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Oracle E-Business Suite: Roadmap Update

25 July 2017

Oracle is announcing an update to the Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) roadmap that adds a future major release subsequent to 12.2, the current major release.

Oracle is announcing an update to the Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) roadmap that adds a future major release subsequent to 12.2, the current major release. While we are not announcing a date for the future “12.X” release, we are committing to support it through 2030 at least.

Thousands of organizations around the world rely on Oracle E-Business Suite to run their key business operations. In fact, EBS systems fulfill orders for some of the largest consumer product companies, pay social benefits in many countries (the US Medicare system is a prominent example), manage integrated global ERP for some of the largest manufacturing companies, and support core operations for many defense and national security entities around the world. Often these systems use EBS as the core, which is further extended with substantial customizations and complex integrations. It is natural that organizations that rely on EBS for so much need to feel confident that their EBS systems will remain viable through their planning horizon.

It has long been Oracle's plan to deliver a major release beyond EBS 12.2 to allow for needed periodic refresh of the technical components on which EBS is built. However, because a post- 12.2 release has not appeared in the published support timeline for EBS, there was some misperception that EBS might not be supported beyond the Premier Support period for EBS 12.2, which ends in 2023.

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