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Infinium and Elcom Walk Down ASP Aisle
Two companies that are redefining themselves for an ASP future enter into a partnership. Elcom’s eProcurement applications will be the first outsider in

hospitality eprocurement  the leader within the hospitality & gaming industry. Having experienced a downturn in revenues in 1999 Infinium is pushing hard to reinvent itself. Transforming itself from an ERP vendor to a full-service ASP with system integration capabilities will involve a total change in outlook and culture - not an easy task, although certainly not beyond the capabilities of the company. It is obvious why Infinium wants to build up a strong eBusiness division: Not only is the e- prefix a requirement for any

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