Oracle Claims Microsoft a Competitive ERP Threat.Oracle Corp has released a competitive profile of Microsoft Corp to a US court, to buttress buttress, mass of masonry built against a wall to strengthen it. It is especially necessary when a vault or an arch places a heavy load or thrust on one part of a wall. its contention that its acquisition of PeopleSoft Inc would not harm the market.
Acting ahead of testimony from Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS See Mb/sec.
MBS - mobile broadband services ) group head Doug Burgum, Oracle attorneys released the profile claiming Microsoft is moving up market to challenge leaders.
Oracle is battling the US Department of Justice (DoJ), which is opposed to Oracle's proposed acquisition.
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1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. Oracle, Microsoft's Project Green is an attempt to re-write MBS applications so they conform to Verb 1. conform to - satisfy a condition or restriction; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
coordinate - be co-ordinated; "These activities coordinate well" a common code base, leveraging .NET. MBS is currently targeted at SMBs, but Oracle argues "there can be no doubt" over Microsoft's plans to increase its focus on larger businesses over time.
Earlier this month, Microsoft and SAP AG (company) SAP AG - (Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung - German for "Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing") A company from Germany that sells the leading suite of client-server business software. The US branch is called SAP America. released statements saying Microsoft recently entered merger talks with SAP, but these were terminated with no plans for a resumption. The statements were released in anticipation that news would emerge through Oracle's case.