For example, PeopleSoft is well known for its dominant position in Human Resources Management segment, Oracle E-Business (Oracle Applications) is strong in Financials (Oracle Financials), and Siebel is one of the best CRM solutions.
The Fusion Applications (Oracle’s Project Fusion) experienced some delay from Oracle’s original plans but some of them have been delivered already. The middleware and architecture are ready to use.
This set of next generation applications are based on the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
Oracle Fusion Middleware
is the underlying technology platform Oracle uses to build applications – more commonly referred to as Oracle Fusion applications.
Oracle Fusion Architecture
is the specification that ties together the Oracle applications, middleware platform and technology.
This Fusion Architecture strategy is based on architectures and technology principles such as: