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A Veteran Enterprise Resource Planning Vendor Makes a SaaS-y Statement
Glovia International has launched the first full-fledged and versatile, manufacturing-oriented solution that is an on-demand, enterprise resource planning

am y product life cycle management  has been through several name changes throughout its history may also be a factor. This veteran vendor is Glovia International . In October of 2006, this subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited announced the opening of Glovia Services Inc . This new company may very well be the first provider of on demand, or SaaS, solutions created to assist small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the management of their manufacturing processes. Fujitsu, the parent company of Glovia International, is a well-known and

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