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Special Report: Oracle vs. SAP

This special feature compiles new and archived content covering the ongoing battle between Oracle and SAP in the enterprise applications space.

The SAP vs. Oracle battle for business applications supremacy is raging on -- who will come out on top, Oracle or SAP? All this month, will examine this controversy from all sides. We'll be bringing you new articles and analysis, as well as providing one easy resource of related content from our archives.

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  • NEW In SAP vs. Oracle war, promise of Fusion puts Oracle strategy on top, report says: SAP and Oracle swap spots in this year's Forrester strategy report, because while Oracle pushes on with Fusion, SAP continues to push customers onto a two-year-old ERP release.
  • Oracle vs. SAP: Top five headlines : Get up to date on Oracle's longtime battle with its biggest rival, enterprise resource planning giant SAP AG.
  • Oracle takes on SAP with new GRC suite: Oracle's new GRC suite should help the database and business apps giant level the playing field with SAP, according to one expert.
  • Podcast: Oracle vs. SAP -- SOA and Web services security : Oracle and SAP have been slowly getting their customers to build a service-oriented architecture (SOA) and adopt Web services practices. In this podcast, Jason Bloomberg, an analyst with Web services analysis firm ZapThink, gives an overview of the security issues that are unique in an SOA environment.
  • Oracle vs. SAP: 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.
  • Iron Age Shoes gives the boot to Microsoft and SAP: When Iron Age Shoes execs wanted to gain more insights into business processes, they chose the Oracle E-Business Suite over competing products from Microsoft and SAP.
  • 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.
  • SAP, Oracle playing catch-up with BPM technologies: Large software vendors are 12 to 18 months away from catching up to the established pure-play business process management vendors, according to an analyst with Gartner Inc.
  • Expert predicts new front in Oracle-SAP battle: Forrester Research analyst Ray Wang sizes up the past, present and future of Oracle and SAP's fight for business applications dominance.
  • Face-off: SAP vs. Oracle: The SAP/Oracle battle for supremacy in the business applications market is as fierce as ever. Who will emerge victorious? Who should? In this face-off article, two prominent experts from both sides of the fence make their respective cases.
  • 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.
  • SAP vs. Oracle: Round two: We recently asked two prominent experts to argue their respective cases for SAP vs. Oracle. These follow-up columns are their official rebuttals of each other's arguments.


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