Authors Nigel Stanley, Senior Analyst
Marcia Kaufman, Partner
Sponsored by Pervasive
Over the past few years relational databases have become more complex as the major vendors build more features in an attempt to make their products attractive to buyers.
Line of business applications are the life blood of many small and medium- sized organizations. Many are bought to solve specific tactical problems but others may become an intrinsic part of business operations.
Many smaller organizations do not have the resources to support the extensive IT expertise that may be required to configure and manage such solutions on an on-going basis. In fact, many software vendors and developers strive to reduce the overall cost of ownership for such solutions and emphasize this benefit as a key differentiator.