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Business Control Solutions' BCS Integrity Achieves Oracle Exadata Ready and Oracle Big Data Appliance Ready Status

LONDON, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

BCS Integrity is Supported and Ready to Run on Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Big Data Appliance  

Business Control Solutions (BCS) today announced that BCS Integrity version 3.8 has achieved Oracle Exadata Ready and Oracle Big Data Appliance Ready status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). Today's announcement demonstrates that Business Control Solutions supports BCS Integrity version 3.8 with Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Big Data Appliance Ready and Oracle Linux.

Business Control Solutions (BCS), the provider of a market leading Balance Sheet substantiation and attestation software, BCS Integrity, to the banking and financial services markets, today announced that BCS Integrity has achieved Oracle Exadata Ready and Oracle Big Data Appliance Ready status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).  Business Control Solutions (BCS) is a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork.

Oracle Exadata Ready and Oracle Big Data Appliance Ready are part of the Oracle Exastack Ready program which allows partners, such as Business Control Solutions, to be recognized by Oracle for developing and supporting their applications on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Database Appliance, or Oracle Big Data Appliance   engineered systems. The Oracle Exadata Database Machine delivers extreme performance and is the ideal database platform for OLTP applications, data warehouses as well as the varied and unpredictable workloads of cloud computing.  It is a complete package of servers, storage, networking, and software that is massively scalable, secure and redundant. Oracle Big Data Appliance is an engineered system that delivers comprehensive and secure big data capabilities and is integrated, optimized, and tuned to shorten deployment times and reduce cost and risk. Oracle Linux brings the latest Linux innovations to market, delivering extreme performance, advanced scalability, and reliability for enterprise applications and systems, along with worldwide, enterprise-class, low-cost support.

The Oracle Exastack Ready program recognizes Business Control Solutions (BCS) as having applications that leverage the latest Oracle technology to better support joint customers. BCS Integrity provides a consistent financial governance risk and control (GRC) framework over the entire ownership and attestation process. It facilitates simple front-end integration for multiple GL data sources and formats. By centralizing the balance sheet control process from all areas of the business, BCS Integrity delivers a centralized, consistent process and reporting structure. The account ownership functionality helps ensure that a named owner is allocated to every step in the configurable sign-off process. It incorporates a controlled workflow for users, managers and account owners to highlight concerns and make decisions based on timely information.

"Our participation in the Oracle Exastack Ready program reflects our commitment to delivering a world-class customer experience with a high performance, high capacity, industry leading database infrastructure," said Adrian Somerville, Managing Director of BCS software products. "This is a key component of providing that experience and scaling our infrastructure capabilities as our customers' data volume, variety, and intelligence requirements rapidly expand."

"When partners such as Business Control Solutions (BCS) leverage the latest component products of Oracle Exadata Ready and Oracle Big Data Appliance Ready as the foundation for their applications, they benefit from a complete, integrated and cloud-ready infrastructure that will help them utilize new features and functionality and drive innovation," said David Hicks, Vice President, Worldwide ISV and OEM Alliances, Oracle. "We are pleased to see Business Control Solutions (BCS) achieve Oracle Exadata Ready, Oracle Big Data Appliance Ready and Oracle Linux Ready status as this significant milestone helps equip them to deliver superior value to customers."

About the Oracle Exastack Program  

The Oracle Exastack program helps enable Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and other members of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) to rapidly build and deliver faster, more reliable applications. Leveraging the Oracle Exastack program, qualifying OPN members have access to Oracle performance experts and dedicated labs for testing and tuning their applications on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine and Oracle SuperCluster.  Customers can be confident when selecting Oracle Exastack Optimized applications that they are supported, and have been tested and tuned with the goal to achieve optimal performance, scalability and reliability. Also part of the program, Oracle Exastack Ready is dedicated to helping ISVs run their solutions on the latest major release of Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle SuperCluster and their component products, including Oracle Database, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. These products provide partners with a lower cost and high performance infrastructure for database and application workloads across on-premise and cloud based environments. With an Oracle Exastack Optimized or Oracle Exastack Ready status achievement, partners will receive access to corresponding Oracle branding, logos and related benefits to effectively differentiate their offerings. To find out more, visit http://www.oracle.com/partners/goto/exastack

About Business Control Solutions 

Business Control Solutions is a provider of GRC control software to the financial services sector. Our innovative technology solutions are designed by industry practitioners to embed control within Finance and Operations functions, giving senior management real time visibility of issues and risks.

Business Control Solutions is based in London, with a development centre in Peterborough. For more information on Business Control Solutions please visit http://www.bcsplc.com

About Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more, visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.

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Phone number: +44-(0)20-7648-2086
After hours number: +44-(0)7872-063575
Email: Adrian.Somerville@bcsplc.com

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