Oracle competitors and market analysis

  • November 30, 2006 30 Nov'06

    Inside Oracle's bombshell plan to support Red Hat

    Oracle's decision to get into the open source Linux business shouldn't come as a major surprise to Red Hat, according to one IT industry expert.

  • November 17, 2006 17 Nov'06

    Oracle's packaged software lacking, report says

    Acquisition-happy Oracle had better do some more buying if it wants to fill the "gaps" in its packaged applications portfolio, a new analyst report finds.

  • November 16, 2006 16 Nov'06

    SAP vs. Oracle: The new battlegrounds

    IT industry experts predict where the coming battles between Oracle and SAP will be fought and rate the success of Oracle's acquisition spree thus far.

  • September 29, 2006 29 Sep'06

    Oracle acquisitions timeline: From soup to nuts, PeopleSoft to Sigma

    In this Oracle acquisitions timeline, find all the details on Oracle buyouts such as PeopleSoft, Hyperion, BEA Systems and the Oracle Sun acquisition.

  • September 27, 2006 27 Sep'06

    Oracle Fusion Update Center

    Everything you need to know about Oracle's high-profile acquisition spree and Fusion integration plans is here in one spot.

  • September 27, 2006 27 Sep'06

    Oracle overhauls Sleepycat's original Berkeley DB

    The new version of Berkeley DB, the embeddable database Oracle acquired along with open source stalwart Sleepycat Software, promises better performance and the ability to do upgrades on the fly. But does Oracle really have open source street ...

  • August 15, 2006 15 Aug'06

    Oracle users concerned with open source support

    Oracle customers are taking to open source technologies, but old concerns about support and security remain, a new IOUG member survey finds.

  • August 15, 2006 15 Aug'06

    IT managers: Keep software licensing simple

    Software licensing in a world where multi-core processors and virtualization are expected to be the norm is raising a whole new set of challenges for IT managers.

  • August 09, 2006 09 Aug'06

    Oracle vs. SAP: Picking the right path to SOA

    Oracle and SAP's very different approaches to service-oriented architecture (SOA) highlight a major problem faced by IT organizations everywhere.

  • June 23, 2006 23 Jun'06

    Oracle announces Portal Software buy, quarterly earnings

    Oracle has finalized the purchase of Portal Software and posted its earnings for the last financial quarter.

  • June 08, 2006 08 Jun'06

    Oracle extends offer for Portal Software

    Oracle has extended its tender offer for billing and revenue software vendor Portal Software Inc.

  • May 26, 2006 26 May'06

    Spotlight on Oracle and open source

    Open source is hot these days, and Oracle knows it. The company is facing challenges from open source competitors by embracing open source technology in its own right -- acquiring and developing key companies and products in this area -- as well as ...

  • May 23, 2006 23 May'06

    BerkeleyDB gets an update from Oracle

    Oracle has released a new version of the open source Oracle Berkeley DB Java Edition.

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    Oracle to certify Siebel apps on Fusion Middleware

    Oracle outlined plans for extending back office integration to Siebel's front-end systems at the Collaborate conference held this week.

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    Podcast: The latest from Collaborate '06

    Independent Oracle User Group President Ari Kaplan and board members Steve Lemme and Tony Jedlinski discuss the latest Oracle news and announcements from Collaborate '06 with News Editor Mark Brunelli.