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Designed to enhance Oracle® E-Business Suite, Oracle Enterprise Manager Application Change Management Pack automates manual, labor-intensive tasks such as patching, customization, and setup migration. This streamlines application change across development, test, and production environments. Top-down approach to application management reduces IT complexity and management while increasing efficiencies and enterprise application performance.



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Oracle® Enterprise Manager Adds Application Change Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite



Customers Gain Comprehensive Management Across All Application Lifecycle Phases

ORLANDO, Fla., May 5 -- COLLABORATE 09 --

News Facts
-- Extending its top-down application management capabilities and Applications Unlimited commitment, Oracle today announced a new Oracle(R) Enterprise Manager Application Change Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite.
-- Oracle Enterprise Manager's Application Change Management Pack automates manual, labor intensive tasks such as patching and customization and setup migration, helping streamline application change across development, test and production environments to enable greater availability for customer applications and higher return on IT investments.
-- This Application Change Management Pack is the latest addition to Oracle Enterprise Manager's portfolio of management solutions for Oracle E-Business Suite which includes Oracle Real User Experience Insight Accelerator for Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle Application Testing Suite. Together, these products provide Oracle E-Business Suite customers with a comprehensive management solution.

-- Through its unique top-down approach to application management, Oracle Enterprise Manager enables customers to reduce IT complexity and management costs while increasing efficiencies and the performance of their enterprise applications.

Streamlining Application Change Management
-- Oracle Enterprise Manager's Application Change Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite builds on the existing standard patching tools for the Oracle E-Business Suite, allowing customers to leverage their existing training and investments in these tools, while delivering new capabilities that further automate application change management.
-- Highlights of the Application Change Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite include:
-- Setup Management - further facilitates and expedites the management of configuration/setup data by creating reusable projects and then leveraging the Oracle Enterprise Manager infrastructure to deploy the changes. The result is a more reliable, reproducible method of managing configuration changes;
-- Patch Management - automates many of the manual tasks associated with patching Oracle E-Business Suite instances, making the patching process easier, faster and more reliable; and,
-- Customization Management - provides a comprehensive solution to manage customizations. This capability bundles custom files into an AD-compliant patch and then uses existing Oracle E-Business Suite tools to deploy those patches to downstream instances, enabling a more efficient and lower-cost method for managing custom applications, reports, and extensions.

Supporting Quote

-- "The Oracle Enterprise Manager Application Change Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite can help IT organizations improve agility by speeding the deployment of application changes that support new and updated business processes," said Richard Sarwal, Oracle senior vice president Product Development. "This is one of the ways that Oracle is helping customers extend the value and longevity of their business critical applications."

Supporting Resources
-- Oracle Enterprise Manager
-- Data Sheet: Oracle Enterprise Manager Application Change Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite
-- Application Management Blog

-- Oracle Enterprise Manager Twitter feed

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CONTACT: Teri Whitaker of Oracle Corporation, +1-650-506-9914, teri.whitaker@oracle.com; or Meredith Obendorfer of Blanc & Otus, +1-415-856-5167, mobendorfer@blancandotus.com, for Oracle Corporation

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