E-Business Suite

Oracle E-Business Suite

License non-compliance is extremely common with E-Business Suite deployments. The non-compliance arises from usage of the application as well as the underlying database and application server (iAS or Weblogic)

Insight into E-Business Suite license compliance de-risks you & reduces costs.

E-Business Suite Functionality

The Oracle E-Business Suite is a suite of software programs that organizations can use to manage day-to-day business activities such as

  • Accounting,
  • Procurement,
  • Project management,
  • Supply chain operations,
  • Customer relationships,
  • Risk Management and Compliance
  • Human Resources Management
 Oracle E-Business Suite Architecture
  • Architecturally an integrated suite yet modular in licensing & implementation
  • Is designed around a single database schema (data structure)
  • Ensures information used across the company is normalized
  • Ensures that a company uses common definitions for products, people, and processes across the organization
  • Enables user experience to be common across the organization when using the software application
E-Business Suite Compliance Issues

There are two kinds of license compliance issues related to E-Business Suite:

  • Issues related to over-usage or wrong usage of EBS modules
  • Issues related to using Oracle Technology products with E-Business Suite.
EBS Over Usage Compliance Issues
  • Counting Application Users
  • Cloning Production systems onto Production & Test
  • End-dating of users
  • Implementing additional modules
  • Using wrong metrics
Issues of Using Database & Weblogic with E-Business Suite

This is possibly the biggest concern small businesses face while using E-Business Suite. Larger companies generally do not have this as a direct challenge. Customers need to license either or both of the Database & the Application Server (iAS or Weblogic) with E-Business Suite in case customizations have been carried out.

Baseline Review of E-Business Suite Usage

Some of the Oracle database editions available over the years. We have mentioned only those versions that are currently important for managing Oracle license compliance.