In the last area of the last keynote at Oracle Open World last night, Larry Ellison finally gave some specifics concerning Oracle’s Fusion Applications, its next-generation of business software. These are the areas where Fusion really shines. The very best summary I’ve seen so far about Fusion applications comes from Forrester’s Paul Hamerman.
Those relying on Fusion to be a comprehensive successor for Oracle’s existing products, however, will be disappointed. According to Ellison, when Fusion reaches general availability first, you won’t provide the breadth of efficiency available in Oracle’s existing stock portfolio. It has been self-evident, but Oracle has made it established now.
- 8 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA
- Chambers of Business and Industries
- Reduces and optimizes the routes and goods blood flow
- My permit has expired. How do I get it back
- You change your type of business to broaden or discontinue what you sell
- 9 years back from Bristol England
- Promote adaptive planning and a people-centric strategy
- Explain the role of authorities in consumer security
Here’s the big disappointment. In the last sentence of his keynote nearly, Ellison indicated that Fusion apps would be available “next year.” That might be 2010. So literally, Oracle could release Fusion apps next December–14 or 15 months from now–and still meet Ellison’s timetable. Until then, for most customers, Fusion is only a roadmap.
Although Oracle asserts that the apps are “code complete,” the product is within what Oracle phone calls “in-house beta.” Customers have been brought in to check applications installed on …