August 2012 started with the announcement of the merger of Consona Corporation and CDC Software under the name Aptean. The new brand, announced on August 7, signifies the coming together of two leading enterprise application software companies.
At first glance, this merger looks like a mini Infor (reminiscent of Infor’s aggressive consolidation days) or a mini Sage. After finally getting out
manufacturing product roadmaps
• CDC Factory for manufacturing intelligence • Pivotal CRM • Catalyst for warehouse management • a plethora of cloud apps, most notably TradeBeam for global trade management (GTM) On the Consona side, there are Made2Manage and Intuitive Manufacturing , both generic discrete ERP systems (in whose company is also the Configure Solutions quote-to-order [Q2O] offering), and then Encompix , DTR Plastics , Relevant Business Systems , Paradigm , Axis , etc., all very industry-based ERP systems.