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Oracle Optimises Integration Between Oracle Applications and Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud

03 Oct 2011

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Applications Strategy

Integration Delivers Extreme Performance, Simplicity and New Capabilities Across Oracle Applications

ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO – Oct. 3, 2011

News Facts

  • Further demonstrating its commitment to delivering integrated business software and hardware engineered systems, Oracle today announced that Oracle Applications are fully optimised for Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud.
  • The enhanced integration delivers tangible business benefits for customers by enabling Oracle Applications to take advantage of the extreme performance, reliability and scalability delivered by Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud.
  • With the integration, the performance of the Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle’s PeopleSoft, Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, Oracle’s Siebel CRM, Oracle’s ATG Commerce Suite and Oracle Supply Chain Management applications is enhanced.
  • The combination of Oracle Applications with Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud gives customers unmatched benefits from industry-leading products, including superior system availability, scalability, energy efficiency, extreme performance, and low total cost of ownership.

Hardware and Software, Engineered to Work Together

The integration of Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud with Oracle Applications delivers performance benefits across Oracle's complete application solutions. These include:

  • Oracle E-Business Suite: With the integration, HR and procurement transactions are now eight times faster, Order to Cash transactions are now three times faster, and Accounting transactions are seven times faster.
  • Oracle’s PeopleSoft: The integration improves the speed and scalability of PeopleSoft financials and HCM applications. PeopleSoft financial applications benefit from five times faster journal posts and 40 percent faster payroll runs, while PeopleSoft HCM applications benefit from ten times the scalability and three times the response time for HR Self Service capabilities.
  • Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne: The integration enables a 33 percent improvement in batch completion rates and the fastest response times ever tested across the comprehensive enterprise resource planning suite.
  • Oracle's ATG Commerce Suite: The integration enhances the industry's top-ranked cross-channel commerce solution by enabling three times improvement in response time for online shopping.
  • Oracle Supply Chain Management applications: The integration delivers a significant reduction in supply chain planning time and decreases POS demand analysis from six hours to 45 minutes.

Extreme Performance Drives Better Business Performance

Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud support new capabilities across Oracle Applications. These include:

  • PeopleSoft applications built on Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud deliver real-time visibility into the financial impact of “what-if” scenarios that helps customers optimise decision making with continuous management of the bottom line and real time reporting to the finance and executive offices. New capabilities include:
    • Financial Position Analyse provides the ability to model multiple scenarios of material activity impact on the financial position with real time reporting views.
    • Allocations Analyser provides the collaborative ability to quickly model changes to complex and multi-step cost and revenue allocations to assess results to the financial position. Once scenarios are approved, changes can then be fully realised into the financial flows.
    • Average Balance Analyser allows Financial Services organisations to model the effects of material activity on the balance sheet with focus on average balance positions needed for internal profitability analysis and external regulatory reporting.
    • Close Analyser enables finance to speedily run through multiple close scenarios to assess bottom line results. This would include allocations, multi-currency revaluation, consolidations with virtual close.

  • Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne supports the move from batch to real-time transactions by providing progressive order processing. New capabilities include:
    • Real Time Up-sell and Cross-sell provides capabilities that dynamically analyse the customer’s recent purchasing behavior for items not on the current order, promotions or discounts in effect for those products and related products other customers purchased when buying the same products as on the order.
    • Profitability Analyser provides capabilities that analyse the profitability of an order and the order’s individual lines. Graphically displays profit/margin vs. target during order entry. One chart which displays the profit margin for each item on the sales order and the overall profitability for the total sales order.
    • Dynamic Fulfillment Scheduling enables the ability to continuously rank sales orders to help ensure fulfillment of the highest priority orders to core orders in real time, evaluate service level rules for orders and run auto-fulfillment processing for inventory commitments.

  • Oracle’s Siebel CRM:
    • Order Management: Enhancements help Communication Service Provider improve operational efficiency by enabling real-time changes to large-scale existing assets. Customers also benefit from reduced time-to-market through faster batch processing and improved order accuracy.
    • Loyalty Management: An integrated loyalty and commerce experience is designed to maximise conversion rates, delivers actionable customer insights and supports a superior cross-channel customer experience.
    • Master Data Management: Advanced data cleansing capabilities can dramatically reduce the time required for data consolidation projects in high-volume data environments, deliver sub-second response times and enable real-time de-duplication, onboarding and account creation.

Supporting Quote

  • “Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud deliver tangible business benefits across all Oracle Application suites,” said Steve Miranda, SVP of Application Development, Oracle. “By optimising the integration with Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle is not only enabling extreme performance, reliability and availability across its complete application solutions, but also delivering new capabilities that directly support line of business managers.”

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