Intelligent CIO North America Issue 15 - Page 16


Blackline surpasses 1,000 customers running on Oracle ERPs

BlackLine CEO , Marc Huffman
“ Many of the largest companies in the world use BlackLine alongside Oracle ERPs because they realize adding BlackLine gives them greater control and visibility throughout the entire financial close process ,” said BlackLine CEO Marc Huffman . “ Coupled with our superior customer experience , using BlackLine and Oracle together can be a very powerful combination , resulting in stronger ROI , better user adoption and greater overall satisfaction .”
With built-in capabilities and off-the-shelf reporting templates that work across all leading ERP and source systems , BlackLine customers spend less time configuring , and more time driving results by delivering fast , accurate , trusted numbers to inform business decisions .
Though more than 1,000 BlackLine customers are currently running on Oracle ERPs , BlackLine is ERP-agnostic , optimized for today ’ s hybrid , changing and growing enterprise with direct integration to more than 30 different leading ERP and source systems .

Accounting automation software company

BlackLine has surpassed 1,000 customers running on Oracle ERPs . In addition , 15 of the Fortune 25 currently use BlackLine to automate financial close , accounts receivable and intercompany accounting processes , with many operating in a multi-ERP environment that includes Oracle ERPs .
BlackLine provides a best-of-breed , full-functionality suite of cloud-based accounting automation solutions along with leading practices attained from years of experience with thousands of customer implementations , enabling both large multinational and mid-sized organizations to realize success faster .

Report reveals significant growth for 2021 SD- WAN market

The worldwide SD-WAN market grew 39 % over the first half of 2021 compared to the previous year , according to a report published by the Dell ’ Oro Group .

The reports says Cisco was the revenue share leader for the first half of 2021 and Fortinet climbed into the number two position . VMware , Versa and HPE Aruba rounded out the top five .
“ Demand for SD-WAN solutions was robust in the first half of the year , sustaining the momentum we saw at the backend of last year ,” said Shin Umeda , Vice President at Dell ’ Oro Group . “ The SD-WAN market continues to expand globally and while all regions posted solid double-digit growth , uptake in Europe and Asia was especially strong .”
Additional highlights from the 2Q 2021 SD-WAN Report include :
• The top six SD-WAN vendors garnered more than 70 % market share for the first half of 2021 .
• Vendors are increasingly leveraging security functionality to differentiate their SD-WAN solutions in this highly competitive market .
• The market for hardware-based Access Routers declined at a midsingle-digit rate during the first half of 2021 , highlighting the market shift to software-based SD-WAN solutions .
The Dell ’ Oro Group is a trusted source for market information about the telecommunications , networks and data center IT industries .
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