SOURCE: Oracle Corporation

Oracle Corporation

January 27, 2011 08:00 ET

Oracle Delivers Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise Feature Pack Amidst Wide Customer Adoption of Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise 9.1

Oracle Offers Features to Customers on the Current Release via a New Delivery Vehicle

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - January 27, 2011) - Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

  • Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise 9.1 is the most significant release of PeopleSoft in the last ten years and large numbers of customers are adopting this latest release.
  • Adoption of PeopleSoft 9.1 is over four times faster than previous PeopleSoft releases across all products. Over 1,000 customers are live on or deploying PeopleSoft 9.1. In addition, the customer base is expanding with over 350 new customers selecting PeopleSoft applications over the last 12 months.
  • In addition to planned major releases, Oracle will now deliver Feature Packs between major releases. Feature Packs continuously deliver new capabilities and value to meet the changing business needs of customers.
  • Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise Human Capital Management (HCM) 9.1 Feature Pack 2010 is now available and includes capabilities to help increase employee productivity and effectively align investments in the workforce.

PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 Feature Pack 2010 Features and Details

  • PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 Feature Pack 2010 offers significant new features and capabilities to PeopleSoft 9.1 customers prior to their inclusion in PeopleSoft 9.2. 
  • PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 Feature Pack 2010 includes the delivery of a new installation version, recertification of upgrade scripts, and a re-cut CD that gets customers upgrading from older releases to the most current version.
  • The PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 Feature Pack 2010 includes the following capabilities:
    • Company Directory provides configurable organization visualization and navigation capabilities that allow end users to create a personalized view of their company's user directory.
    • Oracle's PeopleSoft Talent Management 9.1 to PeopleSoft HCM Integrations connect PeopleSoft Talent Management 9.1 applications and earlier versions of PeopleSoft Human Resources applications.
    • Clairvia Healthcare Scheduling to HCM integration is available through a partnership with Clairvia. Clairvia is a staff and demand management solution that provides healthcare administrators with real-time visibility into staffing needs, helping customers improve employee productivity, reduce overtime and facilitate compliance.
    • Standardized U.S. Federal self-service transactions on common Approval Framework to help streamline the approvals process for making employee updates, including name changes, employee promotions and reassignments.
    • Flexibly configure different types of leave rules for Country, Federal, State, Local, and company-defined programs within the Extended Absence/Leave functionality.
    • In keeping with the latest technologies offered, heavily used Crystal Reports were rewritten using Oracle's XML Publisher (BI Publisher).

Customers are Adopting PeopleSoft Enterprise 9.1 at an Unprecedented Pace

  • PeopleSoft 9.1 was developed with feedback from more than 150 customers, and offers a broad range of new features designed to, increase user productivity, accelerate business performance, and lower the cost of ownership. 
  • More than 1,000 customers recognize the value of PeopleSoft 9.1 and have implemented or are implementing the latest release, including The Dow Chemical Company, Papa John's, the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) part of the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), Portland General Electric, China Resources (Holdings) Co. Ltd., Premera Blue Cross and Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd., who have upgraded from previous versions of the application suite. 
  • PeopleSoft with its best in class HCM and ERP solutions continues to acquire new customers. New customers, including The Carlyle Group, BJC HealthCare, Navigant Consulting and Amedisys, have recently selected PeopleSoft 9.1 to help them meet their business goals.

Supporting Quotes

  •  "PeopleSoft 9.1 enables us to include all employees globally in one system and gives us the power to manage those employees and their talents across the world," said Thomas Benco a Navistar Lead Application Analyst. "One of the most appealing parts of PeopleSoft 9.1 is that we're able to use the most relevant PeopleTools release; PeopleTools 8.50 has improved our user experience."
  • "With our upgrade to PeopleSoft 9.1 we'll be more efficient in our utilization of our support staff in both finance and HR," said Jeff Riddle, Chief Finance and Human Resources Officer at Horry County Schools. "We will get better data, allowing us to make better and timelier decisions."

Supporting Resources

About Oracle Applications
Over 65,000 customers worldwide rely on Oracle's complete, open and integrated enterprise applications to achieve superior results. Oracle provides a secure path for customers to benefit from the latest technology advances that improve the customer software experience and drive better business performance. Oracle Applications Unlimited is Oracle's commitment to customer choice through continuous investment and innovation in current applications offerings. Oracle's next-generation Fusion Applications build upon that commitment, and are designed to work with and evolve Oracle's Applications Unlimited offerings. Oracle's lifetime support policy helps ensure customers will continue to have a choice in upgrade paths, based on their enterprise needs. For more information on the latest Oracle Applications releases go to:

About Oracle
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company. For more information about Oracle, please visit our web site at

Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Information