ERP in a box

PeopleSoft released some scaled down versions of its enterprise applications for smaller businesses. That alone is not compelling, but the company is selling the apps in a prepackaged bundle with an IBM's eServer iSeries server and is providing industry-specific business process templates.

PeopleSoft released some scaled down versions of its enterprise applications for smaller businesses. That alone is not compelling, but the company is selling the apps in a prepackaged bundle with an IBM's eServer iSeries server and is providing industry-specific business process templates. The ERP in a box model is going to become increasingly appealing as a lower cost way to acquire critical infrastructure...