Oracle Gains Momentum as Leading Platform for Independent Software Vendors Providing SaaS and Cloud-Based Applications
More Than 250 Independent Software Vendors Choose Oracle’s Complete, Open, and Integrated Platform as Foundation to Develop and Deliver Software-as-a-Service Applications
Oracle OpenWorld, San Francisco – September 22, 2008
Continuing to demonstrate momentum as a leading foundation for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and cloud computing offerings, Oracle today announced that more than 250 Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) have adopted the Oracle® SaaS Platform for the development and delivery of their enterprise SaaS and cloud-based applications.
Leading ISV's that have chosen the Oracle SaaS Platform include: Adaptive Planning, Ariba, Asknet Inc., Blackboard, Callidus Software, CashEdge, Click Commerce, Inc., Docupace Technologies, dthree inc., EnterConnect, eXpresso Corp., frevvo, InfoNow, Intacct Corp., MAXIMUS, Inc., OpSource, Perot Systems, Sabrix, SuccessFactors, Teranode Corp., Where 2 Get It, Wireless Matrix, Workstream Inc., Xactly Corp, Zogix. The Oracle SaaS Platform includes Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Enterprise Manager, and Oracle VM, a comprehensive, open and integrated set of technologies that allow ISVs to build, deploy and manage complete, open and integrated SaaS and cloud-based applications.
The Oracle SaaS Platform leverages Oracle Grid Computing technologies that many enterprises already use on a private basis, and ISVs are now using the Oracle SaaS Platform to deliver SaaS and cloud-based services to multiple enterprise customers.
ISVs Benefit from Complete, Open, Integrated and Secure Oracle SaaS Platform
The Oracle SaaS Platform provides ISVs a single, integrated platform for both on-premise and cloud-based deployments, allowing ISVs to offer their customers a choice in where to run their software.
The Oracle SaaS Platform features the following SaaS and cloud-based capabilities: scalability, high performance, high availability, integration, security and customization.
ISVs, hosting service providers and system integrators also receive business and technology support via a designated Oracle SaaS program for partners.
“SaaS and cloud-based ISVs bet their business on a highly available, scalable platform,” said Jeff Kaplan, managing director, THINKstrategies. “If their platform goes down, their customers lose service – and they lose business. The Oracle SaaS Platform provides one of the most robust, reliable and secure platforms for managing SaaS applications.”
“SaaS offers a new channel for ISVs to reach untapped opportunities and new areas of growth in existing markets,” said John Gawkowski, vice president, Oracle Platform Technology Solutions. “The Oracle SaaS Platform allows our valued partners to capitalize on these new business opportunities by providing the secure, integrated foundation to seamlessly build, deliver, and maintain robust, low cost SaaS applications.”