Microsoft Dynamics Partner Roundup: ISV acquired; Automotive deal; EDI partnership; VAR celebrates 65 years

March 9 2018

In this week's Microsoft Dynamics Partner News Roundup:

  • Aptean extends its leadership in the food and beverage market with acquisition of IndustryBuilt
  • Avanade and Annata Collaborate to advance digital transformation within automotive, equipment, rental and fleet industries
  • eBECS and Data Masons form strategic partnership
  • Premier Computing celebrates 65 years in business with a bang by adding a new product line and further expansion to their vast client portfolio

Aptean extends its leadership in the food and beverage market with acquisition of IndustryBuilt

Aptean, a provider of enterprise software, has acquired IndustryBuilt Ltd., a provider of industry-specific ERP solutions. The acquisition of IndustryBuilt extends Aptean's capabilities in the food and beverage market, a key growth area for the company.

IndustryBuilt's core product is JustFood, an ERP solution purpose-built for food and beverage manufacturers and distributors. The company also offers EquipSoft, an ERP solution for equipment dealerships that helps optimize rentals, service, sales, parts, and fleet management activities, according to officials of the two companies. Both products are built on the Microsoft Dynamics platform and are offered on-premise and in the cloud.

"By joining Aptean and becoming part of a larger organization, we'll gain access to new geographic markets as well as considerable capabilities that will help us accelerate product innovation and continue to increase our customer base," said David Pilz, CEO of IndustryBuilt, in a statement. "In the end, our JustFood and EquipSoft customers will have access to more resources than ever before, including Aptean's vast service and support organizations."

Avanade and Annata Collaborate to advance digital transformation within automotive, equipment, rental and fleet industries

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