Tectonic: Steel Merchant Picks Linux, Sage

“South African steel pipe and fitting merchant AIG Sales
previously used a Dos-based accounting and inventory system to run
its business. But a growing customer base and a need to trade
electronically with customers meant the company needed to upgrade
its systems.

“‘In general, the steel pipe industry has tended to lag behind
the times in terms of information and communication technology
adoption,’ says Gordon Phillips, sales engineer at AIG…”