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Ardent Software: Will Informix Merger Affect their Success?
With Informix’s completion of its acquisition of Ardent Software, it remains to be seen how effective this marriage will be, and whether Ardent will be allowed

informix merger  Software: Will Informix Merger Affect their Success? Vendor Genesis Ardent Software, formerly known as VMARK Software, was founded in the mid-1980's to develop and market extended relational database systems. The product originally ran on UNIX operating systems, and soon the systems were also licensed for use as an embedded part of business applications. In February 1998, Ardent merged with Unidata Inc., a marketer and developer of relational databases, object databases and software tools. In

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Informatica Heads for E-Business


Informatica Corp. (Nasdaq: INFA) today announced the acquisition of Influence Software, a leading provider of analytic applications for the e-business value chain. Informatica is acquiring Influence Software for roughly $80 million in a stock transaction that will be treated as a pooling of interests. The acquisition marks a realization of Informatica's vision to become a leading provider of packaged analytic applications for B2B e-business.

informix merger  (currently being acquired by Informix), Computer Associates, and Sagent Technology. User Recommendations Customers involved in e-business should consider Informatica's solution as part of a long list of vendor prospects. It remains to be seen how well Informatica has integrated Influence Software's solution with their PowerCenter and PowerMart product lines. Given that they have had an OEM agreement with Influence for most of 1999, many of the integration issues should have already been addressed. This Read More

Enterprise Software Migration Alert: Is SAP the Alternative?


SAP may benefit the most during Oracle's merger transition. Unlike most migration programs, SAP is offering to be responsible for maintaining the competitions implementation, as users transition to SAP alternatives, offering the stability that some will likely crave.

informix merger  had a windfall of Informix database customers after IBM acquired Informix and subsequently attempted to move those customers to its own DB2 database product. (See IBM Buys What's Left of Informix ), This is Part Seven of an eight-part note. Part One detailed the Event. Part Two presented the Competitive Response of SAP and Microsoft. Part Three detailed how Competition Involves Infrastructure. Part Four was a Reality Check. Part Five discussed What Oracle Gains. Part Six presented Oracle's Acquisition Read More

A New Era Dawns for Sybase


Sybase, Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire New Era of Networks (also known as NEON). After completion, Sybase will create a new e-Business division integrating NEON and other parts of its product suite. Within the last month, Sybase has announced record earnings and completed a three-year re-engineering effort to transform themselves from a database vendor to an e-Business infrastructure provider.

informix merger  of 5, dueling with Informix for the bottom rung) ranking relational database management system. Since that time, Sybase has refocused on vertical markets, released new versions of its software (including Sybase Adaptive Server IQ Multiplex for Windows NT which was proven to support a 2.0 terabyte data warehouse on NT and won the Winter scalability award; and also their enterprise portal product, Sybase EP ), and moved into the lucrative application integration market space. According to CEO Chen, Read More

Informix to Acquire Ardent Software-Another Vendor's Attempt at End-to-End Data Warehousing


Informix« (NASDAQ: IFMX) and Ardent Software (NASDAQ: ARDT) today announced that they have reached a definitive agreement to combine their operations in a transaction valued, on a fully diluted basis, at approximately $880 million, based on the closing price of Informix common stock on November 30, 1999. The combination creates a $1 billion company in open software infrastructure for what Informix refers to as the "i.Economy". Ardent's components and solutions will continue to be marketed independent of the underlying database technology.

informix merger  also be wise for Informix to allow the current Ardent management to retain control over the DataStage portion of the business, as they have been very successful to date, and understand their market space well. User Recommendations Ardent DataStage is a strong offering, but we recommend that customers who can afford to wait for Extract/Transform/Load tool selections give this merger some time to be completed. It always takes time for vendors to integrate their research & development, sales, and marketing Read More

Epicor's Mid-Market Pitch Becomes Higher For (One) Scala Part One: Event Summary


One should imagine Epicor has carefully thought out the rationale for the recent acquisition of its European counterpart Scala. The merger seems to have much of a strategic merit as opposed to a knee-jerk, ‘me too’ impulse owing to the ongoing consolidation craze in the market.

informix merger  s Mid-Market Pitch Becomes Higher For (One) Scala Part One: Event Summary Event Summary While the market has for some time been buzzing about the (for many still miraculous) predatory comeback of SSA Global , another true mid-market incumbent vendor, Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), should be lauded too for its recent revival. Like SSA Global, and intriguingly in the same time frame, Epicor did not have much upbeat news for several years following on its progenitors' (i.e., erstwhile Read More

Enabling Growth for Midsize Companies: Three Strategies for Growing Your Business


