Oracle competitors and market analysis

  • 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.

  • April 04, 2006 04 Apr'06

    Report finds SAP winning war with Oracle

    A new report from Forrester Research finds that SAP has the edge in its longstanding battle with Oracle.

  • March 21, 2006 21 Mar'06

    Troubled vendor targets SAP customers with Linux servers

    Silicon Graphics is teaming up with a consulting firm to target SAP customers migrating off mainframe platforms.

  • March 06, 2006 06 Mar'06

    SAP vs. Oracle: Users speak out

    As the battle for business applications supremacy heats up, Oracle users are standing by Larry Ellison and Fusion while SAP customers say NetWeaver will lead the way to victory.

  • February 09, 2006 09 Feb'06

    Storage Clips: HP acquires OuterBay

    HP will acquire OuterBay for its database archiving software, improving database performance by up to 80%, the company claims.

  • January 17, 2006 17 Jan'06

    SAP, Oracle make public services push

    Many municipalities are seeking to standardize their IT systems to run more efficiently. In response, Oracle and SAP are entering bidding wars to get license wins.

  • October 04, 2005 04 Oct'05

    Oracle-Systinet deal a win-win

    While Oracle gets a UDDI v3 registry and lifecycle management capabilities, Systinet extends its reach among SOA infrastructure platforms.

  • July 06, 2005 06 Jul'05

    Oracle snags more retail space with ProfitLogic buy

    Oracle continued to march along a path toward retail software domination today with the pickup of ProfitLogic, a maker of retail forecasting software.

  • July 05, 2005 05 Jul'05

    Analyst: Former MS exec could lead Oracle acquisition spree

    Oracle's hiring of a former Microsoft exec could signal that the company is planning for more acquisitions, according to one industry watcher.

  • June 29, 2005 29 Jun'05

    Oracle hire fuels acquisition talk

    Are there more acquisitions in Oracle's future? Analyst Noel Yuhanna sounds off on Oracle's hire of a former Microsoft honcho.

  • May 12, 2005 12 May'05

    Oracle, SAP make interesting opponents in 2005

    Fresh off a bidding war victory over ERP rival SAP AG, Oracle looks to keep the heat on in 2005, while SAP looks to capitalize on PeopleSoft customers still unsure of their future.

  • February 15, 2005 15 Feb'05

    Oracle launches Linux Test Lab

    Oracle Corp. is opening a Linux lab to conduct internal testing of its software on the Red Hat and Novell SuSE Linux operating systems, as well as the mainline Linux kernel.

  • January 12, 2005 12 Jan'05

    Deloitte: Value, compliance among top 10 challenges for CIOs

    Deloitte consultants have found 10 challenges and opportunities that are most pressing for CIOs in 2005. They've also found one undeniable fact - that the CIO has become an essential part of the executive suite.

  • January 06, 2005 06 Jan'05

    Oracle's Wookey touts app changes

    Oracle executive John Wookey, who is expected to take over the reins of Oracle's restructured applications division, speaks about the future of Oracle CRM products and the E-Business Suite in a recent interview with

  • January 03, 2005 03 Jan'05

    Oracle forever alters the enterprise application landscape

    The battle to acquire PeopleSoft took 18 months, but Oracle plans to have the combined companies running together immediately. Here's what analysts think of those prospects.