Oracle Press Release

Oracle Announces New Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies Solution with HP through Oracle Consulting

New Oracle Accelerate Solution Offers Complete, Integrated Hardware and Software with Oracle Consulting Designed Specifically For Growing Industrial Manufacturers

Redwood Shores, Calif. – December 2, 2009

News Facts

To help midsize industrial manufacturing companies streamline their IT implementations, Oracle and HP have launched the HP and Oracle Consulting Accelerate Solution for Industrial Manufacturing.
This validated Oracle Accelerate solution offers complete hardware, software and services to help midsize industrial manufacturers effectively manage and grow their businesses.
Consisting of the Oracle® E-Business Suite Release 12 pre-loaded on HP infrastructure hardware, and created and delivered by Oracle Consulting, the HP and Oracle Consulting Accelerate Solution for Industrial Manufacturing is designed specifically for midsize U.S. businesses with limited resources.
This collaborative effort between the two industry leaders provides a scalable, affordable solution with a predictable price, scope and timeline, minimizing the complexity and risk of an IT investment decision.

Features and Details

The new Accelerate Solution is built on HP’s industry-leading, scalable, energy-efficient HP BladeSystem infrastructure and HP StorageWorks Modular Smart Arrays. A range of hardware configurations are available based on the number of Oracle E-Business Suite users.
Pre-loaded and pre-configured at HP Factory Express, this offering helps reduce the length of the implementation cycle and accelerate time to value and return on investment. The complete solution is pre-configured, tested, and shipped in just a few weeks enabling a more rapid return on investment.
The solution includes on-site hardware set-up and application-specific technical support during implementation.
Oracle Consulting helps companies realize long-term, sustainable, and measurable business benefits from their Oracle investment by providing industry expertise and knowledge as well as flexible delivery options.
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.

Supporting Quotes

“In today’s environment, successful midsize businesses are looking for technology approaches to help them fuel innovation to manage, protect and grow their business,” said Duncan Campbell, vice president, Converged Infrastructure and Small and Mid-sized Business Marketing, HP. “This new solution from HP and Oracle Consulting is an offering designed by experts and fully integrated and tested at HP Factory Express. This provides our joint customers with significant technology efficiency gains.”
"The HP and Oracle Consulting Accelerate Solution for Industrial Manufacturing will enable HP and Oracle Consulting to meet the needs of the midsize customer quickly, and for a very competitive price. This complete hardware, software and services solution will simplify the entire IT experience for our customers,” said Paul Shortell, group vice president, Oracle Consulting. “By collaborating closely with HP, we have ensured that our solution is on the right certified hardware, and uses all of the best practices that come with our Applications."
“Oracle Consulting and HP have succeeded in combining their world-class services and hardware respectively to create a solution for midsize industrial manufacturers,” said Mark Keever, group vice president, Oracle Midsize Applications Program. “The solution streamlines the scoping and deployment phases, delivering the solution to manufacturing customers in a rapid manner. This is the latest offering from HP and Oracle Consulting who both have a long track record of success with Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies.”

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Contact Info

Danielle Cormier
Oracle
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danielle.cormier@oracle.com

Joan Levy
Blanc & Otus
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