Oracle Press Release

Oracle Launches New Capabilities for Midsize Organizations and Introduces New Portal for Oracle Accelerate Program

New Oracle Accelerate Solutions and Deployment Methods Make Oracle Applications More Affordable for Midsize Businesses

Redwood Shores, CA – September 22, 2009

News Facts

Since the launch of Oracle Accelerate nearly three years ago, Oracle has added more than 7,000 midsize applications customers and now has over 25,000 midsize customers.
Oracle continues to build on that success by announcing new capabilities for its Oracle Accelerate Program for midsize companies, including new Accelerate Solutions, Oracle® Business Accelerators, financing options and deployment methods.
Oracle Accelerate for midsize companies combines Oracle Applications and Business Accelerators with industry- and geography-specific deployment expertise to solve business problems in highly targeted and rapidly deployable packages. Oracle Business Accelerators are rapid implementation tools, templates and industry- and geography-specific leading practice process flows provided by Oracle to partners to help dramatically reduce implementation time, complexity, cost and risk.
In addition, Oracle Accelerate has launched a new portal, midsize.oracle.com, a resource focused on midsize for customers and partners to search for geographic- and industry-specific solutions, as well as a platform for collaboration.

New Capabilities

Oracle is launching new Oracle Accelerate solutions including Business Intelligence, Enterprise Performance Management and CRM On Demand.
Oracle also is launching a new HP and Oracle Consulting Accelerate Solution for Industrial Manufacturing with HP.
Oracle has extended its Business Accelerators tool sets to include Oracle’s Demantra for advanced demand planning, Oracle’s Agile product lifecycle management solutions, Oracle’s Siebel CRM, and Oracle Transportation Management.
Oracle Business Accelerators for Oracle E-Business Suite are now available on Sun's 64-bit Systems running the Solaris 10 OS for eight industries in 20 countries bringing the total to over 280 Oracle Business Accelerators available in 35 countries.
Oracle Accelerate now offers several deployment options, including hosting by Oracle On Demand, hosting by a third party, and on-premise hosting all with customizable service packages to meet the unique needs of each customer.
The new Oracle Accelerate portal, midsize.oracle.com, includes a Partner Marketplace, which allows customers to easily find the right combinations of Oracle Applications and Oracle Accelerate solutions.

Supporting Quote

“Oracle Accelerate delivers enterprise class software to midsize companies with a focus on rapid time to value. The keys to this approach are Oracle Business Accelerators, which allow solution providers to capture industry-leading practices gained through years of experience. Oracle has 25,000 midsize application customers,” said Mark Keever, group vice president, Oracle. “Now, these solutions, focused on midsize companies are easy to find on midsize.oracle.com.”

Supporting Resources

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For more than 32 years, Oracle has been a technology innovator, transforming the way business is conducted. To learn about Oracle’s latest technologies, visit the Innovation Showcase during the 100 days before Oracle OpenWorld. See oracle.com/innovation for more information.

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Contact Info

Danielle Cormier
Oracle
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Joan Levy
Blanc & Otus
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