Government, financial services and manufacturing are the enterprise sectors that will feel the first ripple
effect of the new Oracle (Quote, Chart), according to research
published this week.
Analysts with IT market consultants Burton Group and IDC are pointing
to some very specific industrial sectors that will feel the impact of the merger in the aftermath
of Oracle's 18-month pursuit of PeopleSoft. The acquisition
creates the second largest purveyor of enterprise resource planning
software (ERP) behind market leader SAP AG (Quote, Chart).
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