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GNOME Will Try to Buff Up Linux
In its fight to catch up to Windows for desktop mindshare and market share, Linux has received a boost from the Gnome Foundation and a number of key systems

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The problem of information technology investments particularly concerns small and medium enterprises, as they are much more limited in resources than large enterprises. One of the critical questions is whether to implement an open source or closed source solution.

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Oracle Mends Its Ways To Bounce Back


Despite its inclination to traditionally thrive on a moderate amount of controversy and to fly a number of trial balloons, Oracle, has also been a practical company, often modifying its strategy and adopting a tack that would work better. Thus, while Oracle's declining revenue and profit are painfully noted, the company has been taking some long overdue moves to appease its customers and to play fair with the competition. Time will only tell, however, whether Oracle has used these slower economic times to get its act together and to position itself for the its future revival.

orca gnome  13, Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL), the largest database provider and one of the largest providers of software applications for e-business, announced Q2 2002 revenues of $2.4 billion and net income of $549 million, which represent 11% and 12% respective drops compared to $2.7 billion and $623 million a year ago. Even operating margins were lower, 35% versus 36% last year, despite Oracle's efficient cost curbing mechanism, and much publicized operating efficiencies improvements from its strategy to Read More

Evaluating Strategic Information Technology Investment: An Appraisal of Software Alternatives for Small to Medium Enterprises


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Enterprise Application Players Keep Refining Value Propositions


Because cash-strapped medium companies are looking for better options to traditional application pricing models, SAP and HP have allied to deliver "software as a service" and Oracle/PeopleSoft are also offering hosted solutions, suggesting that "software as a service" are here to stay.

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Founded in 1977, Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) offers its database, tools, and application products, along with related consulting, education, and support services, to more than 400,000 customers in more than 145 countries around the world. Today, Oracle is all about simplifying: shifting the complexity from IT, moving it out of the enterprise by engineering hardware and software to work together—to reside in the cloud and in the data center. By eliminating complexity and simplifying IT, Oracle enables its customers to accelerate innovation and create added value for their own customers. By engineering out the complexity that stifles business innovation, Oracle is engineering in speed, reliability, security, and manageability. The result is robust products throughout an integrated stack of hardware and software, with every layer designed and engineered to work together according to open industry standards. Oracle's complete, open, and integrated solutions offer extreme performance at a low cost. Integrated, industry-specific solutions are also engineered to address complex business processes across a wide range of industries. For customers needing modular solutions, Oracle's open architecture and multiple operating system options provide benefits from its products in every layer of the stack. This allows customers to build the most optimized infrastructure possible for their enterprise.

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Oracle Claims The Worst Is Over And Turns To KISS For A Boost Part 1: The News


Oracle seems to have been trying hard to find a magic formula to ramp up its declining applications revenue. Targeting the lower end of the market with the simplicity hymn might be a part of the solution - provided that the approach is well tuned.

orca gnome  June Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL), the largest database provider and one of the largest providers of software applications for e-business, unveiled a new suite of online services aimed at capturing the small business market. It also announced changes to appeal to its larger customers, as well as its quarterly financial results. This is Part One of a three-part article on recent Oracle announcements. This part contains the details of the announcements; Parts Two and Three will discuss the Market Read More

What's With Oracle's And SAP's Differing Clairvoyance?


Regardless of whether Oracle is cautiously pessimistic or SAP is unrealistically enthusiastic about the immediate future, both vendors will quite likely weather the impending El Nino phase. Still, neither one can rest on its laurels, as they both have their internal and external challenges to solve.

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Oracle is Word One at Ford


Ford Motor Company and Oracle Corporation announced the formation of the AutoXchange, an integrated electronic procurement supply chain to be created and run as a joint venture.

orca gnome  and Oracle Corporation (Nasdaq: ORCL) have joined to create an automotive online supply chain. The new venture, dubbed AutoXchange, is expected to handle Ford's $80 billion in annual purchasing transactions with more than 30,000 suppliers, as well as its total $300 billion extended supply chain. The immediate goals of the venture are to allow Ford and its suppliers to capture savings through strategic sourcing. Later phases of development will extend the capabilities to warranty, performance and design Read More

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Oracle Claims The Worst Is Over And Turns To KISS For A Boost Part 3: The Challenge of Gaining Competitive Advantage


Increased competitive pressure on many fronts, and lingering mixed perceptions about the 11i Applications suite, leaves Oracle at a crossroads for sustaining the momentum it had the last year.

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Oracle Renders Its PLM Outline Part Two: Challenges and User Recommendations


Key concerns for PLM prospects will be domain knowledge in design and engineering-specific functions and integration, including currently poor connections from Oracle workflow to third-party business applications and CAD/PLM interfaces.

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