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Oracle Spotlights EMEA Partners for Innovation and Customer Excellence

07 Nov 2011

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Honors Partner Achievement in Second Annual Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized EMEA Awards

Munich – November 7, 2011

News Facts

  • Recognizing partners for their commitment to deliver innovative, Specialized solutions and services based on Oracle software and hardware, Oracle announced the recipients of the second annual Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized EMEA Awards during Oracle OpenWorld 2011.
  • Part of the Oracle Excellence Awards, the OPN Specialized EMEA Awards recognize Specialized partners in Oracle PartnerNetwork who have demonstrated excellence in solution innovation and a track record in delivering outstanding customer value.

Oracle Partners Drive Business Value with Innovative Oracle Solutions

  • A rigorous, three-tier, internal judging process by a panel of product, country and EMEA level executives from Oracle Alliances & Channels shortlisted the nominations. Further scrutiny and review from a panel of EMEA-based judges from global analyst house, IDC completed the process.
  • Winners receive a range of benefits including: market development funding for business expansion in other countries; a specific "Partner Specialization Award Winner" advertising campaign; automatic submission as the EMEA entry to the Global Oracle Excellence Awards: Specialized Partner of the Year Awards; and a range of marketing and promotional support.
  • This is the second year that the EMEA Awards have been held, and they align with the OPN Specialized program which aims to help channel partners establish industry recognition by following a formal process to become differentiated in key Oracle solution areas.
  • The awards were presented during the Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized Global Awards ceremony on Sunday, October 2 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.
  • Winners included:
  • Oracle Database Partner of the Year
    • Winner: Avaloq Group AG (Switzerland)
  • Oracle Fusion Middleware Partner of the Year
    • Winner: Enline Plc (UK)
  • Oracle Applications Partner of the Year
    • Winner: Capgemini UK Plc (UK)
  • Industry Partner of the Year
    • Winner: Robotron Datenbank-Software GmbH (Germany)
  • Oracle Server & Storage System Partner of the Year
    • Winner: Jet Infosystems (Russian Federation)
  • Oracle Exadata Partner of the Year
    • Winner: Tradeware AG (Switzerland)
  • Oracle Accelerate Partner of the Year
    • Winner: PureApps Limited (UK)

Winner Details

Oracle Database Partner of the Year

Winner: Avaloq Group AG (CH) – Avaloq Group AG is a Gold level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork and provides comprehensive and integrated banking software solutions. With its technology based 100 percent on Oracle Database 11g Release 2, the Avaloq Banking System can scale for very small private banks to large universal banks doing business all over the world, 24 hours each day.

Francisco Fernandez, CEO Avaloq AG Group (CH) said: “As a fully integrated and modular banking solution, the Avaloq Banking System offers the utmost in functionality as banks demand automation to a high and cost-efficient degree. More than 75 banks worldwide replaced each 20-50 different existing IT systems and mainframes. Based on the Oracle Database and Avaloq Banking System platform they incorporated them into one universal banking platform with a modular structure, covering all banking processes and functionalities. Receiving this award is yet another proof of our investment in a long-term relationship with Oracle.”

Oracle Fusion Middleware Partner of the Year

Winner: Enline Plc (UK) – Enline Plc solutions are delivering business benefit to organisations across a number of industries. In these dynamic times, delivering efficiency, driving compliance and having satisfied customers is essential. Enline provides customers with the products, capabilities and experience to develop, deliver and support the solutions they require.

Mike Nelsey, Managing Director Enline Plc (UK) said: “We are delighted to receive this award and it is our hope that we continue to be recognized by Oracle in the years to come. Oracle and our go-to partner Sena form the core of our strategy around Oracle Identity and Access Management. Enline’s strategy is to be a highly recommended organisation in the security and Identity Management space, which entails sustaining and growing our achievements to date. No small part of this is our belief in Oracle’s approach – “Hardware and Software, Engineered to Work Together” – something that has been a part of our DNA for over 25 years.”

Oracle Applications Partner of the Year

Winner: Capgemini UK Plc (UK) - The award recognizes this Diamond level OPN partner for its expertise across the Oracle portfolio, commitment to Specialization and its dedication to provide an industrial strength solution that will accelerate performance improvement in corporate services.

