Alliant Energy Selects Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing to Unify Customer Information Systems

Alliant Energy Selects Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing to Unify 
Customer Information Systems 
Implementation to Replace 20-Year-Old Legacy Systems Split Between
Two Utility Subsidiaries 
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/29/13 --  DistribuTECH 2013 --
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) 
News Facts 

--  Alliant Energy Corporation, an electric and natural gas services
    provider with 1.4 million customers in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin,
    selected Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing to improve
    operational efficiency and enhance customer billing capabilities.
--  This project is unique in that it will consolidate two distinct
    customer information systems (CIS) and numerous supporting
    applications to a single Oracle integrated platform. Oracle Utilities
    Customer Care and Billing will provide Alliant Energy with a complete
    view of customer data, helping streamline billing processes and enable
    more responsive customer service.
--  Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing can help the utility manage
    all aspects of the utility customer lifecycle including service
    connection, meter reading data, meter management, complex billing,
    payment processing and debt collection.

Supporting Quote 

--  "Oracle Utilities strives to provide an open, modern architecture that
    will help transform a utility's technology infrastructure. We are
    pleased that Alliant Energy has selected Oracle Utilities Customer
    Care and Billing for its CIS replacement project to enhance its
    customer service experience," said Rodger Smith, senior vice president
    and general manager, Oracle Utilities.

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About Oracle Utilities
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applications that help utilities of all types and sizes achieve
competitive advantage, business performance excellence and a lower
total cost of technology ownership. Oracle Utilities integrates
industry-specific customer care and billing, network management, work
and asset management, mobile workforce management and meter data
management applications with the capabilities of Oracle's
industry-leading enterprise applications, business intelligence
tools, middleware, database technologies, as well as servers and
storage. The software enables customers to adapt more nimbly to
market deregulation, meet ever-evolving customer demands and deliver
on environmental conservation commitments. Additionally, Oracle
Utilities helps utilities prepare for smart metering and smart grid
initiatives that enhance efficiency and provide critical intelligence
metrics that can help drive more-informed energy and water usage
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Contact Info
Candice van der Laan
Lacy Cooper
O'Keeffe & Company
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