Microsoft Dynamics AX : A leader in 2012 Gartner Group Magic Quadrant Analysis
For those looking for further validation around the leadership position that Microsoft Dynamics AX has established in the ERP market, look no further than the newly released 2012 Gartner Group Mid-Market Magic Quadrant. Gartner’s popular Magic Quadrant analysis has become the most sought after and reputable source of information about the state of the ERP market and the vendors and solutions that are available. In this analysis, Gartner ranks ERP systems as niche players,visionaries,challengers, or leaders (from lowest rating to highest), based on their vision for the future and their ability to execute.
For the third year in a row, Microsoft Dynamics AX has been ranked a Leader (considering that,it is the highest possible designation).Three years ago, Microsoft Dynamics AX was the only solution to receive leadership status and in the last two years, it has shared the Leader designation with SAP’s All-in-One solution as well.
In the report, Gartner analysts credit Dynamics AX for:
- Its flexibility and extensibility
- The integration with the rest of the Microsoft stack including Visual Studio, SQL Server, BI and SharePoint
- The new Dynamics AX 2012 architecture
- The role-based user interface model
- New code modeling capabilities
- Microsoft’s Premier Support
The report also credits Microsoft for its overall strong vision for Dynamics AX as underscored by plans to deliver AX as a cloud deployed solution at its next major release.
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About the Author
Michelle Kirby is the Marketing Coordinator and Account Manager for sa.global. Michelle’s dual role includes coordination and execution of marketing campaigns and managing sa.global’s existing client base. Michelle has over 16 years of ERP experience, including consulting, account management and as an end-user in a database administration role.