SAP/Oracle Acquisition Predictions

Aug 11, 2005 / By Paul Vallee

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Forrester Research boldly lists some potential acquisition targets for the two dueling giants, along with rationales

As the Oracle/SAP battle wages on, analysts eagerly anticipate each company’s next strategic move. For SAP, Forrester is predicting an acquisition of DemandTec, which would “allow SAP to offer a more comprehensive merchandise solution.”

On the Oracle front, Forrester predicts Oracle will acquire Khimetrics “to gain traction in grocery and general merchandise,” as well as Zilliant “to provide non-retail price optimization.”

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