Oracle/SAP duopoly in the enterprise software space heats up the competiton
Tom Sanders in California, vnunet.com 30 Dec 2005
As Oracle continued its buying spree in the enterprise software space, the vendor exchanged some carefully aimed punches with SAP.
The most visible confrontation occurred early in 2005. SAP unfolded a $496m plan in February to acquire Retek, a maker of enterprise software for retail clients.
Oracle quickly responded and in March launched …
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