JD Edwards World software has been around since the late twentieth century, and most companies that are still using this system have been on it for many years, if not decades. JDE World has a loyal and passionate install base around the world that simply loves it, and
we love JDE World too
! These folks also love the underlying IBM hardware platform and the stability and scalability it brings. Unfortunately, many of these companies have also dropped their JDE Software Maintenance, and, therefore, have not kept their systems up to date, nor given their JD Edwards ERP the attention it deserves.
IBM Software Support
is getting expensive, as is the cost for older versions of Vertex. Given this situation, what are the options? What is a good approach to resolving this issue?