Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Enterprises

Published: 13 July 2020

ID: G00467259

Analyst(s): Paul Schenck , Tim Faith , Duy Nguyen , Denis Torii , Christian Hestermann


Application leaders supporting ERP in product-centric companies will find that different products have different strengths depending on the particular use case. Use this research to evaluate vendor offerings, and create a shortlist that best matches your needs.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Acumatica
    • Epicor Software
    • IFS
    • Infor
    • Microsoft
    • Oracle (ERP Cloud)
    • Oracle (NetSuite ERP)
    • Plex Systems
    • QAD
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Single-Vendor Solution ERP
    • Discrete Manufacturing
    • Complex Manufacturing
    • Distribution, Warehouse, Logistics
    • Advanced Technology
    • Support/SI/Methodology
    • Manage Complex Corporate Structure
    • Multi-Org/Geographic Coverage
  • Use Cases
    • ERP Functionality for Midsize Enterprises
    • ERP for Large/Global Deployments
    • Discrete Manufacturing
    • Project/Asset-Intensive Manufacturing
    • Process Manufacturing
    • Modern Technology Architecture
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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