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Business Case - J.E. Mondou


Learn how JE Mondou Ltd., a 33-store, Montreal-based pet food and accessory chain updated its retail IT system with a cost-effective, end-to-end ERP solution from Microsoft.

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Solomon Stands the Test of Time Despite Changing Masters


It appears that several of Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) Solomon's truly differentiating traits, which could not have been easily or quickly replicated by its seemingly more robust brethren products within the MBS division, will have been a good enough reason for Microsoft to continue to bolster the product rather than to consider any other less popular options (e.g., stabilization and replacement) to offer to Solomon's loyal customer base and resellers, some of which will have even feared the possibility.

isv rms  the independent software vendors (ISV) platform using the Microsoft .NET platform. Consequently, MBS Solomon 5.5 represents a natural progression from Microsoft Great Plains Solomon IV Release 5.0 , which was delivered in summer 2002, and featured significant new capabilities and enhancements across its advanced distribution, financial, project, e-business, and service series. The release particularly built on the strengths of its advanced distribution capabilities with the addition of the following Read More

What’s Microsoft’s Retail Play?


The retail experience is no longer limited to the showroom due to mobile and Web sales, social media, and complex pricing, among other considerations. Read TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic’s article and see how Microsoft’s recently released end-to-end retail solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail, with new point of sale and multi-channel management capabilities can help retailers run their entire business.

isv rms  CRM. A number of ISV partners demo stations, including Dassault Systèmes and Descartes Systems Group , were also present. Significant demonstration areas expressed Microsoft’s vision and what it means to become a “Dynamic Retailer.” There was also a significant meeting space, whereby three of Microsoft’s ‘Dynamic Retailers’— DAVIDsTEA , Mattress Firm, and Simon Pearce —had their executives on-site in support of Microsoft. In addition, Kimberly Greenberger, managing director at Morgan Read More

Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Two: ACCPAC's Recent Product Enhancements


Businesses wary of larger initial upfront investments can start with an easily affordable subscription at ACCPACcrm.com and have the knowledge that any investments in their data, customizations, and training are fully protected should they later need or want to move their solution on-premises.

isv rms  in development. ACCPAC CRM ISV applications include a raft of solutions ranging from tour management; service operations management; student tracking systems; apparel solutions; professional services time and billing management; customer reward solutions; property management solutions; and a voice-based sales force systems; to performance management and others. ACCPAC has been extending ACCPAC CRM to serve broader markets through both internal development and cooperative development with ISVs in the Read More

Partnerships with Vendors and Independent Software Vendors: Rejuvenating Legacy Systems


The rapid pace of global business places a unique set of challenges on all enterprises looking to improve and automate their operations, and at the same time, remain poised to adapt quickly to change.

isv rms  deployment. Still, indisputably lower ISV commitment to the platform renders it less suited for enterprises building heterogeneous, best-of-breed environments. This positions Windows as a more strategic choice for enterprises requiring fewer than fifty concurrent users. On the other side of spectrum, users favoring non-native iSeries enterprise products requiring more than several hundred users should opt for J2EE Unix/Linux based servers. Still, many might want to consider the sweet spot of the iSeries Read More

ASP Infrastructure: The Party Has Started


On June 14th, Nortel Networks unveiled their Comprehensive Service Management Solution for the ASP Market. They've assembled an interesting portfolio of applications designed to support Application Service Providers.

isv rms  for Independent Software Vendors (ISV) to certify interoperability with the Preside Managed Application Services Platform. Market Impact Depending on what bulletin board you look at, or what industry analyst you speak with, the estimates on the ASP market are in the billions. By 2003, analysts are predicting an Application Service Provider market anywhere from 4 to 20 billion. E-commerce estimates are the same, if not higher. With industry pundits forecasting green fields and sunshine for the Application Read More

CPQ Pioneer FPX Becomes Cloud CRM and ERP Go-to Vendor


TEC senior analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes a close look at FPX, formerly known as Firepond, a pioneer in CPQ software that automates the sales process for configurable products and services, including changes in the past couple years and what's new with FPX Version 8.0.

isv rms  has been a top-tier ISV partner of salesforce.com since 2004, bringing the first multi-tenant CPQ application to market on the Salesforce AppExchange. The vendor has gotten saleforce.com’s executive endorsements for industry solutions in the automotive, healthcare, and manufacturing verticals. In addition, the aforementioned Firepond by FPX, Deal Dashboard (predictive apps), and contract management are written on Force.com, whereas the rest of FPX modules are composite apps.   While previously FPX Read More

Oracle Sets Date for Database In-Memory Release


The Oracle Database In-Memory is Oracle’s answer to the in-memory database race that has been heating up over the last couple of years. Oracle Database In-Memory is scheduled for general availability in July and will run on all hardware supported by Oracle Database 12c.

