Oracle JDE Licensing

Oracle JDE Licensing & Introduction

This article will help you understand how Oracle JD Edwards licensing works but also learn what is Oracle JDE used for? JD Edwards is a name given to a company that makes enterprise resource planning software. Its nameplate ERP system is still sold by Oracle. Originally founded in 1977 in Denver, Colorado, JDE was initially focused on green screen accounting software and related services. Today, it is used by some of the world’s largest companies, including Chevron Corporation, which employs over 47,000 people and generates over $94 billion in revenue.

Oracle JD Edwards licensing metrics, depends on when you purchased JD edwards and which products.

  • Named User license,
  • Concurrent User license,
  • Processor license,
  • Enterprise license
  • Metered license.

What database do JD Edwards use?

Oracle JD Edwards software is designed to work with a variety of databases, including:

  1. Oracle Database: Oracle JD Edwards supports the use of Oracle Database, which is a relational database management system (RDBMS) developed by Oracle Corporation.
  2. Microsoft SQL Server: Oracle JD Edwards can also be integrated with Microsoft SQL Server, which is a relational database management system (RDBMS) developed by Microsoft.
  3. IBM DB2: Oracle JD Edwards can also be integrated with IBM DB2, which is a relational database management system (RDBMS) developed by IBM.
  4. PostgreSQL: Oracle JD Edwards can also be integrated with PostgreSQL, which is a powerful, open source object-relational database system.

It’s important to note that the above list is not exhaustive, and Oracle JD Edwards may work with other databases as well, it is recommended to check with Oracle about the compatibilities.

What is Oracle JDE used for?

A company might wonder: What is Oracle JDE used for? Its EnterpriseOne software helps companies manage expenses and time spent on various projects. Its solutions facilitate front-office and back-office operations. They offer tools for project costing, customer relationship management, and accounting. This enterprise software helps companies increase their visibility and control over their financial operations. Oracle JDE EnterpriseOne also helps companies streamline their operations by enabling them to manage their entire company’s data.

Before making the decision to switch ERP systems, organizations should carefully evaluate the risks and ROI involved in switching platforms. While staying on Enterprise One is a common option, it is not always the best decision for a company’s growth or future. Not only will this option lower costs and risks, it may also result in a lower ROI and business benefits. Hence, it is important to weigh the risks and benefits of moving away from Enterprise One before making the decision.

PeopleSoft acquired JDE in 2003 and rebranded it as EnterpriseOne. Oracle aims to support the World and Xe versions of JDE software until 2025. Oracle plans to support the World product line for AS/400 customers until 2025. This means that organizations can migrate to the latest version or continue to use the old one. OneWorld can be used in either on-premise or in the cloud. Oracle’s latest acquisition PeopleSoft has been a huge success for the company.

JD Edwards was a software corporation that specializes in enterprise resource planning. It was founded in 1977 and sold to PeopleSoft, Inc. in 2003. Oracle tried to catch up with PeopleSoft but failed. The company continues to develop the JDE ERP system and sells it to 430,000 customers. Its products include ERP software for manufacturing, distribution, and supply chain planning. Oracle has a history of developing ERP software and is one of the most successful technology companies.

Oracle JDE vs Netsuite

While SAP and Oracle both provide ERP systems, JDE offers a number of advantages for smaller businesses. JDE is simpler and requires less training to implement, while SAP requires more customization and a higher learning curve. JDE also supports several different databases and has a more flexible architecture. However, Netsuite has several features that rival SAP’s. To get the most out of your investment, consider the JDE vs. SAP comparison.

While both solutions are robust in many areas, there are a few key differences between these applications. In terms of Purchasing Management, for example, Oracle JDE Edwards EnterpriseOne is more capable than NetSuite. NetSuite is stronger in the module’s off-the-shelf features, while JDE is superior in the Quality Management module. Although JD Edwards EnterpriseOne dominates in NetSuite’s Sales Management module, NetSuite is stronger in the Product Technology capabilities.

Both JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Netsuite are robust applications suites. Both combine business value with standards-based technology and deep industry experience. JDE is the only ERP solution that can run all of its applications on the iPad. And, unlike Netsuite, Oracle offers lifetime support and lets you choose your hardware. Ultimately, you will choose the best ERP for your business. So, which one is better?

