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Spotlight on Oracle: Weekly Round up of Newly Published Research

by Andrew White  |  June 5, 2017  |  Comments Off on Spotlight on Oracle: Weekly Round up of Newly Published Research

Spotlight on Oracle – Highlights new research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle.

Kelsie Marian just published the Market Guide for CRM in Tier 1 Retail.

Five main symbiotic processes are foundational as retailers transform to multichannel digital businesses. As retail CIOs select, upgrade or replace CRM applications, a focus on support of core customer processes is required to adapt to the new realities of digital business.

Alfonso Velosa just published the Competitive Landscape of IoT Platform Vendors.

Despite its immaturity, the IoT platform market is extremely competitive, with hundreds of companies offering solutions. To succeed, technology product marketing leaders need to sharpen their IoT go-to-market strategy and evangelize and educate the market on the art of the possible.

Matthew Cheung just published Market Share Analysis: Server Operating Systems, Worldwide, 2016.

Growth in the server operating system market was flat at 0.7% in 2016. As the market matures, technology strategic planners in OS and server hardware vendors should protect and evolve their OS offerings to stay relevant in the digital era.

Rob Wilkes and colleagues just published Oracle’s Focus on Java SE Compliance Can Cost Millions.

With Oracle looking at Java compliance, sourcing and vendor management leaders must carefully audit their use of Java technology to ensure compliance and avoid costly audit settlements.

Jouni Forsman and colleagues just published Market Share Analysis: Communications Service Provider Operational Technology, Worldwide, 2016.

In a depressed global CSP-OT market Huawei was the only supplier with significant organic growth. Nokia became the second largest network infrastructure supplier due to the Alcatel-Lucent acquisition. Technology strategic planners will see that the top five vendors generated over 60% of the revenue.

Charlotte Patrick just published the Competitive Landscape: CSP Multichannel Campaign Management, Worldwide, 2017.

CSPs lag behind other verticals in rolling out comprehensive MCCM capabilities. The market offers good growth opportunities for vendors. Technology product management leaders within vendors will find insight into the current market structure, competitive positioning and expected future trends.

FYI: Here is the latest Oracle Vendor Rating.  We are in the process of updating this and plan to do so before the end of June 2017.

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