Narain is the founder & CEO for 360 Degree Interactive, a web services firm based in Chennai, India. This blog is about his personal views on Web 2.0, RoR, Social networking,Digital media, interactive advertising, SaaS, Service Oriented Architecture, India Inc, rural education, Web standards, mobile 2.0 and more.

Sunday, July 2

Coming end of Enterprise software shakeup

Strategy + Business has a nice article on how Enterprise software is heading for a shakeup [Reg. required]

Five years ago, 11 companies controlled 90 percent of the databasemarket; now only six do. In business applications, the trend is evenmore pronounced: Seventy percent of the market is now controlled byjust 35 companies, compared with more than 120 companies in 2000. Suchhigh-profile deals as Oracle’s recent acquisitions of Siebel andPeopleSoft have left only two vendors to choose from, Oracle and SAP,for top-tier integrated suites.


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