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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies


This Magic Quadrant focuses on ERP systems that support a single-instance strategy for multientity midmarket and upper-midmarket companies. Leading systems are modernized around product and delivery, but most are still slow to support a postmodern strategy and to offer IMC capabilities.

Published: 26 November 2014

ID: G00262018

Analyst(s): Christian Hestermann , Nigel Montgomery , Chris Pang , Mike Guay

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • Alternative Scenarios to Single-Instance ERP
  • Vendors Not Evaluated, but Also Worthy of Consideration

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Epicor ERP
    • IFS Applications
    • Infor LN
    • Infor M3
    • Microsoft Dynamics AX
    • Oracle E-Business Suite
    • Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
    • QAD Enterprise Applications
    • Sage ERP X3
    • SAP Business All-in-One
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


Market Overview

  • Cloud and ERP
  • Reporting and Analytics Improved, but Few ERP Systems Leverage In-Memory Computing
  • User-Centric ERP by UI Renovation and Mobility
  • Social Collaboration
  • Postmodern ERP

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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