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Partner-friendly Oracle Update - Part 1
I certainly anticipated that the nearly 60 acquisitions by Oracle since 2005 would help the largest business software company in the world (with more than 320

difference in oracle db2  100 companies. Well, what difference a few years and several dozen acquisitions may make! In an upcoming series of blog posts, I plan to analyze Oracle’s recent moves to mitigate its abovementioned traditional shortcomings. The series starts with this post on Oracle’s strategy to become both a better partner in general and to attract smaller partners and customers. To that end, Oracle’s Worldwide Alliance and Channels (WWA&C) organization’s mission statement is as follows: “To increase revenue

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Oracle Applications - An Internet-Reinvented Feisty Challenger


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difference in oracle db2  no longer tell the difference between fact and fiction . The recent attempt to resurrect a former vanity project, the failed Network Computer (NC) initiative in 1996, with still little evidence of any serious demand, might be a forewarning of recidivism. On the other hand, Oracle's chairman and CEO insisted last year that Oracle would never license its enterprise applications to third-party application service providers. The recent departure from that stance may be an indication of Oracle learning pragmat Read More

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difference in oracle db2  able to make a difference and incorporate their big data initiatives into the nervous system of an organization. While in the race for the big data market most vendors are racing for speed and power, IBM’s strategy is also centered in providing access to big data sources from different fronts and in multiple ways, such as the company’s offering of an integrated enterprise-ready Hadoop distribution, with a new architecture around Hadoop integrated within its data management products such as InfoSphere Read More

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difference in oracle db2  result there are significant differences in the functional requirements for CPG/TPM software . Companies that have identified a fatal flaw in their ERP usually have very specific requirements for the functionality they need. Dean Abrams, the Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing for Carrollton Texas (US) which is a sales information vendor information retrieval methods (IRM), which provides sales promotion software to the CPG and foodservice industries, finds that in a specialized software niche, Read More

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Is Oracle Becoming Invincible?


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