Gartner Places Oracle in Leaders Quadrant for Horizontal Portal Products


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Redwood Shores, CA – Nov. 5, 2008

News Facts

• Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portal Products” positions Oracle in the Leaders Quadrant.

• 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, vendors in the Leaders quadrant “have a full range of capabilities to support a range of portal deployment scenarios and have demonstrated consistent product delivery in meeting customer needs for a substantial period of time. Leaders have delivered significant product innovation and have been successful in selling to new customers across industries.”

• Oracle® WebCenter Suite integrates industry-leading technology from Oracle Fusion Middleware and BEA Systems to enable organizations to securely provide extranet and intranet portals along with composite applications that integrate processes, content, business intelligence, and enterprise application information in a single user interface. It also enables delivery of a broad range of Enterprise 2.0 services, such as wikis, blogs, discussion forums, secure search, and RSS feeds, through these portals and communities.

Supporting Quote

• “We believe our position in the Leaders quadrant is a reflection of the value Oracle provides to customers with its complete, open and integrated portal and user interaction software,” said Vince Casarez, vice president, Product Management, Oracle. “Leveraging open standards and a service-oriented architecture, as well as integrating enterprise applications and business processes with Enterprise 2.0 technology, Oracle WebCenter Suite helps organizations improve business performance by transforming how users work individually and in groups within enterprises and across organizations.”

Supporting Resources

• Oracle Announces General Availability of Oracle WebCenter Suite: includes new release of WebLogic Portal

• Gartner Magic Quadrant For Horizontal Portals 2008 report

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The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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