While customers may be bemused if not concerned about the Oracle/PeopleSoft merger, they are from a traditionally risk-adverse market. Despite the lush deals offered by the competition, realistically, the only way Oracle will lose customers is through self-inflicted wounds.
Oracle/PeopleSoft Reality Check Reality Check With industry consolidation, we naturally see apprehension on the part of end user companies. The merger between Oracle and PeopleSoft, which was finalized in December after much drama ( see part one ), will be no exception. PeopleSoft, and especially former J.D Edwards users are likely discomforted, in part because of Oracle's harsh comments about PeopleSoft products. While Oracle's stance has since changed, impressions will still linger, and Oracle will