Oracle Positioned in Leaders Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance Platforms by Leading Analyst Firm

Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:00am EST

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  REDWOOD SHORES, CA, Jan 24 (Marketwire) -- 

    News Facts

--  Gartner, Inc. has positioned Oracle in the Leaders Quadrant in its
    2012 report "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and
    Compliance Platforms." (1)
--  Gartner Magic Quadrants position vendors within a particular market
    segment based on their completeness of vision and their ability to
    execute on that vision.
--  According to Gartner, "GRCM [GRC Management] is defined as the
    automation of the management, measurement, remediation and reporting
    of controls and risks against objectives, in accordance with rules,
    regulations, standards, policies and business decisions."
--  Gartner also states, "Most enterprises are also looking for solutions
    that support their strategies for more controls automation, including
    reporting from CCM [continuous controls monitoring] of ERP and other
    controls automation in the IT infrastructure that can be integrated
    into the EGRC platform," and as a consequence, "a trend of the
    convergence of Continuous Controls Monitoring with the EGRC platform
    is emerging, and there is also a slow trend toward the convergence of
    IT GRCM and EGRC platform solutions."
--  Oracle Fusion Governance, Risk, and Compliance applications deliver
    risk management embedded directly into key business processes to help
    minimize operational risk, increase process effectiveness and improve
    the bottom line. This integrated application suite automates risk and
    compliance management activities including the continuous monitoring
    and analysis of all business transactions in your ERP and other
    critical business applications.


Supporting Quote

--  "Oracle's unique product strategy that integrates enterprise risk
    management with continuous controls monitoring with pre-built
    integrations to the Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle's PeopleSoft and
    Oracle Identity Management is delivering significant and measurable
    business value to our customers. We believe that our position in the
    Leaders quadrant of the 'Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance,
    Risk and Compliance Platforms' demonstrates Oracle's continued
    investment in advanced capabilities beyond core compliance functions,"
    said Chris Leone, senior vice president, Oracle Application


Supporting Resources

--  Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance
--  Oracle Fusion Governance, Risk, and Compliance
--  Oracle Fusion GRC Solution Brief


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    (1) Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and
Compliance Platforms," by French Caldwell, John A. Wheeler, October 4,


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