Connie Cservenyak, Global Oracle Partner Executive Capgemini said: “We are delighted to receive this award. The Capgemini implementation of the Oracle E-Business Suite was the catalyst for ‘industrializing’ an approach that gave local authority customers predictable costs, performance metric achievement and cashable savings.”

Industry Partner of the Year

Winner: Robotron Datenbank-Software GmbH (GER) – Robotron Datenbank-Software GmbH is specialized in managing very large amounts of data on the basis of Oracle software for more than 21 years. Built on an Oracle Database and Oracle Fusion Middleware, this mid-size company with more than 270 employees offers integrated solutions for customers in the energy and public sector industries. Robotron delivers leading products for the liberalized energy market, for example the energy data management system robotron*ecount. The company’s service spectrum covers the entire software lifecycle beginning with the first idea up to maintaining and supporting individual customer solutions. Robotron has subsidiary companies in Switzerland, Austria, Russia and the Czech Republic.

Ulf Heinemann, Managing Director, Robotron Datenbank-Software GmbH (GER) said, “Robotron Datenbank-Software GmbH is focused on Oracle technology. That gives us the strength to build scalable solutions that can be implemented quickly. Due to our high market share in the energy industry we have to meet extremely high standards regarding system performance. Having enhanced the increasingly complex processes with the demanded operating speed using Oracle technologies, our main focus is on data processing and analysis. We are Specialized in different fields - we apply our knowledge efficiently to the development in our projects and to our products. To be one of the best, you have to be Specialized! We are very delighted that our efforts are being acknowledged.”

Oracle Server & Storage System Partner of the Year

Winner: Jet Infosystems (RUS) - A Systems Integrator and a Platinum member of OPN, Jet Infosystems provides a wide portfolio of solutions and services and focuses on development, installation, deployment and operation support of large scale application information systems across various markets.

Alexander Zisman, Executive Director Jet Infosystems (RUS) said:”We are honoured to receive this award today and confident that our extensive experience of more than 15 years of implementing Oracle storage and server systems will secure future projects and collaborations with a proven IT-infrastructure cost optimization for our customers.”

Oracle Exadata Partner of the Year

Winner: Tradeware AG (CH) – Tradeware AG, a Swiss systems integrator and Platinum member of Oracle PartnerNetwork caters specifically to the financial, insurance, healthcare and pharmaceutical as well as telco industries with its technology based on Oracle Exadata Database Machine.

Karin Rüegg, Tradeware AG CEO (CH) said: “Tradeware AG offers one of the first Oracle Exadata competence center in Switzerland, ensuring performance and consolidation for its customers across the country. Our customers benefit from our long-term ties to Sun Microsystems and Oracle. It’s a great honor to receive this award.”

Oracle Accelerate Partner of the Year

Winner: PureApps Limited (UK) – As a Platinum level member in OPN, PureApps Limited has been delivering Performance Management and Business Intelligence solutions since 1998. PureApps Limited is being recognized for its Oracle Accelerate Financial Consolidation and Reporting Solution based on Oracle Hyperion Financial Management and Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management. Designed for midsize organizations, PureApps is implementing solutions for customers and helping them achieve ROI.

Jordan Wilson, EPM and BI Business Development Executive PureApps Limited (UK) said, “As a Platinum level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork and an OPN Specialized partner in the UK for Oracle Hyperion, PureApps demonstrates its commitment to working closely with Oracle. The Oracle Accelerate solution is designed to enable end users to benefit in two ways: help with their financial consolidation and reporting requirements and offer a solution that is designed to be purchased and implemented with fixed price and a fixed scope.”

Supporting Quotes

  • Dermot O’Kelly, Senior Vice President, Oracle Alliances and Channels EMEA, said: “These awards recognise Specialized partners who deliver the highest levels of innovation and customer value. They also enable customers to find and select Oracle's top performing partners. This year’s winners really demonstrated their contribution to tangible customer success by delivering outstanding Oracle solutions; their results are truly impressive.”
  • Dominic Web, Consulting Director, Western European ICT Channels, IDC, said: “The quality of the nominations was excellent and the success of these partners is proof of the value they get from Oracle and the OPN Specialized program. There are some very strong Oracle partners in the EMEA region solving challenging business problems for the most discerning of customers.”

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