Companies that are not already offering the capabilities of meeting the exacting, stringent requirements of federal agencies will likely not be able to tap the recent surge in the federal and defense markets. Conversely, those vendors and their users--government contractors--who can deliver comprehensive solutions that satisfy the requirements of federal agencies are in the driver's seat to capture that market segment.
diagnostics; reliability centered maintenance (RCM); fleet or facility management and planning; centralized access to engineering data; parts planning, sourcing, valuation, and category spend management; asset performance reporting, and so on. For more information, see EAM Versus CMMS: What's Right for Your Company? Competition also comes from the pure-play MRO likes of Avexus , Manugistics (after its acquisition of Western Data Systems [ WDS ], see Manugistics Indulges In The Open M&A Season ), Xelux ,