Oracle Unveils Premier Keynote Speakers for OracleWorld Paris

Conference Boasts Industry Executives from HP; Fujitsu Siemens Computers;

Network Appliance, Inc.; Dell Inc.; EMC Corporation and Oracle

Oct 16, 2003, 01:00 ET from Oracle Corp.

    PARIS, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
 (  Oracle Corporation
 (Nasdaq:   ORCL), the world's largest enterprise software company, today
 announced the keynote series for its upcoming OracleWorld Paris conference, to
 be held October 20-23, 2003, at the CNIT Center in Paris.
     Industry luminaries and veterans from world-class technology companies
 participating in this year's keynote program include:
     --    Shane V. Robison, executive vice president and chief technology and
           strategy officer, HP, on Tuesday, October 21, at 10:15 a.m.
     --    Dr. Adrian von Hammerstein, president and chief executive officer,
           Fujitsu Siemens Computers, on Wednesday, October 22, at 10:00 a.m.
     --    Dan Warmenhoven, chief executive officer, Network Appliance, Inc.,
           on Wednesday, October 22, at 10:00 a.m.
     --    Dr. Walid Moneimne, vice president, Enterprise, Dell EMEA, on
           Thursday, October 23, at 10:00 a.m.
     --    Erez Ofer, executive vice president, technology strategy, EMC
           Corporation, on Thursday, October 23, at 10:00 a.m.
     Some of Oracle's leading visionaries, including Chairman and Chief
 Executive Officer Larry Ellison, will also be presenting keynote addresses.
     The Oracle keynote series will offer insight into one of the most exciting
 technology innovation in years -- Enterprise Grid Computing. Executives will
 discuss the promise of grid computing, as well as how businesses of all sizes
 can exploit these new technologies to drive bottom-line business value.
 Speakers will also provide attendees with a high-level overview of new grid
 computing features in the Oracle 10g product family and articulate how these
 features can benefit businesses today.
     The Oracle keynote schedule features:
     --    Sergio Giacoletto and Charles Phillips, executive vice presidents,
           will explore the future of computing, examine market trends in
           Europe Middle East and Africa and highlight cost-effective and
           flexible ways to manage enterprise information on Tuesday,
           October 21, at 9:00 a.m.
     --    Larry Ellison, chairman and chief executive officer, will discuss
           how the recently-launched Oracle Database 10g and Oracle Application
           Server 10g are enabling businesses of all sizes to access the
           benefits of grid computing, while explaining how each product is
           critical to the company's overall focus on enterprise grid computing
           on Tuesday, October 21, at 3:00 p.m.
     --    Chuck Rozwat, executive vice president of server technologies, will
           provide details on the many new grid features in the Oracle Database
           10g and Oracle Application Server 10g on Wednesday, October 22, at
           9:00 a.m.
     --    Ken Jacobs, vice president of product strategy, will discuss how to
           master new grid technologies and manage the data center with Oracle
           Enterprise Manager, which provides a simplified, centralized
           management framework for managing enterprise resources and analyzing
           a grid's quality of service on Thursday, October 23, at 9:00 a.m.
     About OracleWorld
     OracleWorld is the world's largest conference and exhibition dedicated to
 Oracle technology. This collaborative, hands-on learning environment is full
 of innovative technology and training. It's a forum that enables existing
 customers and prospects to meet with Oracle executives, developers, and other
 key customers to get first-hand information on Oracle's product strategy and
 technology updates while learning how to get the most out of their existing
 products. For more general information about OracleWorld Paris 2003:
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