Zebra Technologies Corporation's ZebraLink Enterprise Connector Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Retail
Lincolnshire, Ill. May 2, 2012 - 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 of its ZebraLink Enterprise Connector, one component of the Zebra barcode printing solution, with Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management and Oracle Retail Warehouse Management System 13.2.
ZebraLink Enterprise Connector receives and processes XML output from the Oracle Retail software, enabling Zebra printers to communicate directly and quickly with Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management and Oracle Retail Warehouse Management System 13.2. By eliminating printing delays, customers can save valuable time and money, and improve operational efficiencies.
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 customers. The ZebraLink Enterprise Connector is designed to work with Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management and Oracle Retail Warehouse Management System 13.2, and to deliver greater visibility into critical assets and transactions in the retail industry.
"We see tremendous value in achieving Oracle Validated Integration and are pleased our relationship with Oracle continues to evolve," said Mike Terzich, SVP global sales and marketing, Zebra Technologies. "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. Working with Oracle and utilizing our solutions strategy model enables Zebra to help solve customer business problems versus just selling individual products."
"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 ZebraLink Enterprise Connector for Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management and Oracle Retail Warehouse Management System 13.2 has been validated and that the products work together. This validation helps reduce risk and improves the implementation cycles for our common customers."