The supply chain management software market has been going through rapid changes and fiery consolidation of late.Oracle has been leading the way with its string of acquisitions, including purchasing PeopleSoft, while SAP has been busy in its own corner.
SAP leads all 11 vertical segments covered in IDC study focusing on the $7.1 bln Western European enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications market.
Greg Gianforte, RightNow Technologies CEO, talks about key rival Salesforce.com and Oracle's Project (Con) Fusion.
The Israeli enterprise application software (EAS) market expanded by 12.5% to reach $52.
According to IDC, worldwide software revenue increased 5.1% to $178 bln in 2003 and is projected to rise to $189 bln in 2004.