The major factors of success in business applications for the mid-market segment have traditionally been--flexible pricing, packaging and deployment options; speed of implementation; vertical focus; interconnectivity to other applications and legacy systems; product scalability and scope expandability; Internet and wireless device accessibility; low cost business-to-business (B2B) electronic connectivity; and a single point of contact possibly with a local consulting and implementation support. PeopleSoft seems to have captured (or at least tackled) most of these.
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J.D. Edwards' heritage and market presence, iSeries had initially, and for a long time, been the dominant platform even within the OneWorld constituency. While the Microsoft Windows NT/2000 platform, in particular, has long been capturing an increasing share of the overall OneWorld deals and prospects, still, J.D. Edwards' belated entry to the non-iSeries ERP market hampered its success, since it had not initially been a known force for UNIX, Oracle, and Windows customers. Then again, most new functional