Oracle Press Release

Oracle Validated Integration Continues to Deliver Partner Value and Customer Confidence

Oracle Announces New Validations; Showcases Partner Validated Integrations at COLLABORATE '11

COLLABORATE '11, ORLANDO, FL – April 12, 2011

News Facts

Enabling customers to reduce risk, improve system implementation cycles, and provide for smoother upgrades and simpler maintenance, Oracle today announced that partners are rapidly achieving Oracle Validated Integration, through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).
To date Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) have validated more than 700 solutions through the Oracle Validated Integration program, providing customers tested and proven integrations for the Oracle® E-Business Suite, Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise, Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, Oracle’s Siebel CRM, and many other Oracle Applications.
In addition, Oracle has added six new products to the Oracle Validated Integration program, allowing partners to validate solutions that integrate with Oracle Identity Management, Oracle Enterprise Content Management, Oracle’s Agile Product Lifecycle Management, Oracle ATG Web Commerce, Oracle’s Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management, and Oracle’s AutoVue Enterprise Visualization.
For more information about Oracle Validated Integration program, visit booth 467 at COLLABORATE ‘11, a Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community, where over 40 partners will be showcasing their validated integrations and customer successes. The Oracle Validated Integration Exhibitor Lounge, booth 467, is available to OAUG and Quest members during exhibitor hours.

Customers and Partners Reap Benefits of Validated Integrations

As part of the Oracle Validated Integration program, Oracle gives partners access to Oracle Applications and Technology, tools, technical resources and training to assist in the development of integrations based on Oracle standards and best practices.
For partners, Oracle Validated Integration offers a competitive advantage by providing the ability to:
Insulate customer risk while delivering functional, flexible and cost-effective solutions;
Deliver trusted, standards-based product integrations that are reviewed, tested, and validated by Oracle;
Integrate solutions with Oracle’s industry-leading application and technology products to open new markets and discover new sales opportunities; and
Leverage Oracle marketing opportunities including prominent listing on Oracle.com, inclusion in Oracle datasheets, participation in Oracle PR initiatives, visibility at Oracle sales briefings, ability to use the distinct “Oracle Validated Integration” logo, participation in the Oracle partner solution catalog, and more.

Supporting Quotes

“The Oracle Validated Integration program is a win-win for both partners and customers,” said Kevin O’Brien, Senior Director, ISV and SaaS Strategy, Oracle. “By selecting an Oracle validated partner solution, customers have the confidence of knowing the integration should work as designed – mitigating risk, while accelerating implementation cycles. In tandem, partners have more opportunity to gain best practice skills, knowledge, and increased exposure through the Oracle PartnerNetwork.”
“We knew that deploying a proven application delivery controller is vital to a successful Oracle implementation,” said Mandar Ghosalkar, IT Infrastructure Manager, Byer California. “As a customer, we were pleased to see that F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager had achieved Oracle Validated Integration. This was a key factor in our purchase decision because it gave us the confidence that the combined solution was reviewed, tested and validated by Oracle.”
"The integration of Lingotek – Inside with Oracle Universal Content Management 11g provides an elegant solution for enterprise customers to translate their content and streamline a business process that is critical to the success of their communities and businesses.” Rob Vandenberg, President and CEO of Lingotek, said. “We are excited to be a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork and part of the Oracle Validated Integration program. Having achieved Oracle Validated Integration means that our customers can be assured that the Lingotek - Inside product works with Oracle Universal Content Management 11g, which can result in shorter projects and quicker returns.”
Our validation marks another milestone and Loftware is thrilled to embrace the Oracle Validated Integration program and to be a part of Oracle’s best of breed solution strategy which can help provide market leading solutions to customers,” stated Michael Rennell, Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Business Development, Loftware.

Supporting Resources

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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 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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