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Global versus Local Channel Approach, Who Will Win?
There is a clear distinction between the market dynamics within the respective MBS and Sage/Best channels.

axapta south africa  from former Navision acquisition, Axapta and Navision, which are strong in many overseas markets owing to their traditional multi-national capabilities and presence, but which are also growing in North America. By contrast, Great Plains, the best-known SME enterprise resource planning (ERP)/accounting product in North America (and still a major revenue contributor to the MBS top line), and Solomon , one of the best known project accounting packages, are not well known overseas. This is by no means to

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Is 'Sage' Wiser And Better Than 'Best'?


The two small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market segment leaders seem to have somewhat different strategies going forward (despite inevitable watching over each other's shoulder), and time will tell who will ultimately win (or maybe both will remain in a stalemate power sharing situation).

axapta south africa  Navision , and MBS Axapta has had a rough go from the start. Namely, it has repeatedly fallen behind schedule, in part due to the vendor's decision to significantly reduce the number of developers assigned to the project. Then, it faced further delays with the postponement of delivery of Longhorn , the parent Microsoft's next generation operating system (OS), which was to supply the developer tools and other infrastructure pieces for Green. Some of these concerns and speculations were in part allayed in Read More

Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Seven: Challenges


The major quandary for Sage/Best will be whether to base the long-term strategy on leveraging ACCPAC's technologically superior product into and overriding a unified enterprise solution, or to remain as a conglomerate of stand-alone solutions with strong brand names.

axapta south africa  Plains , Solomon , Axapta , and Navision product lines. While these vendors could produce a spin that separate products in separate countries is a necessity to provide a best-of-breed localized approach, still, it might be perceived as a lame excuse for the result of a market share increase opportunity buying binge. ACCPAC, on the other hand, with offices on five continents, has developed its global strategy centered on the Windows-based, open architecture Advantage Series from the ground up as an Read More

RedPrairie to Spread Across Europe through LIS Acquisition Part Two: Market Impact


It is becoming increasingly important for supply chain execution (SCE) suppliers to have global implementation and service capabilities, while multinational user companies conversely benefit from working with global application providers. Now, the two merged vendors, RedPrairie Corporation and LIS, should have the critical mass and geographical breadth necessary to better serve the needs of their global customers, with local, multilingual support, and to compete for an ever-increasing number of multi-modal transport, multinational engagements.

axapta south africa  of the Navision and Axapta products), and PeopleSoft will have also played its part. Conversely, founded in 1985 as Logistics and Industrial Systems , LIS was one of the first UK-based WMS vendors, which has since expanded its footprint within the SCE space, boasting a large installed base in the UK and mainland Europe (nearly 200 installations not including Online's base). Despite this, it only had limited progress in the US. Along the way, ownership of LIS had changed several times, and in 1996, it Read More

The Oracle/PeopleSoft Reality Check


While customers may be bemused if not concerned about the Oracle/PeopleSoft merger, they are from a traditionally risk-adverse market. Despite the lush deals offered by the competition, realistically, the only way Oracle will lose customers is through self-inflicted wounds.

axapta south africa  For example, except for Axapta, no other products offer true multinational and multi-site functionality. The ability to plan and manage multiple separate inventory and production facilities on the same system instance is lacking. This is a non-starter for many PeopleSoft global customers running on the top-of-the-range PeopleSoft Enterprise product. New Accounts and the Big Few Of course the Big Few, which are vendors with over $1 billion (USD) in revenue and at least 20,000 clients, will continue to Read More

Serena Software, Inc.


