Having moved beyond its original role as a standalone presentation layer to become a part of a larger technology stack, the portal is now considered part of a larger offering, be it in collaboration, vertical-specific applications, or application infrastructure and middleware.
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as Great Plains , Navision , and Axapta (recently renamed into Microsoft Dynamics GP , Dynamics NAV , and Dynamics AX , respectively), there is no severe risk of Epicor closely tying its portal strategy with Microsoft. This is really another case of co-opetition, where competitors come together for a particular product or concept, yet still remain competitive in the market. Such practices have become common in the industry, and are not particular to Microsoft, especially given Oracle's foray in the