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PwC Wins Four Oracle Excellence Awards at Oracle OpenWorld 2012

PwC to discuss emerging technologies for innovation and growth

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced its recognition in four Oracle Excellence Awards categories at Oracle OpenWorld 2012, Oracle's annual event for business decision-makers, IT management, and line-of-business end users.  The Oracle Excellence Awards recognize customers and partners that excel in driving business value with Oracle.  PwC is a Grande level sponsor of the event, which will be held at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco from September 30 to October 4, 2012.


"We are honored to receive this prestigious recognition for the work we've accomplished together with Oracle and our clients across multiple industries with various services and solutions," said Gerard Verweij, principal, PwC Oracle Global & U.S. leader.  "Our recognition in these four categories – security, financial services, healthcare, and industry momentum – is a testament of our mission to help companies solve complex business problems from strategy through execution, while leveraging our deep industry and business expertise and Oracle technology."

PwC was awarded the 2012 Oracle Excellence Award Specialized Partner of the Year in four categories:

  • Security & Identity Management Solution: This award recognizes PwC's outstanding solution that secures data, user identity, Web services, or middle-tier transactions, provides detailed audit capabilities, and/or secures users' accounts, privileges, and access policies.
  • Industry Solution in Financial Services & Insurance Sector: This award recognizes PwC's successful implementation of Oracle's solution to solve a financial services customer's need while showing specific technical expertise and/or industry knowledge.
  • Industry Solution in Healthcare & Life Sciences Sector: This award recognizes PwC's successful implementation of Oracle's solution to solve a healthcare customer's need while showing specific technical expertise and/or industry knowledge.
  • Industry Momentum: This award recognizes PwC's outstanding contribution to Oracle's continuing strategy to increase acceptance and market share of industry applications.

In addition, PwC received an Honorable Mention for Financial Management/Enterprise Performance Management.

"PwC is an integral part of the Oracle PartnerNetwork," said Ted Bereswill, Oracle senior vice president of North America Alliances and Channels.  "This year's Oracle Excellence Awards were very competitive and we congratulate PwC on being recognized in four categories as the firm continues to excel in these practice areas."

Also, at Oracle OpenWorld 2012, PwC will lead various sessions on the use of emerging technologies to enable innovation and create business value in today's complex business environment.  PwC's Gerard Verweij and Michael Pearl will present the Executive Solution Session, Leveraging Emerging Technology for Innovation and Growth, on October 1 at 11:15am PT in the Novellus Theater.  In other sessions, PwC executives Dan Staley, Joe DeVita, Patrick Forester, Christopher Black, Ashima Jain and Christopher Smith will cover a range of topics, including: techniques and innovations for managing talent, important aspects of cloud computing, , Oracle Fusion procurement, mobile inventory management and governance, risk, and compliance (GRC).

PwC is a Diamond level partner in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). To help companies achieve sustainable business outcomes, PwC and Oracle work together to help clients solve complex business problems using Oracle technology. Attendees can learn more about PwC's Oracle practice at Booth 1111, Moscone Convention Center South or by visiting:

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