Experience teaches us to be wary of the outcome of mergers and acquisitions as the market has witnessed both success and disaster stories. While we believe that the above mergers might be synergistic in the long run, some growing pains, integration issues, and discontinuation of redundant products are always to be expected.
Indus , Glovia , Cincom Systems , MRO Software , Relevant Business Systems , Avexus , Xelus , Lilly Software , Intentia , IFS , and Made2Manage. WDS should possibly be happier with the deal as it certainly bodes well for its until recently uncertain future in consolidating and highly competitive market. The company had been struggling to extend its functionality footprint, to technologically prop up its product and to grow beyond its narrow (although revered) A&D installed base with it limited resources.