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Oracle Corporation is a computer technology company that offers, among its many products, a set of business intelligence tools, the most prominent of which is Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBI EE).

Founders: Ed Oates, Bob Miner, Lawrence J. Ellison
CEO: Lawrence J. Ellison
Funding: None
1995: nQuire Software founded by Larry Barbetta and a team of software engineers
1999: nQuire Server Suite released, predecessor to Oracle BI server
2001: nQuire 3.0 Suite released
2001: Siebel CRM Systems acquires nQuire Software; nQuire Suite relaunched as Siebel Analytics, for use alongside Siebel CRM 7
2002: Siebel Analytics 7.0 released
2005: Oracle acquires Siebel for $5.85 billion
2007: Hyperion integration completed; OBI EE 10g released
2010: OBI EE 11g released

Oracle Corporation is a multi-national company with products in a variety of computer hardware and software verticals. Oracle has acquired dozens of companies since its founding, with an average of 6 acquisitions made every year since 2003. The company is the second-largest software producer in the world, after Microsoft.

With its headquarters in Redwood CIty, CA, Oracle Corporation has employees in the Americas, Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Oracle Corporation offers five core business intelligence products:

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBI EE): Oracle’s flagship business intelligence product, OBI EE comes with a standard set of business intelligence features, namely: query, data management, reporting, visualization, dashboard creation, and social sharing tools.
Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher: Oracle’s BI reporting tool. Business Intelligence Publisher builds modifiable, web-based reports that can be created one by one or in large quantities.
Oracle Scorecard and Strategy Management: A tool for the establishment, roll out and tracking of enterprise-wide key performance indicators.
Oracle Essbase: Oracle’s OLAP server for forecasting and planning.
Oracle Essbase Analytics Link: A transfer link for moving financial data between Oracle Hyperion Financial Management to Oracle Essbase.