Softeon has been a chosen provider for the Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems consistently for several years. Deemed a “Visionary” software creator, Softeon is among impressive company with other leaders in the industry.

This is an increasingly exclusive distinction, as the number of companies included in this quadrant has been reduced to 12, as opposed to the 18 included in 2014, for example.


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The core WMS market is mature, dating back more than 30 years to when commercially packaged WMSs first emerged. WMS innovation hasn’t stopped, however. Leading WMS vendors continue to enhance and extend core capabilities, as well as expand the breadth of their application footprints. They now provide more value-added capabilities surrounding the core WMS, or what Gartner calls “extended WMS” (see Furthermore, the recent focus has been on enhancing the technical architectures. Some vendors have upgraded to model-driven architectures that enable more user adaptability of the WMS during and after implementation. Additionally, cloud and SaaS delivery models have recently become more viable deployment options.

Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems” by Dwight Klappich, 2016

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Softeon’s History in the Magic Quadrant

Softeon Named a “Visionary” in the Gartner 2014 WMS Magic Quadrant

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

Reston, VA (October 13, 2014) – Softeon, provider of the industry’s most functionally-rich supply chain software, announced today that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. the furthest for Completeness of Vision in the Visionaries Quadrant in the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems. “We believe that being positioned the furthest for completeness of vision in the visionaries quadrant of the WMS Magic Quadrant by Gartner confirms our product vision of an agile SCE platform that adapts to the unique needs of our customers and accelerates adoption of emerging trends to continually transform their business,” said Dinesh Dongre, VP Strategy, Softeon. “We strive to provide each client with innovative supply chain solutions that achieve their business objectives. The powerful combination of our flexible platform and iterative solution realization for rapid implementation is unrivaled.” According to Gartner, “While functionally, WMS applications are approaching parity, vendor innovation continues making WMS solutions more usable, adaptive, smarter and better able to orchestrate end-to-end logistics processes. Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems” by Dwight Klappich, Sept. 30, 2014

Blog: Softeon’s Continued Progress in the Gartner WMS “Magic Quadrant”

Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013

May 15, 2013 – Softeon is featured in the Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013 as a “visionary”. “While its roots are in WMSs, the vendor has a compelling SCE convergence vision and portfolio today. Softeon is one of the more innovative, partner-oriented vendors in this market, as evidenced by the work it did to adapt warehouse management concepts and its WMS to the unique needs of digital media (for example, music, video) distribution for one of its customers.”

Gartner Magic Quadrant 2012

February 27, 2012 – Softeon features in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2012 as a visionary. “The vendor has a compelling value proposition that combines leading-edge SOA technology with rich WMS functionality. It also has a rapid development environment that allows the company to add new capabilities at a pace faster than many of its larger competitors.”

Gartner Magic Quadrant 2011

January 7, 2011 – Softeon features in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2011 as a visionary with a strong SOA platform and a compelling vision for next generation WMS.

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