Oracle Positioned in Leaders Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms by Gartner

Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:00am EST

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  REDWOOD SHORES, CA, Feb 25 (Marketwire) -- 
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

    News Facts


--  Gartner, Inc. has placed Oracle in the Leaders Quadrant of its 2013
    report, "Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics
    Platforms," Oracle today announced. (1)
--  Oracle has been named Leader in Business Intelligence for the seventh
    consecutive year.
--  Gartner's Magic Quadrant reports position vendors within a particular
    quadrant based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute.
--  According to Gartner, "Leaders are vendors that are strong in the
    breadth and depth of their BI platform capabilities, and can deliver
    on enterprise wide implementations that support a broad BI strategy.
    Leaders articulate a business proposition that resonates with buyers,
    supported by the viability and operational capability to deliver on a
    global basis. Small vendors which may lack strong scores for
    geographic or vertical strategy, or breadth of capabilities in the
    offering (product) criterion, are still leaders due to the strength of
    their market understanding and marketing strategy. The evidence that
    they are market leaders comes from the fact that most of the market is
    trying to imitate the simplicity of their architecture and the ease of
    use that it provides."
--  Oracle's positioning in the Leaders Quadrant showcases how Oracle
    Business Analytics portfolio provides customers with an end-to-end
    family of analytic solutions ranging from descriptive to prescriptive
    based on a comprehensive set of BI, advanced analytics and CPM
    functionality that is also integrated and optimized with the Oracle
    technology stack.
--  The Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) Foundation Suite is an
    integrated BI platform delivering comprehensive capabilities for
    business intelligence, including enterprise reporting, interactive
    dashboards, self-service ad-hoc analysis, what-if analysis and
    scenario modeling, scorecards, and predictive analytics.
--  Core to Oracle Business Analytics strategy is Oracle Exalytics
    In-Memory Machine, the industry's first engineered system for
    analytics. Oracle Exalytics offers organizations advanced
    visualizations and mobile BI leveraging in-memory capabilities
    designed to deliver high performance data discovery, business
    intelligence, modeling and planning applications scalable across the
    enterprise, while simplifying IT and reducing costs.
--  Oracle Endeca Information Discovery helps users attain more business
    investments by exploring diverse and unstructured data, enabling them
    to draw new insights, come to meaningful conclusions and make more
    informed decisions faster.
--  Delivering high-value prescriptive analytics, Oracle customers can
    realize tremendous ROI when using Oracle Real-Time Decisions and
    Advanced Analytics solutions to automate real-time decisions and
    recommendations combining business rules, and self-learning predictive
    analytics to take the next best action within a business process.
--  The industry's most complete and integrated range of enterprise-class
    business intelligence solutions, Oracle Business Analytics empowers
    organizations to gain more insight, across more data, and drive better
    outcomes in every aspect of their business.

    

Supporting Quote


--  "With ever faster and fiercer business competition, distilling data
    into meaning and action is the way to win," said Paul Rodwick, vice
    president of product management, Oracle. "As the #1 vendor in business
    analytics, Oracle is trusted for enterprise business analytics
    solutions, and these drive insight at leading global organizations. We
    believe Gartner's recognition of Oracle as an industry leader affirms
    our innovations around in-memory, business discovery, and self-service
    analytics, and our commitment to customers gaining maximum value
    through analytics."

    

Supporting Resources


--  Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms
--  Oracle Business Analytics
--  Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine
--  Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite
--  Oracle Endeca Information Discovery
--  Oracle Real-Time Decisions
--  Connect with Oracle Business Analytics via Facebook, Twitter and Blog

    

(1) Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and
Analytics Platforms" 

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Contact Info

Seema Kalra
Oracle
+1.650.506.2925
seema.kalra@oracle.com

Joan Levy
Blanc and Otus
+1.415.856.5110
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