Gartner Research

SaaS ERP Has Quickly Gained Favor in India and China, and Is Poised for Growth

Published: 28 March 2013

ID: G00234624

Analyst(s): Yanna Dharmasthira, Sunil Padmanabh, Twiggy Lo


Software-as-a-service-based ERP in India and China will experience gradual adoption through a wider choice of solutions, vendors and rapidly evolving partner ecosystems. This research helps alleviate the concerns of business and ERP leaders deploying SaaS ERP.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


  • Key Issues in Deploying SaaS ERP in India and China
  • Key Market Players in India and China

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Vendor evangelism and continued SaaS adoption in SMBs will alleviate many of the initial concerns of ERP leaders regarding security, customization and integration
  • Global competition is compelling multinational enterprises to rapidly integrate their dealers'/distributors' business processes/data with their own ERP systems, and SaaS ERP is emerging as a viable option
  • The rapidly evolving partner ecosystems of SaaS vendors are driving better user adoption through solution extensions, implementation and support services

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