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 the great plains of africa


How Are the Market Leaders Navigating the World of Value-added Resellers?
Notwithstanding moves from major vendors and value-added resellers, addressing the needs of small and medium businesses requires significant changes within

the great plains of africa  family, and consequently has the smallest install base of 4,800 installations (compared to over 100,000 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV , formerly Navision , or several tens of thousands for Microsoft Dynamics GP , formerly Great Plains ), but the product's client base grew approximately 20 percent in 2005. The first solutions, available in various countries, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, the Netherlands, Sweden, the UK, and the US, are the following: supply chain

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