Oracle Press Release

Oracle Named Worldwide Leading Supplier of Supply Chain Planning Solutions by ARC Advisory Group


Redwood Shores, Calif. – April 19, 2012

News Facts

ARC Advisory Group has named Oracle the leading supplier of supply chain planning (SCP) solutions in its report, “Supply Chain Planning Worldwide Outlook; Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2016.” (1)
ARC Advisory Group adds that Oracle is “not only a market share leader, but has also emerged as a visionary in the supply chain planning space. Oracle has leveraged a broad set of home-grown and acquired offerings to create a comprehensive, integrated, yet modular suite with applicability to a wide range of industries.”
ARC Advisory Group derives market size and share figures from its extensive in-house database and in-depth interviews with leading suppliers.
Oracle delivers SCP capabilities through its best-in-class value chain planning applications, including Oracle’s Demantra Real-Time Sales and Operations Planning, Oracle’s Demantra Demand Management, Oracle Advanced Supply Chain Planning, Oracle Strategic Network Optimization, Oracle Inventory Optimization, Oracle Collaborative Planning, Oracle Advanced Planning Command Center and Oracle Rapid Planning, which enable companies to use current and actionable data to optimize operations, manage supply chain risks and increase supply chain responsiveness.
Oracle’s Value Chain Planning applications are built on a common and open foundation designed to make it easier to integrate with non-Oracle systems and provides pre-built integrations with the Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle’s PeopleSoft, and Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne designed to save customers time and reduce costs.

Supporting Quotes

“Oracle is the market share leader in ARC’s Supply Chain Planning Worldwide Outlook study and is well positioned to meet future customer demand in the high-growth areas of demand management and sales and operation planning,” said Clint Reiser, Analyst, Enterprise Applications, ARC Advisory Group. “Oracle’s solutions enable a broad range of supply chain processes and the company continues to expand its offering with solutions such as Oracle Advanced Planning Command Center and Oracle Rapid Planning.”
“To meet rapidly changing demands across increasingly complex global supply chains, organizations need to transform their supply chains into information-driven value chains,” said Vikash Goyal, Director of Value Chain Planning Product Strategy, Oracle. “By delivering a flexible and complete planning solution, Oracle’s Value Chain Planning applications support this transformation. We are pleased to have been recognized by ARC Advisory Group as the supply chain planning solutions leader and an industry visionary, as this is a testament to the investment Oracle has made in enabling best-in-class processes across the entire supply chain.”

Supporting Resources

(1) ARC Advisory Group, “Supply Chain Planning Worldwide Outlook; Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2016,” by Clint Reiser and Steve Banker, February 24, 2012

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