Oracle dominates the e-business landscape. But former employees are moving in on Larry Ellison's territory.
New e-procurement services seek to offer full collaboration between Internet buyers and sellers.
Sonia R. Lelii
As Unix threatens the Windows platform, Ballmer reaches out to Ellison.
Once again, Larry Ellison has taken a basic technology and made it seem interesting. That basic technology is the portal, and Oracle is staking a good part of its business on it.
Oracle has figured out what the IT industry loves and hates in the computer industry.