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

REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/25/13 -- 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

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

About Oracle
Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

About Gartner's Magic Quadrant
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