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What is Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service?
Oracle Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service is an enterprise-class product master data management solution, delivered via Cloud for lower cost and faster deployment.  It consolidates product information from heterogeneous sources, stores it in a centrally managed repository, enriches it with structured and unstructured data, and then shares it across systems as well as with other internal and external parties. With strong governance capabilities to enforce and monitor business policies, data standards and processes, customers can achieve trusted product data that empowers their business.
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What functionality is available with Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service?
The following is a summary of key functionality provided by Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service which are described in more detail in the datasheet:
  • Product definition and hierarchy management, pre-defined and user defined attributes, product relationships, taxonomy, catalogs, product associations, structures, packaging hierarchies, and digital assets
  • Self-service data on-boarding and publication in various file formats including Excel, CSV, and XML 
  • Data discovery and access through seeded and custom reports, search, product comparison, role based and data level security
  • Data governance, version management, new item definition, approval workflow, streamlined change management, business rules and rule impact analysis
  • Real time Analytics and Reports to provide actionable insight into critical product data and processes
  • Effective Social Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders
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How is Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service different from Fusion Product Hub (On-Premise)?
Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service has the exact same code line as on-premise Fusion Product Hub and delivers the same robust functionalities to consolidate, enrich, govern and share enterprise product data. Oracle's strategy is to offer choice and flexibility so customers can deploy on premise, in a private cloud, public cloud or hybrid without compromising best-in-class product master data management capabilities.
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What business benefits do I get from Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service?
Oracle Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service is a foundational system for enterprise business transformation. With complete command of enterprise product data, customers can accelerate time to market, increase operational efficiency in downstream processes, reduce IT and administrative costs and achieve quicker deployment and time to value.
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How does Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service fit into my IT footprint?
Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service allows customers to take control of their product master data across their entire portfolio of applications, both Oracle and non-Oracle. Whether running Oracle E-Business Suite, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, PeopleSoft or non-Oracle applications, Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service can master enterprise product data in any heterogeneous IT environment. Using standards based integration framework including secure FTP folders, Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service can consolidate and share product data in industry standard file formats including CSV, Excel and XML to any cloud or on-premise application.
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Can I extend, tailor or personalize Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service?
Yes. Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service, along with other Fusion Applications, can be extended, tailored and personalized for customers' specific business needs. This is enabled via an abstraction layer that shields users and administrators from the complexity of software development and is meant to be easy to use for everyone. Among other functions, customers can create custom attributes, create or modify existing reports and customize page layouts (including adding, removing, showing or hiding components and customizing the shell UI, modifying the logo, application name, labels and menu links). Customers can use 'Sandboxes' to simulate changes before production and implement these changes for a single user, groups of users or for everyone. All changes are preserved through patches and upgrades.
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How do I uptake new versions of Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service?
Oracle will perform upgrades to customer environments as new service versions become available eliminating IT costs and unwanted burden from customers.  Oracle announces availability of new service versions in advance and customers get the opportunity to test new versions on their test environments before going production. Customers should systematically upgrade to the most recent version to have consistent access to Oracle's most advanced Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service capabilities. The upgrade process is straightforward and efficient.
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How is Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service licensed?
Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service is licensed on a monthly subscription basis. The monthly subscription price is 150 USD for 1000 hosted records with a minimum of 25.  Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service requires a mandatory license of Fusion Transactional Business Intelligence for Supply Chain Management Cloud Service. For details, please refer to the pricing page of Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service.
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What Benefit Do I Get from Fusion Transactional Business Intelligence for Supply Chain Management Cloud Service?
Fusion Transactional Business Intelligence for Supply Chain Management Cloud Service provides real time, self service reporting for Fusion Supply Chain Applications including Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service. By providing key governance metrics and dimensions, it enables customers to gain key insights ranging from monitoring the number of approved and rejected items in the hub to delayed workflow processes pending a user action. With seeded sample reports and subject areas that include Items, Item Revisions, Item Structures (Bundles), New Item Requests, Change Orders and Item Relationships, Fusion Transactional Business Intelligence for Supply Chain Management Cloud Service enables real-time governance and self-service reporting capabilities for the enterprise.
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Are there any technology components required for Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service?
No. There are no technology components required for Fusion Product Hub Cloud Service. By providing this solution completely hosted and maintained on the Oracle Public Cloud, companies can focus on their core competency of using the application for business efficiency and transformation rather than hosting, maintaining and upgrading it.
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