ERP last year?
Not sure how they changed to focus on ERP systems last year, since they brought Tetra CS/3 and many other software packages I would have said they were focused on ERP software (Even with their small projects such as Sagepay)
Salesforce partner Sage Group has signed a trio of firms to its emerging X3 business ERP platform. CLOUT, Atlas Cloud, and BrightBridge are being held up as examples of Sage's ability to handle larger customers' needs with X3. David Watts, Sage's vice president for enterprise in UK and Ireland, said in a statement: "Over the …
All the organization has started to move there on-premises ERP software to the cloud. SAGE also launched its cloud version as sage 300 and now they also host industry data on the cloud, why would someone prefer on premises while they can access the system from any devices.
Updated ERP vendor Infor is to end development of an on-premises and containerized version of its core product for customers running on IBM iSeries mid-range systems.
Born from a cross-breeding of ERP stalwarts Baan and Lawson, Infor was developing an on-premises containerized version of M3, dubbed CM3, to help ease migration for IBM hardware customers and offer them options other than lifting and shifting to the cloud.
Under the plans, Infor said it would continue to to run the database component on IBM i (Power and I operating system, formerly known as iSeries) while supporting the application component of the product in a Linux or Windows container on Kubernetes.
Interview In a month that has seen nearly a fifth wiped from his company's share price, Bill McDermott is remarkably cheerful.
"I see growth everywhere," ServiceNow's CEO tells The Register.
For context, it is not just ServiceNow that is getting a rocky ride. Some estimates suggest Big Tech stock has lost $1 trillion in value in the last week, with all the big players down.
Swedish ERP and business application provider IFS has signed global contracts with Japanese businesses Konica Minolta and Japan Airlines.
The printer and imaging equipment manufacturer has chosen IFS Cloud to support its field service operations a move that promises to establish "a predictive and optimized service model" across its 10 national operating companies. Konica Minolta currently serves two million customers in 150 countries.
According to the companies, the predictive maintenance model will help Konica Minolta to plan the deployment of field service staff more efficiently and try to ensure maximum equipment uptime, reduce engineer call-outs, and achieve a heightened customer experience. It is also trailing IoT in printers to aid with maintenance. These are grand aims.
UK tabletop wargames specialist Games Workshop has published the latest chapter in the long-running saga of how mighty IT warriors valiantly battled the intransigent forces of ERP.
Gloucestershire County Council (GCC), a public authority in the sleepy west county of England, is preparing for a major upgrade to its ERP system in a project using the so-called "RISE with SAP" program.
A contract award notice says the authority has signed a £7.3m contract with the German software giant for the "further competition for the cloud-hosted software as a service Resource Planning System (sic) known as SAP RISE (sic)."
Although small, the deal marks a milestone in SAP's push with its RISE program into the UK's public sector.
Greater Manchester Combined Authority has launched a £31m tender to find a single supplier to provide a software-as-a-service HR system for all its member and partner organizations.
In a procurement document launched earlier this month, the authority, which oversees strategic decision-making in the greater Manchester area, said it wanted to create a single supplier framework agreement accessible to its member authorities and associate partners.
The winner would be expected to offer the authorities signing up – Manchester, Bury, Oldham Rochdale and Salford among others – "a platform to enable our employees and customers to utilise a first-class HR and payroll solution that is at the forefront of our digital transformation that will be able to offer both on-premise and cloud-based services."
Hull City Council has launched procurement for a £6m SaaS-based ERP system after deciding to ditch an Oracle E-Business Suite it has relied on for 20 years.
The council has issued a tender for a cloud-based pay-as-you-go ERP system after extending support for Oracle R12 using a third party. Although the deal, signed in 2016, saved the council around £300,000 a year, it meant that significant Oracle upgrades ended.
In a tender document, the council said it was seeking to replace its ERP system which links with other 40 internal and external systems including software for benefits payments, foster carer payments, and housing rent.
European mid-market ERP specialist Forterro was bought by Partners Group this morning for €1bn and Germany's Software AG has acquired data integration platform vendor StreamSets for €524m.
Partners Group invests in private equity, infrastructure, and real estate organisations. In buying Forterro from Battery Ventures, it is underscoring the software firm's prospects for growth, said Bilge Ogut, head of private equity technology at Partners Group.
Forterro was founded 10 years ago with the acquisition of Sweden's Jeeves Information Systems AB and has since acquired software brands Garp, Proconcept, Sylob and Clipper. It employs more than 1,200 people in 40 offices.
Universities across Scotland are clubbing together to soften up the market in preparation for an enterprise software procurement estimated to be worth £42m.
City, University of London is sizing up the market for a new SaaS ERP system set to replace its SAP ECC software in a contract worth up to £17m.
According to a tender notice published this week, the 20,000-student institution is looking for a supplier to provide, implement, and support the software and enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to replace the existing ERP and associated systems used by human resources (HR), payroll, finance, and procurement.
"City is seeking a SaaS solution that will enable improved visibility of strategic information across the university for HR, payroll, finance, and procurement whilst improved usability and control will support our staff, students and partners," the document said.
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