isv rms  hundreds of end users, ISV partners, and Oracle Applications teams over the past nine months. Oracle Database In-Memory is scheduled for general availability in July and will run on all hardware supported by Oracle Database 12c. The timing and not so subtle messaging of the announcement— only a few days after SAP’s SAPPHIRE NOW 2014 conference—shows that Oracle is not going to allow the upstart database vendor SAP to take any more wind out of its sails. Oracle Database In-Memory has been long Read More

IBM & ILOG Matrimony: Good for BPM, Uncertain for SCM? -- Part 1


While my two separate blog post series about workflow automation and Business Process Management (BPM) and about the long tails of supply chains were coming to their respective ends, one event that is curiously pertinent to both topics has meanwhile taken place in the market. Namely, at the end of July 2008, IBM acquired ILOG, a specialized software provider with headquarters in France and the

isv rms  into their products. These ISV customers, some of which are leaders in their respective markets, embed ILOG’s software engines to create their own differentiating products and services and improve their competitive edge.  To be more precise, ILOG provides various tools within the realm of BRMS (for managing business change), optimization (for making complex decisions), and visualization (to create diagrams, charts, maps, etc.) for other ISVs to embed in an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Read More

Software-As-a-Service Primer for Independent Software Vendors


Learn what s required for a successful migration to SaaS in SaaS Primer for Independent Software Vendors.

isv rms  an independent software vendor (ISV), you must be able provide SaaS solutions—or run the risk of losing ground. But transitioning all or part of your software applications to the SaaS model can be tricky without the right information. Learn what’s required for a successful migration to SaaS in SaaS Primer for Independent Software Vendors . You’ll learn about executing the critical 4 Rs: re-architecting, repackaging, restructuring, and reorienting. And which 15 vital elements must be carefully Read More

The Cha(lle)nging World of Value-added Resellers


In today's cutthroat business environment, value-added reseller aspirants are seeing the need for faster deployment, improved systems quality, better cost control and resource utilization, and more flexibility to change requirements on short notice. The alternative? To disappear altogether.

isv rms  from other (often smaller) ISV partners to fill functional and technological product gaps. However, some recent announcements accentuate the fact that distinguishing between a VAR and an ISV might not be as straightforward as it used to be. Part One of the series The Cha(lle)nging World of Value-added Resellers . A decade or so ago, when the enterprise resource planning (ERP) market was doubling in size year over year, most vendors had to turn to implementation channel partners in one form or another, whe Read More

Microsoft Lays Enforced-Concrete Foundation For Its Business Solutions Part 4: User Recommendations


Despite the plausible product roadmap, any organization evaluating MBS products should keep itself informed, and consider existing functionality only. MBS, at this stage, will likely not appeal to companies that need more complex CRM capabilities or must manage customer relationships through diverse lines of business (LOBs).

isv rms  of many remaining questionable ISV partnerships. As the current market trend is towards vendors that can provide well-rounded but vertically focused solutions for medium-sized companies, MBS seems to have positioned itself well by garnering the above arsenal of products. Potential and existing customers should evaluate the offered product lines, bearing in mind what the competitors have to offer too. As with all new releases, users should employ a critical approach in their evaluation of the products, Read More

WineDirect Acquires Winery Accounting and POS Provider


WineDirect announced that it has acquired Elypsis Winery from Admiral IT. Headquartered in Napa Valley, CA, WineDirect provides sales technology and fulfillment services for wineries. Elypsis offers a range of services encompassing enterprise resource planning (ERP), point of sale (POS), and customer relationship management (CRM). WineDirect already provided a broad range of

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Innovative Approaches in the Free-for-all World of Value-added Resellers


The universe of existing applications partners is relatively stable; some occasional movement from dropping one product in favor of another occurs naturally, and no vendor is immune to losing partners. But some innovative vendors are doing their best.

isv rms  There are hundreds of ISV products extending Sage MAS ERP , Sage ACCPAC ERP , and Sage Pro ERP , for example, providing ready-made systems to fit a great range of business environments. And (especially in the case of Sage MAS 500 ERP and Sage Pro ERP, for which source code is available), the VARs that are also ISVs number in the hundreds, as resellers custom fit applications to SMB needs. User Recommendations Despite the moves of the vendors and VARs we''ve discussed, addressing the needs of SMBs requires Read More

Multipurpose SAP NetWeaver


The capabilities of SAP NetWeaver and its peer service-enabled platforms, which were originally transaction and integration platforms, have lately been expanded to include composition and business process-oriented capabilities, such as master data management and business process management.

isv rms  the following. Over fifty ISV solutions that are SAP Powered by NetWeaver —which means the partner''s solution can run on SAP NetWeaver''s Web Application Server ( WAS ). Moreover, when one counts the partners that have SAP NetWeaver''s Exchange Infrastructure ( SAP XI ) combined with SAP Enterprise Portal iView as part of the SAP Certified for NetWeaver criteria (whereby SAP WAS is not required), this number goes up to 400. There are also about 1,000 vendors that are working toward this certification, Read More