Growth—whether organic or acquisitive—is challenging executives today from a strategic as well as an operational perspective. Studies estimate that 50 to 80 percent of deals fail to reach their projected results. Discover the challenges inherent in three common growth models, and find out how to implement a solid, flexible, and adaptive foundation that can support your company’s corporate growth strategies.

informix merger  Growth for Midsize Companies: Three Strategies for Growing Your Business Enabling Growth for Midsize Companies: Three Strategies for Growing Your Business If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. SAP Americas is a subsidiary of SAP AG, the world's largest business software company and the third-largest software supplier overall. SAP Americas' corporate headquarters is located in Newtown Square, PA, a suburb of Read More

Navision Enhances Its e-Vision And Looks To Expand Vertically


By posting a profitable year while delivering different flavors of products to satisfy many fastidious tastes and by offering an attractive value proposition to its channel, Navision could be telling us that the appropriate offering might be the recipe to thrive even during difficult economic climate.

informix merger  Enhances Its e-Vision And Looks To Expand Vertically Navision Enhances Its e-Vision And Looks To Expand Vertically P.J. Jakovljevic - November 28, 2001 Event Summary  On November 1, Navision (CSE: NAVI), a Danish provider of enterprise business solutions for mid-sized companies, extended its business-to-business (B2B) solution, Commerce Gateway , to the Navision Axapta product line, giving Navision Axapta customers the opportunity to save time, lower costs and orchestrate business processes more e Read More

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PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry


Even before the mega merger, PeopleSoft had already set it sights on a bigger manufacturing presence. PeopleSoft’s acquisition of mid-to-large ERP system developer J.D. Edwards this summer, and most recently demand flow and lean manufacturing software solution from JCIT, might indicate some deep though process rather than a number of impulse initiatives from the past.

informix merger  Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry PeopleSoft's Manufacturing Ploy This article analyzes whether an array of recent PeopleSoft , Inc. (NASDAQ: PSFT), moves will finally and lastingly establish it as a serious contender in the manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) space. These moves are discussed in detail in Part One of this note. In a nutshell, we have been looking positively at PeopleSoft's mega Read More

Madness? Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures


One of the riskiest moves company stakeholders can make is to acquire and merge with another company or to divest themselves of company assets. Despite the best of intentions, many mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures produce results far below expectations. Learn why failure happens, and how to prevent it by following the overriding best practice in successful acquisitions, mergers, and divestitures: preparedness.

informix merger  Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures How to Answer the CFO - Building the Processes to Manage the Financial Implications of the Channel Programs If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Founded in 1972, SAP has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP currently has sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide and is listed on several exchanges, including the Read More

SAP Acquires SmartOps, At Long Last


This could be the very first time as a market observer that my reaction to a merger announcement is not “Why?” but rather “Why now?” Namely, in late February 2013, SAP announced plans to acquire SmartOps, a leading provider of inventory and service-level optimization software solutions. Founded in 2000, SmartOps released its first multi-echelon inventory optimization (MEIO) product in

informix merger  Acquires SmartOps, At Long Last This could be the very first time as a market observer that my reaction to a merger announcement is not “Why?” but rather “Why now?” Namely, in late February 2013, SAP announced plans to acquire SmartOps , a leading provider of inventory and service-level optimization software solutions. Founded in 2000, SmartOps released its first multi-echelon inventory optimization (MEIO) product in 2001. The software company provides key operating parameters and targets for Read More

Case Study: Ariba, Inc.


Ariba, Inc., with over 1,500 employees, makes software to help companies assess, capture, and reconcile spending. Post-merger, Ariba wanted to assess its staff’s strengths and weaknesses, and looked for a program to help measure competencies in sales and consulting. With SumTotal’s ResultsOnDemand platform as part of its Competency Development system, Ariba identified the top—and bottom—three competencies. Find out how.

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Battle Booty from Oracle's Victory Over PeopleSoft


Through the PeopleSoft acquisition, Oracle hereby gains a new customer base, increased market share, expertise, immediate recurring revenue sources, and new and overlapping products. However, keeping PeopleSoft's customers will take a great deal of diplomatic customer management and savvy engineering.

informix merger  a rival database company, Informix , in the late 1990s, Oracle's CEO reportedly said there is no point in spending money on acquiring a company whose customers know it is going nowhere; instead, one should spend to acquiring the customer base. Yet, for Oracle the trouble may lie in that these users have shunned Oracle's applications in the past in favor of PeopleSoft or J.D. Edwards . In other words, if these folks have selected PeopleSoft over Oracle thinking that the first was a superior product, why Read More