Of all the MBS' products, Solomon is apparently the purest in terms of a standard Microsoft technology stack, and without any proprietary additions. Furthermore, its sharp focus solely on Microsoft technology from ground up, coined in ''the power of one'' motto (one OS platform - Windows XP/NT/2000, one database platform - MS SQL Server, one development environment - MS Visual Basic, etc.), also presents an attractive, risk-adverse option for penny-pinching mid-market customers. Solomon IV has consequently been very competitive in speed of implementation, feasibility of customization, total cost of ownership (TCO), and price/performance ratio.
applications, or any Microsoft VB and Visual C++ based tools) to communicate to objects (an item that can be programmed and controlled, such a text box or a drop-down menu on a particular screen) in any Solomon screen. This allows reuse of discrete pieces of the Solomon business functionality without rewriting desired functionality from scratch. At the same time, the object model is not data-centric and does not provide direct access to Solomon data structures, which leverages existing knowledge and