SOURCE: Oracle Corporation

Oracle Corporation

October 12, 2009 19:00 ET

Oracle #1 in Business Analytics

Oracle's Business Intelligence and Performance Management Solutions Drive Leadership in Business Analytics

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - October 12, 2009) - Oracle OpenWorld -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

  • As part of Oracle OpenWorld 2009, Oracle announced that its Business Analytics family of products continue to lead the industry.
  • According to a major industry analyst firm, Business Analytics includes the following four primary segments: Analytic Applications, Business Intelligence Tools, Data Warehousing Platform Software, and Spatial Information Analysis Tools.
  • Oracle's commitment to delivering innovative products strengthened its Business Analytics position as the industry leader in vendor share, growth, performance, partner ecosystem and developer communities.
  • Oracle's latest innovations in Business Intelligence and Performance Management will be spotlighted throughout the OpenWorld conference.

Oracle BI & EPM: Leadership and Innovation

  • Over the past year, Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) achieved the following milestones:
    • Analysts:
      • Continues to be #1 in Financial Performance Management
      • Leadership positions in BI and EPM according to industry analyst reports
    • Customers:
      • The world's leading companies use Oracle BI and EPM, including:
        • 83 percent of Fortune Global 100 companies
        • 10 of the Global Top 10 companies in major industries including Financial Services, Communications, Pharmaceuticals & Health Care, Transportation, Retail, Oil & Gas, Chemical, High Tech, Food & Beverage, Utilities & Energy, Aerospace & Defense, and Natural Resources
    • Products:
    • Partners:
      • In its fiscal year 2009, Oracle trained over 7,000 practitioners at partners on Oracle BI and EPM software.
      • Oracle North America Titan Awards recognized partners for innovative and successful uses of Oracle technology including Oracle EPM and BI at this year's Oracle OpenWorld (read news release).

Supporting Quote

  • "Customer adoption of Oracle's Business Intelligence and Performance Management solutions continues to outpace the overall market sector," said Rick Schultz, vice president, Oracle Technology Marketing. "Organizations in both the private and public sectors are standardizing their BI and EPM initiatives on Oracle in order to help improve enterprise decision-making and increase financial and operational performance."

Supporting Resources

Oracle Innovation Showcase
For more than 32 years, Oracle has been a technology innovator, transforming the way business is conducted. To learn about Oracle's latest technologies and history of innovation, visit the Innovation Showcase at And during Oracle OpenWorld (October 11-15), you can hear and interact with innovators from Oracle and its partners at

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