COMMUNITY: Partner News
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has attained Diamond status, the highest ranking in the Oracle PartnerNetwork. TCS is an IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization that employs more than 214,000 consultants in 42 countries and offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, business process optimization, infrastructure, engineering, and assurance services. The company has achieved 21 Oracle specializations and 8 advanced specializations.
TCS’s Diamond status recognizes its breadth and depth of services in Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle's PeopleSoft solutions, Oracle's Siebel Customer Relationship Management, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Exadata Database Machine, and other solutions. TCS operates centers of excellence for many of these Oracle technologies and serves customers in Asia Pacific, Europe, the U.K. and Ireland, South Africa, the Middle East, and North America.
RTTS, a provider of software quality assurance services, has become an Oracle Gold Partner. RTTS has offered software testing services, solutions, and training to more than 400 organizations for 15 years and is the developer of QuerySurge, a software-testing tool for data warehousing projects.
QuerySurge can verify as much as 100 percent of data from source systems passing through the extract, transform, and load process to a target data warehouse. It increases test coverage and reduces test cycle times, allowing organizations to mitigate risk and meet business requirements. QuerySurge has also been used for data migrations and database upgrades.
Gold partner status gives RTTS access to additional Oracle resources to help the company respond to customer needs. The New York, New York-based company has satellite locations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Atlanta, Georgia; and Phoenix, Arizona, and offers many of its consulting and education services through the cloud.
Two Partner Products Achieve Oracle Exadata Ready Status
Solutions from two Oracle partners have achieved Oracle Exadata Ready status through Oracle PartnerNetwork’s Oracle Exastack Ready program. Oracle Exadata Ready status assures organizations that a partner solution has been thoroughly tested to run on Oracle Exadata Database Machine with Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Linux.
cVidya Networks’ MoneyMap Version 6.5 is Oracle Exadata Ready. cVidya is an Oracle Gold Partner and provider of revenue intelligence solutions for telecom, media, and entertainment service providers. MoneyMap helps companies identify and reclaim revenue leakages by reconciling all network, operations, and business systems. MoneyMap is part of cVidya’s IRIS suite, which also includes solutions for fraud detection, risk management, relationship management, margin analysis, and more.
Neuralitic Systems’ SevenFlow 3.1 is also Oracle Exadata Ready. Neuralitic Systems, an Oracle Gold Partner, offers mobile data intelligence solutions. SevenFlow provides actionable insights into mobile customer preferences and behaviors in order to maximize carrier returns on subscriber acquisition and retention investments. According to Neuralitic Systems, SevenFlow customers’ data traffic is tripling every year, making the Oracle Exadata Database Machine an appropriate choice for its product.
AdvancedEPM Consulting, an Oracle Platinum Partner focused on Oracle Hyperion enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions, has achieved Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized status for consumer goods. This specialization underscores AdvancedEPM’s knowledge of the consumer goods industry and signifies that the company has appropriate skills to identify and address consumer goods clients’ business challenges.
AdvancedEPM has implemented, upgraded, and trained consumer goods clients on Oracle Hyperion EPM and Oracle Business Intelligence solutions. AdvancedEPM’s clients leverage EPM and business intelligence to link strategic goals to operational decisions and deliver consistent insights that drive action. AdvancedEPM previously achieved specialization in Oracle Hyperion Planning and Oracle Essbase.
Oracle Gold Partner BioPharm Systems, a provider of clinical trial, data, drug safety, clinical development analytics, and thesaurus management system solutions, has achieved Specialized status for Oracle Life Sciences Data Hub. The specialization acknowledges BioPharm Systems’ expertise in Oracle’s clinical data warehousing solution, as well as its overall commitment to Oracle Health Sciences applications. BioPharm Systems is an Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies solution provider with experience implementing, integrating, migrating, and hosting many Oracle products including Siebel Clinical, Oracle Argus Safety, Oracle Adverse Event Reporting System, Oracle Life Sciences Data Hub, Oracle Clinical, and Oracle Remote Data Capture.
The company has also released ACCEL-Copy, a software product that enables life sciences companies to copy studies from one Oracle Clinical instance to another, including hosted environments. ACCEL-Copy can also archive a global library, archive clinical studies, and refresh patient data in a nonproduction environment.
Mannai Trading Company, an Oracle Platinum Partner, has achieved Specialized status in Oracle Exadata.
Mannai, a systems integrator and technology and infrastructure services company based in Doha, Qatar, met rigorous business and technical criteria to achieve Oracle Exadata specialization. The achievement also confirms Mannai’s commitment to incubating and introducing new technological developments in the Middle East and across its customer base. Mannai has achieved a total of eight specializations.
