Despite challenges, both SAP and Oracle will be formidable forces in the hosting space, because of their intimate application knowledge, their infrastructure, organizational stability, and vast capital. However, SMEs should approach this decision with due diligence.
ill-fated first generation of hosted providers, and owing to the positive outsourcing news from vendors like Oracle, Salesforce.com, ACCPAC or NetSuite, mid-market enterprises might benefit from objectively evaluating the next-generation ASPs. Generally , the following types of enterprises should consider using hosting/ASP services: Those with limited investment capital and those without an IT department. Those that do not anticipate a high rate of change in the way they do business. Those investing in an