PEOPLESOFT has released EnterpriseOne Rapid Start, allowing businesses to buy, install and implement PeopleSoft faster and at a fixed cost.
Rapid Start solutions are a preconfigured, pre-integrated package of PeopleSoft EnterpriseOne applications, hardware, consulting and education services designed to quickly address the most common and critical business needs of growing enterprises.
Rapid Start solutions decrease the time it takes to get companies up and running by providing preconfigured business processes and accelerated implementation techniques that reduce complexity and risk. Implementations can take place in as little as 90 days.
This initial release of Rapid Start solutions is available on IBM eServer, iSeries and Windows platforms. Rapid Start solutions will be available directly from PeopleSoft and through the PeopleSoft Business Partner channel.
They include a foundation of preconfigured PeopleSoft EnterpriseOne software with predefined business processes, user roles, technical setup and rapid installation.
They also include pre-engineered hardware configurations for either IBM iSeries or Intel-based servers. The PeopleSoft EnterpriseOne Technology Foundation is a complete bundle of open-standards infrastructure software that includes a web application server, portal, database and security and technology tools. Implementation services accelerate implementations and address unique system needs and on-site training helps users get up to speed as quickly as possible.
PeopleSoft will offer three Rapid Start Solutions targeted to the needs of manufacturing, wholesale distribution and general business. Solution bundles are financials, distribution and manufacturing.