Category: Oracle

Appleby named Oracle Asia Pacific CRM VP

Former Siebel Systems executive Paul Appleby has been appointed to the position of customer relationship management vice president. The position is a new one in the Oracle chain of command, a result of Oracle’s recent takeover of Siebel Systems. Appleby will be reporting to Oracle Asia Pacific applications and industries senior vice president Mark Gibbs […]

Portal Software purchased by Oracle

Oracle has purchased revenue management application developer Portal Software for in an approximately $220 million cash deal, continuing what some media has called a “buying binge.” Portal software is designed for the communications and media sectors, providing solutions across the accounts payable / accounts receivable spectrum. Oracle representatives stated that, although their company already has […]

Oracle’s Siebel CRM Makes Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

On Tuesday (3/28/06) Oracle announced that its Siebel CRM applications have been selected for positioning as a leader in Gartner’s CRM Customer Service Contact Center Magic Quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is published annually by Gartner as a tool for organizations that are considering new Customer Service and Support solutions. The Magic Quadrant is a ranked […]

New tariff rates from Oracle

Last year, Oracle issued new tariff rates for servers that were using multi-core processors. The latest changes in its licensing structures may be beneficial to users of Sun. says: Significantly, Oracle will charge a factor of just 0.25 of a single-core CPU fee per core for UltraSparc T1 processors that squeeze in eight cores […]

Money matters at Oracle

Last year SAP wished to purchase retail management software company Retek and offered $ 8.50 per share. The company; however, was acquired by Oracle for $ 11.25 a share. Oracle has also acquired Siebel systems. PeopleSoft was bought by Oracle for $ 10.3 billion. These three acquisitions add up to $ 15.8 billion. says: […]

Oracle Asia Pacific releases figures

Oracle Asia Pacific has released figures showing that it has enjoyed an excellent Q2 FY06. The company registered revenues of U.S $ 469 million for the quarter ending November 30, 2005. It is an increase of 17% for the same period last year. Revenues from new licenses increased by 48% while those from database and […]

HR software applications at Oracle

Oracle is referring to its still-to-come Fusion software as a blend of the best features that are currently offered by various HR software applications. Oracle’s chief detractor, SAP, is of the opinion that this vision of Oracle will either not materialize and if it does, it is going to be an expensive one for customers. […]

The Oracle Identity and Access Management Suite

Oracle has announced the availability of the Oracle(r) Identity and Access Management Suite, which offers an elaborate and integrated range of products for the protection of applications, critical systems, and data. The Oracle Identity and Access Management Suite includes web access control, identity administration, user provisioning, federated identity management, directory services, etc. Customers can implement […]