KS2 will be in Orlando offering knowledge and support to homebuilders seeking to adopt cloud and integration solutions.

Stop by Booth W-5688 where we will be…

  • Discussing how we can move you forward with our vendor-agnostic Cloud Readiness Assessment.

  • Demonstrating HomeSalesOne®, KS2’s Hybrid Cloud platform for sales contract generation/management.

  • Sharing the benefits of making the move to a Cloud-based ERP and providing examples of what each option looks like.

For years, KS2 has provided homebuilders and land developers with Cloud, API, Mobile, JDE, and Integration solutions to solve problems and streamline operations.

KS2’s Cloud Capabilities

  • Co-location at a Tier IV facility
  • KS2 hosted or bring your own system
  • Power® i Hosting – prod/DR/HA
  • Production Hosting and Disaster Recovery solutions
  • Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • JDE Hosting & Managed Services
  • RPGaaS (RPG as a Service)
  • Power i Managed Services

  • Secured, Hybrid integration using Best Practices and APIs
  • Middleware & Platform Managed Services
  • Application integration with On Prem including:
    • Salesforce.com
    • Concur
    • JDE
    • SAP
    • SiteCore
    • Google/Office 365
    • ADP
    • Ecommerce websites
    • APIs

  • Cloud Readiness Assessments
  • Strategy and Transformation
  • Lift and Shift Apps (Packaged and Custom) to Cloud
  • Connect your Clouds
  • Middleware & Platform Managed Services
  • Experience with AWS, Bluemix, Oracle Cloud, Azure, O365
  • NodeJS, Java, Content management
  • Cloud native development
  • System administration
  • Cloud Managed Services

  • Application Support + Project based services
  • SLAs
  • Ticket tracking, escalations, analytics
  • Proactive projects and business process changes
  • Proactive Monitoring and Reporting
  • BEST! Reviews
  • Near-Shoring
  • Program & Project Management

We will be demonstrating HomeSalesOne®, a Hybrid Cloud platform for sales contract management and generation.

KS2’s Journey to the Cloud

KS2’s history with the cloud goes back as early as 2004, where we pioneered with Salesforce; today, we work vendor-agnostic, helping clients to find the overall best cloud option (IBM, Oracle Cloud, AWS, Azure, Google) fit for their end game.

In 2004…

  • KS2 was an early adopter of Salesforce.com
  • We began to run our business in the cloud
  • Work with our clients’ cloud apps

In 2009…

  • Created JDE EnterpriseOne (E1) in AWS
  • Complete Dev/Test environment
  • Scripted entire startup and shutdown of domain with 5 servers

In 2013…

  • IBM acquires SoftLayer
  • 11/14/2013 – KS2 attends IBM Business Partner Summit and sees Codename Bluemix!
  • Journey to Bluemix begins!

Who from KS2 can you expect to see at the International Builders’ Show?

Ed Vazquez

Ed Vazquez

CTO / VP of Cloud Services

Ed Vazquez is an innovative and loyal technologist leading KS2’s Middleware, Integration Mobile and Software Development Practice with over a decade of experience.

Managing KS2’s Kansas City office, Ed helps clients strengthen their processes by overseeing the delivery of all solutions and managed services.

Dan Shinedling, Jr

Dan Shinedling, Jr

Co-Founder / CEO

A graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in Industrial Engineering, Dan Jr. possesses a keen entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for making IT soar.

Serving both the IBM and JD Edwards communities with automated and integrated business processes for homebuilders, Dan continues to focus on ways to make IT work better for businesses and to enable KS2’s personnel and its clients to be successful.

Eric Kuefler

Eric Kuefler

President / Co-Founder

Bringing to the team an unswerving intensity and a proven sales and professional services track record, Eric Kuefler began his career at Motorola and helped implement Oracle applications globally.

After starting an independent JD Edwards consulting and solutions company, Eric merged with KS2 and helped to form its JD Edwards Practice. With Eric, good is not good enough; reaching for excellence is his mantra. As an IT and Finance professional, he understands the importance of each project’s business value and its impact on the customers’ bottom line.

We’re here to help you build your strategy for the new year.

Industry Solutions

Financial Management

Engineering & Construction


Asset Intensive Industries


Homebuilder & Real Estate