Ravi Kannan, CEO, Snowman Frozen Foods Ltd., said - "Once we were sure to go with Navision
, deciding on the right implementing partner was our next concern.
manages the daily production runs and, via CoLOS, communicates instantly to the SmartDate printers the latest product information for that particular production line.
He held the same title at Navision
Software NA, the North American subsidiary of Denmark-based Navision
Software, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2001.
This commitment has led to the TIC being chosen by Microsoft Business Solutions to launch the first UK academy able to offer SMEs leading-edge ERP, based on its advanced Navision
4.0 benefits businesses in the critical areas of financial management, supply chain management, business analytics, manufacturing, distribution, customer relationship management, sales and marketing, service management, e-business, and payroll and human resource management.
One is Microsoft, which bought QAD rivals Great Plains and Navision
in 2001 and 2002, respectively in order to make a convincing foray into the sector.
Microsoft followed this deal in May 2002, announcing the acquisition of Navision
When Danish software company Navision
was acquired in July 2002 by Microsoft, PR was handled by 23 highly autonomous subsidiaries throughout Europe.
Previously, the SMB sales team sold the Windows platform, SQL Server, Exchange Server and the Office desktop application suite, leaving the Business Solutions division to sell business applications including the Navision
and Great Plains lines plus in-house developed ones like Microsoft CRM.
Microsoft, too, wants a piece of this market: It recently bought Danish software firm Navision
and Great Plains Software of the United States, both of which sell accounting, payroll and inventory-management software to small and medium-sized businesses.
Sage's official objections to Microsoft's acquisition of Danish software company Navision
stem from a mixture of fear and jealousy, according to two of its competitors.