Alex Bourne

Framework Solutions retained by Insight Investments & 2NDGEAR

Insight Investments LLC Subsidiary 2NDGEAR Retain Framework Solutions for Custom Portal Solutions

Framework Solutions were approached to head a company wide enterprise application assessment for Insight Investments' rapidly growing computer hardware wholesale and retail operation 2NDGEAR. We are excited to announce that Framework Solutions has now been retained to recommend and implement custom portal solutions and to automate and streamline other operations.
Diagnosis and Analysis for Custom Portal Solutions

Diagnosis and Analysis for Custom Portal Solutions

Our Framework Solutions team interviewed department heads and key personnel throughout 2NDGEAR. They also reviewed the existing Microsoft ERP and CRM applications (including Dynamics GP, Dynamics CRM) plus a variety of shipping, e-commerce and custom software applications that were already in use.

This allowed the Framework Solutions team to build out complete custom portal solutions that would fit the exact requirements of 2NDGEAR's unique business environment.

Custom Portal Solutions using eConnect to Automate a Real-Time MS Dynamics Environment

Our custom portal solution recommendation included building out extensive ERP integrations via certified middleware. This included the use of MS eConnect and Scribe, migrating Dynamics CRM to the cloud, and introducing a responsive, browser-based custom .NET portal.

The proposed data warehouse environment will be supported by new transactional databases and SSRS reporting systems that run on real-time frames.

This real-time data replication will create a truly scalable and streamlined business operation which will evolve alongside 2NDGEAR, as it expands it's nationwide sales and e-commerce infrastructure.

2NDGEAR - Provider of New and Re-Certified IT Equipment

2NDGEAR is a trusted and respected Microsoft OEM, and provider of new and re-certified IT equipment. The company has a nationwide sales force and a large computer recycling facility in Garden Grove, Orange County, California.

By combining refurbished off-lease computers and components with hardware from a world-wide network of suppliers, 2NDGEAR offers a compelling service of low-cost, custom configured computer hardware.

With over $300m in annual sales, parent company Insight Investments LCC has been in business since 1985 providing clients across the United States with the liquidity, systems & flexibility to acquire & manage their immediate & long term technology & healthcare equipment needs.
Framework Solutions Application Architects Begin Work on Custom Portal Solutions for 2NDGEAR.

Framework Solutions Application Architects Begin Work on Custom Portal Solutions for 2NDGEAR.

Having established the projected ROI and conducted detailed planning, our enterprise architects and engineers are now actively designing and developing custom portal solutions. Framework Solutions utilize rapid prototyping combined with agile development and deployment strategies that will ensure a successful outcome for our new client.

Services to be included within 2NDGEAR's custom portal solutions will include data warehouse design, SSRS report development, custom .NET application development, Dynamics CRM cloud migration, eConnect and scribe GP/CRM Dynamics integration, along with proven best practices, methodologies and project management techniques that will ensure successful delivery, on-time and on-budget.

Learn More About Framework Solutions and Their Custom Portal Solutions for 2NDGEAR

Learn more about how Framework Solutions and our enterprise architects can provide your business with bespoke custom portal solutions and application assessment service

Contact us to discuss how your business could benefit from our expert technical recommendations. Learn more about Insight Investments at and 2nd Gear at

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