available in the fall of 2006, we know most, if not a majority of Oracle
E-Business Suite Users are still on 11.5.10 or an earlier version of 11i.
EBS users were on 11.5.10 while 6% were on Oracle 11.5.9 or an earlier version,
which is to say that 2/3s of the install base was well behind the current release
adoption has increased since then, right?
conducted a poll* of the attendees at our recent webcast “Map Through the
Maze: Understand Oracle 11i/R12
Desupport Policies.” The results were a
|Oracle E-Business Suite Release Survey – 2/10/13|
fully on Oracle Fusion with 1% on another version of Oracle Application Unlimited,
and another 1% on SAP, Great Plains or some other version.
single survey participant was using an Oracle E-Business Suite–Oracle Fusion
Applications Co-Existence solution, which happens to be Oracle’s suggested path
for Fusion adoption.
jump to too many conclusions as this webcast was (largely) pitched to 11i users
seeking to understand what Oracle support policies meant to them, so it is conceivable that of E-Business Suite users still on 11i were overrepresented at the webcast.
found in responses to another question. We asked users how satisfied they were
with their ERP solution and again our poll showed an end-user user community that was largely unified:
|Oracle EBS end-user satisfaction survey – 2/10/13|
Satisfied” or “Generally Satisfied” their ERP solution. If this is the case
then it is easy to see why so many E-Business Suite users have stuck with 11i.
nonetheless reveals that change may nonetheless be in the air:
have some sort of ERP upgrade on
their horizon. A plurality (34%) of those surveyed see an upgrade coming
in the next six months to next year and another 31% see one coming within the next 18 months, with another 14% expecting an Oracle ERP upgrade coming
in 2 years.
participants that plan to stick to the tried and true and forecast holding out
on their current release until that absolutely have to upgrade.
for Oracle R12 and/or Oracle Fusion Applications
proactive to make sure that Oracle 11i and/or R12 Desupport policies don’t catch
you by surprise. Fortunately there are a lot of resources available that you
can use to begin preparing yourself.
1. Take a moment to read the transcript from the Q and A portion of the webcast
2. Make sure to join us at one of Oracle R12 Strategy and Planning workshops
3. Visit our Oracle R12 upgrade services pages if you’re looking for support right now
4. Find out more about Oracle Fusion Applications either at our Oracle Fusion blog or on our Oracle Fusion Applications services pages
our Oracle ERP experts, please click here to fill out our Contact Us form, and
we’ll set up an appointment.