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IT Investment Decision Making: Getting to
Many technology sales cycles get bogged down in the IT department. But while it is unlikely that a sale will get anywhere without IT management buy-in, IT

oracle investment research  business. Quocirca’s clients include Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, Dell, T-Mobile, Vodafone, EMC, Symantec and Cisco, along with other large and medium sized vendors, service providers and more specialist firms. Sponsorship of specific studies by such organisations allows much of Quocirca’s research to be placed into the public domain. Quocirca’s independent culture and the real-world experience of Quocirca’s analysts, however, ensure that our research and analysis is always objective, accurate,

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