Some Still See Hope in Oracles Lowered PeopleSoft Bid
Analysts are divided over the question of whether Oracles newly lowered bid for PeopleSoft makes sense. Some say there isnt enough potential growth in the business-applications market to sustain Oracle, while others say its the only way for Oracle to get a bigger slice of the pie. Meanwhile, although the states that are against the merger are fighting on the side of the U.S. Justice Department, the public/government sector is actually one vertical market that shows growth potential for enterprise applications.
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