CARE - FSCM Upgrade and Migration from Oracle Hosting to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

CARE.org is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. They work to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice. 

  • The Challenge
  • The Solution
  • Results Delivered

Business

Focus on Core Mission

CARE wanted to improve the finance and administrative productivity of its global field staff, get out of the data center business and focus its limited resources on more strategic opportunities 

  • Comply with non-profit audit requirements - GDPR, SOC2

  • Reduce Cost, Improve SLA

  • Get out of the data center business

  • Modernize Finance productivity tools for global field staff 

Technology

Customized PeopleSoft, Global Footprint, Older Version

CARE was operating on an older version of PeopleSoft FSCM, V9.1, that was nearing its end of support term and was running on outdated underlying technology including Oracle database and PeopleTools. CARE was looking for an agile approach to PeopleSoft support and maintenance which they lacked in their current hosting service. 

  • Upgrade FSCM V9.1 to V9.2 and Move to OCI in one project

  • Include all customization retrofits, integrations, and security updates 

  • Migrating from Oracle OMCS arty hosting service on OCI Classic to OCI Gen2 Cloud Infrastructure

  • Implement Selective Adoption Strategy for PeopleSoft FSCM V9.2

     

Cloud

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Astute developed a solution on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to meet's CARE's global needs and to perform a Move and Improve, which included a PeopleSoft V9. Application and PeopleTools 8.56 Upgrade as part of the migration to OCI.

  • Secure, compliant design on OCI 

  • Global PeopleSoft Implementation on OCI  accessible from 100 countries

  • PeopleSoft Cloud Manager for Lifecycle Management

  • Terraform for Infrastructure and Platform automation

Consulting

FSCM V9.2 Upgrade, Cloud Manager, Terraform for OCI Build

With field staff and volunteers in over 90 countries serving the needs of 63 million people during disasters, like hurricanes, earthquakes, and war, CARE needed uninterrupted PeopleSoft operations which is a critical part of their global financial backbone of transactions. CARE wanted to free up field staff and IT resources that were tied up managing the day-to-day availability and performance of our PeopleSoft applications running on a hosted private cloud solution.  

  • 6-month Move and Improve project to upgrade and migrate PeopleSoft to a modern Gen2 Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

  • Performance Tuning and configuration to achieve better performance improved SLA, and robust DR.

  • Reduce operational costs with Fluid UI based Mobile Time Entry

  • OCI Compliance with requirements including GDPR, and SOC2

     

Business

Productive Global Team

CARE was able to focus on its core mission of defeating poverty, saving lives, and achieving social justice around the globe versus having in-house resources manage its PeopleSoft applications and infrastructure. 

  • Speed of new feature deployments

  • Mobility applications for global field workforce

  • Improve Service Levels and performance

Technology

Reduced TCO, Improved Performance, Leading SLA

CARE's Global IT team supporting PeopleSoft for users in over 90 countries is now spending less time managing the application and reacting to changes, and more time implementing new features from the latest images of PeopleSoft. 

  • 90% increase in instance deployment using PeopleSoft Cloud Manager  

  • 100% automation of Peopletools Upgrade with a 1-Click upgrade in Cloud Manager

  • Fluid UI-based Time Entry application implemented

  • Rapid implementation of new BU's in India and Canada

     

Realizing Business and IT Benefits at the right time.

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Cost (or TCO)

85

Performance

90%

Faster Deployment

100%

Compliance

Learn How You Can Gain the Same Benefits as CARE

Scaling New Heights with Cloud Migration

Want to be one of the thousands benefiting from the Cloud? Here are some business reasons why now is the best time to start a migration of PeopleSoft to Oracle Cloud. 

Zero Cost Migration of PeopleSoft to OCI

Migrate PeopleSoft to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure for FREE. Protect, maintain and support your applications with Astute's Autonomous PeopleSoft Managed Service. 

CARE Success Story

Improving the lives of women, children, and families Oracle Cloud helps CARE streamline its operations in over 100 countries.