Oracle Introduces New Business Intelligence Suite

by CXOtoday Staff    Mar 23, 2006

Oracle has introduced Oracle Business Intelligence Suite (OBIS), a standards - based software designed for all users and business processes throughout the enterprise. OBIS unites business intelligence middleware of Oracle with Siebel Business Analytics (SBA).

When combined with Oracle’s E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft Enterprise, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, and Siebel prebuilt analytic applications, the new suite addresses complete spectrum of BI and analytical requirements faced by customers. It includes historical, real-time and forward-looking insight, with data integration, and management. The suite, along with other software component delivers enterprise-wide business intelligence that is “hot-pluggable” into existing operational systems.

OBIS features three editions, OBIS Enterprise Edition, OBIS Standard Edition and OBIS Standard Edition One. Enterprise Edition integrates technology from SBA with Oracle’s existing BI and middleware technology to offer an enterprise - wide BI infrastructure and tools. Standard Edition offers pre - integrated BI infrastructure software and tools for an Oracle environment Standard Edition One is designed as a specialized offering for SMBs.

Oracle claims that OBIS delivers a unified, integrated BI infrastructure featuring a comprehensive set of products and span query and analysis, enterprise reporting, mobile analytics, dashboards and portal technology, integration with Microsoft Office and Excel, intelligent workflow, real-time alerting, business Activity Monitoring (BAM), and more. Oracle Fusion Middleware offers customers capabilities for application development, data integration, and enterprise portals.

Charles Phillips, President, Oracle said, “Our investment in SBA complements our already strong BI and analytic application product set enabling us to now offer the industry’s most comprehensive solution. Our investment extends to the creation of a dedicated BI sales organization to support our expanded product offerings.”

OBIS Enterprise and Standard Editions are already available and the Standard Edition One is planned for availability in the next fiscal year.

Tags: Oracle, Siebel, OBIS, BI