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Cloud ERP’s Plex Has Record 2013, Aims Higher for 2014
Plex reported another record year in 2013, adding 59 new customers and growing to nearly 400 corporate clients representing more than 1,100 manufacturing

hub and spoke model  or Infor M3 ERP hub environments? In addition, Acumatica was smart to offer its system as a private label for Visma in Norway and MYOB in Australia. These leading local vendors could not viably rewrite their old systems into cloud and are OEM-ing Acumatica. Plex might want to pursue similar relationships with some local legacy manufacturing ERP providers.   Plex is going up-market where direct sales works better, but at some stage, in order to be taken seriously as a global ERP player, Plex will have to

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ERP for the Oil and Gas Industry (Upstream)

The model of ERP systems for the upstream oil and gas sector addresses the particularly specialized business model of this industry. It is common practice for companies, individuals, and government agencies to form partnerships to explore, develop, and share production of oil wells. More often than not, this is a short-term alliance rather than a long-term partnership, and business structuring must therefore be flexible at initial set-up and throughout the lifespan of the venture. This model of ERP systems includes criteria for financials, human resources, production data capture and reporting, maintenance management, and supply chain management (SCM) functionality. 

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