Should Larry forget PeopleSoft?

Summary:Despite clearing the last regulatory hurdle in its bid to takeover PeopleSoft, some are beginning to wonder if the deal makes any sense for Oracle. Lisa DiCarlo, a senior editor with Forbes.

Despite clearing the last regulatory hurdle in its bid to takeover PeopleSoft, some are beginning to wonder if the deal makes any sense for Oracle. Lisa DiCarlo, a senior editor with Forbes.com, argues that Oracle would be better off acquiring an infrastructure company rather than an applications company, pointing out the small slice of Oracle's revenue (14%) that came from applications in the company

Topics: Oracle

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Christopher Jablonski is a freelance technology writer. Previously, he held research analyst positions in the IT industry and was the manager of marketing editorial at CBS Interactive. He's been contributing to ZDNet since 2003. Christopher received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Illinois at U... Full Bio

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