PeopleSoft joins the hosting parade

After stealing away a number of Oracle execs, ERP/CRM vendor PeopleSoft Inc. launched its hosting business under the name "PeopleSoft eCenter.

After stealing away a number of Oracle execs, ERP/CRM vendor PeopleSoft Inc. launched its hosting business under the name "PeopleSoft eCenter." PeopleSoft is offering businesses of all sizes access to its applications in a Web-hosting configuration starting Tuesday in North America. Applications will be hosted at Exodus data centers. PeopleSoft's announcement follows similar hosting plans made public over the past few weeks by a variety of software, hardware and services players, including SAP, Dell, Gateway and EDS. Full story. -- Mary Jo Foley, ZDNet News