Oracle Turkey Highlights Customer Success for First Half of Fiscal Year 2011

Monday, January 17, 2011

Turkish Companies Share Their Success Through Oracle’s “Hardware. Software. Engineered to Work Together” Application-to Disk-Strategy:

İstanbul, Turkey – January 17, 2011

News Facts

Oracle Turkey has seen continued customer satisfaction across a wide range of industry sectors including telecommunications, banking, insurance, construction and education during the first half of fiscal year 2011, as customers endorsed Oracle’s innovative products and services.
Oracle customers Turkcell, Aegon, Tekstilbank, Yapi Kredi Bankasi, Petrol Ofisi, Enka and Hisar Scholl Kemerkoy all shared their sucess stories.
Customers gained benefits from a wide range of Oracle hardware and software including Oracle Exadata, Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Business Intelligence, Oracle Hyperion Financial Planning and Oracle E-Business Suite.

Supporting Quote

“Our customers here in Turkey are gaining real and rapid benefits from our products such as faster reporting, automation, single viewpoint of their customers, and cost efficiencies, all of which can help them be more competitive and successful. Oracle is the only vendor able to offer a complete technology stack in which every layer is integrated to work together as a single system. In addition, Oracle's open architecture and multiple operating-system options gives our customers unmatched benefits from industry-leading products, including excellent system availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership.” Gürhan Kalelioğlu, Vice President, Central Asia and Turkey Region.

Supporting Customer Quotes

Turkcell İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş. Reduces Mean Reporting Time Tenfold for More Than 50,000 Reports ( with Oracle Exadata Database Machine ( and Oracle Database ( . “It was a never-ending race to match the company’s requirements for business performance and capacity. After the test migration, users were so happy that they did not let us go back. With Oracle Exadata Database Machine, we have outperformed expectations and we have prepared Turkcell for future growth.” – Ferhat Şengönül, Data Warehouse Specialist, Turkcell İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş.
Turkcell İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş. Boosts Data Security and Streamlines Access for More Than 20,000 Users ( with Oracle Identity Management- IDM ( . “Turkcell is the leading communications and technology company in Turkey. Integrating Oracle Identity Manager with our human resources and workflow systems gave us a significant competitive advantage in terms of automation, agility, and speed in all related business processes.” – Zihni Ugurbil, Division Head, ICT/Infrastructure Operations, Turkcell İletişim.
Aegon Emeklilik ve Hayat A.Ş. Achieves Instant Performance Monitoring in Multiple Languages ( with Oracle Business Intelligence Standard Edition One ( and Oracle Forms and Reports. “Thanks to Oracle Business Intelligence Suite, our employees and agents are able to view their accounts’ latest status in seconds, and our managers have acquired the power to intervene proactively to achieve the desired business results. Aegon Turkey’s broad approach for transforming the reporting process has been an example for other Aegon offices in the region to follow.” – Fuat Satir, Chief Information Officer, Aegon Emeklilik ve Hayat A.Ş.
Tekstilbank A.Ş. Introduces Business Intelligence to Its Retail Banking Functions, Reports Significant Growth ( with Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition Plus ( ,Oracle Database ( and Oracle Data Integrator ( . “To be a trusted partner, we must know our customers. Oracle’s fully compatible products from database server to data loading tools and business intelligence tools have enabled us to create a close-to-real-time single point of view for each retail customer.” – Bora Üzüm, Manager, Business Intelligence Unit, Tekstilbank A.Ş.
Yapı Kredi Bankasi A.Ş. Reduces Budgeting and Planning Time for 4,000 Sales Representatives by 60% ( with Oracle Hyperion Planning ( . “Thanks to Oracle Hyperion Planning, we are able to define budgets and targets for our 840 branches throughout Turkey in a single month, based on a single version of up-to-date information. As a result, our forecasting and analysis processes have become more sophisticated.” – Yilmaz Arisoy, former Head of MIS and Business Planning, Yapi Kredi Bankasi A.Ş.
Petrol Ofisi A.Ş. Realizes Substantial Savings with Next Generation Platform for 3,140 Gasoline Stations ( with Oracle E-Business Suite, and Oracle Hyperion Financial Management ( . “Moving from decentralized systems to Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle Hyperion Financial Management gives us a significant competitive advantage with increased data control and cost effectiveness. Petrol Ofisi has a constant need for developing new functions and applications, therefore Oracle solutions are the perfect framework for us.” – Verjel Sarfati, Information Technology Manager, Petrol Ofisi A.Ş.
ENKA İnşaat ve Sanayi A.Ş. Reduces Financial Reporting Cycle Times by More Than 50% ( with Oracle Hyperion Financial Management ( . “We generate accurate, consistent, and homogeneous financial data in more than 70 companies and construction sites across multiple countries. With Oracle Hyperion Financial Management, we can analyze the information much more quickly than we had ever expected.” – Serhat Sokullu, Financial Control Manager, ENKA İnşaat ve Sanayi A.Ş.
Hisar School Reduces Hardware Costs by 75% and Accelerates Server Backups by 90% ( with Oracle Virtual Iron Enterprise Edition “Oracle’s Virtual Iron provides a tremendous return on investment and has been a key factor for the many sophisticated services we are now able to offer in an around-the-clock, stable learning environment. We no longer worry about the cost, time, and risk of implementing new learning systems, as Virtual Iron makes backup and disaster recovery much easier.” – Bahadir Yildiz, IT Manager, Hisar School.

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Oracle Turkey
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