Oracles Co-President Chuck Phillips took it on himself to address PeopleSoft-nee-J.D. Edwards customers at the Quest West conference in San Diego on Monday. Phillips told the group that the DoJ would have a tough time proving that the market for business software programs to automate HR and financial management processes is not highly competitive. PeopleSoft management as of January had declined to attend the event and had broken official ties with Quest because the group refused to adhere to PeopleSoft user group requirements.
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