Although its service-oriented architecture-based platform and enterprise solutions will not likely be "all things to all people" any time soon, Oracle might be showing its ability to further develop its own enterprise infrastructure and applications via a blitz acquisition of a Collaxa, a small and focused vendor, despite its unwavering appetite for direct, large competitors.
sarbanes oxley provisions
in the recently passed Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). The Oracle Financials suite further leverages extensible business reporting language (XBRL), and extensible markup language-based (XML) standard for financial reporting. As a result of Oracle's attentiveness, Oracle E-Business Suite 11i.10 offers a slew of new features aimed at a number of selected industries of focus, such as aviation and defense (A&D), automotive, telecommunications, consumer packaged goods (CPG), government, high-tech, healthcare, and