SOURCE: Oracle Corporation

Oracle Corporation

July 28, 2011 08:00 ET

Oracle E-Business Suite Named a Leader in Contract Life-Cycle Management by Independent Research Firm

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 28, 2011) - Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

  • The Oracle E-Business Suite has been named a Leader in Forrester Research Inc.'s June 2011 report, "The Forrester Wave™: Contract Life-Cycle Management, Q2 2011." (1)
  • Forrester evaluated ten vendors against 113 criteria, categorized into three main groups: Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence.
  • Based on Forrester's assessment, Oracle Contracts, part of the Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1, received strong marks for its product strategy and overall market presence with specific strengths identified in buy-side contract generation from sourcing events, web services support and globalization.
  • According to "The Forrester Wave™: Contract Life-Cycle Management, Q2 2011," the Oracle E-Business Suite is "a strong product with excellent prospects."
  • With regards to contract-lifecycle management (CLM), the report stated "Oracle offers a CLM solution closely integrated with its accounting, billing, and project costing tools on the [Oracle E-Business Suite] platform."
  • The Oracle E-Business Suite provides organizations of all sizes, across all industries and regions with a global business foundation designed to reduce costs and increases productivity through a portfolio of rapid value solutions, integrated business processes and industry-focused solutions.

Supporting Quotes

  • "Implementing a contract life-cycle management process and supporting technology have become extremely critical for organizations looking to maximize operational performance while reducing costs and risks," said Paulo Back, vice president of applications development, Oracle. "We believe Forrester Research's recognition of Oracle as a leader highlights our commitment to helping customers streamline management and improve compliance by providing a holistic, accurate view of contract-related activities."

Supporting Resources

(1) The Forrester Wave™: Contract Life-Cycle Management, Q2 2011

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