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Oracle Corporation

October 12, 2009 11:00 ET

Oracle Recognizes Partners From Around the Globe for Innovation and Business Achievement

Annual North America Titan Awards and First Annual PartnerNetwork Global Awards Showcase Partner Excellence

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

News Facts

  • Recognizing partners for innovative and successful uses of Oracle technology, Oracle today announced the recipients of the Oracle North America Titan Awards and the first annual Oracle PartnerNetwork Global Awards.
  • Winners were selected for excellence in solving real-world customer challenges and for their development and deployment of Oracle technology.

Leading Partners Take Home Coveted Oracle North America Titan Awards

  • Now in its sixth year, the Oracle North America Titan Awards recognizes partner solutions and best practices developed or delivered in fiscal 2009.
  • Honorees demonstrated excellence in categories including sales, marketing and solution development and were selected by a panel of 68 judges that included IDC analysts, Everything Channel journalists and Oracle sales, marketing, and development executives.
  • Winners were announced at the annual Partner Awards and Reception following the Oracle PartnerNetwork Forum on Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Moscone South in San Francisco, CA.
  • The 2009 Awards recognized 13 leading partners, across 17 solution and momentum categories. Recipients included:

    • Momentum
    • Global SI Applications Momentum -- Accenture
    • Regional SI / Reseller Applications Momentum -- CD Group, Inc.
    • Technology Momentum -- BIAS Corporation

    • Solutions
    • ERP -- CD Group, Inc.
    • EPM and BI -- InterRel Consulting
    • CRM -- Accenture, IBM Global Business Services
    • Oracle Accelerate Application -- Business Technology Services, Inc.
    • Specialty Applications -- Kalypso, LP
    • BI and Datawarehousing -- Deloitte Consulting, LLP
    • Oracle Database, Grid and RAC -- Cloud Creek Systems, Inc.
    • Enterprise 2.0 -- Deloitte Consulting, LLP
    • Security and Identity Management -- SENA Systems Inc.
    • SOA and Integration -- Deloitte Consulting, LLP

    • Industry Specific Solutions
    • Life Sciences and Health Care -- IBM Global Business Services
    • Manufacturing -- Infosys Technologies, Ltd.
    • Public Sector -- Applications Software Technology Corporation
    • Industry -- Terillium, Inc.

Oracle Puts a Spotlight on Global Partner Excellence

  • In its inaugural year, the Oracle PartnerNetwork Global Awards recognizes partner excellence in a number of categories, including technology, applications, industry, Accelerate and midsize. In addition, the award featured a separate track specifically recognizing VAD partner performance from around the world.
  • Nominees were judged by a renowned team of IDC executives and analysts, including Martin Canning, Philippe de Marcillac, Henry Morris, and Ricardo Villate. VAD winners were selected by a panel of Oracle Worldwide Alliances & Channels executives.
  • The awards were presented during the Oracle PartnerNetwork Global Awards ceremony on Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Yerba Buena Gardens in San Francisco, CA.
    • Accelerate
    • Winner: Business Technology Services, Inc.
    • Runner-up: InoApps
    • Applications
    • Winner: Kalypso, LP
    • Runner-up: Business Services Provider de Venezuela, C.A.
    • Industry
    • Winner: IBM Global Business Services
    • Runner- up: Deloitte Mexico
    • Midsize
    • Winner: Cloud Creek Systems, Inc.
    • Runner- up: GuangZhou Wisetop Computer CO LTD (GZ Wisetop)
    • Technology
    • Winner: Deloitte Consulting, LLP
    • Runner- up: Inatech Solutions, Ltd.
    • VAD
    • Winner: Arrow ECS Alternative Technology Group
    • Runner- up: Beijing Teamsun Technology Co., Ltd.

Supporting Quotes

  • "We are pleased to honor the innovation, dedication and excellence that the award winners have demonstrated over the past year," said Judson Althoff, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Alliances and Channels, Oracle. "Our partners raise the bar higher each year for original technologies and unique approaches to solving real world client challenges and we are continually energized by their inventiveness. The submissions we received this year are indicative of the passion and pride our partners have in working with Oracle to deliver customers winning, proven solutions to solve their most critical business challenges."

  • "The Oracle North American Titan Awards recognize the innovative solutions and business achievements of partners within the Oracle PartnerNetwork. Each year we continue to receive a growing number of nominations. This is evidence of the enthusiasm, success, and pride Oracle partners have for their solutions delivered on Oracle technology," said Ted Bereswill, Oracle senior vice president of North America Alliances and Channels. "The Oracle PartnerNetwork remains a valuable asset to Oracle, its partners, and our customers, and we will continue to work closely with partners to deliver solutions that customers need."

  • "We continue to be impressed with the quality of nominations that come in each year," said Darren Bibby, Program Director, Software Channels Research with IDC's Software Business Solutions Group." The Titan awards have continued to grow and we are honored to now participate in the judging panel for the OPN Global Awards as well. Oracle partners are truly helping customers in innovative and effective ways and these awards have become a presigous way to recognize these achievements."

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 oracle.com/innovation. And during Oracle OpenWorld (October 11-15), you can hear and interact with innovators from Oracle and its partners at http://www.oracle.com/openworld.

About the Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork is a global business network of more than 21,000 companies that deliver innovative software solutions based on Oracle software. Through access to Oracle's premier products, education, technical services, marketing and sales support, Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized provides partners with the resources they need to be successful in today's global economy. Oracle partners are able to offer their customers leading-edge solutions backed by Oracle's position as the world's largest business software company. Partners who are able to demonstrate superior product knowledge, technical expertise and a commitment to doing business with Oracle qualify for specialized levels.

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