Oracle-BEA deal means tough choices for middleware buyers
January 22, 2008[From SearchOracle]
Existing Oracle and BEA Systems Inc. middleware customers stand to benefit most from Oracle's planned acquisition of BEA, while new middleware buyers may soon have a confusing decision to make, according to one IT industry analyst.
While the merger looks good for existing customers, said Dennis Gaughan, research director at Boston-based AMR Research Inc., companies mulling a new middleware investment in either Oracle or BEA may find themselves navigating a maze of product overlap and partially finished integration efforts.
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