Avalara Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle E-Business Suite

Avalara Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle E-Business Suite(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Avalara, Inc., (http://www.Avalara.com), a leading provider of cloud-based software that delivers a broad array of compliance solutions related to transactional taxes, and a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration of AvaTax™ with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1.

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 the customers. Avalara integrates with Oracle Order Management and Oracle Receivables to automatically calculate the final sales tax amount in real time on invoices, including new and updated quotes, sales orders and return orders.

”Achieving Oracle Validated Integration gives our customers confidence that the integration between AvaTax and Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 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 integrated offering.”

“AvaTax’s integration with Oracle Order Management and Oracle Receivables can make it easy for customers to install and start saving time,” said Pascal Van Dooren, Chief Revenue Officer of Avalara. “We’re thrilled to achieve Oracle Validated Integration, and pleased to provide our solutions to customers in a fast, easy, and cost effective way. In today’s electronic world it just doesn’t make sense to manually manage sales tax.”

Avalara pioneered a web-based compliance platform for sales tax automation a decade ago and now provides a suite of transactional tax compliance services for businesses of all sizes. Today, its SaaS solution integrates into numerous ERP systems, accounting packages, ecommerce shopping carts, Point of Sale systems, and mobile payment platforms.

Avalara representatives are available to discuss their compliance solutions from Moscone South, booth number 2032 at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, a business and technology conference for Oracle customers and partners held September 28 through October 2, 2014 at Moscone Center in San Francisco.

About Avalara 
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with sales tax, VAT, excise tax, and other transactional tax requirements by delivering comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use. Avalara’s end-to-end suite of solutions are designed to effectively manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities in the United States and internationally.

Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. The company processes millions of tax transactions for customers and free users every day, files hundreds of thousands of transactional tax returns per year, and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents. Founded in 2004 and privately-held, Avalara’s venture capital investors include Battery Ventures, Sageview Capital, Arthur Ventures, and other institutional and individual investors. Avalara employs more than 700 people at its headquarters on Bainbridge Island, WA and in offices across the U.S. and in London, England and Pune, India. More information at: http://www.avalara.com

About Oracle OpenWorld 
Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco is the most important business and technology conference of the year for Oracle customers, prospective customers, and partners. This educational conference is dedicated to helping businesses optimize existing systems and understand upcoming industry trends and breakthroughs driven by technology. Oracle OpenWorld offers more than 2,500 educational sessions, hundreds of demos and hands-on labs, and exhibitions from more than 400 partners and customers from around the world showcasing applications, middleware, database, server and storage systems, industries, management, cloud, and infrastructure solutions—all engineered for innovation. Oracle OpenWorld 2014 is being held September 28 through October 2 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. For more information; to register; or to watch Oracle OpenWorld keynotes, sessions, and more, please visithttp://www.oracle.com/openworld. Join the Oracle OpenWorld discussion on Twitter, Facebook, and the Oracle OpenWorld blog.

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 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.

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