Oracle Press Release

Oracle Accelerate Continues to Expand Global Midsize Offerings with More Than 45 New Solutions

Partners Deliver Industry-Focused Solutions that Extend Beyond ERP

Redwood Shores, Calif. – September 9, 2010

News Facts

Continuing to expand its offerings for midsize customers, Oracle and its partners have introduced more than 45 affordable, quick-to-deploy Oracle Accelerate Solutions for midsize organizations in the last six months.
Oracle Accelerate Solution offerings continue to be expanded beyond ERP to leverage products such as Oracle CRM On Demand, Oracle Essbase and Oracle Hyperion performance management applications.
Oracle Accelerate is Oracle’s approach to provide rapid implementation business software solutions to midsize organizations. Oracle Accelerate solutions include Oracle’s enterprise-class software delivered with business accelerators by expert implementers.
Oracle Business Accelerators are rapid implementation tools, templates and industry- and geography-specific leading practice process flows to help dramatically reduce implementation time, complexity, cost and risk.
Oracle Business Accelerators are now certified on HP hardware platforms, Linux and UNIX®, giving Oracle partners greater implementation speed.

Solution Details

In the last six months, Oracle partners have delivered new industry-focused solutions to help bring value to growing and midsize companies.
New solutions that leverage Oracle CRM On Demand have been delivered for the following industries: Consumer Product Goods, Financial Services, Healthcare, High Tech, Industrial Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Professional Services and Travel & Transportation.
New solutions that leverage Oracle’s Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) products have been delivered for the following industries: Consumer Product Goods, Oil & Gas, Professional Services and Public Sector. This includes MarketSphere's solution for the North American Oil and Gas industry, based on Oracle Hyperion Essbase and Oracle Hyperion Planning.
In Japan partners have launched two new solutions for the nation. OGIS-RI Co.,Ltd. is now offering the first solution based on Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Human Capital Management (HCM) to help midsize companies consolidate human resources management and payroll operations. Canon IT Solutions Inc. has launched Japan’s first Oracle Accelerate solution leveraging Oracle’s Siebel CRM to help midsize companies in horizontal industries better manage their customer-facing operations and maximize growth.
In Europe, new solutions cover products like Oracle CRM On Demand and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM). In addition, Oracle Accelerate solutions have been delivered to Greece, Ireland and Norway, three new countries for Oracle Accelerate.
System Dynamics has launched two Oracle Accelerate solutions based on the Oracle E-Business Suite in Ireland for travel and transportation and the professional services industry.
Oracle's online hosted Oracle Business Accelerators for the Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1.2 are now available for use with Linux and HP-UX Itanium (64 bit) OS version 11.x (11.23 and 11.31). Oracle Business Accelerators available for use with HP-UX include industry coverage for Chemicals, Consumer Goods, Food & Beverage, Life Sciences and Professional Services.

Supporting Quotes

“Oracle Business Accelerators are the preferred toolkit for rapid implementation requirements of industrial manufacturing companies. Integrated with our domain knowledge and experience, the Oracle Accelerate solution based on the Oracle E-Business Suite will be able to significantly reduce the implementation time and the total cost of ownership,” said President and Head of Integrated Enterprise Solutions (IES), KPIT Cummins.
“With our proven Oracle Accelerate Solutions based on Oracle Business Accelerators, we are capable of realizing predicable, reliable and tangible results for our clients in Benelux in a much shorter time than our competitors," said Michel de Meijer, CEO, Inter Access.
“We are very excited to be a part of the Oracle Accelerate Program,” said Rocky Williams, Partner, Oil and Gas Practice of MarketSphere Consulting. “Today, oil and gas companies need to access information to support portfolio, cost, margin and capital management decision-making at all times. However, many cannot drive the information from their disparate systems. By leveraging our industry knowledge and Oracle products, we can integrate information from source systems, including IT, general ledger and field operations to drive needed insight. Our Oracle Accelerate solution provides companies in the industry the ability to view related data from disparate systems. This includes the ability to view data for any point in time across every area of the organization. Our clients are better able to identify and measure performance, drill down to well level and activity(voucher/invoice) detail, identify and track performance to projections of OPEX, AFE and G&A, better manage revenue and production measurement, and estimate, control, and manage spend to operating cash flow. The solution we offer is already designed and customized to allow oil and gas companies of all sizes, and with various transactional systems, to benefit from our EPM for O&G Accelerate Solution.”
"Clients and partners want to avoid lengthy installation and scripting when implementing business software solutions,” said Paul Miller, vice president, Solutions and Strategic Alliances, Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networking, HP. “They can achieve greater installation speed, higher performance and a rapid return on their IT investments when they deploy Oracle Business Accelerators on HP UNIX and Linux operating systems running on HP Converged Infrastructure."
“Oracle is thrilled to continue to work with its partners to deliver Oracle Accelerate solutions that help midsize companies excel,” said Mark Keever, group vice president, Oracle. “Over the last six months the focus has been on increasing the number of industry- and geography-specific solutions available to midsize companies, especially those that expand beyond core ERP. These scalable solutions now address even more business challenges than ever before, but still will be of value to companies as they continue to grow.”

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