Oracle Press Release

More Midsize Companies Are Finding Value in Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

New Oracle Business Accelerators and Oracle Accelerate Solutions Help Midsize Customers Increase User Productivity While Lowering Total Cost of Ownership

Redwood Shores, Calif. – Jan. 31, 2011

News Facts

It is now even simpler for midsize customers worldwide to adopt and find value in Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne applications, with new Oracle Accelerate solutions and Oracle Business Accelerators.
There are currently 121 partner-created Oracle Accelerate solutions for Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. These solutions have been created by 79 partners in 27 countries.
Over the past 12 months, Oracle Accelerate partners have added 31 solutions for Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne in 24 industry segments across the world.
Oracle recently released a new Oracle Business Accelerator for JD Edwards that further simplifies the installation process, allows for a more rapid implementation and improves time to value.
Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is an integrated applications suite of comprehensive enterprise resource planning software that combines business value, standards-based technology, and deep industry experience into a business solution with a low total cost of ownership.

Value of JD Edwards for Midsize Companies

Oracle recognizes that midsize and growing companies with limited budgets still require comprehensive business solutions to help drive revenue and improve productivity. Oracle Accelerate solutions for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne offer customers applications that are low-cost, low-risk, and provide industry-specific functionality and faster time-to-value.
New Oracle Accelerate solutions for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne are available for the following industries: Chemicals, Consumer Goods, Engineering & Construction, Industrial Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Professional Services, Retail, and Wholesale Distribution.
New solutions are available in France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States.
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 partners.
Oracle Accelerate partners offer Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne solutions with industry- and geography-specific leading practice business flows to help midsize companies implement business software more quickly and with higher confidence of success than ever before.
Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is ideal software for midsize companies struggling to thrive in the dynamic global economic environment by streamlining financial operations, improving the accuracy of financial reporting, simplifying HR operations, and optimizing planning, manufacturing and distribution.

New Oracle Business Accelerator for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

A new hosted Oracle Business Accelerator for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is now available for the United States (including Puerto Rico), Canada and the United Kingdom to improve implementation scoping accuracy and help lower bids, which can result in a much shorter time to transaction test, and subsequently a much shorter time it takes to generate returns from the software.
This new Oracle Business Accelerator provides a rapid baseline for JD Edwards Financials, Distribution and Manufacturing and introduces greater flexibility for Financials configuration.
The new Oracle Business Accelerator provides a hosted workspace approach allowing simultaneous access by multiple users and spreadsheet upload capability for some high-volume configurations.
The Oracle Business Accelerator for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne works with packaged software for a simplified installation on Linux.

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"Throughout our project financing, Baja with Oracle and iSP3 were able to use the accelerated methodology, to bring in phase two modules of Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne (Maintenance and HR) by the end of January 2011. eRecruit, time and labor modules will follow shortly thereafter,” said Rowland Wallenius, Chief Financial Officer, Baja Mining Corp. “Implementation of our Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne system continues to be delivered, professionally and very timely by iSP3, an Oracle PartnerNetwork Platinum level partner.”
"Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and the Oracle Accelerate solution for Medical Devices have given us a sound base for all future business process improvements. Our investors and business partners also highly approve of the implementation which is very important to us as a start-up company," said André Jäkel, Chief Financial Officer, eZono AG.
“The implementation of Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne helped us achieve smooth internal business processes and integrate financial activities,” said Song Tong, Project Manager, IT Sharing Centre, Beijing, TongRenTang Health Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
"More than 60 percent of iSP3's client base are small to midsized organizations with complex business requirements. They require a Tier 1 ERP solution to address the complexity of their business, proven industry best practices to help them streamline and standardize processes and a solution that is scalable in size and scope as their business grows,” said William Liu., Senior Partner, iSP3 Solution Providers, Inc. “They also need a solution that can be delivered on a timely basis with predictable results within a reasonable budget due to time, resource and funding constraints that are common with all small to medium size companies. Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne along with Oracle Business Accelerators meets all of these requirements and have proven to be a great fit into iSP3's implementation methodology."
“Terillium believes very strongly in the Oracle Accelerate program and the positive impact that it has made in the midsize space,” said Dan Barford, Director, JD Edwards Practice, Terillium, Inc. “As an Oracle PartnerNetwork Platinum level partner, it allows us to provide scalable, enterprise class applications to our customers with less risk and a lower cost. With a well-defined scope and a shortened timeline, the implementation is often simplified and the customer sees a quicker return on their investment.”
“With our portfolio of Oracle Accelerate solutions, Steltix, an OPN Gold level member, is able to provide complete industry-specific packages at a very competitive price. The benefit to our customers is not only the low initial investment, but also the short time to implement so they can start receiving the value right away,” said Jasper van Wijk, CEO, Steltix. “Our Oracle Accelerate solutions, based on Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, are especially designed to lower the implementation costs and deliver a fast return on investment. The result is that our customers are able to increase their company performance at a very low running rate, which is a necessity in this economic climate.”
“As an implementer of Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne the JD Edwards Oracle Business Accelerator provides us with a great spring board to help us offer our customers a rapid implementation of EnterpriseOne using best practices and business flows,” said Howard Page, account executive, Beoley Mill Software. “It provides the ideal foundation to build upon to provide the customer with the complete JD Edwards solution and the business benefits therein. Here at Beoley Mill Software, an OPN Platinum partner, we pride ourselves on the quality of the solutions we provide and our customers, both globally and within the UK, know we can provide on time on budget implementations. The Oracle Business Accelerator for JD Edwards is the best tool yet to help us achieve our objectives.”

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