Ellison 'Green' with Envy

June 23, 2004

[From internetnews.com]

Whether or not Oracle (Quote, Chart) wins its hostile takeover of PeopleSoft (Quote, Chart), one thing is for sure: Larry Ellison is acquisition hungry.

But the motivation for doing so may not be to battle top-tier market leader SAP (Quote, Chart), but rather to take away mid-market business from Microsoft (Quote, Chart) and IBM (Quote, Chart), according to analysts surveyed by internetnews.com.

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