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IFS Marches On, Although With a String of Losses
In August, IFS Industrial & Financial Systems, a business applications vendor with main headquarters in Linkoping, Sweden, reported results for Q2 2000. License

ifs rfp pros and cons  a String of Losses IFS Marches On, Although With a String of Losses P.J. Jakovljevic - October 3, 2000 Event Summary In August, IFS Industrial & Financial Systems, a business applications vendor with main headquarters in Linkoping, Sweden, reported results for Q2 2000 (See Figure 1). IFS net sales for the first six months increased by 17%, to $117 million, compared with $100 million for the corresponding period in 1999. License sales rose by 85% during the first half of 2000, with a total revenue

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