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Zebra Technologies Achieves Oracle Validated Integration With Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Zebra Technologies Achieves Oracle Validated Integration With Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.106:11 EST Thursday, November 08, 2012LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Nov. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq:ZBRA), a recognized global leader in technologies that extend real-time visibility into business operations, and a Gold level member of Oracle® PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration between its thermal barcode and RFID printer product line and Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1. Zebra printers communicate with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne via the Zebra barcode printing solution, providing direct capabilities to seamlessly receive and process XML output from JD Edwards EnterpriseOne more quickly. By eliminating printing delays, customers save valuable time and money, and improve operational efficiencies. "We are pleased to achieve Oracle Validated Integration and continue to evolve our relationship with Oracle. Our interoperability solutions strategy provides customers a solid platform on which they can run their business and the ability to compete more effectively and efficiently in today's ever-changing marketplace," said Bob Woodward, director global partnerships-software, Zebra Technologies. "By utilizing this process and achieving Oracle Validated Integration, we're better equipped to solve customer business problems." To achieve Oracle Validated Integration, Oracle partners are required to meet a stringent set of requirements that are based on the needs and priorities of the customers. Zebra provides a combination of software and hardware engineered to work together with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. Using Oracle standards, the documented solution delivers greater visibility into critical assets and transactions in the business. "Oracle Validated Integration applies a rigorous technical review and test process," said Kevin O'Brien, senior director, ISV and SaaS Strategy, Oracle. "Achieving Oracle Validated Integration through Oracle PartnerNetwork gives our customers confidence that the integration between Zebra's barcode and RFID printer products and Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1 has been validated and that the products work together as designed. This helps reduce risk and improves the implementation cycles for our joint customers."About Zebra Technologies A global leader respected for innovation and reliability, Zebra Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq:ZBRA) offers technologies that give a virtual voice to an organization's assets, people and transactions, enabling organizations to unlock greater business value. The company's extensive portfolio of marking and printing technologies, including RFID and real-time locating systems, illuminates mission-critical information to help customers take smarter business actions. For more information about Zebra's solutions, visit www.zebra.com.About Oracle Validated Integration Oracle Validated Integration, available through the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), gives customers confidence that the integration of complementary partner software products with Oracle Applications and specific Oracle Fusion Middleware solutions have been validated, and the products work together as designed. This can help customers reduce risk, improve system implementation cycles, and provide for smoother upgrades and simpler maintenance. Oracle Validated Integration applies a rigorous technical process to review partner integrations. Partners who have successfully completed the program are authorized to use the "Oracle Validated Integration" logo. For more information, please visit Oracle.com at http://www.oracle.com/us/partnerships/solutions/index.html.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.Trademarks Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be the registered trademarks of their respective owners. The Zebra Technologies Corporation logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=15075CONTACT: Elise Spadavecchio Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide 312-397-6012 elise.spadavecchio@ogilvy.com