The future of Salesforce and the breakdown of the platform have been given a shove after the announcement that Dynamics CRM and ERP are making an integrated platform.

Now, Salesforce have made waves so that they don't just sit and watch ERP grow without influencing it with the takeovers of Demandware and SteelBrick. 

However, does this mean that these ERPs will have to integrate seamlessly to ensure they keep up?

What do you think? Do Salesforce need to take these strides to remain competitive?