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Oracle Receives a Positive Rating for Oracle(R) Incentive Compensation from Leading Analyst Firm


REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. 15-AUG-2006 Oracle today announced that Oracle(r) Incentive Compensation, part of Oracle E-Business Suite, has been given a “Positive” rating in Gartner’s MarketScope for Sales Incentive Compensation Management Software, 20061.

“Increasingly companies are looking for solutions that are flexible, scalable, and can support the growing complexity of incentive compensation programs,” said Oracle Senior Vice President of Applications Development Steve Miranda. “We believe that Gartner’s Positive rating is recognition of Oracle Incentive Compensation’s strong success in helping our customers to reduce the cost and risk of compensation implementations, and to improve significantly sales effectiveness.”

In developing its MarketScope reports, Gartner undertakes a rigorous evaluation process including in-depth customer interviews and cost/benefit comparisons to determine vendor ratings. Gartner bases its MarketScope evaluations on functionality, affordability, scalability, viability, market momentum and a company’s vision for the future.

As part of Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Incentive Compensation is a global compensation management application that allows organizations to connect sales incentives to business objectives to motivate sales representatives, resellers and partners. Oracle Incentive Compensation automates the complex task of calculating, allocating and accumulating incentive credits. To learn more about Oracle Incentive Compensation visit -

The full 2006 Gartner CRM Incentive Marketscope report can be found at the following URL -

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1 “MarketScope for Sales Incentive Compensation Management Software, 2006,” Michael Dunne, August 1, 2006.

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