User companies will need serious convincing that SSA GT will not 'stabilize' or even discontinue some brands. Moreover, even in the cases where the company has been showing close attention to its customers’ wish lists, its crucial tenet of operation is profitability and setting realistic goals (the ROI justification works for the vendor as well). It does not appear very realistic to expect the equitably due attention to over a dozen products.
on recent developments at SSA GT. Part One covered the announcements. Parts Two and Three discussed the Market Impact. The Bottom Line Matters Also, the profit margins for third-party products are typically lower than for natively provided functionality, which again lessens the bottom line. Vendors such as IFS , J.D. Edwards , SAP , Oracle , Intentia , Baan , QAD , Ross Systems , Geac , MAPICS and many others that offer more unified solutions running on many platforms, and that have strong vertical