Microsoft Dynamics ERP Edging Ahead In The Downturn, Study Says
In the current economic downturn, the market share of Tier II smaller ERP providers has risen significantly while those of ERP heavyweights SAP and Oracle have dropped proportionately and Microsoft Dynamics edged slightly ahead.
According to a 2010 survey by vendor-neutral ERP consultants Panorama Consulting Group, the market share of Tier II ERP vendors grew from 23% to 30% last year while ERP leader SAP dropped from 35% to 31% and Oracle from 28% to 25%. Microsoft Dynamics held its own, growing slightly from 14% to 15% during the same period. Panorama's 2008 survey was based on 1,300 respondents worldwide from 2005 to 2008 while the 2010 survey was tallied from 1,600 participants last year.