Despite challenges, both SAP and Oracle will be formidable forces in the hosting space, because of their intimate application knowledge, their infrastructure, organizational stability, and vast capital. However, SMEs should approach this decision with due diligence.
an MSP option involving application management, database management, systems management, and optional hardware management. If the hardware is located at Oracle's data centers (the so-called @Oracle option ), Oracle will host users' servers and manage the infrastructure. Alternatively, companies can leverage their existing hardware investment and Oracle will remotely manage the software residing at the location of their choice. With this @Customer option, users can manage their hardware internally or have