Tier2/Tier 3 vendors are prepared to endure the onslaught of the likes of SAP, Oracle, and PeopleSoft, as well as of proverbial mid-market leaders such as J.D. Edwards, Baan, Intentia, QAD, IFS and Epicor, and newly formed mid-market juggernauts like Microsoft Great Plains, Best Software (formerly Sage Software), and Navision, to name some. Frontstep and the Syspro Group lead the way.
outlook integration in crm
innate integration to MS Outlook and MS Excel will likely strike a chord with the vendors' existing customers. The integration factor, as well as the vendors' extensive experience in the manufacturing sector, may provide them a competitive edge against both larger ERP vendors and CRM specialists with more general-purpose products, like Siebel , Onyx , Kana , Pivotal , Interact , FrontRange , and Salesforce.com . Nevertheless, that is not necessarily going to be the case outside of these two vendors' insta