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The Mid-Market Is Consolidating, Lo And Behold
While the higher end of the business applications market has experienced only limited merger & acquisition activity during 2000 (mainly seen in ERP losers been

fourth shift demo  definitive agreement to acquire Fourth Shift Corporation (NASDAQ: FSFT), a worldwide supplier of ERP and e-business software for small to medium enterprises. With this acquisition, AremisSoft expands its web-enabled ERP offerings and intends to more aggressively participate in the large Tier 3 market for integrated ERP solutions. In addition, the Company hopes to deliver a more comprehensive web-enabled e-business solution to market more quickly. The acquisition brings to AremisSoft approximately 1600

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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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fourth shift demo  merger of AremisSoft and Fourth Shift being the most recent example) and, therefore, we regard this merger as a promising, although indisputably challenging venture. The current market trend is towards vendors that can provide complete solutions for the entire spectrum of medium-sized companies. NavisionDamgaard seems to have a fair shot at delivering that. User Recommendations Potential and existing NavisionDamgaard customers should certainly consider the new offering, bearing in mind what the other Read More

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