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Oracle Partners Embrace Oracle Application Integration Architecture (AIA)

System Integrator and ISV Partners Sign on to Co-Develop Strategic Integration Products and Leverage AIA

Since the launch of the Oracle Application Integration Architecture (AIA) last April, Oracle's partner ecosystem has embraced Oracle's pre-built integration products and stepped forward to deploy and extend them for specific customers. The combination of pre-built integration products from Oracle and expert services from partners provides return-on-investment and better business value by helping customers to reduce the cost and risk associated with typical custom, one-off integrations.

Oracle Application Integration Architecture delivers business process-based integrations across Oracle, third-party and custom applications. Oracle AIA provides pre-built, standards-based, sustainable integrations that connect applications together and can generate cost savings for customers.

Major system integrators (SIs) are making significant investments in AIA by joining co-development initiatives and creating AIA Centers of Excellence to deliver more cost-effective services to joint customers. Oracle Application Integration Architecture also includes Foundation Pack, providing a jump-start for partners or customers to develop their own integrations using Oracle's enterprise objects and services and programming methodology.

Through the Oracle Application Integration Architecture for Partners program, ISVs are leveraging the AIA framework to integrate their applications to the Oracle portfolio of applications. Qualified partners pre-build integrations to AIA standards. Oracle then reviews and validates that the partner integration meets required standards. The validation gives customers confidence that the pre-built integration has been tested, meets AIA standards and operates and performs as designed.

Partners Step Up
Demonstrating their intention to adopt and leverage AIA as the foundation for their Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) initiatives, Infosys, a leading system integrator, today announced investment in an AIA Center of Excellence to showcase proof-of-concepts and speed the delivery of best-practice, cost-effective services to joint customers.

In addition, Oracle and its SI partners are leveraging their combined industry expertise and implementation experience in new AIA co-development initiatives, including:

  • Satyam
  • Infosys

Leveraging the Oracle Application Integration Architecture, Certified and Certified Advantage Partners in Oracle Partner Network can develop business services that can be plugged into Oracle Process Integration Packs, which reflect proven industry best practices.

Acxiom, an independent software company that offers customer data management and enrichment solutions, is leveraging Oracle Application Integration Architecture to provide sustainable and flexible integration to Oracle Customer Master Data Management (MDM) products. This will allow joint customers to enrich and validate their customer's profiles cost effectively.

"In today's competitive marketplace, companies must quickly adapt and evolve to changing business needs -- and Oracle understands the importance that our partner ecosystem plays in providing end-to-end business solutions to our customers to meet these objectives," said Jose Lazares, Oracle Vice President, Application Integration Architecture Development. "Through our AIA initiatives, we are enabling our valued partner ecosystem to work collaboratively with Oracle to accelerate the delivery of composite business processes on a flexible, service-oriented architecture. This allows our customers to rapidly implement critical business processes today -- while paving the way for their strategic long-term business transformation plans."

"Our joint customers will benefit from Oracle Application Integration Architecture tremendously," said Sriram Papani, Senior Vice President and Head of Oracle Practice at Satyam. "It not only helps create business processes across all applications but also accelerates SOA initiatives."

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