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Stalled Oracle Fumbling For A Jump-Start Kit Part 3: Market Impact
Oracle remains a true IT powerhouse with fingers in many pies other than databases, such as application servers, and development tools, which ranks it as an

bi ranks for financial services  over 18 months ago, exhibits not only a web-centric architecture built on standards with Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE), but also the new functional scope of enterprise systems, far beyond traditional ERP. The suite, now at version 6, covers the buy side (e-procurement), inside the four walls enterprise operations (i.e., core ERP including financials, human resources (HR), business intelligence (BI), project management, manufacturing with advanced planning & scheduling (APS)), the sell side (CRM

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