Oracle Press Release

Oracle Recognizes Partners From Around the Globe For Innovation and Business Achievement

Annual North America Titan Awards and First Annual PartnerNetwork Global Awards Showcase Partner Excellence

ORACLE OPENWORLD, San Francisco, Calif. – October 12, 2009

News Facts

Recognizing partners for innovative and successful uses of Oracle technology, Oracle today announced the recipients of the Oracle North America Titan Awards and the first annual Oracle PartnerNetwork Global Awards.
Winners were selected for excellence in solving real-world customer challenges and for their development and deployment of Oracle technology.

Leading Partners Take Home Coveted Oracle North America Titan Awards

Now in its sixth year, the Oracle North America Titan Awards recognizes partner solutions and best practices developed or delivered in fiscal 2009.
Honorees demonstrated excellence in categories including sales, marketing and solution development and were selected by a panel of 68 judges that included IDC analysts, Everything Channel journalists and Oracle sales, marketing, and development executives.
Winners were announced at the annual Partner Awards and Reception following the Oracle PartnerNetwork Forum on Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Moscone South in San Francisco, CA.
The 2009 Awards recognized 13 leading partners, across 17 solution and momentum categories. Recipients included:
Momentum
Global SI Applications Momentum – Accenture
Regional SI / Reseller Applications Momentum – CD Group, Inc.
Technology Momentum – BIAS Corporation
Solutions
ERP – CD Group, Inc.
EPM and BI – InterRel Consulting
CRM – Accenture, IBM Global Business Services
Oracle Accelerate Application – Business Technology Services, Inc.
Specialty Applications – Kalypso, LP
BI and Datawarehousing – Deloitte Consulting, LLP
Oracle Database, Grid and RAC – Cloud Creek Systems, Inc.
Enterprise 2.0 – Deloitte Consulting, LLP
Security and Identity Management – SENA Systems Inc.
SOA and Integration - Deloitte Consulting, LLP
Industry Specific Solutions
Life Sciences and Health Care – IBM Global Business Services
Manufacturing – Infosys Technologies, Ltd.
Public Sector – Applications Software Technology Corporation
Industry – Terillium, Inc.

Oracle Puts a Spotlight on Global Partner Excellence

In its inaugural year, the Oracle PartnerNetwork Global Awards recognizes partner excellence in a number of categories, including technology, applications, industry, Accelerate and midsize. In addition, the award featured a separate track specifically recognizing VAD partner performance from around the world.
Nominees were judged by a renowned team of IDC executives and analysts, including Martin Canning, Philippe de Marcillac, Henry Morris, and Ricardo Villate. VAD winners were selected by a panel of Oracle Worldwide Alliances & Channels executives.
The awards were presented during the Oracle PartnerNetwork Global Awards ceremony on Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco, CA.
Accelerate
Winner: Business Technology Services, Inc.
Runner-up: InoApps
Applications
Winner: Kalypso, LP
Runner-up: Business Services Provider de Venezuela, C.A.
Industry
Winner: IBM Global Business Services
Runner- up: Deloitte Mexico
Midsize
Winner: Cloud Creek Systems, Inc.
Runner- up: GuangZhou Wisetop Computer CO LTD (GZ Wisetop)
Technology
Winner: Deloitte Consulting, LLP
Runner- up: Inatech Solutions, Ltd.
VAD
Winner: Arrow ECS Alternative Technology Group
Runner- up: Beijing Teamsun Technology Co., Ltd.

Supporting Quotes

“We are pleased to honor the innovation, dedication and excellence that the award winners have demonstrated over the past year,” said Judson Althoff, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Alliances and Channels, Oracle. “Our partners raise the bar higher each year for original technologies and unique approaches to solving real world client challenges and we are continually energized by their inventiveness. The submissions we received this year are indicative of the passion and pride our partners have in working with Oracle to deliver customers winning, proven solutions to solve their most critical business challenges.”
"The Oracle North American Titan Awards recognize the innovative solutions and business achievements of partners within the Oracle PartnerNetwork. Each year we continue to receive a growing number of nominations. This is evidence of the enthusiasm, success, and pride Oracle partners have for their solutions delivered on Oracle technology," said Ted Bereswill, Oracle senior vice president of North America Alliances and Channels. "The Oracle PartnerNetwork remains a valuable asset to Oracle, its partners, and our customers, and we will continue to work closely with partners to deliver solutions that customers need."
“We continue to be impressed with the quality of nominations that come in each year,” said Darren Bibby, Program Director, Software Channels Research with IDC's Software Business Solutions Group.“ The Titan awards have continued to grow and we are honored to now participate in the judging panel for the OPN Global Awards as well. Oracle partners are truly helping customers in innovative and effective ways and these awards have become a presigous way to recognize these achievements.”

Supporting Resources

Connect with the Oracle Partner community at OPN on Oracle Mix, OPN on Twitter, OPN on Facebook, OPN on LinkedIn and OPN on YouTube.

Oracle Innovation Showcase

For more than 32 years, Oracle has been a technology innovator, transforming the way business is conducted. To learn about Oracle’s latest technologies and history of innovation, visit the Innovation Showcase at oracle.com/innovation. And during Oracle OpenWorld (October 11-15), you can hear and interact with innovators from Oracle and its partners at http://www.oracle.com/openworld.

About the Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork is a global business network of more than 21,000 companies that deliver innovative software solutions based on Oracle software. Through access to Oracle’s premier products, education, technical services, marketing and sales support, Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized provides partners with the resources they need to be successful in today’s global economy. Oracle partners are able to offer their customers leading-edge solutions backed by Oracle’s position as the world's largest business software company. Partners who are able to demonstrate superior product knowledge, technical expertise and a commitment to doing business with Oracle qualify for specialized levels.

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