Oracle officially launches its Fusion apps

Software suite is designed as an upgrade path for the customers that Oracle picked up when it acquired PeopleSoft, Siebel, and J.D. Edwards.

Oracle on Monday took the wraps off its Fusion applications, a software suite designed to give all of those acquired PeopleSoft, Siebel, and J.D. Edwards customers an upgrade path.

Fusion has been talked about for years and now is finally hitting the market in a complete form. In a nutshell, Fusion is a parallel path that rides along with Oracle software. Oracle is hoping that customers will ultimately move to Fusion. Of course, Oracle will allow you to stay on existing apps too.

Add it up and it's an interesting sell job. Can Oracle dangle enough goodies to get customers to upgrade?

Here is the lineup:


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