PeopleSoft has announced it will acquire The Vantive Corporation, creating an end-to-end eBusiness solution.
Immediately available, this solution provides applications to capture, service, retain, and analyze customers. The customer-focused applications are integrated with PeopleSoft's eBusiness applications and combine customer information, transactional data as well as business intelligence to provide a whole customer lifecycle view.
PeopleSoft customers may choose from a broad array of customer applications that are scalable and Internet-enabled. Over 860 Vantive customers gain a single source for integrated eBusiness applications to manage business processes.
Peoplesoft claimed that "customers will realize benefits almost immediately. PeopleSoft and Vantive," they added, "offer highly complementary functionality, tight technical integration resulting from an existing mature partnership, no significant geographical separation, and a shared set of company cultures and values focusing on customer success and increased shareholder value.