Oracle Q2 Customer Additions Drive Growth In Applications And Database Software

by Paul Evans

Oracle registered strong revenue growth for its software in fiscal 2001. This was thanks, in part, to it's E-Business Suite, which includes Oracle's CRM applications.

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--Oracle Corp., the e-business software provider, announced the addition of several application and database customers for the second quarter of fiscal year 2001. Those results were announced Thursday.

Strong revenue growth was registered by Oracle's E-Business Suite and Internet Platform software. This software allows companies to put customer interactions, internal operations and supply chains online.

Oracle's customer relationship management (CRM) applications are part of the E-Business Suite. They link all customer interaction processes (including campaign management, sales force automation and service) across the Web, email, call center and field channels. Customers purchasing the Oracle CRM applications include Chapter 2 e-Services, Inc., Direct Focus Marketing Communications, Inc. (Canada), Finisar Corporation, Foundry Networks, Hencie Consulting Services, Inc., The Hewlett-Packard Company, Jenzabar, Onsite RX, Simplex, StorageProvider, SymmetriCom, Inc., Synaxia Networks, Traq-Wireless and Xeta Technologies.

HP, the provider of computer and imaging solutions and services, has had success with Oracle Sales Online and is now extending its use of the customer relationship management applications of the E-Business Suite. "Oracle Sales Online is helping us achieve greater efficiencies in our sales management process," said Philip May, General Manager of the Oracle Business Unit at HP. "The initial implementation has given us a consolidated view of customer interactions across the company and helped to improve contact management."

  This article was originally published on Friday Dec 15th 2000
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