IDC's white paper Maximizing Your Investment in Oracle Application Software: The Case
for Migrating to Oracle Database
describes compelling business, operational, and technical reasons
for Oracle application customers to upgrade or Oracle Database 11g.
In researching this paper, IDC found that the upgrade process is
smooth, the latest version offers key benefits over older versions,
and the new features and procedures are easy to learn and well worth
The paper highlights users of Oracle applications,
such as Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise applications, Siebel Customer
Relationship Management (CRM) applications, and Oracle E-Business
It includes a review of Oracle Database 11g improvements and new features along with best practices from Oracle users who upgraded to
Oracle Database 11g.