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  • Customer, Lawson Software, hosting provider in legal dustup over ERP project

    Health-care business services provider MedSynergies has sued Lawson Software and hosting company Velocity Technology Solutions over a rash of alleged problems with an ERP (enterprise-resource-planning) application project, but Lawson and Velocity say MedSynergies is just trying to get out of a contract it inherited through an acquisition.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus18 Oct. 11 06:39
  • Has Oracle stopped making big acquisitions?

    As midyear approaches, Oracle has made only two small acquisitions. This is out of character for a vendor that has made buying other companies a core growth strategy, doing as many as 13 deals each year since 2005, for a total of roughly 70 since then.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus24 May 11 07:33
  • Lawson accepts $2 billion takeover bid by Infor

    Lawson Software has agreed to be purchased by an Infor affiliate GGC Software Holdings for roughly $US2 billion, the company announced Tuesday.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus26 April 11 21:46
  • Infor-Lawson deal may be close to done

    Infor may be about to announce an acquisition of Lawson Software, <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/222076/infors_offer_for_lawson_could_spark_bidding_war.html">about six weeks</a> after news of its US$1.8 billion offer for the ERP (enterprise resource planning) vendor came to light.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus26 April 11 04:10
  • Equity firm to buy Epicor, Activant in $US2 billion deal

    Private equity firm Apax Partners is buying Epicor and Activant in a deal that will create one of the world's largest ERP (enterprise resource planning) software vendors, the companies announced Monday.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus05 April 11 00:12
  • SAP rolls out wave of 'rapid deployment' apps

    SAP is unleashing a set of "Rapid Deployment" software applications that can be rolled out in as little as 12 weeks, the company announced Wednesday.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus23 Sept. 10 04:09
  • Infor to embrace Microsoft's Azure cloud

    Infor on Monday will announce plans for applications running on Microsoft's Azure cloud platform, deepening the vendors' already close partnership and adding momentum to the industry's shift away from on-premises ERP (enterprise resource planning) software.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus13 July 10 06:38
  • Infor buddies up with Microsoft

    Infor will be relying on Microsoft technology for the next generation of its line of ERP (enterprise resource planning) products, in the wake of a deal the companies announced Wednesday.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus24 June 10 01:26
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