SAP vs. Oracle: Is Vertical the Only Winner?
February 8, 2007[From Datamation]
Oracle has been getting a lot of attaboys for its recent Applications Unlimited show in New York, from both the financial analysts and industry analysts. Much of the credit comes from pushing a vertical industry strategy that targets a set of verticals that have come to Oracle through its acquisitions.
So kudos all around, and a warning shot not just to SAP despite the fact that it has had vertical industry expertise in spades for years but also to Microsoft Dynamics, which has a horizontal legacy that puts it at a disadvantage too.
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