26 January 2012

Sage ERP X3 becomes Oracle Database Ready

Business software vendor, Sage Business SolutionsERP X3 solution has been granted Oracle Database Ready status through the Oracle Partner Network (OPN).

The announcement means that Sage has tested and supports ERP X3 on Oracle Database 11g Release 2, and at extension, Oracle Database Appliance. Results demonstrated smooth installation of ERP X3 application databases on Database Appliance.

The Oracle Database 11g Release 2 offers Sage industry leading performance, reliability, and scalability to power business critical applications.

Customer benefits of the solution are cost-effectiveness by lowering storage usage, reduced administration tasks, and enabling consolidation onto secure private database cloud environments.

Sage ERP X3 V6.3 is available on Oracle Database 11g Release 2.

As reported at ARNet.

25 January 2012

Consider the possibilities (especially now, in these challenging times)

A recent survey of published results by manufacturing and service companies[1] that have applied constraint management methods effectively shows:

[1] Mabin, Victoria J. and Steven J. Balderstone, The World of the Theory of Constraints: A Review of the International Literature, St. Lucie Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2000

[Excerpt from Schragenheim, Eli and H. William Dettmer, Manufacturing at Warp SpeedOptimizing Supply Chain Financial Performance, St. Lucie Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2001]

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