Category: Oracle

OneNeck buddies up with Oracle

OneNeck IT Services was able to take pride in the announcement of achieving “Certified Oracle Partner” status in ERP hosting services. OneNeck stated along with the news that the quasi-mysterious “Black Book of Outsourcing” had rated the firm the number one ERP management outsourcer. “OneNeck’s ability to be a single service provider for complex and […]

Research In Motion research fruitful

Oracle representatives have announced Oracle Siebel wireless support for Blackberry smartphones from Research In Motion. Oracle’s Siebel Wireless for BlackBerry seek to assist enterprises in extending CRM data to executives, sales teams and field services engineers equipped with BlackBerry smartphones in order to conduct real-time communications and transactions. In addition to having access to corporate […]

X(actly) and O(racle OPNs)

On-demand sales compensation management software provider Xactly Corporation has announced its entry into the Oracle partner network (or OPN). Xactly will be integrating Oracle’s Siebel CRM On Demand and Xactly’s Xactly Incent sales compensation management products. Under terms of the CRM On Demand Go-to-Market initiative under OPN, Xactly is promised resources and support to develop […]

More for Siebel 8

Oracle today announced specific enhancements to Siebel CRM 8 for the life sciences industry. As part of Siebel CRM 8, Siebel Life Sciences introduces new capabilities designed to optimize territory realignments and clinical trial activities. In addition, this release, which was delivered as part of Oracle’s "Applications Unlimited" program, offers users a superior ownership experience […]

On Oracle’s week

Every so often, it happens. Most of the workweek (or even two) flies by without word about the “world’s largest enterprise software company,” followed by a blizzard of items in a 24-hour span. It seems today is that day for Oracle and thus for CRMchump. In no particular order, then… Oracle today announced the Oracle […]

Happy anniversary, Oracle, Siebel, “Applications Unlimited!”

Exactly one year after high-profile Oracle completed the highest-profile of all its high-profile acquisitions, the big guys announced the general availability of Oracle’s Siebel CRM Release 8. The announcement was perhaps the biggest of the general media blitz Oracle perpetuated during the "Applications Unlimited" event held on six continents over 24 hours on Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday. Back […]

Finally, an Oracle acquisition!

Perhaps its first in 2007, Oracle announced a “strengthening of position in the embedded database market” with the acquisition of open-source database vendor Sleepycat Software. Sleepycat’s Berkeley DB is part of open-source products including the Linux operating system, the BSD Unix OS, Apache Web server, OpenLDAP directory and the OpenOffice productivity suite. With the addition […]

It’s Oracle for Kimpton

It wouldn’t be Monday without Oracle news… The Big Company today announced that Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants, the leading chain of boutique hotels and chef-driven restaurants throughout North America, has selected Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. Kimpton currently operates 43 hotels and 44 restaurants, and will rely on Oracle product to manage growth, consolidate business processes […]

Oracle releases huge Critical Patch Updates

In a move that some industry media are chalking up to a following of Microsoft’s lead, “business software giant Oracle is now giving system administrators a heads-up on its upcoming security patches.” Today saw Oracle release patches for some 52 security vulnerabilities in Oracle’s Application Server, e-Business Suite, Enterprise Manager and PeopleSoft. Reportedly, this marks […]

Project Ocean, take two

In Philadelphia, Project Ocean is theoretically back on track, and $6.9 million will be Oracle’s cost for its failure. Of course, more than $18 million had already been spent on the mammoth water billing system through September, when the city decided the proposed Oracle software wouldn’t work for them; in fact, it didn’t seem to […]