We are pleased to announce that PeopleTools 8.57 is generally available for install and upgrade on the Oracle Cloud. As we announced earlier, PeopleTools 8.57 will initially be available only on the Oracle Cloud. We plan to make PeopleTools 8.57 available for on-premises downloads with the 8.57.04 CPU patch in January 2019.
There are many new exciting features in PeopleTools 8.57 including:
You’ll want to get all the details and learn about the new features in 8.57. A great place to start is the PeopleTools 8.57 Highlights Video posted on the PeopleSoft YouTube channel. The highlights video gives you a overview of the new features and shows how to use them.
There is plenty more information about the release available today. Here are some links to some of the other places you can go to learn more about 8.57:
In addition to releasing PeopleTools 8.57, version 7 of PeopleSoft Cloud Manager is also being released today. CM 7 is similar in functionality to CM 6 with additional support for PeopleTools 8.57. If you currently use a version of Cloud Manager you must upgrade to version 7 in order to install PT 8.57.
There are a lot of questions about how to get started using PeopleTools 8.57 and Cloud Manager 7. Documentation and installation instructions are available on the Cloud Manager Home Page.
More information will be published over the next couple of weeks to help you get started with 8.57 on the cloud. Additional information will include blogs to help with details of the installation, an video that shows the complete process from creating a free trial account to running PT8.57, and a detailed Spotlight Video that describes configuring OCI and Cloud Manager 7.
PeopleTools 8.57 is a significant milestone for Oracle, making it easier than ever for customers to use, maintain and run PeopleSoft Applications.