Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Center Of Excellence For Oracle Solutions in Bangalore, India, to develop a portfolio of assets including tools, accelerators, and diagnostics for Oracle’s application software. The new center is designed to enable faster and more cost-effective implementation of Oracle’s solutions for Accenture’s clients globally. Professionals in the new Center of Excellence will leverage service-oriented architectures to design and build solutions based on Oracle’s latest technologies, including the Oracle Applications Framework for self-service Web applications. The Center of Excellence will also develop solutions based on Oracle’s Fusion middleware, which is a portfolio of standards-based software products including J2EE and developer tools, as well as integration, business intelligence, collaboration and content management services.