Oracle Press Release

Partners Continue to Expand Oracle Accelerate with New Solutions Available to Midsize Organizations Around the World

Partners Utilize Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne to Create Solutions for the Industrial Manufacturing Industry

Redwood Shores, Calif. – January 27, 2009

News Facts

As the demand for affordable, quick-to-deploy software applications continues among midsize organizations, Oracle today announced that partners around the world are delivering new Oracle Accelerate solutions.
Oracle® PartnerNetwork Certified and Certified Advantage Partners are creating pre-packaged bundles that pair Oracle Applications with partner knowledge of specific industries to deliver rapid, fixed cost implementations.
Today, partners are leveraging Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne to provide midsize industrial manufacturing companies around the world with the capabilities to reduce costs and maximize productivity on the manufacturing floor.
Additionally, partners in Europe are delivering the first Oracle Accelerate solutions based on Oracle’s Agile Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) as midsize manufacturers seek industry-specific PLM solutions that offer a lower total cost of ownership and provide best practices to enable innovation.
With a total of 230 total solutions in market offered by 129 partners, Oracle Accelerate today spans 53 industry segments within 19 industries available in 33 countries.
The following partners have released Oracle Accelerate solutions in their regions and across their respective industries: 2E2, AST, Axelion GmbH, Axline, Bluestar, Brij, CONSIT, CS SYSTEMES D’INFORMATION, Dataweave, Delexian, e-Frontech, Shanghai Elitesland Software System Co., Ltd., Ennovative, ERP Soluciones, GN Informatica Srl, HQS Consultoria em Sistemas S/C LTDA, IBM Business Consulting Services (Belgium), IBM Netherland NV, ICE CONSULTING COMPANY LIMITED, MII, Minerva Group A/S, Ness Czech, OPM BVBA, Quistor.com International B.V., Steltix GmbH, SYSteam Applications AB, Systems Plus and Zanett.

Supporting Quotes

“By using the tools and industry-focus of Oracle Accelerate, we can improve our customers’ time-to-value and enable a quicker ROI,” said Jeff Copper, Managing Director – JD Edwards Applications, Zanett. “With Oracle Accelerate, we’ve seen as much as 20-25 percent decrease in implementation time, which is a market differentiator for us in these economic times.”
“IBM sees Oracle Accelerate as a powerful approach to empower midsize companies with industry-specific application bundles that affordably solve real business challenges - especially during the current economic climate," said Glenn Steinberg, IBM GBS Worldwide and Americas Oracle Practice leader.
“Today more than ever, midsize companies need solutions that they can quickly and cost effectively deploy with limited disruption to their business,” said Michael Fauscette, Group Vice President, Software Business Solutions, IDC. “Oracle Accelerate solutions are often the right fit for midsize companies because they are based on affordable applications with critical industry functionality that can be delivered on a very short timeline – usually within 3-6 months.”

Supporting Resources

Oracle Midsize Customer Success Stories

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