Intuitive, Visibility, and Epicor offer .NET Framework-managed code products, but their "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" mindset might work against them unless they can prove higher value propositions, such as new, more quickly developed vertical functionality.
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latest computer science quantum leap, there is no guaranteed correlation between first-to-market and ultimate success in the market. In fact, based on many experiences, including Intuitive''s recent acquisition, one could even argue that there might be an inverse correlation. Many vendors have also felt the displeasure of client bases that were far from ready to make a significant technological leap. Hence, having been burdened with a large customer base still running on a slew of older products