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Market Share Analysis: ERP Software, Worldwide, 2012

Published: 07 May 2013

ID: G00249091

Analyst(s): Yanna Dharmasthira, Chad Eschinger , Chris Pang , Kenneth Brant, Koji Motoyoshi


The ERP market grew by a modest 2% in 2012, with the top 10 vendors now owning almost 64% of the market. However, the market is far from sleepy, with mergers and acquisitions, as well as some impressive vendor performances, keeping the market dynamic.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • SAP Saw Positive 7% Revenue Performance in Euros — Reversed by Currency Effects
  • Oracle Benefits From Cloud Acquisitions — Finishes With 5% Growth for 2012
  • Sage's More Disciplined Approach Begins to Pay Off, With 8% Growth
  • Infor Moves Up to No. 4 Due to Full Integration of Lawson and Improved Sales Execution
  • Microsoft Grew 4%, Mainly Driven by Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Kronos Maintains Sixth Place, Helped by Further Investments and Acquisitions in SaaS
  • Totvs Gains One Place to No. 7 and Continues to Perform Well at Home in Brazil
  • Concur's Focus on Cloud Travel Expense Management Continues to Deliver, With 22% Growth
  • Yonyou Sees Slower Growth of 3% Due to Slowdown in Chinese Market
  • UNIT4's 9% Growth in Euros Masked by Strong Currency Headwind

Other Notable Vendors

  • Workday More Than Doubles Revenue and Becomes a Public Company
  • Cornerstone OnDemand Continues to Execute Well and Extends Reach Into the Small-Business Segment
  • WorkForce Software's Focused Efforts Help Move It Up Four Places
  • Ventyx Growing Through Acquisition
  • NetSuite Deepens Operational ERP Capability and Benefits From Larger Deals to Enter the Top 20

Mergers and Acquisitions

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