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Will Adonix Provide A Warmer Home To CIMPRO?
After several years of being neglected within many foster homes, CIMPRO might have finally found its welcoming host in Adonix, until recently an anonymous

cimpro  will reportedly assume all CIMPRO employees, net assets, technology (including flagship CIMPRO V process ERP product), and contractual rights to all 250 customers and business partners. The vendor believes the combination of its X3 flagship ERP solution (primarily for discrete manufacturers) and CIMPRO V will bring to the legacy replacement market a powerful offering tailored for specific process industries such as the chemical, pharmaceutical and food & beverage sectors. CIMPRO, standing for Computer

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ERP and Warehouse Management: Technology, Challenges, and User Recommendations


Intense product architecture rejuvenation, functional enhancements cycles, and market consolidation exert pressure on all mid-market vendors offering ERP and warehouse management solutions. Adonix must carefully allot research and development funds and screen its new assets to increase its competitive edge.

cimpro  from former and new CIMPRO users) may still be insufficient to boost brand recognition and make a splash in the North American market. Internationalization requires significant investment. Additionally, Adonix' limited R&D funding needs to also to beef up its indirect channel, possibly with many more high-profile partnerships. These challenges are not only attributable to Adonix, which is certainly in a better situation than many of its smaller peers, such as Made2Manage Systems , SYSPRO , 3i Infotech Read More

Adonix' Mid-Market FORMULA - Adopting Best of Both 'Organic Growers' and 'Aggressive Consolidators' Worlds


Adonix appears to be a force in the Southern European enterprise resource planning and supply chain management market since acquiring Gruppo FORMULA. There might be a greater buzz internationally, but the road to success might not be an easy Mediterranean sail.

cimpro  process manufacturing ERP provider CIMPRO in 2003 (see Adonix + CIMPRO = A Feature-Rich Process ERP Product, but with Challenges ) as illustrating the success of this strategy. In March, Adonix Group posted outstanding growth for the third consecutive year in both revenues and profits for the calendar/fiscal 2004. Reaching $120 million (USD), consolidated 2004 Adonix Group revenues reportedly grew by a lofty 41 percent, whereas the license revenue grew by over 70 percent over 2003. The France-based Read More

Mid-Market Strategy: International Enterprise Solutions


Adonix marks its strategy with two catchwords: "growth" and "independence". It has carefully assessed and added acquisitions to broaden Adonix X3 suite's functional scope, licenses and services; and continues nurture internal development with its own resources.

cimpro  of Gruppo FORMULA , CIMPRO , ABEL and Meta4 in only last few years. Adonix prefers to buy software companies that have assets that it values, either in geographic coverage and leadership, markets, technologies, functional areas, etc. Some may be behind the curve technically or financially, but will still have something that will work within the Adonix Group. Sometimes the vendor maintains the acquired entity's organization, products, etc., which then continues to run separately from the X3-related Read More

Will Adonix Provide A Warmer Home To CIMPRO? Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


The job of gaining traction will by no means be easy for the merged companies, while the competition will not ease any time soon.

cimpro  that it has acquired CIMPRO , a Tarrytown, NY subsidiary of MAI Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: NOW), a provider of business solutions primarily to the hospitality industry. Adonix will reportedly assume all CIMPRO employees, net assets, technology (including flagship CIMPRO V process ERP product), and contractual rights to all 250 customers and business partners. The vendor believes the combination of its X3 flagship ERP solution (primarily for discrete manufacturers) and CIMPRO V will bring to the legacy Read More

Support for Old Releases-Good for the User but Is It Good for the Vendor?


The decision to support older releases is like any other business decision, it is all about the money and profitability. If the vendor can make money at providing support for older releases, it is good business for the vendor. The decision may be sugar-coated with pronouncements about doing what is good for the customer, but both the vendor and the customers know that the first consideration must be the money.

cimpro  for the recently acquired CIMPRO Classic and CIMPRO V products), Epicor (with continued support and certain enhancements for venerable Avante , DataFlo , InfoFlo and for the recently acquired MANAGE 2000 product), and MAPICS (with continued support for recently stabilized Point.Man , albeit with the option to migrate to the recently acquired and more promising SyteLine product) would be some examples of the vendors that have announced that they will support the respective aged versions of their Read More

iProcess.sct Enters Golden Gate Opportunity


SCT Corporation is selling its Process Manufacturing and Distribution Solutions Division to two California-based investors. SCT is thus joining the fray of companies taking the divestiture route to profitablility, a prominent recent example being CA's sell-off of its interBiz division.

cimpro   MAI Systems (with its CIMPRO product), and eWorkplace (with its BatchMaster product). The investors also need to understand the exacting requirements (e.g., regulatory compliance) of these verticals, as a deep domain knowledge should go a long way in creating opportunities (see Ross Systems' Focus Yields More Value For Process Manufacturers ). Most of these markets live with the reality of very slim margins. To compete, these companies must continue to reduce costs while increasing the level of service Read More

Invensys Production Solutions - Can Historic Strengths And The 'Protean Boost' Overcome Its Liabilities? Part Two: Liabilities, Strategy, and User Recommendations


Invensys must communicate its successes and strategy to the marketplace, and must aggressively invest in customer satisfaction, marketing, and sales. IPS must convince customers and prospects that it is here to stay; while the functionally rich products are great advantages, many other considerations make some customers and prospects perceive these solutions a risk.

cimpro  (with its recently acquired CIMPRO product), and Best Software (with its BatchMaster for PfW product). In addition to many of these ERP players that offer supply chain applications, the pure supply chain management SCM competition will include AspenTech , i2 Technologies , Manugistics , Logility , and WAM Systems . Strategy The group has a new enthusiastic leader, Sanjay Razdan, 270 people, and a sharpened focus. Razdan tells us that the group's strategy is to capitalize on the historic strengths of its Read More

Microsoft Lays Enforced-Concrete Foundation For Its Business Solutions Part 3: Challenges


MBS is both a threat and an opportunity for the most nimble vendors, and mid-market CRM vendors might have acquired another lease of life extension in the medium term to redefine their value proposition, especially given that some have recently secured new funds and/or found solace in a partnership with IBM.

cimpro   MAI Systems (for its CIMPRO product) still have an ongoing partnership by filling MBS' gaps in the process and complex discrete manufacturing, and hoping to follow Trinity's steps. The irony is that many of the above competitors will have also long OEM-ed some pieces of MBS' arsenal, particularly FRx financial reporting and budgeting solution. The time has come for many to either show their backbone and persevere or vanish while MBS has not caused the predicament, it might have well sped it up. Some Read More

Ross Systems Shows Poise in 'Big Easy'


Ross Systems has come a long way as seen by TEC at the recent Rossworld user conference. The company’s progress is impressive, but is Ross attempting to tackle too many requirements at once?

cimpro   MAI Systems (with its CIMPRO product), and Best Software (with its BatchMaster for PfW product). In addition to many of these ERP players that offer supply chain applications, the pure SCM competition will include AspenTech , i2 Technologies , Manugistics , Logility , and WAM Systems . Although Ross' stable financial performance and eliminated debt have been an impressive feat, its current cash situation of less than $5 million still present mere a pocket money for some of its above formidable Read More