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Oracle Corporation

October 05, 2011 21:30 ET

Oracle Implementation Partners Continue to Rapidly Adopt and Invest in Oracle Fusion Applications

Oracle PartnerNetwork Enablement Resources Help Partners Gain Expertise, Deliver Best Practice Implementation Services to Oracle Fusion Applications Customers

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 5, 2011) - ORACLE OPENWORLD - Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

  • Oracle today announced that Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Systems Implementation partners (SIs) around the world continue to rapidly adopt and invest in Oracle Fusion Applications.
  • Leveraging over 1,000 Oracle Fusion Application training assets available through Oracle OPN, implementation partners ranging from global SIs to niche and regional integrators continue to make significant investments in training and development of their Oracle Fusion Application practices.
  • Many of these partners have been active participants in Oracle Fusion Application Ramp-Up and Migration Co-Development programs, gaining the deepest embedded exposure to Oracle Fusion Applications prior to their release. Partners who were selected for these programs demonstrated the highest levels of functional application domain and technological architecture expertise and have invested in co-development efforts with Oracle to deliver next generation functional and technical integration for Oracle Fusion Applications.
  • By gaining expertise in the Oracle Fusion Application early-adopter programs, these partners are uniquely positioned to help customers mitigate risk and reduce time in deploying Oracle Fusion Applications in tandem with their existing Oracle Application environment or in migrating older application instances to Oracle Fusion Applications.
  • Today, over 900 consultants representing forty-seven global implementation partners have participated in beta validation, business process testing, technical training and hands on functional training activities for Oracle Fusion Applications.
  • Oracle partners, including Infosys, Cognizant and Wipro, have also dedicated over 2,500 full-time resources, assisting Oracle in the development of customer migration and upgrade paths from the Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle's PeopleSoft, and Oracle's Siebel CRM to Oracle Fusion Applications.
  • In addition, Hitachi Consulting has assisted Oracle in the development of Oracle's Fusion Distributed Order Orchestration application.
  • Oracle Fusion Applications are 100 percent open standards-based business applications that provide a new standard for the way companies innovate, work and adopt technology. Delivered as a complete suite of modular applications, Oracle Fusion Applications provide organizations with unmatched choice and flexibility across a range of deployment choices -- from on premise, to private clouds, public clouds -- and scale up or down as business needs change.

Leading SIs Fuel Customer Adoption of Oracle Fusion Applications

  • Systems Implementation partners participating in Oracle Fusion Application Ramp-Up and Migration Co-Development programs include a broad spectrum of partners ranging from large scale global systems implementation partners to localized, Specialized integrators. Partners include:
    • Global Co-Development SIs: Cognizant, Hitachi Consulting, Infosys and Wipro.
    • Global Systems Integration Partners: Accenture, Capgemini, CSC, Deloitte, HP Enterprise Services, IBM GBS, PwC and Tata Consultancy Services.
    • Regional and Specialized Integration Partners: Atos, Apex IT, BTRG Inc., CIBER, Ejada, Cirquent, Ejada, EOH (including Intellient), Fujitsu, HCL, Hexaware, INIRUS LLC, Innowave, Intelligroup, Kbace, L&T Infotech, Logica, Lumen Data, Mahindra Satyam, Ordina, iGATE Patni, Perficient, Project Partners, Projected Consulting, Rhapsody Technologies, Riverland Reply, SOPRA GROUP, Symatrix, TITAN Technology Partners, and Zensar Technologies.

Supporting Quote

  • "Strategic Implementation partners are an important part of the Oracle Fusion Application launch," said Chris Leone, Group Vice President, Application Strategy, Oracle. "Oracle has demonstrated this by the significant investment we have made in empowering SIs to transform their clients' business solutions with the deployment of Oracle Fusion Applications. These SIs have shown their support for Oracle Fusion Applications with the investment they have made and continue to make as they develop their own Oracle Fusion Application Centers of Excellence. These centers will be strategic to customers desiring to see innovation proof points based on Oracle Fusion Applications."

Supporting Resources

About Oracle Fusion Applications
Oracle Fusion Applications are 100% open standards-based business applications that provide a new standard for the way we innovate, work and adopt technology. Delivered as a complete suite of modular applications, Oracle Fusion Applications work together with existing applications portfolio to evolve business to a new level of performance.

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 your existing applications investments. 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: www.oracle.com/applications.

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