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Will Glovia Glow Again Through Its Hub And VARs? Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations
While the Fujitsu/Glovia relationship has worked well in Japan, a difficult market for many other ERP vendors to penetrate, it may prove to be quite a different

ifs vs baan  such as Intentia , IFS , QAD , and Frontstep to name some, all of them having much more fertile client bases to up-sell their components outside ERP; not to mention the competition from SAP and Oracle in the Tier 1 market, as well as the likes of Baan and J.D. Edwards . Glovia's strategy going forward may be impeded by Fujitsu/Glovia brand confusion (associated with different markets, i.e., ERP vs. automation), as well as by seemingly disparate products amenability to different market segments (mid-market

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Scala Shows Far More Than A Bit Of A Backbone Part 3: Challenges and User Recommendations


Although the value proposition offered by Scala should bode well to creating increased demand and acceptance of the Scala offering in the global SME market, there will be many challenges to overcome in order to continue to thrive in this ferocious competitive environment.

ifs vs baan  Oracle , Intentia and IFS . Not to mention the need to bolster strategic supply chain planning, manufacturing operational capabilities and shop-floor execution, well beyond a mere order management. Also, Scala's market awareness might possibly be aggravated by somewhat non-cohesive marketing of its product brand names (iScala 2.1 and Scala 5.1). Despite thought out transition between the products (the upgrade path from Scala 5.1 to iScala 2.1 is reportedly no more complex that that between service Read More

Mid-Market ERP Vendors Doing CRM & SCM In A DIY Fashion Part 2: Market Impact


Tier2/Tier 3 vendors are prepared to endure the onslaught of the likes of SAP, Oracle, and PeopleSoft, as well as of proverbial mid-market leaders such as J.D. Edwards, Baan, Intentia, QAD, IFS and Epicor, and newly formed mid-market juggernauts like Microsoft Great Plains, Best Software (formerly Sage Software), and Navision, to name some. Frontstep and the Syspro Group lead the way.

ifs vs baan  Edwards , Baan , IFS , Intentia , QAD , and others, have recently significantly expanded their traditional ERP suites, either internally or via acquisition, or both. All these also compete with a slew of smaller extended-ERP vendors for the market for small to medium enterprises (SMEs). The two vendors' announcements detailed in Part One Pascal link to Part 1 additionally reflect the morphing enterprise applications landscape as all vendors scramble to outrival competition or, more often, survive and Read More

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ifs vs baan  Edwards , Intentia , IFS , Ramco Systems , Geac , SSA GT and QAD , which have recently made significant in-roads in the relevant sectors (e.g., CPG and chemical verticals) and from a growing number of process enterprise applications incumbents like Ross Systems , Baan Process/Invensys , ProcessProMFG , Infinium , MAI Systems (with its CIMPRO product), and Best Software (with its BatchMaster product). In addition to many of these ERP players that offer supply chain applications, the pure SCM competition Read More

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ifs vs baan  , SSA Global , IFS , QAD , and MAPICS to name a few. These all have much more fertile client bases to up-sell their components outside ERP, not to mention the competition from SAP, PeopleSoft and Oracle in the upper mid-market and tier 1 market. Additionally, a slew of vendors that enable companies to efficiently manage trading relations and fulfillment processes, such as Prescient Systems , Escalate , SoftChain , webplan , VCommerce , Ortems , SeeCommerce , in demand planning, supply chain event Read More

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IFS Far Cry From Running Out of Breath


In May, IFS reported results for Q1 2000. It generated revenue of $57.0 million, a 21% increase compared to a year ago. License revenue grew 73% quarter over quarter to $18.6 million, while net income was $6.0 million.

ifs vs baan  Running Out of Breath IFS Far Cry From Running Out of Breath P.J. Jakovljevic - June 29, 2000 Event Summary In May, IFS, a Swedish ERP vendor, reported results for Q1 2000. It generated revenue of $57.0 million, a 21% increase compared to a year ago. License revenue grew 73% quarter over quarter to $18.6 million, while net income was $6.0 million (See Figure 1). IFS has continued its investments in the US market. Net sales in North America rose by 248% to $13.2 million, and the US market accounted for Read More

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