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  • October 15, 2012

2012 Oracle Fusion Innovation Awards - Part 2

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Author: Moazzam Chaudry

Continuing from Friday's blog on 2012 Oracle Fusion Innovation Awards, this blog (Part 2) will provide more details around the customers. It was a tremendous honor to be in single room of winners. We only wish we could have had more time to share stories from all the winners.  We received great insight from all the innovative solutions that our customers deploy and would like to share them broadly, so that others can benefit from best practices.

There was a customer panel session joined by Ingersoll Rand, Nike and Motability and here is what was discussed:

Barry Bonar, Enterprise Architect from Ingersoll Rand shared details around their solution, comprised of Oracle Exalogic, Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle SOA Suite. This combined solutoin enabled their business transformation to increase decision-making, speed and efficiency, resulting in 40% reduced IT spend, 41X Faster response time and huge cost savings. Ashok Balakrishnan, Architect from Nike shared how they leveraged Oracle Coherence to analyze their digital "footprint" of activities. This helps them compete, collaborate and compare athletic data over time. Lastly, Ashley Doodly, Head of IT from Motability shared details around their solution compromised of Oracle SOA Suite, Service Bus, ADF, Coherence, BO and E-Business Suite. This solution helped Motability achieve 100% ROI within the first few months, performance in seconds vs. 10's of minutes and tremendous improvement in throughput that increased up to 50%. 

This year's winners by category are:

Oracle Exalogic


Results using Fusion Middleware


ATG on Exalogic: 6X Reduced H/W foot print, 6.2X increased throughput and 3 weeks time to market


Part of America Movil, running mission critical Java Application on Exalogic with 35X Faster Java response time, 5X Throughput

Underwriters Laboratories

Exalogic as an Apps Consolidation platform to power tremendous growth

Ingersoll Rand

EBS on Exalogic: Up to 40% Reduction in overall IT budget, 3x reduced foot print

Oracle Cloud Application Foundation


Results using Fusion Middleware 

Mazda Motor Corporation

Tuxedo ART Batch runtime environment to migrate their batch apps on new open environment and reduce main frame cost.

HOTELBEDS Technology

Open Source to WebLogic transformation

Globalia Corporation

Introduced Oracle Coherence to fully reengineer DTH system and provide multiple business and technical benefits


Nike+, digital sports platform, has 8M users and is expecting an 5X increase in users, many of who will carry multiple devices that frequently sync data with the Digital Sport platform

Comcast Corporation

The solution is expected to increase availability, continuity, performance, and simplify and make the code at the application layer more flexible.

Oracle SOA and Oracle BPM


Results using Fusion Middleware

NTT Docomo

Network traffic solution based on Oracle event processing and coherence - massive in scale: 12M users (50M in future) - 800,000 events/sec.

Schneider National, Inc.

SOA/B2B/ADF/Data Integration to orchestrate key order processes across Siebel, OTM & EBS.  Platform runs 60M trans/day and  50 million composite SOA instances per day across 10G and 11G


Oracle BPM solution: Business Rules and processes vary across local (80), regional (~10) and corporate approval process. Up to 10 levels of approval. Plans to deploy across 20+ markets


SOA solution integrates a fully non-Oracle legacy application/ERP environment using Oracle’s SOA Suite and Oracle AIA Foundation Pack.


Uses SOA Suite to synchronize data across the systems and to manage the vehicle remarketing process

Oracle WebCenter


Results using Fusion Middleware 

News Limited

Single platform running websites for 50% of Australia's newspapers

University of Louisville

“Facebook for Medicine”: Oracle Webcenter platform and Oracle BIEE to analyze patient test data and uncover potential health issues. Expecting annualized ROI of 277%

China Mobile Jiangsu

Company portal (25k users) to drive collaboration & productivity

Life Technologies

Portal for remotely monitoring & repairing biotech instruments

LA Dept. of Water & Power

Oracle WebCenter Portal to power ladwp.com on desktop and mobile for 1.6million users

Oracle Identity Management


Results using Fusion Middleware

Education Testing Service

Identity Management platform for provisioning & SSO of 6 million GRE, GMAT, TOEFL customers


Oracle Identity Manager allowing call center personnel to quickly change Identity Profile to handle varying call loads based on a user self service interface. Decreased Admin Cost by 30%

Oracle Data Integration


Results using Fusion Middleware

Raymond James

Near real-time integration for improved systems (throughput & performance) and enhanced operational flexibility in a 24 X 7 environment

Wm Morrison Supermarkets

Electronic Point of Sale integration handling over 80 million transactions a day in near real time (15 min intervals)

Oracle Application Development Framework and Oracle Fusion Development


Results using Fusion Middleware

Qualcomm Incorporated

Solution providing  immediate business value enabling a self-service model necessary for growing the new customer base, an increase in customer satisfaction, reduced “time-to-deliver”

Micros Systems, Inc.

ADF, SOA Suite, WebCenter  enables services that include managing distribution of hotel rooms availability and rates to channels such as Hotel Web-site, Expedia, etc.

Marfin Egnatia Bank

A new web 2.0 UI provides a much richer experience through the ADF solution with the end result being one of boosting end-user productivity


Business Analytics (Oracle BI, Oracle EPM, Oracle Exalytics)


Results using Fusion Middleware

INC Research

Self-service customer portal delivering 5–10% of the overall revenue - expected to grow fast with the BI solution


Reduction in Time to Complete the Financial Close Process

Hologic Inc

Solution, saving months of decision-making uncertainty!

We look forward to seeing many more innovative nominations. The nominatation process for 2013 begins in April 2013.


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