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ERP Writeup

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a planning philosophy enabled with software that attempts to
integrate all the business processes of different departments and functions across a company onto a
single computer system that can serve particular needs of the different departments.



Microsoft is a relatively new comer to the ERP market compared to Oracle and SAP. SAP has been in
the Enterprise Resource Planning market for over thirty years. Microsoft gained momentum in the
Enterprise Resource Planning market by purchasing some existing solutions and adding them to their
current repertoire of offerings. Oracle also gained momentum in the ERP market with their purchase
or PeopleSoft, J.D. Edwards and Siebel.

SAP at Glance

More than 35,000 customers, 120 countries
Claim #1 CRM market share leader
Built the client/server ERP market
Definite #1 ERP market share leader
Very impressive distribution/SCM
Several industry solutions
Netweaver, SQL and a chasm of technologies
Priced at the high end

ORACLE at Glance

Over 37,000 application customers
Claim #1 CRM market share leader
#2 ERP market share leader
30 year proven credibility
New SOA architecture
Deep software functionality
Outrageous flexibility
Technology is the Oracle stack
Priced at the high end


Over 83,000 ERP customers
Strong SMB/mid-market solution
Very strong partner channel
Only sold through VAR channel
Multiple ERP products
ERP road map questionable
Solutions often vary by global region
MS/.Net/SQL technology
Low to moderately priced

Tier II ERP vendors are less complex and typically used by mid-sized organizations. are more robust than other ERP solutions on the market and are often used by large. .ERP VENDORS CLASSIFICATION ERP vendors are classified as the following: Tier I ERP vendors. estimations through 2013-2020 are provided to showcase the financial calibre of the segment. Research analysts apply Quantitative analysis to study the current business scenario. Oracle. global organizations with complex operational structures. This is simply because these products are more complex than their Tier II ERP competition and thereby cost more to implement and support. In addition. Tier III ERP vendors are usually chosen by small to mid-sized organizations with simple operational structures. Microsoft Dynamics and Infor. Tier I ERP products have a higher cost of ownership. including SAP.

ERP Software Market Segmentation and Scope By Deployment        On-premise deployment Cloud deployment By Functions Finance Human resource (HR) Supply chain Others By Verticals         Manufacturing & Services BFSI Healthcare Retail Government Utilities Aerospace and defence Telecom Others By End User         Large enterprises Medium enterprises Small enterprises By Geography North America Europe APAC LAMEA .