Oracle Press Release

Hitachi, Ltd. Recognized as a Diamond Level Partner in Oracle PartnerNetwork

Demonstrates Oracle Expertise and Commitment to Delivering Customer Value

ORACLE OPENWORLD, San Francisco – October 1, 2012

News Facts

Oracle today announced that Hitachi, Ltd. has been named a Diamond level partner, the highest ranking available, in the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized program.
Hitachi is committed to helping clients bring their business visions to life through industry led services and solutions. The company’s client base includes 35 percent of the Fortune 100 and 25 percent of the Global 100, along with many mid-market leaders.
For more than two decades, Hitachi has helped clients maximize the business benefits of their Oracle Applications. Through more than 2,300 trained professionals worldwide, Hitachi provides a full spectrum of business consulting services, from pure systems implementations to assessments, upgrades, project management, change management, training and support, and systems management/hosting.
By achieving Diamond level status, Oracle has recognized Hitachi’s commitment to co-developing customer centric solutions and depth of expertise as an Oracle solution provider. Together with Oracle, Hitachi has proven its ability to help joint customers worldwide streamline and optimize business processes, improve customer relationships, and gain valuable business insights.
Hitachi has achieved 29 Oracle Specializations and five Advanced Specializations, with a number of additional in progress. Hitachi’s Advanced Specializations include Oracle E-Business Suite Financial Management, Oracle E-Business Suite Supply Chain Management, Oracle’s Siebel CRM, Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE), and Oracle Database. Currently Hitachi Consulting is the first Diamond partner to achieve a Specialization in Oracle’s Agile Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). In addition, Hitachi Consulting has numerous other Specializations in Oracle Applications, Oracle Technology, Oracle Systems, and Oracle industries.
Hitachi and Oracle are teaming to bring more than a dozen new solution offerings to market, representing a wide range of industry-oriented capabilities, including key Oracle Fusion Applications and Oracle Exalytics-based solutions.

Supporting Quotes

“We are honored that Hitachi has achieved Diamond status, the highest level a partner can obtain in Oracle PartnerNetwork. This milestone validates Hitachi’s ability to deliver world-class services to our clients across the globe,” said Satoshi Okuide, Chief Operating Officer of System Solutions Business, Information & Telecommunication Systems Company, Hitachi, Ltd. “The powerful combination of Hitachi’s technological and comprehensive strengths across many industries with Oracle’s products will help equip our joint, worldwide customers for success.”
“A Diamond recognition signifies the highest level of dedication and commitment a partner can achieve in Oracle PartnerNetwork,” said Andy Bailey, Oracle Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances. “Hitachi, Ltd. continues to demonstrate its strong expertise in leveraging Oracle technology to solve real customer pain points and in helping customers find new efficiencies and advantages that drive their businesses forward. We look forward to working hand-in-hand with Hitachi to continue to deliver value and excellence to our joint customers worldwide.”

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About the Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.

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