Vertex O Series achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle E-Business Suite

Vertex Inc., a leading provider of corporate enterprise tax solutions, announced it has officially achieved Oracle Validated Integration of Vertex O Series 6.0 with the Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12 and 12.1 through the Oracle Partner Network (OPN) program.

The Oracle Validated Integration program is designed to empower complementary solution providers to develop applications using integration best practices and leverage their integrated products with Oracle's portfolio.

Vertex's integration leverages the Oracle-designed third party tax interface for Oracle E-Business Tax and the Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12 and 12.1. Vertex O Series provides Oracle E-Business Suite customers with a centralized solution to improve U.S. sales tax management efficiencies and compliance in the Order to Cash and Procure to Pay cycles.

"As a leading tax technology provider and an Oracle Platinum Partner, Vertex followed Oracle tax development's standards and guidelines, ensuring a virtually seamless, sustainable integration with Oracle E-Business Tax," said John Cowan, director of Oracle Solutions Practice for Vertex.

The integration with Vertex O Series is currently implemented with several Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 clients. Additionally, it provides Oracle customers with access to Vertex's reporting and remittance tools to further streamline sales tax compliance processes.

"Vertex has been a long-standing partner with Oracle and this validation demonstrates their commitment to deliver complete, well integrated tax solutions to Oracle customers," said Terrance Wampler, vice president, Financials Product Strategy, Oracle.

About Vertex:

With over 30 years of experience, Vertex is the leading provider of advanced tax technology solutions, delivering technology solutions and process management services to customers worldwide. Vertex solutions help companies streamline and integrate tax provision and compliance processes, and leverage information to discover new strategic tax savings across every major line of business tax, including income, sales, consumer use, value added, communications, and payroll. Founded in 1978, Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 600 professionals at its headquarters in the U.S. (Berwyn, Pa.) and its offices in Europe (London), Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Phoenix, San Francisco, Sarasota, and Washington, DC.

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 certified Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success.

About Oracle Validated Integration:

Oracle Validated Integration through the Oracle PartnerNetwork gives customers confidence that integrations between Oracle Applications and complementary partner solutions have been validated and the products work together as designed. This can help reduce risk, improve system implementation cycles, and provide for smoother upgrades and simpler maintenance. Oracle Validated Integration applies a rigorous technical process to review the integrations of third-party software to Oracle Applications products, including productized repeatable integrations from system integrators. Oracle provides access to Oracle Applications software, tools, technical resources and training to assist partners in developing integrations based on Oracle standards and best practices. Partners who have successfully validated their integrations are authorized to use the "Oracle Validated Integration" logo.