SYSPRO remains a stalwart vendor within the mid-market accounting, manufacturing, and distribution software markets. The current market trend is towards vendors that can provide comprehensive solutions for small and medium-sized companies with a justifiable return on investment (ROI), and SYSPRO seems to have a fair shot. Moreover, with its global coverage, multi-national product’s capabilities, suitability to diverse manufacturing environments, as well as with its cross-platform support and excellent service & support track, the vendor seems poised to give run for the money to almost any contender.
advantages in vertically integrated
solutions in-house has its advantages in terms of controlling the releases and policing' the code development (i.e., avoiding the Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partner's and/or the reseller's delay in catching up with the master vendor's integrated software package release because of heavy modifications), its downside is in slower time-to-market, and in helping VARs get up to speed on the new offerings, teaching them how to sell, market and implement them rather than to have them put their money