Of all the MBS' products, Solomon is apparently the purest in terms of a standard Microsoft technology stack, and without any proprietary additions. Furthermore, its sharp focus solely on Microsoft technology from ground up, coined in ''the power of one'' motto (one OS platform - Windows XP/NT/2000, one database platform - MS SQL Server, one development environment - MS Visual Basic, etc.), also presents an attractive, risk-adverse option for penny-pinching mid-market customers. Solomon IV has consequently been very competitive in speed of implementation, feasibility of customization, total cost of ownership (TCO), and price/performance ratio.
landed cost definition
5.0 added Inventory Replenishment, Landed Cost and Order to Purchase. Both the Service and Advanced Distribution Series come with strong order management and tracking (e.g., various order types and associated order steps) facility, again with user-defined work flow management. This concludes Part Three of a four-part note. Part One detailed the recent product enhancements. Part Two discussed the market impact. Part Four will present the challenges and make user recommendations.