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The Enterprise Applications 'Arms Race' To Be Number Three
Although their consolidation appetite is not diminishing by any means, some major acquisition protagonists like SSA Global and Infor seem to be showing signs of

become technologically savvy  are that it has become a nearly $780 million (USD) company. This includes projections for the latest, partial acquisition of Geac Computer Corporation , and the complete acquisition of Datastream Systems , which will also be analyzed later on. It now has more than 3,100 employees in over 50 global offices, with earnings before interest, tax deduction, and amortization (EBITDA) currently around $140 million (USD), or a projected $190 million (USD) after the above acquisitions. The company is privately

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Network Associates Hopes to Rekindle the Flame


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become technologically savvy  that we believe will become more ubiquitous in the future Information Technology industry as a whole. As companies start to use the CMGi e-Village strategy to leverage new business, we will see an increase in the paradigm where larger holding companies reorganize themselves as directors of smaller independent entities. This new paradigm has many advantages that large organizations need in order to survive in this fast-paced and agile playing field of Internet startups and cyberwannabes. Vendor Strengths Read More

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