Oracle Press Release

Leading Analyst Firm Positions Oracle’s Hyperion in Leaders Quadrant for Corporate Performance Management Suites

Redwood Shores, CA – January 7, 2009

News Facts

Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Suites positions Oracle’s Hyperion Performance Management applications in the Leaders Quadrant.(1)
Gartner Magic Quadrants position vendors within a particular market segment based on their completeness of vision and their ability to execute on that vision.
Oracle’s Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) system helps organizations achieve management excellence by unifying the category-leading Hyperion performance management applications, pre-built Business Intelligence (BI) applications and a foundation of BI products and tools, into a complete and integrated system for managing and optimizing performance across business functions.
A component of Oracle® Fusion Middleware, Oracle’s EPM system supports financial, strategic and operational management processes across a common foundation enabling organizations to become smart, agile and aligned.
Oracle continues to help organizations extend operational excellence and achieve management excellence with the delivery of Oracle EPM System R11, the industry’s most comprehensive, fully integrated suite of EPM solutions.
Built on Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) standards, Oracle’s EPM system is hot-pluggable and integrates with Oracle and non-Oracle applications and data sources such as SAP.

Supporting Quote

“To remain competitive in today’s marketplace, companies need the ability to access accurate information across financial and operational functions quickly and seamlessly,” said Thomas Kurian, senior vice president, Oracle Fusion Middleware. “We believe Oracle’s position in the Leaders Quadrant in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Corporate Performance Management Suites underscores Oracle’s continued commitment to drive innovation and integration across its EPM system, while helping customers leverage their software investments in both Oracle and non-Oracle transaction systems and other data sources.”

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(1): Gartner “Magic Quadrant for CPM Suites,” by Neil Chandler, Nigel Rayner, John E. Van Decker, December 19, 2008
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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