The PeopleSoft-J.D. Edwards merger was, in great part, about retaining the big five (or big four, or big three) seat and the need to be bigger within shrinking market opportunities. The combined vendors should now a have solid foothold against SAP and Oracle, particularly because one better-performing side could, if necessary, cover up for the underachieving one.
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was matched only by SAP , Siebel Systems, Oracle, and i2 Technologies during their happiest years in the big league. PeopleSoft certainly bucked the trend afflicting most of the enterprise IT sector at the time. Figures 2 Figures 3 However, it was an apparently tall order for the company to repeat the feat in 2002 and 2003, given its position and size of approximately 5,200 customers. PeopleSoft, while number one in the human resource applications market (with an estimated sixty percent of the market