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QAD Raises the Blended Cloud/On-premise ERP Bar
QAD is a leading provider of enterprise applications for several thousand global manufacturing companies specializing in automotive, consumer products

the cloud laptop  solution either fully via the cloud or as a blended deployment model containing a mix of both on-premise licenses and cloud users. Customers leverage the same functionality, business processes, internationalizations, and user experience across QAD Enterprise Applications regardless of the deployment model. Global manufacturing companies that choose to migrate to the cloud can rarely move their existing on-premise implementations overnight. QAD blended deployment allows customers to gradually migrate ERP

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