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Not Yet Sold on SaaS ERP in Manufacturing? Take a Hard Look at Plex Online - Part 1
The software as a service (SaaS) model is now mainstream in many functional areas of business, quite outperforming its on-premise counterpart in this tough

infor wiki  QAD On Demand  and  Infor ERP SyteLine  are recent on-demand ERP alternatives, but both are still very nascent and not established offerings ( and it appears that they are still not truly multi-tenant update: Infor ERP SyteLine is multi-tenant, while QAD does not appear to be). For its part,  Datasul , which leverages the Progress OpenEdge platform, is certainly a proven SaaS ERP player, but confined to its native Brazil and Latin America region. SAP has been “threatening” for quite a while to

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