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Oracle e-Business Suite V Presentation by Edgen for the Baton Rouge Oracle Users Group Baton Rouge Oracle Users Group
Who/What is Edgen? Formed in 1996 through purchase of Thomas Pipe and Steel – $45MM sales; one location; 30 employees Acquisitions in 1997 (Arrow), 1998 (Bartow), 1999 (Radnor), 2000 (Resource), 2001 (ProMetals), 2002 (SISCO), 2005 (Western Flow) $280MM+ sales; 15 locations; 235 employees Number 7 in Top 100 privately held companies in Baton Rouge (2005 revenue)
Where is Edgen?
Who/What is Edgen? Formed in 1996 through purchase of Thomas Pipe and Steel – $45MM sales; one location; 30 employees Acquisitions in 1997 (Arrow), 1998 (Bartow), 1999 (Radnor), 2000 (Resource), 2001 (ProMetals), 2002 (SISCO), 2005 (Western Flow) $280MM+ sales; 15 locations; 235 employees Number 7 in Top 100 privately held companies in Baton Rouge (2005 revenue) MIM acquisition/merger in $700MM+ sales; 20 locations; 375 employees
Support for Global Functionality Operate in One World with One Solution No Language Boundaries -Support for 30 languages -Multi-lingual external documents -All languages installable in same Unicode instance No Currency Boundaries No Legislative Boundaries -Customers operating in 100+ countries -Support for statutory & customary local requirements So: Why Oracle Apps?
Accelerated Close Process Oracle Delivers Efficiency Accelerate the Close Process Achieve Performance Scalability Streamline Inter-Company Accounting and Reconciliation Automate Labor Intensive Processes Rapidly Consolidate Financial Information Across Different Entities and for Multiple Currencies, Charts of Accounts, Periods
Drill down from General Ledger to sub-ledgers Display accounting impact of transactions in General Ledger and in sub-ledgers – T-account format – Trial balance format PayablesAssets Projects Work in Process Receivables PurchasingInventory Sub-Ledgers General Ledger Ledger Drilldown and Integration Enhance the Reconciliation and Analysis Process
Oracle Financial Management VISIBILITY Deliver Better Business Information CONTROL Attain Sustainable Compliance EFFICIENCY Improve Business Processes at the Lowest Cost
Oracle Apps History Spring 2001 – Negotiation and purchase of software Late fall 2001 – Begin implementation process with vendor Summer 2002 – Kick vendor out Fall 2002 – Restart implementation process with Oracle Consulting Svcs. Jan – Live with first Edgen Division Dec – Final Division converted
E-Business Suite – what’s in it? Financials (AP,AR,GL, FA) Order Management Inventory Management Purchasing Human Resources Business Intelligence, Marketing, Manufacturing, Projects, Service (contracts) Workflow
Oracle Technology Stack 2-tier Architecture Apps and database both run on RS6000 (db – AIX v5.3; apps – AIX v5.2) Apps server – IBM630; 4-way; 1.45GHz Power 4+ processors; 8GB RAM DB server – IBM570; 4-way; 1.9GHz Power 5+ processors; 16GB RAM Storage – IBM FAStT700; approx. 400Gb (three environments - PROD & 2 test)
Oracle Technology Stack Enterprise Edition Database – V Oracle Forms – V6.0 Discoverer – V FormScape – V3.3 FileNet - VP TOAD – V8.06 STAT – V5.22 Oracle Enterprise Edition database (and other software used in support of the Oracle applications)