On June 27, Great Plains Software, Inc., a leading mid-market provider of back-office and e-business solutions, announced financial results for the fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended May 31, 2000. Despite continued growth and profitability, the market reacted to the company’s results that were below analysts’ expectations by almost halving its market capitalization in a day!
tec market survey
of this merger: products technology compatibility (Microsoft-centric), the companies' similar market segment focus and a similar service & support business model (with 10%-15% of their affiliate partners already specializing in distributing both products). Great Plains offers fully integrated front office/back office business applications for the mid-market. Its flagship product, eEnterprise, provides integrated modules for financial, distribution, enterprise reporting, manufacturing, payroll, human