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<Insert Picture Here> Oracle Acquires Web Application Testing Software Assets from Empirix Strengthens Oracle Enterprise Manager with Leading e-TEST suite Products March 27, 2008 The following is intended to outline our general product

  1. <Insert Picture Here> Oracle Acquires Web Application Testing Software Assets from Empirix Strengthens Oracle Enterprise Manager with Leading e-TEST suite Products March 27, 2008

  2. The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality and should not be relied upon in making a purchasing decision. The development, release and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracle’s products remains at the sole discretion of Oracle. 2

  3. What We Are Announcing • Oracle to acquire Web application testing software assets from Empirix • Expected to strengthen Oracle Enterprise Manager with application load and functional testing technology • Transaction is subject to certain closing conditions • Empirix is a provider of Voice and Web application testing and monitoring solutions • Headquartered in Bedford, MA • Provides e-TEST suite, a leading Web application testing solution • Experienced team with deep domain expertise focused on Web applications testing • Empirix’s e-TEST suite is expected to enhance Oracle Enterprise Manager • Provides test management, functional testing and load testing required for ensuring application quality and scalability • Enhances systems management portfolio to provide comprehensive application management life cycle solutions 3

  4. Strategic Importance to Oracle • Application testing is becoming increasingly important as customers need to deploy applications faster, at lower cost, and with higher quality of service • Prevents costly application performance problems that impact production users • Avoids unplanned outages of business-critical applications • Automates and better manages the manual steps involved in applications testing • The acquisition of Empirix’s e-TEST suite is expected to strengthen Oracle’s application testing capabilities and enable Oracle to provide comprehensive application management life cycle solutions • Combination with Oracle Real Application Testing will create a complete load testing solution, with both synthetic and real load testing spanning web and database tiers • Delivers a solution for the complete application management life cycle – from development and testing to production deployment and performance management • Oracle, as one of the world’s largest applications vendors, is well positioned to provide an integrated and optimized testing solution for packaged applications • Consistent with Oracle’s strategy for delivering cost-effective solutions for managing applications that enable customers to adopt new technology with reduced risk 4

  5. Combined Offering is Expected to Enable Oracle Enterprise Manager to Provide Comprehensive Application Management Life Cycle Solutions Oracle Enterprise Manager Oracle Enterprise Manager Top Down Application Management Top Down Application Management Solutions for Solutions for Solutions for Solutions for Test / Development Test / Development Production Systems Production Systems Systems Systems Test Accelerators for Test Accelerators for Packaged Applications Packaged Applications Service Level Service Level Functional Testing Functional Testing Management Management Test Script Management Test Script Management Packaged Applications Packaged Applications Management Management End End- -User Testing User Testing with Synthetic Load with Synthetic Load Application Performance Application Performance Management Management End- -User Testing User Testing End with Production Load with Production Load Provisioning, Configuration Provisioning, Configuration Management Management Data Masking for Data Masking for Sharing Production Data Sharing Production Data Diagnostic and Tuning Diagnostic and Tuning Change Tracking Change Tracking and Synchronization and Synchronization Diagnostic & Tuning Diagnostic & Tuning 5

  6. Why e-TEST suite? • Empirix offers proven technology for Web application testing • More than 685 customers use e-TEST suite in industries such as Financial Services, Insurance, IT Services and Software, and Manufacturing • Highly scalable, low-cost testing alternative with rapid time to value • World-class team with deep domain expertise in application testing • Empirix technology is most complementary to Oracle • Industry leading, standards-based technology offerings that focus on Web and SOA application development, consistent with Oracle’s strategy of enabling performance-optimized, hot pluggable applications • Adds complementary capabilities to Oracle Real Application Testing and Oracle Enterprise Manager, creating a comprehensive solution for functional regression and performance testing of infrastructure and application changes • Underscores Oracle’s strategy of lowering total cost of ownership and improving quality of service of applications built on Oracle technology 6

  7. Empirix e-TEST suite A powerful, integrated testing solution for ensuring application quality, performance and reliability 7

  8. Marquee Customers Across Key Industries • More than 685 active e-TEST suite customers • Strength in high-transaction verticals • More than 400 already Oracle customers e-Commerce & Media Financial Services Communications and Manufacturing IT Services and Software Note: Active customer defined as a customer that has done business with Empirix in the last 24 months. 8

  9. Expected Customer and Partner Benefits • e-TEST suite customers • Increased R&D investment in e-TEST suite • Highly complementary combination of product offerings delivering more complete testing solution than available in the industry today • Access to Oracle’s global support and services organizations • Oracle customers • Immediate value with application functional and load testing, and test management • Comprehensive application management life cycle solutions – from development and test to production deployment and performance management • Shorter deployment cycles for new applications • Improved application quality of service for new and existing applications • Oracle and e-TEST suite partners • System Integrators will be able to work with a single vendor to address customer needs for the complete application management life cycle • Value-added resellers will gain expanded opportunities to provide solutions • Partners will have access to Oracle’s worldwide resources and partner ecosystem 9

  10. Maricopa Community Colleges e-TEST suite ensures successful rollout of large PeopleSoft Enterprise Student Administration implementation • One of the largest rollouts of PeopleSoft Enterprise Student Administration Business Challenges • One of the largest college districts in the nation: over 250,000 students annually and 11,500 employees across ten colleges • e-TEST suite’s e-Load for load and performance testing Solution • Empirix Consulting for test planning, execution and tuning • All objectives achieved in three weeks. • End-user experience with PeopleSoft application Business Results was considered extremely robust • Customer continues to expand usage of e-TEST suite 10

  11. H&R Block “America’s most trusted online tax provider” relies on e-TEST to prepare for annual online filing season spike • Ensure performance of complex, mission-critical, highly visible online tax application, with massive usage peaks in the week before tax filing deadlines Business Challenges • Additional testing throughout a complicated set of customer-facing, CRM, HRM, and branch support applications • e-TEST suite’s e-Load for load and performance testing Solution • Empirix Consulting for test planning, execution and tuning • Consistently strong application performance every year during crucial tax seasons Business Results • Outperformed industry peers who suffered major application failures 11

  12. Hitachi, Ltd. Efficiency gains from e-Load allow leading technology firm to standardize test efforts and deliver Web applications that scale • Comprehensive maker of electronics and electric appliances with a worldwide customer base • Customer objective was an end-user experience Business Challenges that met high expectations of end users in Japan • Required to verify application performance and integrity under peak load for every individual customer / application deployment • Company-wide effort to standardize on e-Load for all Web load testing projects Solution • Used successfully for testing and tuning of over 100 delivered applications • Relative ease of training and deployment of e-Load helped increase project efficiency and mobility of testing knowledge throughout company Business Results • Increased credibility with customers through accurate and consistent result reporting 12

  13. Clearly Different Only Oracle and e-TEST suite can deliver ALL of the following: An industry-leading offering for the complete � application management life cycle – from test to deployment to active management � Combined synthetic and real application workload testing capabilities Integrated application and infrastructure testing & � applications management as part of a comprehensive application infrastructure 13


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