Despite its inclination to traditionally thrive on a moderate amount of controversy and to fly a number of trial balloons, Oracle, has also been a practical company, often modifying its strategy and adopting a tack that would work better. Thus, while Oracle's declining revenue and profit are painfully noted, the company has been taking some long overdue moves to appease its customers and to play fair with the competition. Time will only tell, however, whether Oracle has used these slower economic times to get its act together and to position itself for the its future revival.
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11i, has some key advantages over its predecessors, as it offers a broader range of business processes and functions, and the thin client will require less maintenance in the long run. Support for Release 10.7 Extended, A Bit In any event, IT managers soon will not have a choice, as Oracle plans to end support for Release 10.7 in June 2003. It is still a six-month extension from the previously declared deadline of December 2002, which was met with serious customers' grumbling. This support applies to the