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Does anyone use Symix?

Does anyone use Symix?

Does anyone use Symix?

We are currently investigating Symix ERP software. I was just wondering if we are alone here.

RE: Does anyone use Symix?

I recently joined this company.  We are a small mfr and have been a Symix user for a long time.  Users appear to like it and get along w/ it quite well.  Now using a UNIX server with Progress.  Have access via both NT wkstations & Macintosh and a few PC's.  

Symix is a disappearing product.  Symix (Now Frontstep, Inc.) is migrating everyone to SyteLine, their NT based product.  I am trying to find a definite answer to whether we can still use the Macs if we migrate to SyteLine.  Would enjoy hearing from anyone regarding their experience migrating to SyteLine and use of Macs.


RE: Does anyone use Symix?

symix syteline can work across almost any platform - even linux, if you use CITRIX terminal server (metaframe).  This "thin client" system can be set up with desktop computers of any variety running a client terminal emulation.  Also, they will soon have a browser-based interface (as almost everyone will soon), which will make it completely open to any client.

RE: Does anyone use Symix?

We are using Symix/Syteline here.  We are on a Unix Platform but are considering moving to NT.  Support for this product running on Progress in an Unix environment seems to be quickly disappearing.

RE: Does anyone use Symix?

We are just getting into implementing the Symix/Syteline ERP system at our company. We are running on NT, thinking about moving to Win2k. Haven't had too much exposure to this application, but, being our applications designer, I can see the problems coming! Hopefully this forum will pick up membership so that we can help each other out!


RE: Does anyone use Symix?

Hi all,

Just wanted to get in on this Forum.  

I've been using Symix/Syteline for 3 yrs now for two different companies.

As dsi said... hopefully this will pick up.  Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find much documentation available for Symix/Syteline or Progress so being able to talk to other folks with similar issues will be a great help.


RE: Does anyone use Symix?

We Use syteline across a windows nt server with several different OS's on client machines the OS's range from win98 to WinXp. We also have the Unix Version but that is only on an old server in an upstairs closet. Sometimes they make me retrieve data from it. I wish that all of the data from the old database was on the new one, or even if i could operate the old server as well as everything else.

RE: Does anyone use Symix?

I've been involved with Syteline for about 2 1/2 years.  Our company was running Symix (Unix) and switched over in 1999.  The Sys.Admin then didn't convert old files from Symix to Syteline so it was like starting all over again.  After taking about 6 classes through Syteline, I realized that the best way to approach it was to learn it myself.  The classes were not very helpful (I already had about 1 yr experience).  I started programming in Progress and found that my experience with using Syteline in all of it's different areas really helped me to determine what the Progress Schema was referring to.  I have put alot of effort in learning this system.  Most inexperienced users believe that Syteline is NOT user friendly.  I think they said the same thing about ATM machines once too.  I'd be happy to help with any questions if i can.  Anyone hiring?

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