July 21, 2008 - Wal-Mart selected Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition Plus (Oracle BI Suite EE Plus) to provide comprehensive data intelligence and analysis from across all operations.


Wal-Mart plans to use the system to administer its logistics, transportation, category management, finance, human resources, real estate, merchandising, store and club operations and other business resources, within Wal-Mart and Sam's Clubs.


Wal-Mart selected Oracle for its proven track record of success in the retail sector, and Oracle BI Suite EE Plus for its ease of use, scalability and ability to integrate with other applications in the Wal-Mart environment, according to Oracle.


"Technology and analytics are essential to help us be more responsive and effective in serving Wal-Mart customers and Sam's Club members," said Rollin Ford, executive vice president and CIO for Wal-Mart. "The Oracle solution is very robust and it integrates well with our other applications, particularly as our business continues to grow in scale and complexity."

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