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The New and the Noteworthy: 2008 Vendor Wrap-up


2008 seemed to be the year for mergers and acquisitions (M@As) in the world of enterprise software—with companies like Oracle picking up Primavera Software’s project and portfolio management (PPM) offering, and Symantec grabbing up MessageLab’s messaging and web security offering. But it was also a year for some software firms to see their latest solutions shine. With 2008 nearing its end

latest mergers and acquisitions  firms to see their latest solutions shine. With 2008 nearing its end, Technology Evaluation Center’s (TEC’s) research analyst team takes a brief look at 10 of the newest vendors to join its research roster, as well as some of the more noteworthy enterprise software solutions to hit the market this past year. IFS Visibility Global Shop Solutions Flexi Targit Oco PTC Ramco Systems Saba Callidus Software Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Solutions – Alex Hankewicz IFS – For over 20 years, this Read More

Enterprises Reap Rewards of Modernizing Their ERP Systems


With increased mergers and acquisitions at the global level, organizations have started recognizing the benefits of upgrading to a modern enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform and a service-oriented architecture (SOA). Learn how different approaches to ERP system and architecture upgrades can help your company drive down costs, raise employee productivity, and produce meaningful business process improvement.

latest mergers and acquisitions  reap from implementing the latest ERP software release, but users should proceed with caution and discretion since such an undertaking does not happen in a vacuum. In some cases, a complete corporate reengineering project - namely resource reallocation and policy revision - may be required to facilitate any systematic changes to one's business processes. For such projects to succeed, the path is often dotted with obstacles and the process itself could be long and arduous. Nike, for example, went through Read More

Enterprise Application Integration - the Latest Trend in Getting Value from Data


Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) is one of the hot-button issues in IT for the Year 2000. Information Week Research's survey of 300 technology managers showed nearly 75% of respondents said EAI is a planned project for their IT departments in the coming year. According to a survey conducted by Bank Boston, the market for EAI is expected to be $50 Billion USD by 2001. However, successful EAI requires a careful combination of a middleware framework, distributed object technologies, and custom consulting.

latest mergers and acquisitions  Application Integration - the Latest Trend in Getting Value from Data Summary Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) is one of the hot-button issues in Information Technology in 2000. Information Week 's research survey of 300 technology managers showed nearly 75% of respondents said EAI is a planned project for their IT departments in the coming year. According to a study by Bank Boston, the market for EAI is expected to be $50 Billion USD by 2001. Successful EAI requires a careful combination of a Read More

Made2Manage (v.7) Is TEC Certified for Discrete Manufacturing ERP


Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that Made2Manage (v.7.0) by Aptean is now TEC Certified for discrete manufacturing enterprise resource planning ( ERP) under the ERP Evaluation Center. Aptean was formed with the merger of CDC Software (CDC) and Consona Corporation (Consona) during the summer of 2012. The goal of Aptean is to deliver an exact-fit solution for specific

latest mergers and acquisitions  .NET service–oriented architecture. The latest release also has a great suite of new reporting capabilities. I will be writing the full Made2Manage certification report, with more on the product’s background, highlights, features and functions, and competitive strengths and weaknesses. The report will be available in a few weeks on the TEC 2013 Certification Reports page . You can see how Made2Manage stacks up to the competition in much greater detail using TEC’s proprietary TEC Advisor tool now. Read More

10 Reasons You Should Care about Software Mergers & Acquisitions


Like it or not, the enterprise software industry shifts constantly as vendors merge or acquire one another. But how does it affect you? Here are ten reasons. 1) Acquisitions can wreak havoc if you’re in the middle of an implementation Does your ERP system provider have your concerns at heart during the vital implementation phase? Is it responding to your questions? Is your implementation on

latest mergers and acquisitions  Reasons You Should Care about Software Mergers & Acquisitions Like it or not, the enterprise software industry shifts constantly as vendors merge or acquire one another. But how does it affect you? Here are ten reasons. 1) Acquisitions can wreak havoc if you’re in the middle of an implementation Does your ERP system provider have your concerns at heart during the vital implementation phase? Is it responding to your questions? Is your implementation on the high-priority list? If it's in the midst of an Read More

