High Technology Distribution

WHY ORACLE

ORACLE DELIVERS KEY FUNCTIONALITY

Why do the world's most successful high technology distributors run Oracle Applications?

Oracle for High Technology Distribution drives revenue growth, inventory velocity, and margin improvements through an expansive set of applications and technology. Our forecasting solutions support multifaceted demand sensing, shaping, and planning, in conjunction with supply chain collaboration solutions. Join the many successful companies that drive growth by relying on Oracle Applications for coordinated vendor and partner demand-generation collaboration.

  • The world's leading CRM with both on-premise and on-demand schemas providing a holistic view of the customer, with licenses and services rendered
  • Marketing trade management capabilities with performance analytics
  • Real-time price and deal management
  • Demand sensing, shaping, planning and management solution, creating a "one number" forecast
  • Market-leading multichannel order processing
  • Optimized transportation and logistics management solutions using G-Log OTM, IO, SNO, and WMS
  • Business intelligence, enterprise performance management, and process management capabilities that enable better decision making
  • Leading HCM solutions for corporate and multi-geography facilities, as well as remote employees, with integration of applications via Oracle Fusion Middleware
  • Product lifecycle management solutions for product development, collaboration, customer service, and quality management solutions
  • A complete portfolio of Sun servers, storage, software, and networking products, which are engineered to work together to deliver record-breaking performance, simplified management, and cost-saving efficiencies.

KEY PRODUCTS FOR HIGH TECHNOLOGY DISTRIBUTION

ONLY ORACLE OFFERS THESE SIGNIFICANT BENEFITS TO SOFTWARE COMPANIES

Business Drivers Oracle Enables You to With These Product Capabilities
Optimize Multi-Tiered Channel Performance
  • Combine high-speed order entry with configuration and quoting
  • Optimize vendor-funded promotions
  • Provide VAR-specific managed services
  • High-volume order capture, configuration, EDI
  • Closed-loop promotion planning and execution
  • Content management
  • E-commerce solution
  • SOA suite
Optimize Inventory and Fulfillment
  • Optimize purchasing to line-card demand
  • Balance volume discounts with optimal inventory levels
  • Minimize inventory rebalancing between DCs
  • Real-time sales and operations planning (Demantra)
  • Inventory and cost optimization
  • Strategic inventory positioning
Drive Margin Expansion
  • Monitor and respond to changes in channel performance
  • Eliminate manual steps in fulfillment process
  • Expand logistic service offerings
  • Channel intelligence dashboards, business activity monitoring
  • High-volume order fulfillment
  • Transportation, logistics, and warehouse management


OTHER HIGH TECHNOLOGY SEGMENTS

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