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Beacon Application Services Debuts BEAM Change V5; BEAM Change Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle’s PeopleSoft
|By Business Wire
|January 29, 2014 08:05 AM EST
Application Services Corporation, a Platinum level member of
Oracle® PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced BEAM
Change Release 5.0, which enables organizations to achieve
consistent and business-driven change, configuration and release
management. In addition, it announced that it has achieved Oracle
Validated Integration of BEAM Change with Oracle’s PeopleSoft 9.2.
BEAM Change automates change
control activities within the Oracle’s PeopleSoft application lifecycle,
including migration workflows, impact analysis, database object and file
migration, approvals, versioning, restore and auditing. It lets
customers define and enforce customized migration workflows, approvals
and separation of duties for each type of Oracle’s PeopleSoft Change
(e.g., upgrade, patch, tax update) through an easy drag-and-drop
interface. BEAM Change accepts user-defined PeopleSoft projects
or updates provided by the PeopleSoft update manager.
Oracle Validated Integration
BEAM Change has achieved
Oracle Validated Integration with PeopleSoft 9.2. 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. This integration offers Beacon Application Services customers
a centralized solution for migrating PeopleSoft projects. BEAM Change
automates change control activities within the PeopleSoft application
lifecycle, including migration workflows, impact analysis, database
object and file migration, approvals, versioning, restore and auditing.
According to Dan Maude, president of Beacon Application Services, “Our
solution provides robust automation to manage change projects, such as
upgrades, patches, or tax updates to help lower lifecycle costs for
PeopleSoft customers. Change control is a critical process in the
PeopleSoft application lifecycle, which is why our customers rely on Beam
“Achieving Oracle Validated Integration gives our customers confidence
that the integration between BEAM Change V5 and Oracle’s
PeopleSoft 9.2 is functionally sound and performs as tested,” said Kevin
O’Brien, senior director, ISV and SaaS Strategy, Oracle. “For solutions
deployed on-premise, in the cloud, or both, Oracle Validated Integration
applies a rigorous technical review and test process that helps to
reduce deployment risk and improves the user experience of the partner’s
The BEAM product line also includes BEAM
Compare, (application and tools management for PeopleSoft) and BEAM
Test (automated testing and impact analysis for
BEAM Change V5 is available immediately.
About Oracle Validated Integration
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.
About Beacon Application Services (www.beaconservices.com/)
Application Services is a leading integrator of Oracle’s PeopleSoft
Enterprise application software and provider of software tools for
managing Oracle’s PeopleSoft applications and environments. With nearly
300 successful implementation and upgrade projects since 1992, Beacon
has developed an outstanding reputation for customer satisfaction.
Headquartered in Framingham, Mass., Beacon has more than 100 Certified
Consultants nationwide focusing on Oracle’s PeopleSoft applications,
including PeopleSoft Human Capital Management, PeopleSoft Financials and
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