Partners demonstrate strong support for Oracle(R) Warehouse Builder 10g release 2

Enhancements to Leading Database Design and ETL Tool Help Partners to Rapidly Develop Data Integration Solutions

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., July 26, 2006 -- Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) today announced strong industry support for Oracle(R) Warehouse Builder 10g Release 2 (see related press release) through partnerships with leading technology vendors and systems integrators (SIs). Companies such as LogicaCMG, NewFrontiers Consultancy, Tata Consultancy Services Limited and TUSC, all members of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, are utilizing the comprehensive capabilities of Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g Release 2 to enable their customers to turn data into tangible results more quickly and with better quality.

A leading database design and Extraction, Transformation and Load (ETL) tool, Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g Release 2 enables customers and partners to manage the complete lifecycle of data and metadata from design to deployment and maintenance. This latest release features new data quality, integration and administrative features, providing organizations with an easy-to-use tool for rapidly designing, deploying, and managing data integration projects and business intelligence (BI) solutions.

Partners Benefit from Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g Release 2 Enhancements

Many of the world's leading technology vendors and SIs, including LogicaCMG, NewFrontiers Consultancy, Tata Consultancy Services Limited and TUSC are endorsing the new release of Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g. With many new features, Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g Release 2 helps Oracle partners deliver additional value to satisfy their customers' most demanding data integration and BI requirements.


With 30,000 employees across 36 countries, LogicaCMG is a leading consultancy that specializes in business consulting, systems integration and IT business process outsourcing across diverse industries for global clients. Working with Oracle Warehouse Builder, LogicaCMG is able to offer its customers a single interface to data quality, ETL and metadata management for the Oracle data warehouse platform.

"With this release of Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g, Oracle shows a clear vision on data integration, greatly extending both the breadth and depth of functionality," said Bertram Hof, Senior BI-Consultant, LogicaCMG. "One of the most significant changes in the product is the new dimensional model, which has helped us make the ETL process much more transparent, simplifying the maintenance process for customers."

NewFrontiers Consultancy

NewFrontiers Consultancy specializes in creating data warehousing solutions for major multi-national companies that use SAP for transaction processing. With Oracle Warehouse Builder, New Frontiers is able to easily extract critical data from complex, monolithic SAP R/3 systems and integrate it into an enterprise data warehouse or BI solution that provides users with a comprehensive view of their essential data, enabling more informed, timely decision making.

"Invariably, we see large organizations with critical business information trapped in their complex ERP systems, like SAP," said Patrick Teunissen, Co- Founder of NewFrontiers. "Using Oracle Warehouse Builder, we have all of the ETL and querying capabilities needed to pull information from SAP systems and build data warehouses that deliver the right information to the right people at the right time."

Tata Consultancy Services Limited

With a presence in 34 countries across six continents and a comprehensive range of services, Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) is a world-leading information technology consulting, services and business process outsourcing organization. TCS is a global leader in BI with an established BI practice that offers solutions across various industries backed by its mature BIDS(TM) methodology for BI program Strategy-Through-Execution. As an Oracle Certified Advantage Partner, TCS has a dedicated Center of Excellence to focus on Oracle technologies in the BI and data warehouse areas.

"As a leading BI solution provider, we are really excited about Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g Release 2, especially the strides made in the areas of data quality integration and enhanced interoperability with other commercial databases and applications. This new release will enable us to provide committed business value to our customers through tightly integrated end-to- end Oracle solutions," said Deepak Kumar, Head of BI Technologies and Alliances, Tata Consultancy Services Limited. "Additionally, the simplified architecture of the product and greatly improved GUI adds to the ease of deployment of an Oracle Warehouse Builder-based solution."


Founded in 1988, TUSC is a leading midsize consultancy that that helps Fortune 500 companies around the world implement, manage and use Oracle solutions. TUSC combines functional business experience with expert knowledge of data warehouse architecture and a proven, repeatable approach to deliver business intelligence solutions that improve a business' performance. The company works closely with Oracle to bring together the best tools and experts to create and manage enterprise-scale data warehouses.

"We use Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g with many of our clients and it is quickly winning over the market as the best tool out there," says Rich Niemiec, CEO of TUSC. "It is more than just an ETL tool, providing features like metadata security policies, Oracle eBusiness Suite integration for our applications clients and integration with Oracle Discoverer for our data warehousing clients. Its ability to profile and audit data is a great way to catch data quality issues before they get into the data warehouse."

About Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g

Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g is Oracle's industry leading enterprise business intelligence integration design tool. It provides data quality, data auditing, fully integrated relational and dimensional modeling and full life cycle management of data and metadata for Oracle Database. Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g delivers all this functionality in an easy to use, graphical environment that allows for the rapid design, deployment and management of data integration projects and business intelligence systems. For more information on Oracle Warehouse Builder 10g Release 2, go to: .

About the Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork is a global business network of 17,500 companies who deliver innovative software solutions based on Oracle software. Through access to Oracle's premier products, education, technical services, marketing and sales support, the Oracle PartnerNetwork program provides partners with the resources they need to be successful in today's global economy. Oracle partners are able to offer to their customers, leading-edge solutions backed by Oracle's position as the world's largest enterprise software company. Partners who are able to demonstrate superior product knowledge, technical expertise and a commitment to doing business with Oracle can qualify for the Oracle Certified Partner levels.

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