In PeopleSoft’s case, the fact remains that it is still the best-attuned offering (in terms of pricing, vertical extensions, customizability, professional service approach, etc.) to the needs of large, service-oriented enterprises, or for ‘greenfield’ sites. However, to put things in the right perspective, one should bear in mind that PeopleSoft’s license revenue in 2001 was still less than the corresponding revenue in 1998, back when the company was only a HRMS/ERP player.
Sun/iPlanet , BroadVision , Hummingbird , Vignette and many others in the battle for the portal space. In the professional services automation (PSA), there are again Lawson, J.D. Edwards, Ariba, Siebel, SAP, Oracle, and a number of PSA specialists such as Deltek , Niku , Evolve , Novient and Changepoint . Thinking vertically, in the healthcare space, it particularly competes with Lawson Software and Infinium , whereas in the higher education, it faces SCT , Jenzabar , and Datatel , on top of ubiquitous