is moving South but not just for the winter... is expanding their Oracle JD Edwards practice into the
    North Eastern US.

    MONTREAL, Jan. 14 /CNW/ -, the Montreal-based Business
Solutions Company, has announced an expansion of its partnership with Oracle
and has begun to resell Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne software in the
North Eastern United States. JD Edwards EnterpriseOne is a comprehensive,
integrated applications suite of ERP software that combines business value,
standards-based technology, and deep industry experience into a business
solution with a low total cost of ownership.
    Syntax's new business unit will focus on providing solutions for emerging
and growing companies with its Oracle Accelerate for Industrial Manufacturing
as a key element. The Industrial Manufacturing Business Accelerator allows
small and medium sized manufacturers and distributors to transform their
businesses with pre-built core functionality that is easy to implement but
very flexible to allow for growth and change.
    As one of Oracle's top Canadian resellers, Syntax has addressed the
Canadian JD Edwards market for over ten years. But the company also has a
thirty five year history in the integrated North American market as well with
over with over 300 customers in a variety of industries...
    "We are looking forward to working with Syntax in the North East region,"
commented Patrick Galvin, North Eastern Regional Manager for Oracle. "The
value that Syntax brings to the table is unsurpassed, they have over 35 years
of experience in the SMB market and have tremendous expertise with the Oracle
JD Edwards solution. This partnership will benefit not only our existing
client base but out future customers as well."
    "We are excited to continue to build on a long standing and mutually
successful relationship with Oracle," remarked Gary Shaffran, Senior Vice
President, "Moving into the North Eastern United States with them
was a natural progression for We look forward to a successful
expansion of our software, hardware and services businesses."

    Oracle Accelerate

    Oracle Accelerate is Oracle's approach for helping Certified Partners in
the Oracle Partner Network bring complete, easy to own, industry-focused
solutions to small and medium businesses. Key to Oracle Accelerate solutions
is the availability of pre-packed application bundles that can be quickly
implemented by partners and provide a wide range of industry-specific
functionality. Oracle Business Accelerators, the rapid implementation software
provided to resellers as part of Oracle Accelerate, enable customers to
realize immediate benefit from Oracle Applications. With Oracle Accelerate,
customers can take advantage of Oracle's enterprise applications including
integrated business flows across front office, back office and
industry-specific processes. Additionally, customers can benefit from
automated upgrades, significantly reducing the complexity and risk associated
with migrating to updated versions.

    About Oracle Partner Network

    Oracle Partner Network is a global business network of more than
19,000 companies who deliver innovative software solutions based on Oracle
software. Through access to Oracle's premier products, education, technical
services, marketing and sales support, the Oracle Partner Network program
provides partners with the resources they need to be successful in today's
global economy. Oracle partners are able to offer their customers leading-edge
solutions backed by Oracle's position as the world's largest enterprise
software company.


    For over 35 years, has been providing comprehensive technology
solutions to small, medium and large businesses throughout North America. The
company partners with IBM, Cognos, Oracle, and other world class technology
leaders to deliver the best combination of hardware, software and services to
its customers.'s award-winning team offers an extensive array of
services and support including strategic consulting, project management,
systems integration, consulting, design, programming, installation, training,
and post installation audits. Founded in 1972, the company has 86 employees
with offices located in Montreal and Toronto.

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