Nextera Enterprises Joins Oracle Partner Program

Comprehensive Consulting Solutions to Drive Oracle Software



Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Nextera Enterprises Inc.

    BOSTON, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Nextera Enterprises Inc. (Nasdaq:   NXRA),
 a global management consulting firm offering complete solutions in customer
 relationship management and human capital management, announced that it has
 joined the Oracle(R) Partner Program at the member level.
     The move supports Nextera's commitment to position itself as a leader in
 the delivery and implementation of proven package software solutions.  In
 fact, Nextera is one of the leading firms currently implementing the Oracle
 (Nasdaq:   ORCL) E-Business Suite, the industry's first fully integrated
 e-business applications suite.  The Oracle E-Business Suite includes
 business-to-business, human resources, customer relationship management,
 financials, project management, business intelligence and hosted applications.
     Joining the Oracle Partner Program also enhances Nextera's ability to
 deliver other Oracle products and technology, including Oracle databases and
 Oracle hosting services.
     "The Oracle relationship is fundamental to our strategy," said David
 Schneider, president and chief executive officer of Nextera.  "Their focus on
 truly integrated business solutions is a perfect complement to our integrated
 approach to consulting.  We couple our on-the-ground technology
 implementations with high-level business strategy and human capital management
 solutions that fully support our clients' business objectives and help
 maximize the power of Oracle's cutting-edge systems."
     "Today's business climate demands fiscal optimization of every investment,
 especially those in technology," added Schneider.  "Together, Oracle and
 Nextera can achieve that kind of efficiency for our customers."
 
     About the Oracle Partner Program
     The Oracle Partner Program is a global business network of more than
 12,000 companies that deliver innovative e-business solutions with Oracle
 software.  Through access to Oracle's premier products, education, technical
 services, marketing and sales support, the Oracle Partner program provides
 partners with the resources they need to be successful in today's Internet
 economy.  Oracle partners are able to offer customers leading-edge solutions
 backed by Oracle's position as the world's leading supplier of e-business
 solutions.  Additional information is available at http://partner.oracle.com .
 
     About Nextera Enterprises
     Nextera Enterprises Inc. is a leading management-consulting firm providing
 integrated solutions for today's most complex business issues.  Through its
 Lexecon Consulting Group, Strategic Services Group, Sibson Consulting Group
 and Technology Solutions Group, Nextera provides clients with extensive
 knowledge and experience in economics, strategy, human capital and technology
 solutions.  Nextera has provided consulting services to more than half of the
 Fortune 1000 companies.  The firm has offices in Boston, Cambridge, Chicago,
 New York, San Francisco, Princeton, Raleigh, Rochester, Atlanta, Los Angeles,
 London, Sydney and Toronto.  More information can be found at
 www.nextera.com .
 
     Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation.
 
     CONTACT:  Lisa Wahrmund, ext. 211, lwahrmund@ctcomm.com , or Liz Warin,
 ext. 263, lwarin@ctcomm.com , both of Corporate Technology Communications,
 312-832-9300, for Nextera Enterprises Inc.
 
 

SOURCE Nextera Enterprises Inc.
    BOSTON, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Nextera Enterprises Inc. (Nasdaq:   NXRA),
 a global management consulting firm offering complete solutions in customer
 relationship management and human capital management, announced that it has
 joined the Oracle(R) Partner Program at the member level.
     The move supports Nextera's commitment to position itself as a leader in
 the delivery and implementation of proven package software solutions.  In
 fact, Nextera is one of the leading firms currently implementing the Oracle
 (Nasdaq:   ORCL) E-Business Suite, the industry's first fully integrated
 e-business applications suite.  The Oracle E-Business Suite includes
 business-to-business, human resources, customer relationship management,
 financials, project management, business intelligence and hosted applications.
     Joining the Oracle Partner Program also enhances Nextera's ability to
 deliver other Oracle products and technology, including Oracle databases and
 Oracle hosting services.
     "The Oracle relationship is fundamental to our strategy," said David
 Schneider, president and chief executive officer of Nextera.  "Their focus on
 truly integrated business solutions is a perfect complement to our integrated
 approach to consulting.  We couple our on-the-ground technology
 implementations with high-level business strategy and human capital management
 solutions that fully support our clients' business objectives and help
 maximize the power of Oracle's cutting-edge systems."
     "Today's business climate demands fiscal optimization of every investment,
 especially those in technology," added Schneider.  "Together, Oracle and
 Nextera can achieve that kind of efficiency for our customers."
 
     About the Oracle Partner Program
     The Oracle Partner Program is a global business network of more than
 12,000 companies that deliver innovative e-business solutions with Oracle
 software.  Through access to Oracle's premier products, education, technical
 services, marketing and sales support, the Oracle Partner program provides
 partners with the resources they need to be successful in today's Internet
 economy.  Oracle partners are able to offer customers leading-edge solutions
 backed by Oracle's position as the world's leading supplier of e-business
 solutions.  Additional information is available at http://partner.oracle.com .
 
     About Nextera Enterprises
     Nextera Enterprises Inc. is a leading management-consulting firm providing
 integrated solutions for today's most complex business issues.  Through its
 Lexecon Consulting Group, Strategic Services Group, Sibson Consulting Group
 and Technology Solutions Group, Nextera provides clients with extensive
 knowledge and experience in economics, strategy, human capital and technology
 solutions.  Nextera has provided consulting services to more than half of the
 Fortune 1000 companies.  The firm has offices in Boston, Cambridge, Chicago,
 New York, San Francisco, Princeton, Raleigh, Rochester, Atlanta, Los Angeles,
 London, Sydney and Toronto.  More information can be found at
 www.nextera.com .
 
     Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation.
 
     CONTACT:  Lisa Wahrmund, ext. 211, lwahrmund@ctcomm.com , or Liz Warin,
 ext. 263, lwarin@ctcomm.com , both of Corporate Technology Communications,
 312-832-9300, for Nextera Enterprises Inc.
 
 SOURCE  Nextera Enterprises Inc.