On January 6, in an effort to expand its customer base and reseller partner channel Great Plains, a provider of financial management software for midsize businesses, announced it plans to acquire RealWorld Corp., a developer of accounting and business solutions. In a separate move, Great Plains also unveiled plans to acquire Fixed Asset Management LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Forestar Group to gain the rights to Forestar's Fixed Asset Management product, which allows a company to record, track, depreciate, and analyze its fixed assets.
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the coveted small-to-medium (SME) ERP market segment and fill the current gaps within its product portfolio. We believe that the company is striking a good balance in extending its offering by both acquisition and partnering with best-of-breed vendors. However, the company will be faced with two challenges. First, it will have to undertake full integration of the acquired applications, since some of its fierce competitors within the SME market, like Solomon Software, promote their single code base for