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Ross Systems - A Bright Spot On A Difficult Enterprise Application Landscape
Ross is among a very small group of vendors who have decided to build product exclusively for the process market. The resultant financial success should buy it

life cycle of a tornado diagram  in food and beverage, life sciences (pharmaceutical and biotech), chemicals, forest products, and metals has been noteworthy. Ross has an installed base of over 3,000 enterprises utilizing its solution around the world. It has accomplished this by offering a broad and integrated product to the market through its iRenaissance suite of manufacturing, distribution and financial applications. This large install base gives it a foundation of economic strength due to the highly predictable software maintenance

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