November 19, 2007 Dan Burger
After the merger of CMS Software and XKO Software, two mid-tier ERP software providers, it was highly likely one or both of company names would be eliminated. It turned out that both were dropped. The combined development efforts and resulting products will be marketed under the Solarsoft name. CMS and XKO merged in April 2007 with the private equity firm, Marlin Equity Partners, orchestrating the deal.
CMS, which was based in Ontario, Canada, specialized in ERP for small to mid size manufacturers. Its customer base was located primarily in North America. The majority of its customers run the