Oracle Delivers Unprecedented Business Performance With Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne In-Memory Applications

Oracle Delivers Unprecedented Business Performance With Oracle's JD Edwards 
EnterpriseOne In-Memory Applications 
New Transformational In-Memory Applications Provide Deeper Project
Insight, Drive Revenue and Profitability on Oracle Engineered Systems 
REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/09/13 --  Oracle (NASDAQ:
News Summary 
Speed and agility define today's global economy. Traditional
transactional systems generate incredible amounts of useful data but
require batch, manual or separate system processing to analyze and
immediately present data visually for business decisions. Processing
power has improved significantly and can speed the performance of
business critical applications, but until now has not been leveraged
to generate complex data analysis in near real-time to make sound
decisions and solve critical business problems. Oracle's JD Edwards
EnterpriseOne In-Memory Applications on Oracle Engineered Systems
helps organizations utilize the unprecedented performance of the next
evolution of in-memory computing with new capabilities that transform
enterprise business processes and accelerate the activities that
drive business agility and lower IT costs.  
News Facts  

--  Delivering on the next evolution of in-memory computing, Oracle today
    announced general availability of new Oracle In-Memory Applications
    for Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.
--  Benefitting from the extreme performance delivered by Oracle
    Engineered Systems, Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne In-Memory
    Project Portfolio Management and Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
    In-Memory Sales Advisor enable customers to increase revenue and
    profitability by making faster and more efficient business decisions.
--  JD Edwards EnterpriseOne In-Memory Applications provide new
    functionality never before possible by delivering immediate
    availability to summarization and simulations leveraging massive sets
    of broad and deep near real-time transactional and rich information to
    aid in decision making, process accuracy and control.
--  Oracle's JD Edwards existing customers can experience break through
    process performance by leveraging DRAM, flash memories and the near
    zero latency InfiniBand network fabric of Oracle Engineered S
    JD Edwards EnterpriseOne current processes such as Order-to-cash,
    Financial Close, Job (Project) Status Inquiry and Materials
    Requirements Planning run approximately six times faster on Engineered
    Systems than applications on commodity hardware by transforming batch
    processing to real-time and shortening response time with improved UI

Extreme Performance for Quicker, More Informed Decisions 

--  Powered by Oracle Engineered Systems, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
    In-Memory Applications provide unprecedented speed to gather,
    aggregate and summarize real-time data.
--  New Oracle In-Memory Applications include:
    --  JD Edwards EnterpriseOne In-Memory Project Portfolio Management:
        Helps executives and project managers make quicker, more informed
        decisions about their portfolio and projects by providing
        previously unavailable executive-level visibility into project
        portfolio cost and profitability. Highlights include:
        --  Performance improvements of approximately 24X faster than the
            existing JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Project Costing Job Status
            Inquiry Application which only addresses a small piece of the
            business requirement. (1)
        --  Significant new functionality to:
            --  Report across the entire project portfolio
            --  Provide visibility into project financials with associated
                contract billings in one user interface
            --  Summarize project portfolio (by region, by sales rep, by
                project type, etc.)
            --  Quickly resolve issues with full access to project details
            --  Review project financials with built-in chart
        --  Benefits provided include the ability to:
            --  Reduce manual time to analyze and manage projects across
                the portfolio
            --  Optimize project profitability
            --  Increase insight into cash flow for projects
            --  Save time with drill down access to actionable tasks
    --  JD Edwards EnterpriseOne In-Memory Sales Advisor: Enables
        proactive decision making, enhances the customer service
        representative and your customer experience, drives revenue upsell
        opportunities, and provides real-time visibility to line and order
        level historical and current profitability. Highlights include:
        --  New functionality that has not been possible without the
            extreme performance enhancements delivered by Oracle
            Engineered Systems. Companies with customer service
            organizations can take advantage of the new module to
            recommend higher product quantities and ensure profit margins
            are met while interacting with the customer.
        --  Significant new functionality to:
            --  Provide insight into large volumes of data in sub-seconds
            --  Leverage Oracle Engineered Systems technology of
                multi-threaded logic processing to read through the
                customer's entire price schedule and display the
                applicable quantity level breaks in real-time
            --  Allow the customer service representative to quickly
                evaluate and propose real-time up-sell recommendations to
            --  Provide a visual indicator if a free good is associated to
                the higher purchase quantity, which gives additional
                incentive for the customer to increase their order
            --  Display profit information for items, order, and customer
                during sales order entry
        --  Benefits provided include ability to:
            --  Increase top line revenue through up-selling at order
            --  Improve profit by evaluating margins during order capture
            --  Reduce administrative cost of manual processes
            --  Ensure target profit margins are met
            --  Improve efficiency and productivity of customer service

Supporting Quote 

--  "Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne customers are renowned for
    maintaining highly competitive enterprises and operating efficiently
    in any market," said Lyle Ekdahl, Group Vice President General
    Manager, Oracle's JD Edwards. "With Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
    In-Memory Applications, customers can take advantage of our new
    applications based on high performance levels to fundamentally change
    the dynamics of their business. The speed and agility delivered
    enhances decision making, creates new revenue opportunities and helps
    further lower total cost of ownership."

Supporting Resources 

--  Oracle In-Memory Applications
--  Oracle Engineered Systems
--  Whitepaper: JD Edwards EnterpriseOne In-Memory Sales Advisor on Oracle
    Engineered System
--  Whitepaper: JD Edwards EnterpriseOne In-Memory Project Portfolio

(1) Tests using the same data set comparing new In-Memory application
with the prior non-In-Memory Job Status Inquiry application sh
ow that
Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne In-Memory Project Portfolio
Management application runs 24X faster than on Solaris. 
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