Jackson Lumber, ProSales Magazine’s 2014 “Dealer of the Year,” migrates their back-end solution from an OpenVMS-hosted xfServerPlus solution to a Windows-hosted WCF solution with native Synergy .NET
Since 1946, Jackson Lumber & Millwork has been providing quality building materials to professional builders and project-minded homeowners. They use a Synergy/DE application to manage many of their internal functions, including sales, inventory control, manufacturing, purchasing, dispatching, marketing, and accounting.
Over the years, Jackson Lumber has tweaked and fine-tuned their application substantially, resulting in a very robust and powerful solution. Looking forward, however, they knew it would be critical to have a back-end solution that supports all of today’s modern standards. It would need to communicate with the rapidly changing device world, as Jackson Lumber’s users and customers would soon be demanding access to information from anywhere, at any time, on any device. Being able to deliver this functionality would be a key component to the future success of the business.
Jackson Lumber embarked on the project in two phases. Read more...