In several aspects, Lawson Software could be regarded as an enterprise applications market anomaly. For one, at its peak in fiscal 2002, the company boasted annual revenues of nearly $430 million, but it still has only a slender (less than 10 percent of revenues) presence outside of its US domestic market. Further, it remains a major force in enterprise applications software, yet it does not cater the functionality to manufacturing sectors, and the vastness of its sales are thus derived from just a few service-oriented vertical markets-primarily health care and retail.
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was formerly called the LAWSON INSIGHT II Business Management System in the 1990s, and lawson.insight in the early 2000s. As a result, Lawson customers can operate on a number of operating systems (such as UNIX, Windows NT, and iSeries), database systems (such as IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server , and Oracle) and hardware platforms (such as Hewlett Packard , IBM, Sun Microsystems , and Windows/Intel). Further, customers can access the applications through various end-user devices, including personal