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Accounting for SMBs: A Solution Beyond Entry-level Systems Red Wing Software
Many SMB companies need more functionality than an entry-level system offers, but cannot afford to pay $15,000 (USD) or more for a higher-end product, nor do

accpac expert  , MAS 90 , ACCPAC Advantage Series , and Navision . Unfortunately there is a significant gap between these two classes of products and that's precisely where products from companies such as Red Wing Software compete. Company History Founded in 1979 with offices in Red Wing, Minnesota (US), Red Wing Software ( http://www.redwingsoftware.com/ ) offers a strong middle market accounting system, as well as industry specific products that are leaders in their respective fields. In 2001, three companies ( Red Wi

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