Converged infrastructure and engineered systems are playing more and more a role within the IT landscapes of Enterprises and large organizations. Due to their very nature that they commonly lower the total cost of ownership and easy the maintenance while providing extreme optimized performance makes it for a lot of companies the choice to go for. 
 
Oracle provides a range of engineered systems like for example the Exadata and Exalogic platforms designed specifically for running Oracle databases and Oracle Weblogic installation in demanding environments. To be able to use the full potential of Oracle engineered systems Capgemini is working closely with Oracle product management and products development and is also aligning internal Capgemini product management and product development teams to use the full potential of Oracle engineered systems. 
 
The latest addition to the Capgemini portfolio of Capgemini products certified for Oracle Engineered systems is Capgemini OCommerce.

As a response to the certification of OCommerce the below statement has been made by Oracle and Capgemini to outline the highlights of the certification.

Capgemini’s OCommerce Achieves Oracle Exadata Ready, Oracle SuperCluster Ready, Oracle Exalogic Ready, Oracle Exalytics Ready, Oracle Database Appliance Ready, and Oracle Big Data Appliance Ready Status
 
Capgemini OCommerce is Supported and Ready to Run on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Database Appliance and Oracle Big Data Appliance

November 2014 – Capgemini today announced that Capgemini OCommerce has achieved Oracle Exadata Ready, Oracle SuperCluster Ready, Oracle Exalogic Ready, Oracle Exalytics Ready, Oracle Database Appliance Ready and Oracle Big Data Appliance Ready status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). Today’s announcement demonstrates that Capgemini supports Capgemini OCommerce with Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Database Appliance and Oracle Big Data Appliance.  Additionally, Capgemini OCommerce is supported on Oracle Solaris 11, Oracle Linux, and Oracle VM.
 
OCommerce is a new All-Channel Experience solution designed to transform retail and consumer product companies’ business operations and to better engage their technology-enabled shoppers. The solution, co-architected with Oracle, helps streamline customer interactions across all channels, with a focus on increasing customer conversion rates and loyalty through proactive targeting and marketing to customers. By using Oracle engineered systems in combination with Oracle software, Capgemini is able to provide customers with a solution to help transform retail and consumer product companies’ business operations. Capgemini is a Diamond level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork.
 
Oracle Exadata Ready, Oracle SuperCluster Ready, Oracle Exalogic Ready, Oracle Exalytics Ready, Oracle Database Appliance Ready and Oracle Big Data Appliance Ready are part of the Oracle Exastack Ready program which allows partners, such as Capgemini, to be recognized by Oracle for developing and supporting their applications on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Database Appliance or Oracle Big Data Appliance engineered systems.
 
The Oracle Exastack Ready program recognizes Capgemini as having applications that leverage the latest Oracle technology to better support joint customers. By using Oracle engineered systems as the foundation for the Capgemini OCommerce solution the promise of extreme performance is translated in tangible results to the Capgemini clients using the OCommerce solution for great experience for their customers.
 
Arjan Kramer, Capgemini Global Expert in Digital Customer Experience and Solution lead for OCommerce, and Johan Louwers. Capgemini Global Expert in Oracle technology and Capgemini’s lead architect for Oracle technology have been working to ensure all OCommerce components will be able to work with and integrate with the Oracle solution stack, covering both hardware as well as software. Both can be contacted for more information around the OCommerce solution as well as for more information around the Capgemini for Oracle solution portfolio as a whole.
 
“As the OCommerce solution capabilities are used in real-time customer engagements either online or in the store, the Oracle engineered system’s power and stability helps ensure that these engagements can be fulfilled for our clients”
– Arjan Kramer –
 
Making the decision to ensure that OCommerce works with the complete Oracle stack of hardware and software was nothing more than a logical choice for us to make so we can assure the best possible result for our customers
– Johan Louwers –
 
 
“When partners such as Capgemini leverage of Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Database Appliance and Oracle Big Data Appliance as the foundation for their applications, they benefit from a complete, integrated and cloud-ready infrastructure that will help them utilize new features and functionality and drive innovation,” said David Hicks, Vice President, Worldwide ISV and OEM Business Development, Oracle. “We are pleased to see Cagemini  achieve Oracle Exadata Ready, Oracle SuperCluster Ready, Oracle Exalogic Ready, Oracle Exalytics Ready, Oracle Database Appliance Ready and Oracle Big Data Appliance Ready status as this significant milestone helps equip them to deliver superior value to customers.”
 
About Capgemini
With almost 140,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2013 global revenues of EUR 10.1 billion.
 
Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business Experience™, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.
 
About the Oracle Exastack Program
The Oracle Exastack program helps enable Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and other members of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) to rapidly build and deliver faster, more reliable applications. Leveraging the Oracle Exastack program, qualifying OPN members have access to Oracle performance experts and dedicated labs for testing and tuning their applications on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Database Appliance and Oracle Big Data Appliance.  Customers can be confident when selecting Oracle Exastack Optimized applications that they are supported, and have been tested and tuned with the goal to achieve optimal performance, scalability and reliability. Also part of the program, Oracle Exastack Ready is dedicated to helping ISVs run their solutions on the latest major release of Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Database Appliance, Oracle Big Data Appliance and their component products, including Oracle Database, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. These products provide partners with a low cost and high performance infrastructure for database and application workloads across on-premise and cloud based environments. With an Oracle Exastack Optimized or Oracle Exastack Ready status achievement, partners will receive access to corresponding Oracle branding, logos and related benefits to effectively differentiate their offerings. To find out more, visit http://www.oracle.com/partners/goto/exastack
 
About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle’s partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more, visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.
 
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For more information arround Capgemini OCommerce visit the OCommerce website and have a look at the below video.