Managing Utility Technology and Service Acquisitions in the Smart Grid Age


A disciplined and comprehensive acquisition process is essential for utilities to get the most out of their Smart Grid investments. Know the practical and flexible methodology proven in industries such as telecommunications, high tech, and financial services that can assist utilities in the selection and acquisition of solutions that address current and future operating states to deliver immediate and long-term benefits.

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Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Four: Market Impact


Given Sage's revenue level is quite higher than those of Geac, MBS, SSA Global, and Lawson Software, making it an ultimate juggernaut within the SME market per se, the time has long come for its mind share to become commensurate with its size.

latest mergers and acquisitions  leader. Namely, the above-mentioned latest acquisitions have created a company with over $1 billion (USD) in expected revenues, over 4 million users, and nearly 20,000 reselling and software development partners. If one is to juxtapose these against the MBS' $0.6 billion (USD) in revenues, over only 0.27 million customers, and over 6,000 partners, any debate about who the current SME leader is should cease for now. For the Sage Group, Best Software, the consolidation of ACCPAC and Softline is neither a Read More

SAS and Action-Oriented Business Processes: Alliances, Partnerships, and Acquisitions


Combining deep analytics with BI solution functionality, expanding in certain verticals, and by acquiring several well thought out companies, have been key for SAS to further entrench itself in the market.

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Technology Evaluation Centers’ Latest Buyer’s Guide Highlights Mobile Business Intelligence (BI) Solutions


Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) has launched its first buyer’s guide of 2014, on Mobile BI solutions. According to TEC senior BI analyst Jorge Garcia, “Mobility is becoming a key component of every organization’s plan for modernizing its business, both at the level of individual workers and for the organization as a whole.”

latest mergers and acquisitions  Evaluation Centers’ Latest Buyer’s Guide Highlights Mobile Business Intelligence (BI) Solutions Montreal, Canada (February 21, 2014) — Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) has launched its first buyer’s guide of 2014, on Mobile BI solutions. Once considered a nice-to-have, mobility is now standard in most BI applications from many of the traditional BI software providers and there are even new offerings emerging that provide BI functions solely for mobile platforms. According to TEC Read More

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The major quandary for Sage/Best will be whether to base the long-term strategy on leveraging ACCPAC's technologically superior product into and overriding a unified enterprise solution, or to remain as a conglomerate of stand-alone solutions with strong brand names.

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How Modern Code Generation Works: An Insider’s Guide


To meet high user expectation for applications, your IT department must find ways to improve productivity and complete projects according to the latest standards—often with a reduced head count. In this environment, wasting time on code writing and other repetitive tasks is agonizing. But application generators can automate and manage your development processes. Learn about the functionality that can benefit your company.

latest mergers and acquisitions  projects according to the latest standards—often with a reduced head count. In this environment, wasting time on code writing and other repetitive tasks is agonizing. But application generators can automate and manage your development processes. Learn about the functionality that can benefit your company. Read More

3M Wraps Up HighJump, While Retalix Shops OMI International Part Two: Market Impact


Both HighJump's and OMI's customers should be pleased because these acquisitions should center their vendors’ supply chain execution products inside a larger suite of complementary offerings and increase their vendors’ financial viability and market visibility.

latest mergers and acquisitions  Wraps Up HighJump, While Retalix Shops OMI International Part Two: Market Impact Market Impact Instead of a direct intra-market consolidation, some tormented public supply chain execution and warehouse management system (SCE/WMS) vendors or smaller, but profitable, undercapitalized, and undervalued WMS/SCE vendors have found a shelter under wealthy, more visible parents, with complementary products. The example of the first would be the recent acquisition of former EXE Technologies by SSA Global ( see Read More

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