Oracle: Oracle & Open Text CM Relationship Deepens

first_imgConsolidation and Cooperation within the ECM space continues.  On Tuesday Oracle and Open Text announced a co-seller agreement that allows both companies to bundle each others software. This follows up a June announcement of a partnership between the two companies where OpenText pledged to begin using Oracle’s Content DB infrastructure as the foundation for Open Text’s Business Applications.  There was speculation at the time of the June announcement that the partnership was a first step by Oracle towards acquiring Open Text.eWeek quotes Ron Vangell, Open Text vice president, as saying that 85 percent of Open Text customers use Oracle.  Vangell cites this as the main reason for the two companies trying to better align their technologies.Formtek is an Oracle partner.Update:  So much for the Oracle + Open Text speculation.  Oracle was obviously looking to acquire a company to provide Content Management capabilities.  But it turns out that they are acquiring Stellent.last_img

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