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.
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some hurdles, particularly in integrating its new products. Time will tell how Oracle will transition from battle mode to merger-integration mode and how it will maintain its healthy operating margins during PeopleSoft's absorption. PeopleSoft and Oracle have had sharply different cultures, with a legacy of destructive sales and marketing tactics used against each other. They have also priced their products using different models, and have seen applications in a different light, so to speak. PeopleSoft ha