Oracle Press Release

Oracle Announces 2009 Oracle® Innovation Awards

Global Award Recognizes Customers for Innovative Deployments of Oracle Fusion Middleware

Oracle OpenWorld, San Francisco, Calif. – October 14, 2009

News Facts

The recipients of the 2009 Oracle® Innovation Award were announced at Oracle OpenWorld.
The Oracle Innovation Award recognizes organizations for innovative deployments of Oracle Application Grid, Oracle Business Intelligence and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System; components of Oracle Fusion Middleware.
The recipients of the 2009 Oracle Application Grid Innovation Award are: Agilent Technologies, Avis Budget Group Inc., Bank Zachodni WBK S.A., Barclays Global Investors, Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS), Credit Suisse, Express & Transportation Research Institute (Korea), General Electric, JCrew Group Inc., Royal Bank of Scotland, TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation, and VocaLink.
The recipients of the 2009 Oracle Business Intelligence/Enterprise Performance Management Innovation Award are: AWE, BT, CAE, City of NY, Continental Airlines, Dubai Aluminum, EuroChem, Florida State University, General Dynamics, Ingersoll Rand, Marsh, Mercer, NetApp, Pearson, Pernod Ricard, and Singapore General Hospital.
Business Intelligence Consulting Group (BICG) is the recipient of the Oracle BI/EPM Implementation Partner of the Year Award.
The award is co-sponsored by Oracle, the Australian Oracle User Group (AUSOUG), Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG), Oracle Application Users Group (OAUG), Oracle Development Tools User Group (ODTUG), Quest International Users Group (Quest), and United Kingdom Oracle User Group (UKOUG).
Today’s announcement supports Oracle’s strategy of delivering complete, integrated and end-to-end product suites on an open, standards-based middleware and database architecture. Oracle’s approach helps customers to simplify computing environments, lower cost and risk, and provides greater choice and flexibility.

Supporting Quote

"We were overwhelmed with the quality and quantity of customer nominations received detailing innovative and impactful deployments of Oracle Application Grid and Oracle BI and EPM software across the globe,” said Amit Zavery, vice president, Oracle Fusion Middleware. "In today’s economic environment, we’re seeing customers apply Oracle Fusion Middleware to reduce costs, create competitive advantages move quickly to address market opportunities, and improve financial and operational decision making. The recipients of the 2009 Oracle Innovation Award have truly set themselves apart.”

Supporting Resources

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 oracle.com/openworld.

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