IDC names largest business software ecosystems: SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft

IDC analyzes the services competitive landscape and ecosystems around the leading enterprise applications such as SAP, Oracle, and PeopleSoft. The worldwide and US SAP consulting and systems integration ecosystem is the largest, followed by Oracle and PeopleSoft respectively. IBM Global Services and Accenture held spots as the leading systems integrators in both of these markets globally and in the US In addition, Capgemini fared well in the global markets while Deloitte was strongly positioned in the US. The study also found that the continuing consolidation in the enterprise application software industry is generating uncertainty for many clients regarding the placement and timing of their next software investment. Customers are also increasingly turning to the systems integrators (SIs) for insight into potential software investment.