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Food Producer Files $20m Lawsuit Against Oracle
California based Tri Valley Growers (TVG) filed a $20 million lawsuit against Oracle, for Oracle's failure to fulfill its contract to modernize TVG's production

oracle and sap lawsuit  $800 million company hired Oracle in November 1996 to computerize and integrate its operations that span from raw product delivery to finished goods distribution. But according to the lawsuit, Oracle's consumer packaged goods (CPG) application never worked and could not even be installed on TVG's computers. When TVG installed Unix machines, the software would not work on those either. Instead, TVG had to modify and maintain its legacy system. The company is currently implementing SAP, which Shaw says

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