Open Text acquires Vignette

After Autonomy/Interwoven and Oracle/Sun news, here comes the third big news of the year. If Unilever can have multiple soaps and GM can have multiple car models, why can't a Content Management vendor have multiple products? OT's acquisition of Vignette points to this increasing "commoditization" of Content Management marketplace. There may be a lot of overlaps in … Continue reading Open Text acquires Vignette

Oracle buys Sun

Oracle announced it will acquire Sun. Another big Portal/Content Management vendor is now an infrastructure vendor. Sometimes I wonder if  everything will soon become an appliance - you buy a Solaris box and it will come bundled not only with the OS (obviously) but also with WebCenter (or one of the numerous Oracle Portal type products), … Continue reading Oracle buys Sun

Autonomy Acquires Interwoven

It was a usual hectic day at work when I read about this sudden interesting development of Interwoven to be acquired by Autonomy. You can read more about it at CMS Watch and CMS Wire. I felt a bit sad - Interwoven was one of the few pure play CMS vendors and pioneered many of the Content … Continue reading Autonomy Acquires Interwoven