Author: Paul Vallee

Oracle Introduces New Sourcing Capabilities for Advanced Procurement

Oracle announces enhanced strategic sourcing capabilities including, complex bid management, bid award optimization, and integration and workflow advances for Oracle sourcing. Estimated savings from strategic sourcing range from 5 to 50 percent over tactical buying.

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Larry’s war: Oracle vs. SAP

With Oracle merging left, right and center, questions have arisen as to whether CEO Larry Ellison is actually practicing what he preaches. SAP Exec Shai Agassi does not seem to think so.

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Database 10g Update to Feature more Automation

Oracle Marketing Executives sit down to discuss newly automated functions of Oracle 10g’s upcoming release 2, as well as, grid computing and the companies attitude toward open source technology. Link to article.

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Oracle Articulates Strategy to Special Interest Group

Oracle’s first Oracle Spatial Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting was a success. The company made it clear they are committed to improving their spatial product and wants ensure that everyone, from the Oracle sales force to consumers, are aware of its potential.

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‘Most important ever’ MySQL reaches beta

MySQL has released a beta version of MySQL 5.0 database to provide users with increased enterprise functionality, making MySQL a more viable option for corporations and users.

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Something’s In The Water At Oracle

Oracle has become the place for up-and-coming execs to stop in and gain some experience before landing top jobs elsewhere. Why is this happening and will it continue?

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Oracle’s buyout spree goes on, and on

Oracle has announced its intentions to purchase Oblix, a small security software specialist, that is considered a key player in the relatively new field of identity management solutions. Many are considering this move by Oracle as an attempt to push ahead of SAP in enterprise applications.

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Oracle, SAP: Upward Bound

With horizontal markets already established, analysts predict competition between Oracle and SAP to heat up as the companies set their sights on acquiring vertical channels.

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Takeover Weighs on Oracle Profit

Oracle reports a 15 percent drop in 2005 quarterly profits, due largely to the costs of the PeopleSoft takeover, while sales were up 18 percent, which included those from PeopleSoft.

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SAP and Oracle: Market Share Dispute

In light of Oracle claims that they have the largest applications business in North America, this article takes a look at the North American market share numbers for SAP versus the newly merged Oracle/Peoplesoft

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