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Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Eight: More Challenges and User Recommendations
Best Software/Sage will remain a pragmatic company that delivers products based on a savvy understanding of its customers' needs and the competitive forces in

lawsuit solarsoft  the recent copyright infringement lawsuit between Best and its former partner of ten years, Liveware Publishing Inc. of Claymont, Delaware. Because of the litigation, which was recently settled down in arbitration for approximately $1.3 million (USD) in Liveware's favor, Best had to remove Liveware's R&R report writing tool from the Abra HR/Payroll system version 7.0 and later, and replace it with another report writer, Crystal Reports . The move has however forced at least some of the company's

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Best of breed versus Suite Anti-spyware


The anti-spyware industry is going in two separate directions. First, there are suite products that come with other security applications, along with anti-spyware. Second, there are best-of-breed products that are purely focused on detecting and eradicating spyware. Depending on the type of organization, choosing a suite-based anti-spyware over best-of-breed software can leave a company vulnerable.

lawsuit solarsoft  will be a landmark lawsuit. While the anti-spyware products that are generally sold in a security suite are considered to be about 50% effective in identifying spyware, standalone anti-spyware is approximately 90% effective. Standalone antispyware tends to be more robust in the algorithms used, and is not usually dependent upon spyware signatures. This means that it is better suited to not only identifying known spyware, but new and custom attacks as well. The question is when do you need a minivan, and Read More

Ardent Software: Will Informix Merger Affect their Success?


With Informix’s completion of its acquisition of Ardent Software, it remains to be seen how effective this marriage will be, and whether Ardent will be allowed autonomy to continue its success in the extract/transform/load and data integration infrastructure.

lawsuit solarsoft  complicating factor is the lawsuit which IBM has filed against Informix for patent infringement. Many of the six patents referred to in the suit are old, one dating back to 1981, and Informix's position is that the suit is frivolous. However, defending against the suit will take cycles away from Informix executives who could better spend their time on Ardent software and personnel. Vendor Strategy and Trajectory Ardent's stated strategy before the announcement of the Informix acquisition was in the area Read More

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lawsuit solarsoft  the lawsuit. Since the lawsuit appears to affect Informix's core database products, if IBM wins the suit Informix will have to expend research & development dollars on a non-productive effort to remove and rewrite the offending code, or will have to pay licensing fees to IBM. Read More

Epicor Software Acquires Solarsoft Business Systems


It's only last year that Epicor and Activant were merged, and now there's more big news from the company. Today Epicor announced its acquisition of Solarsoft Business Systems, a developer of ERP and manufacturing execution system (MES) software for small and medium businesses. Solarsoft's two major ERP products, iVP and Tropos, cater to discrete and mixed-mode manufacturers of that market segment.

lawsuit solarsoft  Software Acquires Solarsoft Business Systems It's only last year that Epicor and Activant were merged, and now there's more big news from the company. Today Epicor announced its acquisition of Solarsoft Business Systems , a developer of ERP and manufacturing execution system (MES) software for small and medium businesses. Solarsoft's two major ERP products, iVP and Tropos, cater to discrete and mixed-mode manufacturers of that market segment. While iVP is mainly focused on discrete-type customers Read More

Will Servigistics Click on More Service Cylinders? - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series depicted the rise and fall of of erstwhile public software company Click Commerce based in Chicago, Illinois, United States (US). At the end, the article mentioned the July 2009 merger of Servigistics and Click Commerce's Service Network Services (SNS) division. The private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners acquired both entities recently with the idea of forming a

lawsuit solarsoft  Servigistics Click on More Service Cylinders? - Part 2 Part 1 of this blog series depicted the rise and fall  of of erstwhile public software company Click Commerce   based in Chicago, Illinois, United States (US). At the end, the article mentioned the July 2009 merger of Servigistics and Click Commerce's Service Network Services (SNS) division. The private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners acquired both entities recently with the idea of forming a new combined company to solve the planning, Read More

What's in a Name? or Enterprise Systems' Reincarnations (Part I)


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lawsuit solarsoft  s in a Name? or Enterprise Systems' Reincarnations (Part I) Well, the ERP Graveyard blog might sometimes be slightly deceiving, since not all enterprise resource planning (ERP) products necessarily die there. Some of them might even be resurected under a different name and ownership. To that end, Infor might even seem like old news today. It's been five years since its formation (no pun intended here, given its subsequent acquisition of former Formation Systems , with the Infor Optima PLM product as Read More

Rimini Street: The End of Full-price Software Maintenance Is Here!


In a recent press release, Rimini Street boldly declared the end of full-price software maintenance. The vocal and upbeat third-party software maintenance provider for various popular SAP and Oracle enterprise systems believes that a tipping point has finally been reached in the market for annual maintenance (certainly, the public cloud enterprise software providers have long been preaching even

lawsuit solarsoft  deterred by this, the lawsuit has not really stopped Rimini Street’s momentum (based on its upbeat results). For its part, SAP’s recent price increase for its annual standard support and maintenance customers (to 19 percent from 18 percent) has raised many eyebrows. SAP claims that the increase is warranted by a number of recent value-add features, but some market observers’ believe that SAP is deliberately trying to alienate customers, or that it's part of the goal to achieve a lofty 35 percent pro Read More

Epicor Insights 2013


Epicor held its Insights 2013 conference in Nashville last week, attended by 2,900+ customers, 500+ employees,  300+ partners, and 100+ exhibitors, and with more than 700 sessions. Clearly Epicor has a lot to talk about. TEC's Aleksey Osintsev and I covered the event and, in numerous one-on-one meetings with Epicor managers, executives, partners, and third-party consultants, received an up-close

lawsuit solarsoft  Insights 2013 Epicor   held its Insights 2013 conference in Nashville last week, attended by 2,900+ customers, 500+ employees,  300+ partners, and 100+ exhibitors, and with more than 700 sessions. Clearly Epicor has a lot to talk about. TEC's Aleksey Osintsev and I covered the event and, in numerous one-on-one meetings with Epicor managers, executives, partners, and third-party consultants, received an up-close look at Epicor's corporate, product, and technology strategies. Epicor Corporate Read More

JDA FOCUS 2010 Impressions - Part 1


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lawsuit solarsoft  2001. Nike filed a lawsuit, which, unless I am mistaken, was settled . At one point, as rumor would have it, K-Mart/Sears did file a lawsuit, but then dropped it (perhaps taking pity on i2’s own sad state of affairs at the time). Other unhappy companies were placated with a certain amount of free software or free consulting (which would bloat i2’s protracted losses). What I Saw at JDA FOCUS 2010 In a nutshell, my overall impression was that the merger was proceeding well. JDA is already one integ Read More

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lawsuit solarsoft  a settlement in Sun's lawsuit regarding Microsoft's use of Java technology. Microsoft was given the choice of conforming to the published Java standard or opting out of the technology, they chose to opt out. Under terms of the agreement, Microsoft can continue to use the outdated version of Java which it had licensed for the next seven years, but cannot use Java in their .NET initiative. Once again, we are left with two competing standards in the interoperability world, Sun's Java as a platform and a Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of June 25, 2012


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Solarsoft iVP Certification Complete


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