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accpac great plains  a similar rationale with ACCPAC and Softline's offerings. The vendor has long been posting profits and growth, and the biggest reason for this would be its prudent strategy of acquiring complementary products that lend themselves to cross-selling (including, FAS and ACT! to Peachtree customers, or Abra HR/Payroll , FAS and SalesLogix to MAS customers) and upward migration (for example from Peachtree to MAS 90 to MAS 500 ). To be fair, MBS has PWA Group , FRx , and Forestar products somewhere in its fold t

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ACCPAC -- Being Much More Than Meets The Eye Part Three: Market Impact


ACCPAC has lately been making big strides to extend its reach and turn into a full-fledged comprehensive e-business software provider for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ACCPAC is likely the only vendor amongst its peers that is an ASP as well. Additionally, ACCPAC applications are geared for growth.

accpac great plains  most of its competitors ACCPAC would have is its true global nature. Unlike Sage /Best Software, Softline , and Microsoft Business Solutions ( MBS ), ACCPAC's Advantage Series is a single product line that operates on an international basis, whereas the others have multiple product lines through acquisitions, that they have attempted to paste together around the world but unable to work with one another. Conversely, Intuit or NetLedger still largely operate within the North American market and have been r Read More

ACCPAC -- Being Much More Than Meets The Eye Part Four: Challenges and User Recommendations


One has to see how ACCPAC’s moves to nurture the relationship and the morale of its VARs and to make them more successful (profitable), will play against MBS’ and Best’s enticing financing arrangements for their VARs and customers, particularly during these days of cash scarcity.

accpac great plains  Intuit, and Best Software. ACCPAC still has a smaller channel by the mere number of resellers (despite possibly more uniform worldwide coverage) and, with optimistically estimated revenue of $100 million, it derives less revenue from the accounting market than the other three. The size of any vendor in this market segment certainly counts, as well as the consequent size of the R&D budget. ACCPAC's VAR channel therefore needs some bolstering, given that more than 3,500 of its 6,500 resellers are involved Read More

Global versus Local Channel Approach, Who Will Win?


There is a clear distinction between the market dynamics within the respective MBS and Sage/Best channels.

accpac great plains  offers choices, such as ACCPAC and Platinum for Windows, and there are valid reasons for doing so. In these cases, the degree of localized functional support may not be as deep as locally developed products, but the weight of a client's need for international integration may be heavier and therefore make that compromise acceptable to a customer. The Impact of ACCPAC On its hand, Sage/Best Software's ACCPAC product line remains international, but primarily in the English-speaking regions. Originally Read More

Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Eight: More Challenges and User Recommendations


Best Software/Sage will remain a pragmatic company that delivers products based on a savvy understanding of its customers' needs and the competitive forces in the market, and on constant adaptability. It is still standing on top of the hill in many SME markets, and it is typically a much more difficult task for anyone to capture the hill than to defend it.

accpac great plains  the presentation of Challenges. ACCPAC VARs ACCPAC's VAR channel particularly needs some bolstering. Furthermore, some regional Microsoft Business Solutions ' (e.g., Great Plains , Navision, or Solomon ) and Best Software's (e.g., MAS 90 or SalesLogix ) resellers often generate more than $10 million (USD) in annual revenues. Conversely, not many of the almost 1,500 ACCPAC Advantage Series ' VARs exceed $1 million (USD), which may likely cause consolidation, demise, or defection amongst VARs. One has to Read More

Zero Contact Resolution: How to Keep Customers and Build Great Brands


For years, contact centers have used first contact resolution (FCR) rates to measure their performance. While FCR rates remain a useful metric for assessing how well contact centers handle incoming requests from customers, they do not provide an accurate view of how well your company is treating your customers. In fact, they may even be misleading.

accpac great plains  Contact Resolution: How to Keep Customers and Build Great Brands For years, contact centers have used first contact resolution (FCR) rates to measure their performance. While FCR rates remain a useful metric for assessing how well contact centers handle incoming requests from customers, they do not provide an accurate view of how well your company is treating your customers. In fact, they may even be misleading. Read More

Will Solomon Finally Satisfy Great Plains’ Insatiable Appetite?


