Capgemini Recognized as an Oracle Fusion Applications Global Ramp-Up Partner

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Paris, 22 September 2010 – Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology, and outsourcing services, announced it has been selected as one of the leading Oracle Fusion Applications Global Solution Integration Ramp-Up partners, and is ready to implement and support Oracle Fusion Applications on a global basis.

For the past 15 months Capgemini has worked with Oracle to test its Oracle Fusion Applications as part of a development-led program with participation from six countries namely the United States, China, the Netherlands, France, the UK and India.

Capgemini investment in Oracle Fusion Applications includes in-depth Structured Product Training, including Functional Business Applications and Technical Foundation Architecture focused on application co-existence, integration, customization and deployment best practices. Working directly with Oracle Fusions Applications Product Development, Capgemini has also been involved in embedded product training and strategy initiatives focused on gaining deep hands-on product knowledge and expertise. Teams across the globe have performed extensive business process flow validation, user experience and quality assurance testing of the entire suite of products.

Oracle Fusion Applications, offer 100% open standards-based business applications that provide a new standard for the way businesses innovate, use and adopt technology. Delivered as a complete suite of modular applications, they help to evolve business to a new level of performance across various business functionalities including: financial management, HR, CRM, supply chain and portfolio management, procurement, governance, risk and compliance. The new applications will help speed up transactions, reduce inefficiencies, provide business strategic insight, reduce costs and maximize sales.

Capgemini will integrate Oracle Fusion Applications into its global solutions offering in 2011 and will include Oracle Fusion Applications in centres of excellence around the world to deliver and showcase these innovative applications.

Capgemini is announcing at Oracle OpenWorld the launch of ‘Oracle Fusion Lifecycle’, a new approach to leverage the full potential of the Oracle Fusion Application platform by providing managed services based on subscription pricing and built around a flexible business menucard and a tailored roadmap.

Andy Mulholland, Capgemini Group CTO, who will speak on Oracle Fusion Applications at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco (19-23 September) said: “Being a key Oracle Fusion Applications Global Ramp-up partner is strategic to our vision of collaborating with clients to offer outstanding service. We have been investing early and heavily in this technology and have been working closely with Oracle in this ramp-up preparatory stage. As experts in current Oracle applications our in-depth knowledge gained through testing will be invaluable in helping our clients evolve their IT strategy and transition from existing applications to Fusion applications.”

About Capgemini

Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM. The Group relies on its global delivery model called Rightshore®, which aims to get the right balance of the best talent from multiple locations, working as one team to create and deliver the optimum solution for clients. Present in more than 30 countries, Capgemini reported 2009 global revenues of EUR 8.4 billion and employs 95,000 people worldwide.

More information is available at www.capgemini.com.

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