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EDS, Oracle to Develop Tax Software, Service

Information technology consulting firm EDS revealed Wednesday that it has extended its strategic alliance with business software publisher Oracle. Specifically, EDS said the two heavyweights will co-develop and market application-specific tax software to government agencies across the globe. Oracle, EDS explained, will provide software and product expertise. EDS, through its recent acquisition of Saber Government Solutions, will implement Oracle’s products while offering clients with IT-related solutions. EDS said it has developed and managed tax and revenue systems for clients in the United States, Canada, Belgium, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico. EDS is headquartered in Plano, Texas. Oracle is based in Redwood Shores, Calif.