MAPICS remains a stable company, with a strong financial position, depth of manufacturing knowledge, a strong customer service record, and a developed affiliate channel, which has also broadened its product offering. Combined respective MAPICS and Frontstep customers and partners should be encouraged by the progress of Frontstep’s assimilation. However, there will ultimately be inevitable rationalization within the maze of likely redundant product sets.
dedication in portfolio
delivery deadlines, given its dedication on preserving a profitable bottom line at the same time. Nevertheless, to that end, the recent success of gaining traction comes in handy for the merged companies, both long in a conundrum of declining or flat revenues, given the competition will not ease any time soon. MAPICS may have done the acquisition in time, as to be ready with a compelling product portfolio when the market eventually recovers. While the market will have forgotten about former Frontstep's