Great Plains announced it intends to significantly expand its mid market e-business community through the acquisition of Solomon Software, its direct competitor. The combined company will have more than 130,000 customers, 2,200 team members and a worldwide network of 2,000 channel partners.

accpac great plains  Solomon Finally Satisfy Great Plains’ Insatiable Appetite? Will Solomon Finally Satisfy Great Plains' Insatiable Appetite? P.J. Jakovljevic - May 26, 2000 Event Summary On May 1, Great Plains announced it intends to significantly expand its mid market e-business community through the acquisition of Solomon Software, its direct competitor. The combined company, Great Plains, will have more than 130,000 customers, 2,200 team members and a worldwide network of 2,000 channel partners. Great Plains Read More

Great Plains Taps The Web To Deliver Product Support


Great Plains has expanded eSupport, its web-based technical support service. The new service promises to provide customers and partners with higher levels of service while increasing Great Plains’ operational efficiency. Here’s how Great Plains uses the web to augment its technical support services.

accpac great plains  Plains Taps The Web To Deliver Product Support Great Plains Taps The Web To Deliver Product Support L. Talarico - December 5, 2000 Event Summary Great Plains Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPSI) delivers ERP and CRM applications to the mid-market. The company recently announced the expansion of eSupport, a web-based technical support service that complements its traditional telephone support. Great Plains develops ERP and CRM applications aimed at the mid-market. (Explore the Business Applications Research Read More

Business Agility for Communication Service Providers: A Few Simple Steps Are a Great Way to Start


In today’s market, customers have no patience for companies that let their size and complex product lines slow them down. The challenge for communication service providers (CSPs) is to leverage their size and complex service offerings to keep pace with competitors. Discover how a next-generation configuration solution can provide you with the tools and the service agility you need to meet and exceed customer expectations.

accpac great plains  Agility for Communication Service Providers: A Few Simple Steps Are a Great Way to Start Business Agility for Communication Services Providers: A Few Simple Steps are a Great Way to Start If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Access Commerce is an international provider of Multichannel Commerce & Configurator Software that simplify the sale of complex and configurable products and services. Source : Access Commerce Read More

Sage 300 ERP 2014 Provides Personalized Data Access


Sage North America recently announced the Sage 300 ERP 2014 release (formerly known as Sage Accpac ERP), a cloud-connected business management system that provides personalized and role-based access to information.

accpac great plains  (formerly known as Sage Accpac ERP ), a cloud-connected business management system that provides personalized and role-based access to information. Users will experience simplified and more efficient navigation when performing daily tasks, as they will only see and have access to data that is pertinent to the jobs and tasks they need to accomplish.   Sage 300 ERP 2014 allows for smooth integration with a variety of Sage’s recently released mobile add-ons and cloud services, such as Sage Mobile Sales, Read More

Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Six: Market Impact--Nurturing Channels


The merging vendors, Sage/Best and ACCPAC, have understood that a broad, impeccably integrated, horizontal offering with selected vertical enhancements, a nurturing resellers network in addition to providing well-attuned pricing and catering to the evolving scalability and migration needs of customers through products of upward compatibility are necessary tenets for success in the SME market segment.

accpac great plains  Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Six: Market Impact--Nurturing Channels Market Impact—Nurturing Channels In March, Best Software , Inc. , one of the leading current providers of integrated accounting, business management, human resources (HR)/payroll and fixed asset solutions for small and mid-sized companies in North America, announced that its parent company, UK-based The Sage Group plc (LSE: SGE.L), had completed the acquisition of ACCPAC International, Inc. ( www.accpac Read More

A SaaS Start-up Cautionary Tale: The Makana Experience (Or: How You Can Create a Great Product and Still Hit the Wall)


Great products and a growing customer base are not enough to succeed in the SaaS ICM marketplace. Find out why Makana, a startup SaaS vendor, found it difficult to reach profitability.

accpac great plains  SaaS Start-up Cautionary Tale: The Makana Experience (Or: How You Can Create a Great Product and Still Hit the Wall) This article has gone through several twists: it was initially conceived as an examination of the Makana product line in early 2009. I changed tack upon Makana’s acquisition by Salary.com during the second half of that year. The latest plot turn in the Makana saga is a recent e-mail I received from a Salary.com representative, issuing a no-comment with respect to Makana, as Salary.com int Read More

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accpac great plains  ERP (formerly Sage ERP Accpac) is customizable, cost-efficient software for finance, operations, and customer relationship management (CRM) providing performance improvements that allow you to accomplish more with fewer resources, save you time and money, and help you grow your business faster. Improve visibility into business measurements Better manage IT costs and facilitate secure system access through utilization of virtualization platforms Improve cash flow with built-in accounts receivable inquiry Read More