Leading Analyst Firm Positions Oracle in Leaders Quadrant for Web Content Management


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Redwood Shores, Calif. – Aug. 18, 2009

News Facts
• Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management” places Oracle in the Leaders Quadrant.
• Gartner’s Magic Quadrants position vendors within a particular quadrant based on their completeness of vision and their ability to execute on that vision.
• According to Gartner, vendors in the Leaders Quadrant “can, and should, drive market transformation. Leaders have the highest combined scores for Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision. They are doing well and are prepared for the future with a clearly articulated vision. In the context of content management, they have strong channel partners, a presence in multiple regions, consistent financial performance, broad platform support and good customer support. In addition, they dominate in one or more technologies or vertical markets. Leaders are ‘environmentally aware’ of the solution ‘ecosystem’ into which their own offerings need to fit. Leaders can: demonstrate enterprise deployments; offer integration with other business applications and content repositories; incorporate Web 2.0 and XML capabilities; and provide a vertical-process or horizontal-solution focus.”

About Oracle Web Content Management
• Oracle Web Content Management is a component of Oracle® Universal Content Management, a unified enterprise content management platform that enables organizations to leverage market-leading document management, Web content management, digital asset management, and records retention functionality to build and complement their business applications. It empowers users to view, collaborate on or retire content, helping to ensure that all accessible distributed or published information is secure, accurate and up-to-date.

Supporting Quote
• “Simplifying content creation for business users, facilitating access to content within enterprise applications, and applying business intelligence to deliver a targeted, personalized Web experience to customers, partners and employees is increasingly critical to business success,” said Andy MacMillan, vice president, Product Management, Oracle. “We believe our position in the Leaders Quadrant is a reflection of our commitment to usability and integrating Web content management with business applications, whether they are components of Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Applications or third-party technologies.”

Supporting Resources
• Oracle Universal Content Management
• Oracle Web Content Management
• In order to view the full report, compliments of Oracle, please follow this link: Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management” by Mick MacComascaigh, Toby Bell, Mark R. Gilbert, August 5, 2009
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About the Magic Quadrant
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