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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 2, 2012
SOFWARE SELECTIONS AND IMPLEMENTATIONSD@K Engineering selects Aras Enterprise PLM software Industry tags: PLM, complex electromechanical products and equipment

cisco q2o  BI Analyst Nexica chooses Cisco to power its cloud services Industry tags: Cloud Computing Nexica, a company that offers managed IT solutions, has chosen Cisco to power its private and hybrid cloud services for critical business applications using Cisco Unified Computing System technology and supported by Cisco Nexus 5000 Series switches for reliable Ethernet connectivity. By using more reliable and versatile resources, cloud providers can improve service levels and reduce operational costs, which in

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Quote-to-Order (Q2O) Systems

Quote-to-order (Q2O) solutions (sometimes known as configure, price, and quote or CPQ) enable manufacturers to mobilize their mass customization initiatives. These systems can reduce time-consuming quoting and ordering processes, decrease unit costs, and lower sales costs. Q2O suites can further help enterprises increase sales effectiveness across all channels. These solutions help companies that sell complex products and services shift their focus to customer-facing sales and service issues. 

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