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   Friday July 23, 2010 | Spotlight on ERP | Vol.3 Issue 86
How to Cut Licensing Costs by 50 Percent and Slash Implementation Time

Interested in lowering licensing costs by 50 percent and dramatically reducing implementation time on your next IT project? Find out how one company was able to pull it off—and how your company can do the same.

Understanding your requirements is only half the battle in finding the right software solution. Learn how one requirements-savvy organization used request for information (RFI) templates, demo scripting, scorecarding references, and an online software comparison tool to zero in on the best software solution for its needs.

Continuing his report on marketing guru Judith Rothrock's Grape Escape 2010 analyst event, TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic covers major announcements that came from plan, build, and operate (PBO) vendor Meridian Systems, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) provider SYSPRO.

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Market News

Fluoresco Lighting & Signs to Implement ECi M1 in All Facilities

Fort Worth, Texas—July 13, 2010: ECi Software Solutions (ECi), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, announced today that Fluoresco Lighting & Signs will implement ECi’s M1 manufacturing ERP software in all of its facilities. Fluoresco is one of the acknowledged leaders in the design, manufacture, installation and retrofitting of lighting systems and electrical signs. “ We are excited to expand our partnership with Fluoresco,” says Mike Gibson, Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Sales for ECi. “Through leveraging the strength and efficiencies of ECi’s M1 solution, it’s allowed Fluoresco to continue its strong growth. Fluoresco will be able to integrate all its locations seamlessly onto M1 with little business disruption. M1 continues to prove its ability to scale with our valued customers as they grow from start-ups to manufacturing companies to large multi-national operations.”   

Microsoft Announces Telerik as Winner of 2010 Central and Eastern European Partner of the Year Award

Sofia, BULGARIA -- Recognizing excellence in the partner network in Central and Eastern Europe, Microsoft today announced that Telerik, a leading vendor of development, automated testing, and team productivity tools, as well as UI components and content management solutions for Microsoft .NET, was recognized as a winner of the 2010 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. The awards honour Microsoft Registered Partners, Microsoft Certified Partners, and Microsoft Gold Certified Partners that have delivered exemplary solutions for their customers during the past year. Telerik was selected based on its Sitefinity content management system (CMS).  

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