IFS invested heavily in both product development and worldwide growth infrastructure for a few years, now with that infrastructure in place, the company’s financial position has improved. This balancing of expenditures to promote global growth and improved cash flow has long been IFS’ mixed blessing conundrum. As the bigger vendors will intensify their mid-market aspirations, IFS continues to increase its marketshare worldwide, particularly in mid-market.
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companies to begin receiving ROI quickly by staging their implementation scope in order of criticality. Built-in XML support and the external availability of all internal API''s mean integration between IFS components and other companies'' software is a reasonable endeavor. Owing to the component architecture, customers can, e.g., install the latest version of the IFS Connect component even while still using an older version of IFS Applications. Therefore, IFS'' foray into Web Services has much credibility,