Mobility and Manufacturers' Key Strategic Vendors

By Kimberly Knickle – August 12, 2011
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If you've been reading our manufacturing research for some time, you know that we've grouped the influential IT vendors in the manufacturing industry using the acronym SHOMI (pronounced "show me") to represent SAP, HP, Oracle, Microsoft, and IBM. Manufacturers invest heavily in these SHOMI vendors for IT applications, infrastructure, hardware, services and, sometimes, even mobile devices.


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