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February 28, 2008  8:37 PM

Oracle/Peoplesoft licensing and maintenance #1

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
BEA, Fusion, Licensing, Maintenance, Oracle, Peopelsoft

I met a former employee of Peoplesoft yesterday who had an interesting story about Oracle. Oracle has generously offered users of Peoplesoft 8 a free upgrade to version 9. But this generous offer seems to have strings attached. The upgrade was only free if you were prepared to make a hefty...

January 18, 2008  8:20 PM

If Fusion was the glue that welded together Oracle’s acquisitions where does BEA fit?

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
BEA, Fusion, Oracle

Oracle's $8 billion acquisition of BEA can mean only one thing. Fusion has failed. Let's face it, if its Fusion middleware was on track, Oracle would have no need to speed billions of dollars buying the market-leader in Java application server middleware - particularly given that the economy looks...


October 12, 2007  7:28 PM

Oracle Buying BEA: what’s that say about Fusion?

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
BEA, Fusion, IBM, Oracle, WebLogic, WebSphere

The big news today is Oracle has plans to acquire BEA. BEA's flagship product, WebLogic is a direct rival to Oracle's Fusion middleware, on which it has based its entire service oriented...


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