Oracle Press Release

Oracle Releases Oracle® Business Approvals for iPhone

Mobile Applications Extend the Oracle E-Business Suite and Siebel CRM for Managers On the Go

Oracle OpenWorld, San Francisco, CA – September 22, 2008

News Facts

Continuing to build on the success of the Oracle Business Indicators for the iPhone, Oracle announced Oracle® Business Approvals is scheduled to be available for download on Apple’s App Store in Oracle’s Q2.
Oracle Business Approvals includes Oracle Business Approvals for Managers and Oracle Business Approvals for Sales Managers, two easy-to-use applications that deliver targeted and task-oriented information to help managers make informed decisions, and take action conveniently and securely from their iPhones.
Oracle Business Approvals for Managers enables managers to view pending actions related to expenses, purchase requisitions, as well as HR vacancies and job offers, conveniently on the iPhone.
With Oracle Business Approvals for Sales Managers, executives have the power to evaluate and approve pending sales quotes from their iPhone, speeding up the sales process.
Leveraging powerful Oracle solutions and a highly intuitive user interface designed with the mobile professional in mind, these applications deliver targeted business information and advanced data sharing that enable greater efficiency for real-time decision-making.
Today’s announcement supports Oracle’s strategy of delivering complete, integrated and end-to-end product suites on an open, standards-based middleware and database architecture. Oracle’s approach helps customers to simplify computing environments, lower cost and risk, and provides greater choice and flexibility.

Oracle Business Approvals for iPhone

The Oracle Business Approvals applications help increase productivity by delivering access to crucial information generated from Oracle E-Business Suite and Siebel CRM. Providing actionable intelligence on the go, the applications leverage the recently launched Oracle Business Indicators as a foundation to access analytical reports and data from Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Plus (OBIEE) and Oracle Business Intelligence Applications.
Oracle Business Approvals applications consist of a native iPhone application, available free from Apple’s App Store, and a connector, licensed on a per-user model from Oracle, that integrates with the ERP and CRM applications using Oracle SOA Suite and optional OBIEE technologies for scalability and deep integration. Secure mobile flexibility and performance are delivered with the superior support of SSL encryption protocol and Oracle’s Indentity Management.
The English language version of Oracle Business Approvals will be available for the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States, Australia and New Zealand.

Supporting Quote

“Organizations are increasingly demanding anywhere, anytime applications to empower decision makers with mission critical information at their fingertips,” said Oracle Senior Vice President of Application Development Ed Abbo. “Oracle continues to meet this demand with robust and powerful applications tailored to mobile devices.”

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