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PeopleTools 8.5 Now Available

Given the substantial amount of traffic linking to our earlier PeopleTools 8.5 post, you might be interested to know that PeopleTools 8.5 is now available through Oracle’s E-Delivery portal.  You first have to provide some user information and accept the EULA terms, but the you can select PeopleSoft Enterprise and your relevant OS/hardware platform, and you’ll find PeopleTools 8.5 in the search results:

peopletools 8.5

This platform used for this search was HP-UX on Itanium, so your detailed results may vary. Incidentally, the 64/38G numbers at the end refer to # of parts and package size, respectively.

Also, here is Oracle’s official GA announcement.  The most interesting part to many is the major new feature listing:

IMPROVED USER EXPERIENCE

  • A Related Content framework that allows on-page integration of external content
  • Improved menu and navigation
  • Contemporary new styles
  • Dynamic UI features, including partial page refresh, modal search windows, mouse-over pop-up windows and type-ahead filtered search

IMPROVED DEVELOPER PRODUCTIVITY

  • Enhanced Interactive PeopleCode Debugger
  • AppClass Drilldown PeopleCode Editor
  • Improved Integration Test Tools

EXPANDED REPORTING AND QUERY OPTIONS

  • Query as Feeds enabling users to retrieve PeopleSoft data via RSS
  • Connected Query for joining or nesting multiple queries
  • Centralized reporting console
  • Query Access Service which provides complete access to PeopleSoft queries via a standard web service interface

INFRASTRUCTURE, LCM AND SECURITY ENHANCEMENTS

  • Adoption of Java 6 on all server tiers
  • Latest versions of WebLogic Server, WebSphere and Tuxedo
  • Full support for 64-bit Linux and Windows
  • Secure PS_Home
  • Integration to Oracle Configuration Manager
  • Support for Oracle TDE, Database Vault and Audit Vault
  • FTPS and ADAM (AD LDS) support

If you have any questions about PeopleTools 8.5 or are considering a PeopleSoft upgrade/implementation, please contact us.  We have counseled dozens of clients already about the upcoming PeopleSoft 9.1 release, and we’ll be happy to discuss your plans with you – whether you’re just doing basic discovery or seriously formulating a project approach.  Email us – we can help.

(Of course, all questions and thoughts are welcome in the comments, too.)

Previously:

What Drives Clients to PeopleSoft Real Estate Management (REM)
Quantifying the Value of Integration With PeopleSoft Maintenance Management: A Real Life Example
Quick Look: PeopleSoft Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM) 9.1 Enhancements
PeopleSoft ‘Edge of the Enterprise’ Applications: eSupplier Connection & eSettlements
PeopleSoft Financials: Source-to-Settle 9.1 Enhancements
PeopleSoft IT Asset Management: A Deeper Look
PeopleSoft Maintenance Management: A Deeper Look
PeopleSoft Real Estate Management: A Deeper Look
An Introduction to PeopleSoft Asset Lifecycle Management
Sneak Peek: PeopleSoft Enterprise Portal 9.1
PeopleTools 8.5: A Look Inside

Related whitepapers (PDF):

PeopleSoft Maintenance Management: An Introduction and Overview of Benefits

Related web content:

MiPro Consulting: PeopleSoft Services
MiPro Consulting: Resources

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