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What Does Vendor Consolidation Mean To The End User?
End-user companies should track the financial health of their vendors to see if the vendor will be a collector or one of the collected. If the end-user company

requirements to be ibm vendor  defined market with specific requirements that cannot be met with more generic products. Usually, these markets will be too small for the Big Five to want to compete. These markets will also have unique requirements which cannot easily be built into the more generic products offered by the Big Five. These boutique vendors will compete by having in-depth product functions and intimate knowledge of their market place or by offering services (content or location) not available from the Big Five or

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