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Lawson acquired for US$2 billion
Lawson Software, Inc has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by a San Francisco-based private equity company Golden Gate Capital and business software company Infor for approximately US$2 billion.
Armada Dynamics and Ramirent renew software agreement
Ramirent has renewed its agreement to use Armada Dynamics’ rental software system in its eastern and central European businesses.
Ramirent pilots Wynne Systems software in Sweden
Ramirent is to pilot Wynne Systems’ rental software system in Sweden.
Italnolo offers rental App for iPhones and iPads
Te Co, the Italian owner of the Italnolo rental franchise group, has launched an iPhone/iPad App for customers.
Sunstate signs up with SmartEquip
Sunstate Equipment is the latest US rental company to join the SmartEquip network. The system will link each of Sunstate’s depots with its suppliers, giving parts and service technicians real-time support on products.
Software company Aimit rebrands as Armada Dynamics
Norwegian rental software company Aimit AS has changed its name to Armada Dynamics AS to better reflect its international strategy. Armada is the name of its North American subsidiary that was opened last year.
Extranet use growing rapidly says Speedy
UK rental company Speedy said the number of customers using its extranet service has reached 6000 with 300 new users joining every month.
Bryan Rich joins SmartEquip board
US rental veteran Bryan Rich has joined SmartEquip as executive chairman. Mr Rich has a 30 year career in rental during which he held senior positions at companies including Logan Equipment, NationsRent and Sunbelt Rentals.
Erbacon in South Africa chooses MCS software
Erbacon Small Plant, a rental company in South Africa, is to implement the MCS-rm rental software system from MCS.
Wynne Systems expands European operation with new appointment
Wynne Systems has appointed Viviane Chan as business analyst manager based at the company’s European head office in Antwerp, Belgium.
MCS opens Swedish office
Rental software company MCS has opened a new office in Sweden to support its Swedish customers and to act as a regional office for the Nordic market.
When it comes to new rental technology are you a visionary or a pragmatist?
More and more rental applications for RFID asset tagging technology are coming to light. Is it time that you considered the latest asset management technology? Murray Pollok reports.
IRN looks at the latest developments in rental software and IT.
Result Group says the new ‘Rules Engine’ function now being introduced for its rental software will “cut costs and deliver massive productivity gains.”
Former Volvo Rents executive joins Result Group
Former Volvo Rents executive Steve Eldred has joined rental software company Result Group as European projects director.
HSS offers estimated time of delivery on equipment
HSS Hire is now offering customers estimated delivery times for equipment and electronic proof of delivery through its LiveHire online rental management tool.
Former Wynne executive Baron joins Result Group
Ex-United Rentals and Wynne Systems IT specialist Michael Baron has joined Result Group as vice president business development – North America.
Latvian rental software company launches with free download
Latvian software company ERP Pro has launched a new rental software package called PreferRent and is offering a free download of the system for small users.
A-Plant extends seamless 'web services' to customers
A-Plant in the UK has developed software that will allow its customers to order equipment directly using their own internal IT systems. The ‘web services’ offering goes beyond the standard extranet solution where customers use an external website managed by their rental supplier.
Result appoints North American sales manager
Result Group, Inc has appointed Kevin Nolan as its North American sales manager, responsible for growing the market share of Result’s rentalresult software in North America.
Result Group to show iPad application at ERA convention
Rental software company Result Group will premiere a rental management application for Apple's new iPad device at the upcoming European Rental Association (ERA) convention on 26-27 May in Prague.
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