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Oracle Corporation

October 04, 2011 11:21 ET

Oracle Delivers Oracle's PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 On Demand Standard Edition

New PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 Offering Provides a Complete Set of IT Services With Predictable, Low Cost Monthly Fee


News Facts

  • To help customers manage their long-term investment in enterprise-wide business applications, Oracle announces the general availability of Oracle's PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) 9.1 On Demand Standard Edition.
  • PeopleSoft HCM On Demand Standard Edition is a configurable, low cost hosted solution which enables rapid deployment of the industry leading PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 solution.
  • This offering enables customers to take full advantage of the rich business functionality that is inherent to PeopleSoft HCM, while delegating all application management responsibility, such as future upgrades and product updates, to Oracle technology experts. Customers can focus on running their business while Oracle experts make sure that the HCM software is well maintained and provides them with the latest HCM functionality.
  • PeopleSoft HCM On Demand Standard Edition will be hosted out of one of Oracle's data centers that are hardened with embassy-grade security and fault-tolerant redundancy.
  • PeopleSoft HCM On Demand Standard Edition has a convenient and predictable monthly fee that is scalable by number of employees, which helps align the customer's overall cost of ownership with its size and anticipated growth and business needs.
  • With the introduction of PeopleSoft On Demand Standard Edition, Oracle further extends its portfolio of PeopleSoft On Demand offerings which have seen significant growth over the last few quarters. Customers now have additional flexibility deploying their PeopleSoft HCM solution, ranging from a highly standards-based deployment in the cloud to a more customizable deployment on premise.

PeopleSoft HCM On Demand Features and Benefits

  • PeopleSoft HCM On Demand Standard Edition provides customers with the following benefits:
    • An affordable and predictable per employee, monthly pricing model that provides a measurable return on investment.
    • The industry's highest standards of security access, production environment, and disaster recovery processes.
    • The ability to retain a high degree of choice to transition between different deployment and service models at any point in the application ownership lifecycle.
    • Complete end-to-end management of all technical and functional aspects of their PeopleSoft deployment.
    • Automatic, scheduled updates of the latest releases of PeopleSoft HCM and PeopleTools. Customers will have access to all new major releases as well as the latest maintenance packs, bundles, and feature packs without any additional costs.
  • PeopleSoft HCM On Demand Standard Edition is based on configurability options rather than customizations, requiring no additional code to develop or maintain, which keeps the cost of ownership low and time to production less than a month on average.
  • Oracle's PeopleSoft HCM On Demand offers native integrations between PeopleSoft HCM and a broad set of other PeopleSoft applications that can be hosted in On Demand or on-premise.
  • Oracle On Demand offers world-class security and performance by leveraging a state-of-the-art data center and advanced system management tools such as Oracle Enterprise Manager, Automated Patching and Predictive Monitoring, that help enable highest availability and optimal resource efficiency.
  • For more information on Oracle's PeopleSoft HCM On Demand, please attend the Oracle OpenWorld session "Customer Success with Oracle On Demand for PeopleSoft Applications" (session 14516), Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. in Moscone West Room 3024.

Supporting Quotes

  • "Oracle has made an investment into Oracle's PeopleSoft HCM On Demand Standard Edition to address the needs of customers shopping for a predictable, low risk, flexible solution to manage their mission critical business operations," said Paco Aubrejuan, group vice president, Oracle's PeopleSoft. "This new offering provides HR managers and end users with a high quality solution that doesn't require renting a one-size-fits-all service for perpetuity with no exit strategy."
  • "With the new Oracle's PeopleSoft HCM On Demand Standard Edition, we're expanding our portfolio of cloud deployment options to give customers additional choice and best possible value for their money," said Marc Schwarz, senior vice president, Oracle On Demand. "By combining the deep HCM functionality of PeopleSoft applications with our flexible and streamlined cloud service model we are able to offer customers one of the most advanced HCM cloud solutions in the industry."

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