CRM industry news

  • May 02, 2006 02 May'06

    Microsoft, SAP to release Mendocino as Duet, unveil Web site

    Microsoft and SAP are unveiling the jointly developed Mendocino project as Duet and went live with to explain the details.

  • April 26, 2006 26 Apr'06

    Oracle to certify Siebel apps on Fusion Middleware

    Oracle outlined plans for extending back office integration to Siebel's front-end systems at the Collaborate conference held this week.

  • April 20, 2006 20 Apr'06

    Oracle fixes 36 more vulnerabilities

    Reducing its load from the previous quarter, Oracle has released 36 patches for vulnerabilities in its products, including PeopleSoft, JD Edwards and E-Business Suite applications.

  • March 27, 2006 27 Mar'06

    Microsoft CRM offers relief after rough week

    After a week of getting pummeled for product release delays, Microsoft is hoping Dynamics CRM can change the story.

  • March 15, 2006 15 Mar'06

    SAP lashes out at research firm on ad claim study

    SAP is defending itself against a research note released last week that is said to debunk the statistics used in a high profile SAP advertising campaign.

  • March 14, 2006 14 Mar'06

    Microsoft CRM conquers the enterprise

    With deals that number over 500 seats Microsoft CRM is making its move into the enterprise.

  • March 07, 2006 07 Mar'06

    SAP vs. Oracle: Users speak out

    As the battle for business applications supremacy heats up, Oracle users are standing by Larry Ellison and Fusion while SAP customers say NetWeaver will lead the way to victory.

  • February 10, 2006 10 Feb'06

    Oracle axes 2,000 employees, Nexus

    Oracle is giving 2,000 employees the pink slip as it folds Siebel into its organization and is bringing an end to Siebel's component assembly initiative.

  • February 03, 2006 03 Feb'06

    SAP launches on-demand CRM

    SAP announced its CRM on-demand offering, targeting many of its own customers in the upper midmarket with a subscription-based model that integrates into SAP back end systems.

  • February 03, 2006 03 Feb'06

    Words of welcome from SAP's hosted competition

    As SAP jumps into the on-demand CRM market, established vendors have some interesting words of welcome.

  • February 02, 2006 02 Feb'06

    SAP's entry muddles the hosted market

    SAP, CRM, on-demand, SaaS, software as a service, hosted, customer relationship management, Siebel, Oracle,, NetSuite, RightNow

  • February 01, 2006 01 Feb'06

    Siebel's reign ends as shareholders approve acquisition

    Siebel's shareholders approved Oracle's acquisition of their company, further shrinking the number of enterprise CRM vendors and setting up a battle between SAP and Oracle.

  • January 20, 2006 20 Jan'06

    CDC withdraws Onyx offer

    The parent company of Pivotal Corp. is withdrawing its public offer for Onyx, turning instead toward a hosted supply chain software vendor.

  • January 06, 2006 06 Jan'06

    Onyx says no to CDC

    Board members have rejected a bid from the rival midmarket vendor and now consider the matter closed.

  • January 05, 2006 05 Jan'06

    2006 outlook: Open source, offshoring, Web 2.0

    Former TechTarget editor-in-chief Paul Gillin predicts the top 10 technology trends for 2006, including open source, Web 2.0, blogging, offshoring and convergence.