Zebra Technologies Corporation's ZebraLink Enterprise Connector Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Retail

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 recognised 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 utilising 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."

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About Zebra Technologies

A global leader respected for innovation and reliability, Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA) provides enabling technologies that allow customers to take smarter actions. The company's extensive portfolio of barcode, receipt, card, kiosk and RFID printers and supplies, as well as real-time location solutions give a digital voice to assets, people and transactions that provide greater visibility into mission-critical information. For more information about Zebra's solutions, visithttp://www.zebra.com.

About Oracle Validated Integration

Oracle Validated 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 programme are authorised 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 programme that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialised 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.


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