No two businesses are exactly alike. Therefore, not all companies will be equally effective with the same software products.
Whether it's to fit business needs more closely or just to save some money, businesses can always turn to alternatives to traditional enterprise software products. Just because a software program fit the bill in the past doesn't mean it's the best option for today.
Here are some incumbent enterprise software products that some businesses don't need anymore, and the alternatives that may better fit their needs.
Not even Microsoft thinks all businesses need to buy its Office software suite anymore, judging by the company's decision to give its cloud-based Office 365 suite a much more favorable price and update schedule.