Oracle Press Release

Oracle Announces 83 New Oracle Accelerate Solutions for Midsize Companies Around the World

Global Partners Continue to Deliver New Oracle Accelerate Solutions, Enabling Customers to Cut Time, Cost and Complexity Out of New Software Implementations

Redwood Shores, Calif. – July 27, 2011

News Facts

Demonstrating its continued commitment to delivering best-in-class applications for organizations of all sizes, Oracle today announced that its partners have introduced more than 83 new Oracle Accelerate Solutions for midsize organizations.
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, rapid implementation tools and templates, available from Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) partners and Oracle Consulting.
To help midsize companies take advantage of an increasing number of Oracle Applications, partners have created new solutions for Oracle Enterprise Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Manager, Oracle’s Siebel Clinical Trial Management System and Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) Applications.
The Oracle Accelerate program has expanded with the addition of 41 more partners globally over the past nine months, including 25 new partners in Europe. These partners and their solutions can help customers dramatically reduce implementation time, complexity, cost and risk.
In addition, solutions have been introduced in Finland, Pakistan, Portugal, Poland, UAE and the Ivory Coast.

Oracle Accelerate Partners Deliver Value to Customers in 30 Countries

Partners throughout the world continue to deliver new Oracle Accelerate solutions, enabling customers to mitigate risk and speed the deployment of new software. Recent Oracle Accelerate developments include:
To meet the complex business needs of midsize companies, European partners have introduced 48 additional Oracle Accelerate solutions, including solutions for the Public Sector, Retail, Utilities and Media & Entertainment industries. These new solutions leverage a wide range of products including Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, Oracle CRM On Demand, the Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM).
Based on customer demand, partners have released Oracle Accelerate solutions for Oracle’s Primavera in Japan and the United Kingdom, as well as Oracle CRM On Demand in Japan.
North American partners have introduced 19 additional solutions over the past nine months, including nine for midsize manufacturing and distribution companies.
The Oracle Accelerate program in Japan has expanded with the addition of five partners who have introduced multiple solutions for Oracle Hyperion Planning, Oracle Hyperion Financial Management and Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne to help growing Japanese businesses support back end business processes to maximize growth.

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“The PureApps Oracle Accelerate solution for Oracle Hyperion Financial Management is ideal for companies who are looking to achieve a faster and more efficient financial consolidation and reporting process,” said Nick Wyatt, Managing Director of PureApps Limited – The UK Oracle Application Specialist Partner of the Year 2011. “The knowledge we have accrued in numerous implementations has enabled us to deliver a solution in a timely manner with a pre-defined scope and deliverable to ensure focus on the project from both PureApps and our client resources. We have gained great success by sticking to a tried and tested formula and hence the Oracle Accelerate approach is the most cost and time efficient way to help our clients achieve a successful financial close.”
"After joining Oracle Accelerate, MBP has developed industry solutions based on our expertise in the pharmaceutical and retail apparel industries. Now we are looking forward to providing rapid implementation of these solutions to help the high-growth enterprises with the challenges of their expanding business,” said Edward Tsang, vice president and general manager, MBP China.
“Pacific Corporation offers Oracle Accelerate solutions leveraging Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for midsize process manufacturing companies. Based on our extensive experience in this industry, Pacific developed our PSC-PRISM for Food, which is tailored to meet manufacturers’ industry- and Japan-specific process and needs. We have recently won two significant deals for this solution,” said Takumi Saito, board member, Pacific Corporation.
“BioPharm Systems’ mission is to deliver comprehensive and efficient solutions to the life sciences industry,” said Alex Sefanov, president and CEO of BioPharm Systems. “Joining the Oracle Accelerate program with ASCEND, our pre-configured and enhanced version of Oracle’s Siebel Clinical Trial Management System, signifies that we can provide sponsors and clinical research organizations with a state-of-the art clinical trial management system that can be deployed quickly and affordably. ASCEND is based on many years of our experience with Oracle’s Siebel Clinical Trial Management System implementations, and we continue to improve it based on input from our clients and the industry.”
"We have benefited from the Oracle Accelerate methodology and it has helped us to complete our projects in benchmark timelines. Today we have industry-specific Oracle Accelerate solutions, such as those for real estate and textiles, which customers can leverage for business automation and to standardize their operating procedures according to industry and global best business practices," said Gaurav Mathur, managing director, Filix Consulting Pvt.Ltd.
“As a leader in enterprise software, Oracle helps businesses of all sizes around the world achieve better performance,” said Mark Keever, group vice president, Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies. “With the Oracle Accelerate program, midsize companies can take advantage of the same first class applications as the world’s biggest companies, but in easy-to-deploy, easy-to-use packages created specifically for their geography and industry by Oracle partners.”

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