The downside, as a rule, is the painstaking integration effort yet to be devised for a number of remaining products in the Sage’s/Best’s family and to be subsequently exerted, as there is always a large time bracket from concept to actual materialization. Further, integration is never a simple feat.
, Ultimate Software , Agresso , and Lawson , while in the pure-CRM mid-market, that would be the likes of Onyx , Pivotal , Kana , E.Piphany , Salesforce.com and FrontRange . Not to mention that SAP , Oracle , PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards will likely be faced in all the above markets as well. Also, despite the seemingly well crafted marketing campaign, the Best Software brand is still much less-known than those of its individual products, e.g., ACT!, SalesLogix, or Peachtree. The company will, for some