Four Major Players in Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Enterprises

Four Major Players in Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Enterprises

These providers have recently been named major players in Cloud ERP for Product-Centric Enterprises by analyst house Gartner, inc.

Cloud ERP solutions come in a variety of shapes and sizes to meet the ever-changing needs of organizations and their increasingly complex environments. Enterprises require solutions that can serve a number of different use cases and address needs like compensation plan optimization and next-best-action recommendations for sales reps. There are both small and large providers that offer software to help these companies with both niche and common challenges, though choosing the vendor(s) that are right for your specific environment can be a daunting task.

The following providers have been ranked highly in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud ERP for Product-Centric EnterprisesThe report, which highlights and scores some of the top products in the industry, features these tools as being cornerstones in the space. Each provider’s market share and product portfolios differ, which is what makes them interesting to the wider audience of marketing resource managers. Niche and emerging vendors can only hope to replicate the kind of market presence that these providers have earned over a sustained period of time. Here we provide a brief blurb about each and links to product details so you can learn more.

Note: The following vendors are listed in alphabetical order.

Epicor Software Corporation provides industry-specific business software designed around the needs of manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services organizations. With more than 45 years of experience, Epicor Software offers unique solutions for unique business processes and operational requirements ―in the cloud or on premises. Epicor ERP is a global resource planning platform that provides choice, flexibility, and agility to promote growth and opportunity Epicor ERP is IoT ready, deployable in the cloud or on-premise, and provides a scalable solution for integration, implementation, and expansion.


Infor is a privately held software company founded in 2002. Infor’s business applications are specialized by industry, built for the cloud and gives you everything you need to run your day-to-day operations as well as grow your business for the long-term. Whether you need to optimize vital back-office functions like HR and financials, jumpstart your customer experience, or initiate digital transformation, Infor solutions have you covered. Over 90,000 organizations worldwide rely on Infor to help overcome market disruptions and achieve business-wide digital transformation.


Microsoft provides ERP software to businesses of all sizes through its Dynamics 365 platform, which consists of six separate products: Microsoft AX, GP, SL, NAV, CRM, RMS. The Microsoft Dynamics portfolio started in 2001 with the acquisition of Great Plains Software and Soloman, and in 2002 with the acquisition of Navison and Axapta. Together, these four technologies make up the Microsoft Business Solutions Group (MBS), a major supplier of ERP solutions. Dynamics GP, NAV, and SL are typically intended for small and medium enterprises while Dynamics AX is typically best suited for larger organizations.


Oracle ERP Cloud gives you the power to adapt business models and processes quickly so you can reduce costs, sharpen forecasts, and drive innovation. Easily see the complete picture of your company’s finances and operations, as Oracle Cloud’s application suite offers broad and seamless functionality across finance, HR, supply chain, and customer experience. Oracle’s ERP solution is also highly scalable and runs on Gen 2 cloud infrastructure, giving you unmatched speed, security, and continuity—for organizations of any size.


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