TORONTO, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Couch & Associates Inc., a leading marketing consultancy, today announced that it has achieved Platinum partner status in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). By attaining a Platinum level membership, Couch & Associates has demonstrated in-depth experience in modern marketing and consulting on Eloqua's best-in-class marketing cloud solution.
Recently acquired by Oracle, Eloqua and Eloqua's products will become a core component of the Oracle Marketing Cloud. The combination of Oracle and Eloqua will accelerate the pace of modern marketing and enable Oracle and Eloqua customers to offer exceptional customer experiences. By adding Eloqua's leading marketing cloud solution as a part of the Oracle Cloud, marketers will be capable of automating complex marketing processes across multiple channels, and improve their business processes more effectively by targeting and nurturing prospects, yielding highly qualified sales leads at a lower cost.
Couch & Associates shares the mutual vision from both Oracle and Eloqua, the vision that modern marketing involves a deep understanding of the buyer, and is a pillar in driving the ultimate customer experience.
"We are excited about joining forces with Oracle, and look forward to using the combination of Oracle and Eloqua's comprehensive Customer Experience Cloud offering," said Mike Couch, President and CIO of Couch & Associates. "This partnership will enable Couch & Associates to offer superior customer experiences and accelerate the pace of modern marketing, as we have done with Eloqua customers."
"Couch & Associates has been providing marketing solutions to Eloqua customers for over six years," said Justin Lowe, Vice President of Marketing at Couch & Associates. "By adding Eloqua's best-in-class modern marketing platform to Oracle's Customer Experience suite, marketers will be able to deliver a comprehensive customer experience, transforming the way they market, sell, support and serve their customers."
With the Platinum status, Couch & Associates receives the benefit of accelerating the pace of the modern marketing, with the integration of the Customer Experience Cloud. Platinum members receive dedicated account management support to build joint development plans, OPN Solutions Catalog, joint marketing and sales opportunities, discounted training and more.
About Couch & Associates
Couch & Associates Inc. www.couch-associates.com is a professional marketing consultancy that specializes in adding value to marketing processes through automation, effectiveness and sales enablement. Couch & Associates consists of lead consultants, account and project managers that drive initiatives to their 200+ clients, ranging from small to medium sized businesses, to Fortune 500 companies. The Couch & Associates design and technical teams add value through their knowledge and experience with marketing technologies and surrounding infrastructures. The team is certified with a variety of software platforms including Eloqua, Salesforce, Netsuite, SLX and Microsoft Dynamics.
Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.
Eloqua provides solutions to help its customers accelerate revenue growth through Revenue Performance Management . Eloqua provides powerful business insight to inform marketing and sales decisions today that drive revenue growth tomorrow. The company's mission is to make its customers the fastest growing companies on Earth. More than 1,000 clients rely on the marketing automation power of Eloqua to improve demand generation and lead management while driving more qualified leads . Eloqua's customers include Adobe, AON, Dow Jones, ADP, Fidelity, Polycom, and National Instruments. The company is headquartered in Vienna , Virginia, with offices in Cambridge, San Francisco , Austin, Toronto , London , Brussels , Frankfurt and Singapore.
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