a union of the industry's leading enterprise-wide user provisioning solution with Oracle's suite of best-in-class identity and access management offerings. Thor Technologies' user provisioning solution automates the process of creating, monitoring, and managing user accounts and the associated security privileges. It can help companies lower the cost of user and password administration, protect against security vulnerabilities, and make it easier to audit and track compliance with regulatory and organization-wide security policies. This acquisition will also enhance Oracle's product capabilities and enable broader and more-seamless application integration, leading to lower costs of deployment and improvements in user experience. In addition, Thor's products will be supported on a global basis by a full range of development, technical support, and professional services from Oracle. Together, Oracle and Thor Technologies will further enhance Oracle's market-leading security infrastructure and bring to market the industry's most robust, heterogeneous, and complete identity and SOA management offerings.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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Company
Innobase

Available for Resale?
No.
OpenSource. Not sold by Oracle.


Overview
October 7, 2005, Oracle Corporation announced the acquisition of Finland-based Innobase OY. Innobase is the developer of discrete transactional database technology, InnoDB, which is distributed under an open source license. "Oracle has long been a supporter of open source software such as Linux and Apache," said Charles Rozwat, Oracle's Executive Vice President in charge of Database and Middleware Technology. "Innobase is an innovative small company that develops open source database technology. Oracle intends to continue developing the InnoDB technology and expand our commitment to open source software. Oracle has already developed and contributed an open source clustered file system to Linux. We expect to make additional contributions in the future." InnoDB is not a standalone database product: it is distributed as a part of the MySQL database. InnoDB's contractual relationship with MySQL comes up for renewal next year.

Partner Opportunity
None.

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Company
G-Log

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Appears on Oracle E-Business Price List as "Logistics – Transportation Management". You may be required to sign the " Application Addendum to the Full Use Distribution Agreement" (PDF)


Overview
On November 2, 2005, Oracle completed the acquisition of Global Logistics Technologies, Inc. ("G-Log"). The combination of Oracle and G-Log's respective products is expected to enable a Logistics Hub solution – an integrated offering helping customers in all industries address critical logistics and information requirements across global supply chains. G-Log's proven transportation management solutions, combined with Oracle's leading technology infrastructure and existing ERP and supply chain applications, provides the seamless solution necessary for the lean enterprise. Below is information about the transaction and what it will mean to customers and partners. To learn about ongoing sales and support issues, and how G-Log technology will fit within Oracle Supply Chain Management, please visit the Oracle and G-Log integration page. For more information about Oracle Transportation Management, please see the Oracle Transportation Management page.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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Company
i-flex

Available for Resale?
No.
Vertical product. I-Flex remains an independently operated enterprise.


Overview
This transaction underscores Oracle's commitment to the business critical functions of the banking industry, and is a strong endorsement of i-flex's success and tremendous growth. By aligning the talents of both organizations, we will be better able to address the evolving needs of the banking industry.

Partner Opportunity
Partner opportunities available via I-Flex (www.iflexsolutions.com).

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Company
ProfitLogic

Available for Resale?
No.
Vertical product. Part of the Retail Global Business Unit.


Overview
The combination of Oracle, ProfitLogic, and Retek will create the retail industry's most comprehensive software solution. By combining Retek's retail planning and execution solutions, ProfitLogic's Retail Profit Optimization software, and Oracle's enterprise database infrastructure and ERP applications, we plan to help customers create tightly integrated customer insight-driven retail enterprises.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation opportunities for partners.

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Company
Context Media

Available for Resale?
No.


Overview
On July 15, Oracle acquired certain technology assets of Context Media, a leading provider of enterprise content integration (ECI) software, to extend Oracle Fusion Middleware and to complement the enterprise content management (ECM) capabilities in Oracle Collaboration Suite. We would like to welcome Context Media customers and partners to Oracle. The addition of ECI technology to Oracle's ECM capabilities is important because it provides an open solution to manage content from diverse sources. Context Media's technology includes connectors to ECM systems such as Documentum, FileNet, Interwoven and others, so that they can coexist as part of an Oracle content management implementation. Oracle's technology enables customers to implement true enterprise-wide content management solutions that reduce cost and enable regulatory compliance while leveraging existing investments.

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Company
TimesTen

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Appears on Oracle Global Technology Price List as "Times Ten In Memory Database".


Overview
Effective June 20, 2005, the acquisition of TimesTen by Oracle became final. The strength of TimesTen's real-time data management software combined with Oracle's robust enterprise database software, integrated middleware solutions and worldwide support infrastructure will deliver a more complete and versatile data management solution to Oracle and TimesTen customers alike. TimesTen products are now part of Oracle Database Products.

Partner Opportunity
Embedded in-memory database opportunities for ISVs.

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Questions About the Acquisition, TimesTen Products and Your Transition To OPN? Review the Overview and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).

 

Company
TripleHop

Available for Resale?
No.


Overview
On June 14th, Oracle completed the acquisition of certain assets of TripleHop Technologies, Inc. ("TripleHop"), a provider of context-sensitive enterprise search products and technology, to extend Oracle's development of comprehensive enterprise search. We would like to welcome TripleHop customers to Oracle.

Partner Opportunity
Embedded into Oracle Enterprise Search (OES).
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Company
Retek

Available for Resale?
No.
Vertical product. Part of the Retail Global Business Unit.


Overview
Together, Retek and Oracle will accelerate and deliver innovative solutions that streamline and integrate all aspects of retail businesses. The combined offering will provide a comprehensive, complete solution that includes back-office functionality for finance and human resources and extends throughout planning, merchandising, the supply chain, and multiple retail channels.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation opportunities for partners.

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Questions About the Acquisition, Retek Products and Your Transition To OPN? Review the Overview and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) and Industry Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).

 

Company
Oblix

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Oblix COREid Identity and Access appears on the Oracle Global Technology Price List as "Access Manager".
Oblix SHAREid appears on the Oracle Global Technology Price List as "Identity Federation".


Overview
Oracle and Oblix together will further enhance Oracle's market-leading security infrastructure. The strength of Oblix's leading identity management solutions combined with Oracle's worldwide presence and its extensive software and services business will bring to customers an unprecedented ability to build identity into their software infrastructure and applications. Our goal is to offer customers a complete, secure identity management solution that is even more flexible, scalable, and integrated and helps customers lower the cost of regulatory compliance. Oblix's technology complements the identity and access management solutions currently available in Oracle Identity Management and included as part of Oracle Application Server 10g.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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Company
PeopleSoft / JDE

Available for Resale?
Yes.
Oracle partners can resell products on the PeopleSoft, JD Edwards Enterprise One and World price lists by signing the "Application Addendum to the Full Use Distribution Agreement" (PDF).


Overview
Oracle and PeopleSoft bring together the best and brightest talent in the enterprise software industry. We plan to accelerate innovation and offer customers a superior solution at a lower price. The combined companies represent more applications and database customers than any other company in the world.

Partner Opportunity
Implementation and resale opportunities for partners.

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