Feeds

Peoplesoft trumpets Q2

Up! Up! Up!

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

The Essential Guide to IT Transformation

Peoplesoft today offered a teaser for Q2 which it says are better than it had anticipated.

Prelimary results for the quarter ended June 30 indicated license revenue will be $105m-$1115m and total revenue will be $490-$500m. Earnings per share are now expected to be $0.10- $0.11, compare with previous guidance of $0.9-$0.10.

That's it on the financials from Peoplesoft, but who could deny it a blast of rhetoric from CEO Craig Conway, a man trying to buy JD Edwards and trying to fend off Oracle.

This morning we announced that against all odds and odds makers, under the most challenging conditions a company can face, PeopleSoft not only met but significantly exceeded our original financial guidance.
In an undeniable vote of confidence, both existing customers and new customers continued to select PeopleSoft for their enterprise software applications. They continued to choose PeopleSoft for our stronger products and better architecture. They continued to choose a company with a real commitment to customer satisfaction.

Seventy-seven words and Oracle not mentioned once. This is almost a bigger achievement than its Q2 set. ®

Related stories

Oracle ups Peoplesoft offer to $6.3bn
Oracle hints there's more to come
Connecticut Yankee enters King Larry's Court
Peoplesoft sues Oracle, after all
JD Edwards says Oracle is anti-competitive

The Essential Guide to IT Transformation

More from The Register

next story
Sysadmin Day 2014: Quick, there's still time to get the beers in
He walked over the broken glass, killed the thugs... and er... reconnected the cables*
Auntie remains MYSTIFIED by that weekend BBC iPlayer and website outage
Still doing 'forensics' on the caching layer – Beeb digi wonk
Multipath TCP speeds up the internet so much that security breaks
Black Hat research says proposed protocol will bork network probes, flummox firewalls
Microsoft says 'weird things' can happen during Windows Server 2003 migrations
Fix coming for bug that makes Kerberos croak when you run two domain controllers
Cisco says network virtualisation won't pay off everywhere
Another sign of strain in the Borg/VMware relationship?
Forrester says Australia, not China, is next boom market for cloud
It's cloudy but fine down under, analyst says
prev story

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Boost IT visibility and business value
How building a great service catalog relieves pressure points and demonstrates the value of IT service management.
Why and how to choose the right cloud vendor
The benefits of cloud-based storage in your processes. Eliminate onsite, disk-based backup and archiving in favor of cloud-based data protection.
The Essential Guide to IT Transformation
ServiceNow discusses three IT transformations that can help CIO's automate IT services to transform IT and the enterprise.
Maximize storage efficiency across the enterprise
The HP StoreOnce backup solution offers highly flexible, centrally managed, and highly efficient data protection for any enterprise.