IBM Cloud Managed Services for Oracle Applications
As business-critical Oracle environments are increasingly relied upon, organisations are seeking flexible, agile infrastructure to reduce their Oracle infrastructure costs and complexities.
Managed services for Oracle applications
Managed Services for Oracle Applications provides managed cloud services designed to deliver scaleable, flexible, fast, reliable and highly secure Oracle environments. Backed by IBM experience as a trusted Oracle Diamond Partner, our enterprise-class infrastructure delivers:
Administered by qualified IBM Oracle specialists globally, our managed cloud services for Oracle applications help customers reduce operational labor costs, shift CAPEX to OPEX and improve service quality through standardisation and automation. Read the white paper or watch the video (YouTube, 00:02:27) for more information.
Managed services for Oracle applications
Managed services for Oracle applications provides virtually everything needed to run an advanced, scaleable Oracle solution in the cloud. A fully managed Oracle environment delivered as platform as a service (PaaS), this solution runs on IBM Cloud Managed Services and can provide faster Oracle application provisioning, greater flexibility and improved service delivery and quality—so you can focus on innovation while our experts manage your Oracle environment with:
Advanced enterprise resource planning—managed and in the cloud
JD Edwards is an advanced enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite of products ideally suited for midsize to larger organisations. IBM Cloud Managed Services for Oracle Applications covers JD Edwards implementation and migration in the cloud. Whether you want to make your processes more efficient or more nimble, this managed cloud ERP solution can help transform your business. You get the best of both worlds—the efficiencies and scale of the cloud along with a leading ERP solution.
Popular modules available span a wide range of business areas including financial management, order management, manufacturing management, supply chain planning, real estate and home construction, project management, reporting and mobile solutions.
Analyse online customer behaviour and find relevant trends fast
Oracle Retail is one of the key components of IBM Cloud Managed Services for Oracle Applications. It can enable retailers to better manage, control and perform crucial day-to-day merchandising activities. Our managed cloud-based solution provides a powerful, fast way to analyse online customer behaviour and determine relevant data and trends, while helping retailers manage the ever increasing volume of big data they are collecting today.
Key modules include Oracle Retail Allocation, Oracle Retail Invoice Matching, Oracle Retail Merchandising System, Oracle Retail Merchandising Analytics, Oracle Retail Trade Management and Oracle Retail Stores Solutions.
Lifecycle as a service (LCaaS) for more rapid application development
With the flexibility to start up environments at speeds that weren’t possible until recently, Lifecycle as a service (LCaaS) is fuelling a new generation of applications that give organisations improved responsiveness to markets and customers. Our lifecycle as a service delivers predefined Oracle solution templates on the IBM Cloud platform, a virtually seamless transition into application maintenance, and a transition into production on the IBM Cloud. All of this enables more rapid application development and deployment because:
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Manage the complexities of global business environments
With hundreds of cross-industry capabilities that span enterprise resource planning (ERP), human capital management and supply chain management, Oracle E-Business Suite helps customers manage the complexities of global business environments.
Popular business modules include Accounts Payable, General Ledger, HR, BEN (Benefits), OM (Order Management), INV (Invoicing), FIN (Finance), PA (Oracle Projects), AR (Accounts Receivable) and ASCP (Advanced Supply Chain Planning).
Oracle Applications included in IBM Cloud Managed Services for Oracle Applications:
Oracle Diamond Partner
In 2011 IBM became an elite Diamond level partner in the Oracle Partner Network (OPN), Oracle's most prestigious endorsement as a preferred supplier. This status was renewed in 2013 under new stringent conditions. Oracle's OPN Diamond level is a programme designed and targeted at large system integrators (GSI).
The diamond partnership level differentiates IBM’s experience and commitment to the Oracle Alliance and showcases its deep technical expertise, programming skills and project management capabilities.
IBM Oracle Alliance
Since 1986, Oracle and IBM have been providing customers with compelling joint solutions, combining Oracle’s technology and application software with IBM’s complementary hardware, software and services.
More than 140,000 joint clients benefit from the strength and stability of the Oracle and IBM alliance, which offers technology, applications, services and hardware solutions that mitigate risk, boost efficiency and reduce total cost of ownership.
New release features
New release features--scheduled for late second quarter 2014--include: