San Francisco, Calif.-October 20, 2016 - Rootstock Software®, the leader in cloud manufacturing and supply chain applications, today announced that Frost & Sullivan analysis confirms that "Rootstock's cloud ERP properly addresses the complexities challenging the growth of the North American medical device industry. Other companies have not been able to build a functional product similar to that of Rootstock's cloud ERP within the same time frame that Rootstock has achieved.
"Rootstock has secured an edge for itself over its competitors by leveraging its strong technical expertise and years of manufacturing experience to build a broad and deep end-to-end functional cloud ERP solution in a short time frame," reports Sankara Narayanan, Frost & Sullivan Senior Analyst. "This solution supports requirements for multiple modes of manufacturing and enables real-time management of manufacturing for customers of all sizes and types. As the largest product footprint among ISV products on the Salesforce.com platform, Rootstock's cloud ERP solution possesses the functionality required to replace more than 25 legacy ERP products. With its strong overall performance, Rootstock has earned the 2016 Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership Award."
"Rootstock's single system provides insight, control, visibility and support for each step of the manufacturing value chain across global operations, whereby its customers can handle multiple sites and efficiently operate and grow their businesses," the Frost & Sullivan Report continues.
According to the research firm, "some of the elite medical device manufacturers that have enjoyed valuable benefits by deploying Rootstock's cloud ERP are Mevion Medical Systems (a leading global provider of proton therapy systems for cancer treatment), RS Medical and Summit Imaging. With high customer satisfaction and one of the highest customer retention rates in the industry, Frost & Sullivan expects Rootstock to strengthen its position further in the medical device industry in the coming years."
To determine the Technology Leadership Award, Frost & Sullivan analysts independently evaluated two key factors - Technology Leverage and Business Impact - of Rootstock and its two leading cloud ERP competitors. Rootstock's overall average was 9.5 out of a perfect 10. The two competitors had scores of only 8.0 and 7.0.
"By using every advantage that we have, this research confirms that we have taken the correct approach in building a cloud ERP that is valuable to our customers," emphasizes Rootstock CEO Pat Garrehy. "We are so pleased that Frost & Sullivan noted so many of our strategic benefits."
In the report, Frost & Sullivan acknowledged that "with 70 percent year-over-year revenue growth and a positive cash flow, Rootstock has become a trusted partner with a significant and proven track record of maintaining long-term customer relationships." The research firm added "that one of the primary factors contributing towards Rootstock's success as well as towards the design, development and architecture of its cloud ERP is the company's highly efficient resource pool of manufacturing and software experts...Rootstock significantly invests in research and development (R&D) on a continuous basis to enable technological improvements."
Frost & Sullivan further stated that "Rootstock's niche technology advisory board comprises ERP thought leaders, engineers, consultants and pioneers who have extensive experience, from industry heavy weights such as GM, IBM, Baan Software and SAP America. With such a deep domain expertise, Rootstock's team has a complete understanding of every aspect of its customers' application and business processes, which help devise and quickly implement a model that works for their organizations - without disrupting their operations."
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