Nucleus Research Releases 2023 SMB ERP Technology Value Matrix

June 14, 2023

Acumatica, Epicor, Infor, Oracle NetSuite, and Rootstock lead the market in delivering exceptional value through ERP technology.

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Small and Midsize Businesses (SMBs) are seeking ERP solutions that help diversify their business models, leverage analytics, and support their supply chain operations.

“With tightening market conditions, customers cannot entertain long-tailed implementation projects, as time-to-value is paramount and often the most important metric for SMBs when considering an ERP system,” said Research Manager Isaac Gould. “ERP vendors are accelerating deployments with industry specific packages and expanding their partner ecosystems.”

Leading vendors in this year’s Value Matrix are investing in self-service extensibility and analytic tools and are extending their platform offerings to support best-of-breed functionality outside of core ERP.

Leaders in this year’s Value Matrix deliver advanced functionality. They include Acumatica, Epicor, Infor, Oracle NetSuite, and Rootstock.

The Experts in this year’s Value Matrix are organizations that deliver value through deep functionality and industry-specific capabilities. They include Deltek, Plex, by Rockwell Automation, Sage X3, and SYSPRO.

Facilitators in this year’s Value Matrix deliver value through greater ease of use and quick implementation. They include Certinia, Microsoft Business Central, Sage Intacct, and Unit4.

Core Providers tend to deliver core capabilities at a low price point. This year’s Value Matrix Core Providers include Aptean, DELMIAWorks, SAP Business ByDesign, and SAP Business One.

To download the full 2023 SMB ERP Technology Value Matrix, click here.

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Morgan Whitehead
Nucleus Research