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.
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financials, product configuration for sales order management and manufacturing, APS, business intelligence, workflow automation, with business process definition and execution, advanced forms, and business process modeling. Furthermore, Frontstep's Syteline ERP v6, which is due one of these days, offers additional functionality and much stronger inter-suite integration, alleviating thereby some functional shortcomings of the past. Apart from this, the company will bet its future on the recently announced