Demantra is a best-in-class provider of demand management, sales & operational planning and trade promotions management solutions. Demantra was founded in 1996 with a vision to deliver demand-driven planning solutions that enable the convergence of sales, marketing and the supply chain to create and execute a "one-number plan." Demantra's Spectrum Suite combines the strength of innovative, deep analytics with strong business-centric collaboration. Demantra’s customer base includes marquee names in multiple key industries including consumer packaged goods, consumer durables, media & entertainment, medical devices and retail. Demantra is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts and has assembled one of the largest teams focused on demand chain planning 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. Oracle and Demantra have complementary products with a shared focus that information and adaptive business processes are key to achieving corporate supply chain goals. We are also committed to supporting our respective customers, which include many of the most successful companies in the world. 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.Through the combined leading-edge solutions and talents of Oracle and Demantra, and the complementary strengths of our global partner ecosystem, partners will gain access to a broader, more comprehensive solution to effectively respond to industry trends that are driving the demand for complex demand and supply chain planning solutions.
The combination of Oracle and Demantra is expected to provide partners with the following benefits:
We are excited about this acquisition and how it will accelerate innovation in supply chain planning and management. Oracle is committed to ensuring the highest level of support for your customers' software investments, continuity of service, and, ultimately, the implementation of solutions that are less complex and easier to maintain. We will be hosting an online Customer and Partner Town Hall Meeting on June 13 , 2006 at 8:30 a.m. PT. Information about this meeting and other information about the transaction can be found at http://www.oracle.com/demantra.
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This document is for informational purposes only and may not be incorporated into a contract. The proposed transaction is subject to closing conditions.