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Will Solomon Finally Satisfy Great Plains’ Insatiable Appetite?
Great Plains announced it intends to significantly expand its mid market e-business community through the acquisition of Solomon Software, its direct competitor

michael mcguire  unit of Great Plains. Michael S. Rupe, current president and chief executive officer of Solomon Software, will serve as president of the Solomon business unit. The business unit will continue to deliver and enhance the award-winning Solomon line of business management and e-business solutions and will also provide industry-leading services to Solomon partners and customers. The existing Great Plains business units and the new Solomon business unit will work together to share best practices and

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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