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Indian Express: Indian company launches ERP on Linux platform

Nov 18, 1999, 17:05 (5 Talkback[s])

"Following the footsteps of ERP (enterprise resource planning) majors like SAP, an Indian company has now ported its ERP software on the Linux platform. The software which aims to provide low-cost solutions for the small and medium enterprise segment was launched at Intelligent Enterprise '99 on Wednesday."

"There are at least three million companies - with a turnover below Rs 5 crore - which want to have a basic ERP system," said Jaiwant R Priokalar, managing director of the Progen ERP Systems, which launched the software. Linux is estimated to have 10 million users with around 50,000 from India, he added. The product is priced at Rs 1.99 lakh for a five-seat licence."

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