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  • Epicor suit claims services firm hijacked its ERP software

    Epicor is suing IT service provider Alternative Technology Solutions, claiming the company illegally used its ERP (enterprise resource planning) software in order to develop and sell add-ons and services, in a case that has parallels to tussles over third-party software maintenance.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus27 March 13 20:14
  • Oracle accused of 'scare tactics' in Rimini Street case

    The ongoing lawsuit between Oracle and third-party support provider Rimini Street has heated up further, with new allegations that Oracle is "abusing" the pre-trial discovery process and using "scare tactics" against customers in order to hurt Rimini Street's business.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus09 Nov. 11 04:35
  • SAP challenging $1.3B jury award in Oracle trial

    SAP wants a judge to reduce the $US1.3 billion award a jury granted Oracle last year in its intellectual property-theft lawsuit to no more than $408.7 million, and also asked for a new trial, according to filings made late Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus25 Feb. 11 01:17
  • SAP Q4 preliminary results show jump in software revenue

    SAP on Thursday reported preliminary results for the fourth quarter and year ending Dec. 31 that showed a strong uptick in software revenue, spurred in part by its acquisition of Sybase last year.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus14 Jan. 11 04:45
  • Oracle lawsuit not slowing support provider's momentum

    Oracle's lawsuit against Rimini Street is not slowing the smaller company's momentum, as it logged its best-ever performance in the fourth quarter, according to an announcement Tuesday.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus12 Jan. 11 05:19
  • SAP-Oracle feud could hurt business, customers say

    Prolonging the battle between SAP and Oracle, following last week's £820 million damages award, could hurt enterprise software users and change the support landscape.

    Written by Leo King01 Dec. 10 01:33
  • SAP penalty in Oracle suit is excessive, analyst says

    An analyst today expressed surprise at yesterday's federal verdict requiring that SAP pay Oracle $1.4 billion in damages for the theft of intellectrual property.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan25 Nov. 10 04:51
  • Ellison gets a grilling at Oracle-SAP trial

    Oracle CEO Larry Ellison faced tough questioning on the witness stand Monday morning about the effects of TomorrowNow's intellectual-property theft on his company.

    Written by James Niccolai09 Nov. 10 07:40
  • SAP first quarter earnings drop 16 per cent

    SAP reported first quarter net income down 16 per cent year on year, and revenue down 3 per cent, as customers remain reluctant to spend on new software.

    Written by Peter Sayer and Chris Kanaracus30 April 09 01:20
  • SAP wants information about Oracle's deal with partner

    SAP wants a federal court to make Oracle hand over records of its business arrangement with CedarCrestone, an Alpharetta, Georgia, systems integrator that provides third-party support for Oracle PeopleSoft applications.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus21 Jan. 09 07:07