To compare NetSuite and Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, you can consult real user reviews to decide which one is right for your company. NetSuite has more reviews, while JD Edwards EnterpriseOne has 140.

One thing to consider before choosing a product is the cost of support. Netsuite is far more affordable and offers more features. However, Oracle won’t provide free upgrades if you decide to move to a different version within ten years. But they do offer incentives. If you don’t like their support, talk to your rep about a price reduction. After all, you’re going to have to pay Oracle anyway.

Technological advancements have led to changes in the licensing and pricing of JD Edwards application. To understand why JDE licensing problems are so prevalent, it is important to review the pricing and licensing models in place.

JD Edwards was an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software company. It is best known for its “World”, products for IBM AS/400 minicomputers and “OneWorld”, products for client-server fat clients. “EnterpriseOne,” products are a web-based thin customer. PeopleSoft Inc. acquired JD Edwards in 2003. Oracle Corporation acquired JD Edwards in 2005.

JD Edwards Pricing

JD Edwards has used five pricing models in its 26-year history.

  1. Server Model-based – used before October 1993. The license fees were calculated based on an organization’s IBM AS/400 servers. This pricing model did not include users. The end-user would then license the server’s capacity and could have as many users the server can host.
  2. Concurrent User-based – used between November 1993  November 1996.
    The model contained a list of products that could be used by a certain number of users. These users were considered concurrent. Software license agreements listed both OneWorld and World products.
  3. Suite-based – Used between November 1993  February 2002.Companies with existing contracts that used suite-based pricing were eligible to purchase licenses for additional users and products up until February 2004.

Two components were used to calculate the software license fees:

  1. A collection of products (the “suite”)
  2. Software license agreements include user fees. There are many types of user fees. These will be explained in detail below.
  3. Solution-based pricing – initially launched in February 2002. It was the last pricing model JD Edwards used.
    This model was further developed in 2004 and became the basis of PeopleSoft’s solution pricing model. Suite-based licenses can be compared to solution software licenses. However, products are more detailed. If the Financial Suite consisted of Accounts Payables and Accounts Receivables as well as General Ledger, it would be similar. Under the solution-based model, end-users could only purchase certain components.
  4. Enterprise licensing – permits unlimited users. End-users can purchase individual products as they need them.

These types of user licenses (metrics), were used in conjunction with Suite or Solution-based pricing for World and EnterpriseOne.

Concurrent User

Concurrent users can be considered “Full-Use” users. Full use means that the user can access all products, modules, and features. The maximum number of concurrent users licensed is determined by how many users are able to access the JDE software at any given time.

Named User

Named users are considered “Full-Use” users. One individual can have a named user license. One license is equal to one user.

Moderate user

Moderate user licenses are limited in functionality. One license for Moderate User is assigned to one individual. One license is equal to one user.

Inquiry or casual user

Transactions are not permitted for Inquiry Users. A license for Inquiry Users is assigned to one individual. One license is equal to one user.

Licensing models

Oracle offers 3 pricing models for JD Edwards Applications:

Licensing for for components

Oracle’s “a-la carte” pricing model is Component Pricing. Although most products are priced according to Application Users, some products use a different metric. Prices for HR/Payroll products vary depending on the number of employees; supply chain products are priced based on $M cost of goods sold; Expense Management licenses are based on the number of expense reports that are processed each year.

Custom Application Suite (CAS) Pricing

This model allows products to be sold in a custom-made “suite” (or bundle) for a certain number of users (the Custom Suite Users). Some products cannot be purchased on the CAS pricing model. However, they can be combined with component-based licenses.

How to audit JDE

You can use a version of Oracle LMS Scripts to measure your license compliance.

Pricing for Enterprise

oracle jd edwards price

This pricing model allows for licensing of products across the entire organization. This model has three license metrics: $M revenue, $M cost of goods sold or employee count.

These models were first used by Oracle after PeopleSoft was acquired in 2006. They are still being used today.  You can also sign an Oracle ULA for JDE to achieve unlimited license grants. you can find the JDE price list here

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