Oracle Corporation sells many functional modules built around the Oracle RDBMS system as back-end, notably the Oracle Financials, Oracle HRMS, Oracle Projects, Oracle CRM, Oracle PO etc. (Oracle Corporation also offers many additional application-oriented products, including Oracle Office, Oracle Media Server, and (grouped with databases) Oracle ConText.)
Oracle Corporation initially launched its application suite with financials software in the late 1980s. The offering now extends to supply-chain management, Human Resource Management warehouse-management, customer relationship management, call-center services, product lifecycle management, and many other areas. Both in-house expansion and the acquisition of other companies have vastly expanded Oracle Corporation's application-software repertoire.
Oracle Corporation released Oracle Applications Release 12 (R12) in February 2007. The release date coincided with new releases of the J.D. Edwards Enterprise One, World, Siebel and Peoplesoft products.
For marketing and integration purposes, Oracle Corporation groups its applications into:
Oracle Corporation markets its home-grown software applications, including Oracle Financials, Oracle HRMS, Oracle CRM etc. as parts of the "Oracle E-Business Suite". The following enterprise applications are available as part of Oracle eBusiness Suite:
The Oracle E-Business Suite provides an extensive set of financial applications used extensively in businesses around the world. Oracle Corporation groups these applications into "suites", which it defines as sets of common, integrated applications designed to execute specific business processes.
The Oracle Financials application-set relies on the Oracle RDBMS infrastructure and includes applications such as:
The Oracle E-Business Suite family of Oracle Projects applications supports the full lifecycle of project and portfolio management with a single, accurate view of all project-related activities. Industry leading functionality allows users to select the best portfolio of initiatives, execute projects in adherence with methodologies, assign the right global resources, proactively streamline project delivery, and track profitability via accurate budgeting, forecasting, and billings/chargebacks.
The Oracle Projects Suite includes applications such as:
Additional Oracle E-business Suite products include:
Commercial, non-profit and public sector entities use these applications to run many of the world’s mission-critical processes. Oracle Corporation makes the software available on various hardware platforms.
Oracle launched a set of applications for mid-size businesses in 2007 called Oracle Accelerate. Accelerate provides access to Oracle's ERP products through a local partner network and packages the products to meet vertical industry requirements.
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