Unlocking Business Potential: The Significance of Oracle E-Business Suite Assessments

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Oracle E-Business Suite (Oracle EBS) first rolled out to the marketplace in the 1990s. Over the years, Oracle E-Business Suite has evolved and expanded with new releases, with the most recent version being release 12.2.13. It is widely used today by many companies globally to operate their core business operations. The platform has historically been deployed on-premises, meaning that customers own and manage the infrastructure, hardware, operating systems, and databases in their data center.

In the era of continuous innovation and widespread adoption of cloud technology, organizations built on outdated technology platforms must face the challenge of determining the most effective way to optimize their ERP investment. To maintain effectiveness and ensure your system is optimal, conducting a comprehensive assessment of the current system environment is essential.

Benefits on an Oracle EBS Assessment

An Oracle E-Business Suite ERP assessment provides a tailored set of recommendations derived from a meticulous analysis of the system’s performance. This roadmap serves as a guide to address identified pain points, enhance operational efficiency, and future-proof the system. Whether it’s optimizing processes, addressing security concerns, or ensuring compliance, the assessment delivers actionable insights to align the Oracle E-Business Suite with the evolving needs of the business.

An assessment also plays a pivotal role in risk mitigation. Security vulnerabilities, regulatory compliance issues, and potential data risks can be identified and addressed before they escalate.

As businesses increasingly explore cloud migration options, an Oracle E-Business Suite ERP assessment becomes even more crucial. It provides a strategic foundation for understanding the readiness of the current environment for a seamless transition to the cloud, if that is the determined path.

Available Paths

Upgrade your EBS

Oracle no longer supports many older versions of Oracle EBS. Upgrading your version of Oracle EBS from an outdated release allows you to take advantage of the Oracle Premier Support. Its support offering provides security features, product updates, and tools to take advantage of Oracle’s expertise and knowledge.

Running EBS on Oracle Cloud infrastructure (OCI)

When updating your infrastructure to OCI, you become able to run the same EBS application you have today but hosted on Oracle’s Platform. ​This provides increased performance, improved security, and reduced TCO. With OCI, Oracle manages an all-Oracle stack that includes hardware, database, and applications.

Moving to Oracle Cloud

By making the jump to Oracle ERP Cloud, organizations move to Oracle’s subscription-based SaaS offerings. These offerings include automatic quarterly updates that keep your organization current with the latest security, features, and technologies.


While there is no one set path, conducting a comprehensive system assessment remains the optimal approach to enhance the value of your Oracle E-Business Suite environment. It ensures alignment with business objectives and effectively addresses potential risks.

Next Steps

Please contact one of our Oracle experts at any time to learn more about the benefits of an Oracle EBS system assessment and how Sikich can help you understand the paths that are available to you.

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