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Oracle Spotlights French Partners for Innovation and Customer Excellence

January 3, 2012 - REDWOOD SHORES, CA


News Facts

  • Recognizing French partners for their commitment to deliver innovative, specialized solutions and services based on Oracle software and hardware, Oracle today announced the recipients of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized French Awards.
  • Winners were recognized for their excellence in solving real world customer challenges and for their deployments of the Oracle Database, Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Applications, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle server and storage technologies, and industries.

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  • Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized French Awards recognize partners for their innovative and successful use of Oracle's application-to-disk product portfolio.
  • The awards were presented during the OPN Specialized French Awards ceremony on November 8 in Paris. Winners included:
    • Oracle Database France Partner of the Year
    • Oracle Exadata France Partner of the Year
      OVESYS-Groupe Overlap
    • Oracle Fusion Middleware France Partner of the Year
    • Oracle Applications France Partner of the Year
    • Oracle Server and Storage France Partner of the Year
      AR Systèmes
    • Industry France Partner of the Year

Supporting Quotes

  • Eric Fontaine, Oracle Alliance & Channel Director for South Europe -- "We are proud to see the dedication of our French partner community who continue to rely on Oracle to deliver business value to our joint customers. These partners are impressive in their innovation and successful use of Oracle products, their commitment to differentiating their offerings and expertise through Specialization, and their ability to solve customers' most critical business challenges."

  • Oracle Database France Partner of the Year -- Olivier Renaud, CEO, EASYTEAM -- "Receiving the Oracle Database France Partner of the Year Award reflects the extraordinary performance of all of our employees. This is a true recognition from Oracle of our expertise in Oracle technology offerings. It also values our commitment and determination and allows us to become one of France's leading providers of solutions and services for Oracle Database."

  • Oracle Exadata France Partner of the Year -- Georges Horoks, CEO, OVESYS, Groupe Overlap -- "We are proud of being acknowledged as the French Oracle Exadata France Partner of the Year, and we hope to be one of the top European performers next year."

  • Oracle Fusion Middleware France Partner of the Year -- Vincent Delaporte, Senior Executive, Accenture -- "On behalf of Accenture, I would like to thank Oracle for this recognition. I am particularly proud to receive this award, which recognizes our shared success. It symbolizes the result of a long and fruitful collaboration between teams of Oracle and Accenture. This proves that when we combine the best products with Oracle consultants, we can offer innovative solutions and value to our customers."

  • Oracle Applications France Partner of the Year -- Laurent Roudil, Global Sales Officer, Capgemini France -- "Capgemini is delighted to receive this important award. This reflects the strength of our relationship with Oracle as a valued alliance partner. It also recognizes the success we have achieved throughout 2011 in selling projects and delivering business value to our customers, utilizing a range of Oracle solutions and technology. On behalf of Capgemini, I would like to acknowledge and thank Oracle for their commitment and collaboration with the Capgemini team."

  • Oracle Server and Storage France Partner of the Year -- Didier Rault, CEO, AR Systèmes -- "AR Systèmes is pleased to be recognized by Oracle with this award. As a services and IT engineering company specializing in storage, servers and networking environments, our expertise with Oracle servers and storage allows us to bring new value to customers by implementing all the new virtualization, consolidation, replication, deduplication and high availability technologies."

  • Industry Partner of the Year -- Stéphane Dehoche, General Manager, Neolane --"In order to support marketing strategies of big European and American brands, the Neolane conversational marketing platform must access customer data with increasing volume. The success of a communication strategy goes along with data accessibility, which must also meet quality, relevance and high availability requirements. Quality and scalability of the Oracle Database have allowed Neolane to meet the needs of many companies. This is the meaning of our relationship with Oracle."

Supporting Resources

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

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