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   Monday October 4, 2010 | Spotlight on SaaS | Vol.3 Issue 116
ASP vs. SaaS: What's the Difference Anyway?

It's easy to get confused between application service provider (ASP) and software as a service (SaaS)-but there are some important differences you should be aware of. TEC Analyst Jorge Garcia sheds some light on the confusion, spelling out how ASP and SaaS are alike—and exactly what sets them apart.

If you think a comprehensive, on-demand enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for manufacturing companies still doesn't exist, think again. TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes a close look at Plex Online, a true manufacturing-centric SaaS-based solution many analysts believe is a one-of-a-kind in the marketplace.

Not Yet Sold on SaaS ERP in Manufacturing? Take a Hard Look at Plex Online - Part 1

Not Yet Sold on SaaS ERP in Manufacturing? Take a Hard Look at Plex Online - Part 2

Not Yet Sold on SaaS ERP in Manufacturing? Take a Hard Look at Plex Online - Part 3

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To compare ERP solutions based on your organization's needs and characteristics (size, industry, business model, geographical markets, IT platform and requirements, etc.), visit TEC's ERP Evaluation Center. It's fast and easy, and you'll get the results immediately.
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Featured White Papers
SAP Evaluating SaaS Solutions: A Checklist for Small and Midsized Enterprises
PTC Economic Benefits of PLM-enabled Collaboration
Focus Research ERP Systems Market Primer
Plex Systems Six Game-changers about SaaS
CompareBusinessProducts.com Hosted VoIP vs VoIP PBX. Which is Better for Your Business?
AX-iom ERP Inc Selecting ERP Software for Engineer-to-order (ETO) Manufacturers
Verisign Security and Trust: The Backbone of Doing Business over the Internet
Sage Do You Need a State-of-the-art ERP Solution?
Market News
8th ERP Vendor Shootout - Dallas TX (US) 6-7 October, 2010

The ERP Vendor Shootout, hosted by the value-added reseller (VAR) community and moderated by Technology Evaluation Centers, is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for midsize enterprises to see the best enterprise software solutions in the world, all in one place, all at the same time. Geared toward enterprise resource planning (ERP) selection teams and decision makers for companies with manufacturing, distribution, or project-oriented requirements, the ERP Vendor Shootout is ideal for businesses that are budgeting for ERP software or currently evaluating ERP solutions.

Free International ERP Seminar for Midsize Companies

Join ABAS on October 13, 2010 in Budapest and meet CEOs and key users from international companies who have successfully implemented abas ERP in multiple countries. Participate in a lessons learned session focusing on budget, increased revenues, and creating a global value stream for your business. Key speakers include Wolfgang Plasser, CEO of Pankl Racing Systems AG; and Zsolt Szalay, Managing Director of Prestige Products Hungary Kft.

Pankl Racing Systems, a global player with worldwide subsidiaries in Austria, UK, USA, Slovakia, and Japan, specializes in developing and manufacturing engine and drivetrain components for racing cars, high performance vehicles, and the aerospace industry.

Prestige Products Hungary specializes in the distribution of selective and semi-selective cosmetics, and is a member of the GLAMOUR Group, a leader in the lifestyle segment of semi-selective fragrances.

Webcasts / Live Events / Podcasts
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Looking Beyond SaaS Webcast - There's More to Consider When Selecting ERP
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The Cloud and ERP: What You Need to Know Before You Buy
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8th ERP Vendor Shootout
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International ERP Seminar in Budapest, October 13th
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2010 APICS International Conference & Expo
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TDWI World Conference
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Gartner Application Architecture, Development, & Integration Summit,
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Gartner IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management Summit
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