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About Rootstock Software

Launched in 2008, Rootstock Software® is a proven provider of powerful and nimble Cloud ERP manufacturing, distribution and supply chain solutions that enable manufacturers and distributors to cut costs, improve processes, and increase revenue with minimal IT infrastructure investment. Rootstock Software provides the breadth and depth of solutions that today’s manufacturers and distributors need to efficiently operate and grow their businesses. The company offers the On Demand Cloud ERP solution for all sizes and types, whether they are small organizations with ten users or large operations with several sites and hundreds of users. Read More >>


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"1st Light Energy was seeking a transformational, not traditional, solution to run our business and Rootstock emerged as the clear leader after an exhaustive evaluation of several leading on-premise and cloud-based vendors."

Justin Krum, Founder and President, 1st Light Energy

"We chose (Rootstock and FinancialForce.com) because together they had the tightest integration in the marketplace...and will enable our organization to sustain our flexibility and commitment to the customer."

Vadim Polikov, President and CEO of Astrum Solar

"Rootstock is the only vendor on the Force.com platform that can support our complex, project-oriented, engineer-to-order manufacturing environment today."

Frank Lowery, Director of IT, EBARA International
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Benefits on Implementing a New ERP System

    Why Should Principals of Organizations Invest in Cloud-Based ERP Systems? Pat Garrehy, Rootstock Software, Founder and CEO There have been a series of articles on this subject and the topic is covered in almost every software manufacturer’s PowerPoint presentation to a new prospect. There are many reasons, including growing revenues, creating business efficiencies, aligning the [...]

  • True or False: 10 Common Beliefs about Cloud Computing Part 1

    What is Cloud computing exactly? 29% of Americans think it has something to do with actual clouds or weather and 51% believe that storms would interfere with Cloud computing.[1] Cloud computing doesn’t have anything to do with weather patterns or water vapor; Cloud computing is the process of using remote servers hosted on the Internet [...]

  • Where is the Service in SaaS?

    Greetings! I hope you enjoyed my friend Mr. Browne’s words last week. I always find conversations with him incredibly enlightening and most fulfilling. This week we had a good talk about service in SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions and how, in this world of immense communication, so many software providers have lost touch with [...]

  • Professor Rootstock’s Two Cents: Guest Post “How Rootstock Helps You Stay Lean”

    Greetings! I have been absent from my office this past week and have asked a good friend of mine, Martin Browne, to write something for you this week. He is a manufacturing expert and the Senior Manufacturing Consultant at Rootstock Software. He has requested to share with you how Rootstock Software can help your company [...]

  • When Discussing ERP, Manufacturers Frown on Glitz

    T. Lee Wylie, Creator of ERP Concept In my travels, I get to talk to many ERP vendors, users and prospects. I also get to converse with those involved with many other types of software in a variety of industries. One thing stands out to me. There is no question that the manufacturing sector is [...]

  • Top 8 ERP Implementation Mistakes & How to Avoid Them | Part 5

    Samuel Wood, Rootstock V.P. of Software Engineering Lastly, here are three simple things to keep in mind as you search for and implement a new ERP system: be informed, be flexible, and be patient. Be Informed: Research ERP systems and make your decision carefully but don’t just research different software vendors – research your own [...]

  • Good News for Manufacturers – There Are NOW 31 Flavors of Manufacturing Cloud ERP

    Pat Garrehy, Rootstock President & CEO Ten years ago, times were very good to manufacturers when it came to the variety of ERP solutions open to them. For years, On-Premise ERP has provided the functionality manufacturers have required to support their business processes. Many manufacturers are using ERP systems that are ten, twenty and, in [...]

  • Lean Manufacturing: Keep Moving Forward | The Benefits of Lean | Part 5

    The Benefits of Lean The benefits of lean manufacturing range greatly and can be best defined into these five categories: 1. Material handling When lean principles are implemented and waste is reduced materials move less often, with shorter distances and simpler routes. This ensures less tracking and fewer delays with a better ability to know [...]

  • Accessibility in the Cloud

    Greetings! Last week I left you mulling over the idea of Cloud ERP for manufacturing and how it did have many benefits. I have had the opportunity of seeing different manufacturing companies switch to a Cloud based ERP system and the results have been absolutely wonderful. One of my favorite benefits is the amount of [...]

  • Top 8 ERP Implementation Mistakes & How to Avoid Them | Part 4

    Samuel Wood, Rootstock V.P. of Software Engineering Not looking at the Big Picture When you choose to select a new (or just choose to select your first) ERP system, it brings up a great opportunity for you to evaluate your own business processes and procedures. Perhaps the new system your implementing has a more efficient [...]