IOUG Welcomes BEA Systems, Inc. to Oracle User Community

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As a member of the International Oracle User Council, (IOUC), the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) would like to be the first to welcome BEA Systems, Oracles recent acquisition, to the Global Oracle user community. BEA Systems, a leading provider of enterprise application infrastructure solutions, provides database complementary middleware products and technologies, which allow user community members to more easily build, deploy, and manage applications.

“The IOUG is pleased to welcome all BEA customers to the user group community”

The IOUG is pleased to welcome all BEA customers to the user group community, said Ari Kaplan, IOUG president. These new customers now have the opportunity to access the mindshare, resources and programs from organizations like IOUG, affiliated Regional User Groups, and the greater Oracle community of user groups. BEA customers immediately have access to a user community to network, share ideas, experiences, and best practices among an even larger audience of experts, and advocate their needs and desires through this diverse, collective community.

The IOUG is committed to providing its members with the real-world information they need to perform their job better and more efficiently. This includes up-to-date strategy and product information from Oracle, year-round networking with fellow Oracle users through regional user groups, Special Interest Groups and discussion forums, and education through customer-driven publications and online resources.

IOUG has newly launched a Fusion Middleware Portal to assist its current and respective members on learning and contributing to the community on middleware technologies and best practices through podcasts, blogs, discussion forums, roundtables discussions, and conference sessions.

Those interested in joining the IOUG can experience it at the trial Associate level at no charge by selecting the Membership link for sign up at

About the Independent Oracle Users Group

Founded in 1993, the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) is a global membership organization that enables Oracle users to enhance productivity with education and networking, to better solve business issues with best practices and technology and to have a voice to Oracle Corporation on product technology directions. The IOUG represents the voice of Oracle technology and database professionals serving more than 20,000 database administrators, developers, architects, technical managers and other Oracle professionals throughout North America and worldwide. For more information, visit or call (312) 245-1579.


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