Tier I ERP Vendors

Tier I ERP vendors are a select group comprised only of SAP, Oracle and Microsoft Business Solutions / Microsoft Dynamics. These ERP systems are the most complex and robust on the market and typically used by large organizations with a global presence and complicated operational structures.

ERP Vendor A Selection of ERP Software Offerings
Microsoft Business Solutions Dynamics AX, Dynamics CRM, Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, Dynamics POS, Dynamics RMS, Dynamics SL Panorama’s Microsoft Dynamics Implementation Service Offerings
Oracle Corporation Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft Enterprise, Siebel, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, JD Edwards World, Hyperion Financial Performance
Management, Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
Panorama’s Oracle Implementation Service Offerings
SAP SAP Business One, SAP Business ByDesign, SAP Business All-in-One
Panorama’s SAP Implementation Service Offerings


Government and Services Tier I Vendors

 Comparison Between SAP, Oracle and Microsoft Dynamics

Below is a data sample culled from Panorama’s research study, Clash of the Titans 2012: An Independent Comparison of SAP, Oracle and Microsoft Dynamics (published in 2012). In this study, we compared selection rates, implementation cost, duration and benefits of leading ERP software vendors. The following table contains a summary of some of the findings. A more detailed analysis of our ERP research and benchmark data is available to our clients.

ERP Software Vendors by Tier

ERP Packages
ERP Packages
Microsoft Dynamics
Market Share24%18%11%
Rates of Being Short-listed38%32%24%
Selection Rates When Short Listed19%22%14%
Satisfaction Rates39%80%33%
Implementation Duration13 months11 months14 months
Percentage of customers who realize payback within one to three years57%51%74%
Percentage of Customers who Realized Payback in Less Than Three Years69%60%84%
Delta Between Planned Project Costs and Actual Project Costs 8% ($19 million planned vs. $20.6 million actual)15% ($1.4 million planned vs. $1.6 million actual)14% ($408,000 planned vs. $464,000 actual)
Percentage of Customers who Realized Less Than 60-percent of Anticipated Business Benefits 67%63%76%
Percentage of Customers who Realized More Than 60-percent of Anticipated Business Benefits 33%37%24%
Disclaimer: For illustrative purposes only. Assessment for your unique needs may vary based on specific business processes and requirements. You will want to develop more detailed requirements as part of your software evaluation and selection process.