Oracle E-Business Suite Named a Leader in eProcurement Solutions by Independent Research Firm

Monday, April 4, 2011

Redwood Shores, Calif. – April 4, 2011

News Facts

Oracle E-Business Suite has been named a Leader in Forrester Research’s March 2011 report, “The Forrester Wave™: eProcurement Solutions, Q1 2011 ( .”

Forrester evaluated eleven vendors against 70 criteria, categorized into three main groups: Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence.
Based on Forrester's assessment, Oracle iProcurement ( , part of the Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 ( , received the highest possible score for its overall market presence and strong marks in key product evaluation areas, including reporting, technology, process configuration, goods purchasing and settlement.
According to “The Forrester Wave™: eProcurement Solutions, Q1 2011,” Oracle iProcurement is “a good and rapidly improving solution and has the best procurement-specific reporting and KPI analytics.”
In addition, Forrester also recognized Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise eProcurement ( , describing it as a “good product in its own right, scoring consistently well with some best-in-class features such as support for unstructured collaboration with suppliers via its portal” and a “logical choice” for its ERP customers.

Supporting Quote

“Organizations around the world leverage Oracle’s procurement solutions to drive efficiencies, promote control, visibility and governance over spending,” said Paulo Back, vice president, Applications Development, Oracle. “We believe Forrester’s recognition of Oracle as a leader in this critical segment highlights the proven business value of Oracle iProcurement and Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise eProcurement.”

Supporting Resources

The Forrester Wave™: eProcurement Solutions, Q1 2011 (
Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 (
Oracle iProcurement (
Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Supplier Relationship Management (
Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise eProcurement (
(1) The Forrester Wave™: eProcurement Solutions, Q1 2011

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