Teleran Technologies, an Oracle Gold Partner, has released version 4.2 of its data warehouse management software suite for Oracle Database 11g and the Oracle Exadata Database Machine. The new version improves visibility and transparency of how business users leverage applications and data and provides real-time user policy management for business intelligence (BI) applications.
The Teleran solution continuously tracks users, their business context, BI applications activity, and data usage. By automating user controls, Teleran helps IT organizations support expanding databases and thousands of users without adding staff. The Teleran solution complements the native management capabilities of Oracle Database 11g Release 2 and Oracle Enterprise Manager.
Oracle Gold Partner Jaffer Brothers has earned Specialized status for Oracle Accelerate in recognition of bringing industry-specific capabilities to midsize companies in Pakistan. Jaffer participates in the Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies program, which provides simple-to-deploy, packaged solutions to midsize organizations.
Performance Architects, an Oracle Platinum Partner, has achieved specialization in education and research. Oracle defines the education and research markets as including both higher education and research as well as primary and secondary education (K-12).
Performance Architects achieved Specialized status through competency development, business results, and proven success. The Performance Architects team has worked with Oracle Hyperion products since these products were launched. The company also has extensive experience with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition. Performance Architects’ services include implementing or augmenting financial applications and reporting and analysis solutions, as well as underlying technologies. The company works with entire organizations or specific functional areas such as finance, IT, HR, sales and marketing, and operations.
Oracle has released an updated Oracle PartnerNetwork Solutions Catalog, a centralized online directory that provides partners and customers instant access to Oracle partners’ solutions and services worldwide.
The Solutions Catalog features listings for Oracle’s 21,000-plus partners, making it easier for customers to find solutions and service providers that best meet their specific business needs, regardless of industry or location. Partners can customize their entries with multimedia, social media, references, and more to better showcase their offerings. Enhanced search capabilities and user reviews are new in this release.
Atos, a Paris, France-based global IT services company and an Oracle Platinum Partner, is offering Test and Acceptance Management (TAM) services for Oracle Fusion Applications. Atos’ TAM for Oracle solution provides full application lifecycle management, including deployment of Oracle Fusion Applications in heterogeneous environments. The service leverages a variety of tools, including Oracle Application Testing Suite (part of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c) and Atos’ Testing and Acceptance methodology and assets.
TAM for Oracle incorporates Atos’ extensive experience with customers using Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle’s Siebel Customer Relationship Management, and Oracle’s PeopleSoft and JD Edwards solutions. Available globally, the new service can be used on its own or in conjunction with other offerings in the Atos test and management service catalog.
Payment management company CyberSource, an Oracle Gold Partner, has achieved Oracle Validated Integration of CyberSource Payment Management Services with Oracle ATG Web Commerce 10. Oracle ATG customers can now more rapidly adopt CyberSource’s industry-leading portfolio of payment management services, helping them to get to market faster and grow with less cost and complexity. These services include global payment services to accept and transact payments worldwide—including global tax calculation services; fraud management services to reduce the risk of payment fraud and increase operating efficiency; and payment tokenization services to protect payment data and reduce the scope of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance.
Entuity, an Oracle Gold Partner, has completed beta testing of a plug-in that integrates Eye of the Storm Enterprise 2011 (EYE 2011) with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c. EYE is Entuity’s network management software for heterogeneous environments. The EYE 2011 plug-in allows organizations using Oracle Enterprise Manager to monitor networks and ensure application health by detecting potential network problems that affect application service delivery. The plug-in pushes real-time network events, status information, and metrics from EYE 2011 to the Oracle Enterprise Manager console in an intelligent, filtered manner. Oracle Enterprise Manager users can then drill down into EYE 2011 to expedite incident resolution. EYE 2011 and the plug-in are available for Oracle Solaris, Oracle VM Server for x86, and other platforms.
Entuity has also unveiled EYE 2012, a new release that includes virtual switch support, interactive charting capabilities, simplified license administration, and port-sensitive high-frequency polling. The new version is available for multiple platforms and supports the EYE 2011 plug-in.
NaviSite, a provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging, and managed cloud services, is offering monthly licenses for select Oracle software to independent software vendors (ISVs) through Oracle’s software as a service (SaaS) for ISVs model. NaviSite, an Oracle Platinum Partner, is a Time Warner Cable company.
With consolidated monthly Oracle software licensing and billing through NaviSite, ISVs can receive a usage-based service that scales with company growth and end-user demand. The new service is expected to speed time to market for ISV cloud applications.