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The Market Impact of Two Powerhouses
This is an analysis of the equivalent moves of two superpowers to secure the lower-end of the market, also known as the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market

disadvantage axapta  products, which despite the disadvantage of a nascent install base and brand recognition, comes with the benefits of more modern technology, while the software supports 20 languages and 32 preloaded currencies, and also adheres to local accounting standards and filing requirements (e.g., taxation and disclaimers), where applicable (for more info, see Microsoft Axapta: Design Factors Shape System Usage ). These capabilities, and MBS' belief that the sweet spot for the Industry Builder integrated stacks wou

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When Small Business Packages Have Enterprise Appeal


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disadvantage axapta  seen as a competitive disadvantage, but there are a sufficient number of companies that do not require significant modifications or industry specific functionality—and these are the companies that NetSuite targets. User Recommendations Users should at least consider NetSuite as a viable alternative to the more traditional accounting products. The fact that it is an ASP should not necessarily eliminate it from consideration. ASPs have reached a point in their life cycle where data protection is comparabl Read More

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Forget Speeds and Feeds-ERP Outsourcing for the Mid-market


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Global versus Local Channel Approach, Who Will Win?


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A User Centric WorkWise Customer Conference


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Feds Buckle Down on Customer Information Security


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