[From CIO Today
Oracle Corp. this month started shipping the next iteration of its PeopleSoft Enterprise CRM applications, Version 9.0. The rollout is the most significant release of the software since Oracle bought out its onetime ERP rival about two years ago, analysts said.
Among the enhancements in the updated applications are tighter links to Oracle's next-generation Fusion middleware, which is based on a service-oriented architecture (SOA), and modifications geared toward the financial services and communications industries, according to the vendor.
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