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Oracle Demonstrates Commitment To China And Asia

Oracle Demonstrates Commitment To China And Asia Pacific Region At Oracleworld Beijing

** Major Business and Technology Event Highlights Eleven-Year History in China, Focuses on Making Asian Businesses Successful in Global Market **

Oracle Corp., the world's largest enterprise software company, today opens OracleWorld Beijing -- Oracle's largest event yet in China, and the first to focus on making Asian businesses successful in the global market using technology and best practice business strategies. The conference builds on Oracle's eleven-year track record of doing business in China and follows the recent opening of Oracle's first China-focused development centre in Shenzhen, China.

This week, global business leaders, technologists, Information Technology (IT) managers and software developers from China and around the Asia Pacific region have gathered in Beijing to hear from today's top business and technical experts. With four full days of guided, hands-on experience with Oracle E-Business Suite of applications and technology solutions, the conference will cover the latest trends, concepts, and solutions covering the full spectrum of managing business technology today.

"Whether you own a small business, or are part of a large corporation, OracleWorld provides the opportunity for business and technology people to glean unique knowledge and hands-on experience unavailable anywhere else," said Derek Williams, executive vice president, Oracle Asia Pacific.

"With Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle9i technology expertise, Asian businesses can reduce operational costs, improve efficiencies and increase customer intimacy to compete more effectively in the rapidly changing global market."

Thousands of Attendees to Learn from and Interact with Industry Leaders Conference attendees will have the opportunity to attend more that 100 seminar sessions covering today's business and technical challenges; network with peers, partners and customers; learn from hands on sessions; consult technical experts in the Oracle DEMOgrounds; participate in special programs from Oracle University; and attend keynote presentations by Oracle Chairman and CEO Lawrence J. Ellison, Oracle Asia Pacific Executive Vice President Derek Williams, Oracle Executive Vice President Ron Wohl; Oracle Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Mark Jarvis, as well as key executives from platinum sponsors Intel and Neusoft.

With 25 percent of sessions showcasing customer successes and best practices, OracleWorld is an excellent opportunity for business managers and technologists to hear from local and global companies about how they are reducing costs, improving efficiencies and building better customer relationships with Oracle technology and business solutions to compete more effectively in the global marketplace.

As part of OracleWorld 2002 in Beijing, Oracle Partner Day will be held on June 13 at the Beijing Hotel. The event will provide an opportunity for Oracle partners to interact with Oracle's partner organisation, product development, sales and marketing, and fellow partners. Attendees will experience Oracle PartnerNetwork's recently launched services dedicated to enabling partners to efficiently develop, market, sell and deliver software solutions and services.


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