Advanced Among Cloud Top 500

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Advanced Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators

Advanced has grown through acquisitions to become an ERP applications vendor with a special emphasis on the healthcare and professional services verticals. Its HCM and payroll offerings are sold alongside with its ERP applications. Advanced has six business divisions: Public Sector, Enterprise and Education; IT Services; Legal; Health & Care; Commercial & Channel; and Specialist Solutions. The Business Solutions division, formerly accounting software developer COA, or CedarOpenAccounts, provides accounting and ERP applications to the midmarket. Advanced 365 provides hosting and managed services support to the other two divisions.

Advanced Recent Developments

In August 2018, Channel reseller Perrywell has joined the Advanced partner programme – TruePartner. Perrywell’s appointment to the TruePartner programme will help organizations to accelerate their transition to the Cloud safe in the knowledge they have a collaborative and supportive provider to deliver the solution.

Advanced Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Activities

Advanced was acquired by Vista Equity Partners, which is a leading private equity firm that focuses on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses.

Advanced Customers in ARTW Customer Database

Leveraging a rigorous data-centric research methodology, APPS RUN THE WORLD ask the simple question: Who’s buying Advanced applications and why? And we provide the answers – supported by decades of research – to our clients around the world. Our Customer database has over 100 data fields that detail company usage of Advanced and other enterprise apps by function, customer size, industry, location, implementation status, partner involvement, Line of Business Key Stakeholders and IT decision makers contact details. List of Verified Advanced Cloud Invoicing, OpenHR, OpenPeople customers.

Advanced Key Enterprise and Cloud Applications

Advanced Cloud Invoicing, OpenHR, OpenPeople

Advanced Revenues, $M:

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* Enterprise Applications Revenues = License + Support & Maintenance + SaaS
** All revenue figures are estimates based on public records, Cloud and Non-Cloud business models in Apps Run The World's vendor database, and annual survey results including vendor feedback.

Advanced Revenue Breakdown By Type, $M:

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Advanced Revenues By Region, $M

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Advanced Direct vs Indirect sales

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Advanced Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product

List of Verified Advanced Customers

No. of Advanced Customers: 20000

No. of Advanced Enterprise Applications Customers: 20000

No. of Advanced Cloud Customers: x

No. of Advanced Cloud Subscribers: x

Advanced has 20,000 clients, including 12,000 it picked up from CSH. The Advanced Business solution division has 3,000 clients. Advanced Health&Care supports 1,400 'out of hospital', community care provider organizations in the NHS, local government, third sector and private sector across Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East. Among its customers are Newport City Council, Parkwood Holdings plc., NHSScotland, Donkey Sanctuary, East Lancashire Financial Services, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, The Scottish Salmon Company, Brookson Group, and others. Between its other references are Shepway District Council, Westminster Drug Project, Baxi Heating UK, Denby Pottery Company, Fairline Boats, Pringle of Scotland, Bradgate Bakery, Greencore Group, and various National Health Service organizations. Among its manufacturing clients are Baxi Heating UK Ltd, Denby Pottery Company Ltd, Fairline Boats, Pringle of Scotland Ltd, SCA Packaging, WDT - World Design Trade, Bradgate Bakery Ltd, Greencore Group and others.

Advanced Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions

In July 2018, Advanced has acquired Docman, The acquisition further accelerated Advanced’s Cloud-first strategy and supports its ambitions to help the NHS in transforming health and care through technology in line with the ‘NHS 5 Year Forward View’ and ‘NHS Digital Policy’. Advanced has made a series of acquisitions to shore up its services and vertical offerings.

Advanced Risks and Challenges

The difficult task of integrating its acquired assets will probably consume a lot of energy for Advanced, but the self-proclaimed consolidator has not shown any sign of backing down from its hyper-growth strategy. Advanced has been taken private by Vista Equity Partners could give it some room to better integrate assets from multiple acquisitions while formulating a more coherent Cloud strategy. Most of its recent acquisitions appeared to revolve around vertical applications for healthcare and the public sector that would do little to jumpstart its Cloud applications revenues. Currently, its Cloud applications revenues now represent a minor part of its recurring revenue stream.

Advanced Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI

Advanced has direct and indirect sales worldwide, a wider network which including 10 regional offices and partners across the UK. Among its resellers are: ACUMEN Corporation (North American Center of Excellence), Brentech Data Systems Ltd, Capita Software, Cultura Technologies Limited, ELFS Shared Services, Integer Microsystems, Option Systems, Orchard Information Systems, Prima Solutions, Radius Solutions, Sastek Pty Ltd., Solarsoft, Sterling Systems Pty., Systems Integration Trading Ltd., V1 and others. Advanced Business Solutions division has a strategic partnership with Advorto, Capita Software, EU-Supply, Experian Payments, Intuitive Business Intelligence, MultiFreight Limited, Progressive Solutions, Real Asset Management, RealFlair, ReconArt, Science Warehouse, SMART, Software Europe, Trapeze, V1, Western Union Business Solutions, Agilisys,, Cloud Trade, Mouchel Consortium, Optimum, Parseq, Citrix, HP, IBM, IBM Cognos, Micro Focus, Oracle, Progress Software Corporation, SAP BusinessObjects, UATP and many more. Its healthcare division has a strategic partnership with 20:20 Mobile, ASC Telecom, Brother, Daisy Distribution, Data Select, Dell, EE, EMIS, First Databank, InPractice Systems, IQUS, Kent Pharmaceuticals, Micro-P, Microsoft, Panasonic, PCTI, Plain Healthcare, Vodafone.

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Vendor shares and market forecast results are based on a combination of existing databases as well as demand side and supply side research conducted throughout the year with validation from vendors, customers, channel partners and documentations such as earnings releases and 10Q and 10K filings, vertical industry studies, regional and country-level statistics from public and private institutions(i.e. colleges, universities, government agencies and trade associations).

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