Oracle Press Release

Oracle Crowned ‘Software Vendor of the Year’ By Leading UK Channel Magazine

Oracle UK Outshines Stiff Competition to Claim Honour at MicroScope Awards for Channel Excellence

READING, UK – June 10, 2009

News Facts

Oracle UK’s Alliances and Channels organisation picked up the ‘Software Vendor of the Year’ award at MicroScope magazine’s third annual ACEs Award ceremony in London last week (June 5).
Oracle’s focus on partner enablement and success with industry-leading partner initiatives including the VAD Remarketer Programme and Oracle Accelerate saw the company beat out category finalists including Microsoft, EMC and Symantec for the vendor of the year title.
The award, now in its third year, experienced more entries and votes than in previous years, according to MicroScope magazine.
The awards promote excellence and recognise organisations in the channel industry that have performed above expectation in their area of expertise.

Supporting Quote

David Callaghan, Senior Vice President, Oracle UK, Ireland and Israel said: “We are proud to receive this accolade from MicroScope magazine and it reinforces that Oracle is doing a good job of delivering resources that help partners successfully sell and deploy world-class solutions. With our Enablement 2.0 strategy we continue to develop and launch industry-leading tools that support partners in finding success with Oracle’s broad product portfolio and it’s great to be recognised in the industry for this work.”

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Oracle
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Oracle UK & Ireland
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