Located in San Mateo, California (US), Serena Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNA) was founded in 1980. Its enterprise content management (ECM) and application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions are used at over 15,000 sites worldwide, including 96 of the Fortune 100 and 90 of the Global 100. In April, 2004, it merged with Merant and is now the second largest ECM company in the world. The company also has branch offices in California and Washington states (US), and distribution offices in South and Central America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, and Asia/Pacific.

axapta south africa  Software, Inc. Located in San Mateo, California (US), Serena Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNA) was founded in 1980. Its enterprise content management (ECM) and application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions are used at over 15,000 sites worldwide, including 96 of the Fortune 100 and 90 of the Global 100. In April, 2004, it merged with Merant and is now the second largest ECM company in the world. The company also has branch offices in California and Washington states (US), and distribution offices in Read More

SoftBrands to Institute Fourth Shift for SAP Business One Manufacturing Work-Plan Part Two: SoftBrands


As for the lower-end of the market, SAP has designed SAP Business One to meet the core management needs of dynamically growing small and midsize businesses, and is moving to better address the specific needs of small manufacturers through a planned strategic solution relationship with SoftBrands whereby the two vendors have initiated efforts to integrate SoftBrands' leading manufacturing software product Fourth Shift with SAP Business One.

axapta south africa  enterprise resource planning solution Axapta . Axapta is gaining market acceptance in the US and by integrating with DemandStream, it will provide its customers a toolset for their journey to lean manufacturing, since economic conditions and global competition have led manufacturers to look for an alternative to push manufacturing. Still, although lean manufacturing is gaining wide interest and acceptance as the next big event for the manufacturer, traditional ERP systems typically revolve around Read More

Ramco HCM on Cloud Is on a Roll in the Middle East; Africa


Ramco Systems, an enterprise software vendor that has lately been focused on delivering enterprise resource planning (ERP) in the cloud and on tablets and smartphones, recently showcased its all new HR and talent management solution, Ramco HCM on Cloud (HCM standing for human capital management). Since the global launch of Ramco HCM on Cloud in June 2013, Ramco has added some of the largest

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Colosa


Colosa is a provider of Unix/Linux-based specialized workflow software in North and South America. The company develops business process management (BPM) systems, which include automation tools, and process-driven functions. Colosa’s software is suited for use by mid-to large-sized institutions with a need to track and process large volumes of documents. It offers trilingual services in design, programming, e-business integration, hardware and software deployment, training, and consulting for both the private and public sectors. The company also has an office in Bolivia (South America).

axapta south africa  Colosa is a provider of Unix/Linux-based specialized workflow software in North and South America. The company develops business process management (BPM) systems, which include automation tools, and process-driven functions. Colosa’s software is suited for use by mid-to large-sized institutions with a need to track and process large volumes of documents. It offers trilingual services in design, programming, e-business integration, hardware and software deployment, training, and consulting for both Read More

Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta: A Book ExcerptPart One: Sales and Operations Planning


Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta provides an overall understanding of how the system fits together to run a manufacturing or distribution business. This book excerpt focuses on running the business from the top with sales and operations planning (S&OP). Variation in operations affect the S&OP process and the nature of demand impacts the S&OP game plans.

axapta south africa  Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta by Dr. Scott Hamilton. The book can be ordered on amazon.com. Part Two will discuss Understanding Planning Calculations . Part Three will present Common Scenarios . Part Four will propose Guidelines and Case Studies . Reprinted with permission from McGraw-Hill Identifying Demands Sales orders identify actual demands. Actual demands drive all supply chain activities when visibility of the sales order backlog exceeds the cumulative lead-time to obtain and ship a Read More

Business Connexion


Through its offices in South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, Nigeria, and the United Kingdom (UK), Business Connexion manages information and communication products, services, and solutions for Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)-listed and public sector organizations, parastatals, and medium-sized companies. Its clients include companies in the health care, petrochemical, communications, and mining industries.

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Hardcat


Headquartered in South Melbourne, Australia, Hardcat has been creating enterprise asset management solutions since its formation in 1986. Hardcat has worked with over 2,000 companies in more than 35 countries around the globe. In addition to asset management, the provider’s line of products and services extends to software engineering, systems integration, and best practice methodologies.

axapta south africa  Headquartered in South Melbourne, Australia, Hardcat has been creating enterprise asset management solutions since its formation in 1986. Hardcat has worked with over 2,000 companies in more than 35 countries around the globe. In addition to asset management, the provider’s line of products and services extends to software engineering, systems integration, and best practice methodologies. Read More

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