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Is Ariba Viable as a Standalone Vendor? Who Cares!

Published: 11 June 2001

ID: G00189631

Analyst(s): AMR Research Staff

Summary

The business press has been inundated with analyst warnings about Ariba's viability as a standalone e-procurement vendor. Since Ariba went public in the summer of 1999, this consummate Web chameleon has changed its colors; the company is moving into marketplaces, e-sourcing, and almost into Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).

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