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  1. 1. Seeyourbusinessin a newwayto improve productivity,envision success, andaccelerate growth.Overview Brochure
  2. 2. 1 Sage ERP Accpac Overview2See your business in a newway.Realize the future of your business today.If your company wants to compete in today’s fast-paced business arena, you need to control costsin order to maximize profitability. Sage ERP Accpacis a comprehensive business management solutiondesigned to keep your total cost of ownership lowby supporting multiple technologies, databases, andoperating systems. Available in multiple editions,Sage ERP Accpac gives you the opportunity toadd users and adopt greater functionality as yourbusiness grows and offers built-in support for multiplelanguages and multicurrency transactions, so yourbusiness can comfortably reach around the globe.Sage ERP Accpac contains the power and tools tohelp you see your business in a new way so you canimprove productivity, envision success, and accelerategrowth. It’s time to turn your business dreams intoreality with the real-time visibility, collaboration, andinnovation you need to succeed.
  3. 3. 3One Solution Provides a 360ºView ofYourBusinessOur rich history of innovation and growth has enabledus to build a portfolio of products and services widelyrecognized for ease of use and low total cost of ownership.Sage ERP Accpac connects your entire operation with asingle, integrated solution that provides you with greatervisibility, making it easier to share information andcommunicate. Over 45,000 mid-market businessesacross 150 countries around the globe use Sage ERPAccpac solutions to unlock potential, reduce costs,and improve performance.“Sage ERP Accpac takes a sovereign positionin mid-market solutions for the breadth ofits integration. Architected for the web, theobject-oriented technological infrastructurehas served the companywell in supporting atotal back-office to front-office integrationof the complete product line.”– Dr. Katherine Jones, Aberdeen GroupTECHNOLOGY/INFRASTRUCTURESUPPORTMULTICOMPANYMULTICURRENCYGLOBALCOMMERCENICHEVERTICALSUPPORTEXPERIENCED BUSINESSPARTNERSSAGEACCOUNTANTSNETWORKFinance/AccountingProjectsandServicesHumanResourcesCustomerRelationshipManagementSupply Chain andVendor ManagementOn Demandor On-PremiseERPDeploymentReporting WorkflowBusinessIntelligence
  4. 4. Sage ERP Accpac Overview4“We always have a strong sense of where ourbusiness is, especiallyourinventoryand financialpositions; forexample, cashflow, receivables,andpayables. Moreover, the reporting capabilitiesare extremely comprehensive. We can produceall of our month-end reports and know ourprofitabilitywithin two days afterthe close ofeachmonth. The reports are easy to read and providecrucial information formeasuring and running abusiness. This is exactlywhatwewere looking forwhen we began our search for a new solution.” –Paul Plut, Director of Operations, Body ’n Scents
  5. 5. 5ImproveProductivityMotivated, focused, empowered, productive, andefficient people move your company toward success.That’s common knowledge. The difficult part is findingthe right balance between allowing your people towork the way they want and capturing the key financialdata you need to remain compliant with governmentregulations and auditing controls. Designed to help youget more done, more quickly while connecting informationand streamlining processes—Sage ERP Accpac helpsyou stay compliant while fueling the individual andteamwork that is needed to take your businessforward. Along with an intuitive solution that peopleget, so they want to use it, Sage ERP Accpac offersmature, proven functionality that automates financialmanagement and business operations—includingdistribution, services, and project management.By ensuring all your business processes worktogether efficiently, you can increase performance,create customer loyalty, and improve relationshipswith partners and suppliers.The Sage ERP Accpac PortalTour Snapshot helps familiarizeusers with how to navigate andfind information more quickly,as well as how to personalizethe Portal to their uniquerequirements.
  6. 6. Sage ERP Accpac Overview6Comprehensive Accounting/Financial ManagementThe powerful financial tools of Sage ERP Accpac help you confidently manage your company’s complex finances andremain compliant with government regulations such as GAAP or IFRS. Features include full multicurrency capability,powerful bank reconciliation and tax reporting, flexible transaction processing options, powerful management offiscal periods, and informative dashboards for analytical reporting. Sage ERP Accpac Core Accounting modules helpbusinesses succeed by accurately presenting valuable financial information in a clear, understandable format.• General Ledger• Accounts Payable• Accounts Receivable• Payment Processing,Powered by Sage Exchange• Multiple Language and Localization Support• Multi-Currency Manager• System Manager–Bank Reconciliation• Sage Active Planner–Advanced Budgeting and Allocations• Sage FAS Fixed Assets• Check and Form Printing, Powered by PrintBoss• G/L Consolidations• Inter-Company TransactionsSimplified Global Commerce and Multiple Company ManagementEasily manage global commerce across multiple companies or subsidiaries. No matter where you do business,maximize your international insight and exchange information worldwide with Sage ERP Accpac Multi-Companyand Global Operations Management. Enhanced visibility into business metrics provides critical information at yourfingertips for easier, smarter daily and long-term planning, providing the vision you need to respond to businesstrends while minimizing risk and maximizing the effectiveness of your decisions. Set up multiple companies in oneor more databases, run processes, close books, and report results by company or in a consolidated company.
  7. 7. 7Cost-Effective Operations,Distribution,andSupplyChainManagementOptimize operations and distribution processes to eliminate waste and deliver on time—every time. Accelerategrowth, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve your bottom line. Sage ERP Accpac Operations and DistributionManagement modules ensure your business follows best practices for efficiency and accuracy by automating andintegrating processes to keep your warehouse, inventory, production, and service departments aligned and runningsmoothly. With features that support multiple warehouse configurations, as well as multiple site customers, SageERP Accpac is optimized for a wide variety of distributors. The Sage ERP Accpac distribution solution empowersyou to strategically manage every aspect of the distribution cycle, from purchasing all the way through sales, withunparalleled efficiency and control.• Project and Job Costing• Sage TimeSheet • Payroll• Sage Abra HR• Inventory Control• Purchase Order• Order Entry• Sales Tax, Powered by Avalara• Service Manager, Powered by Technisoft• Sage Abra HRMS Select• Sage Abra HRMS Workforce• Credit Card Processing• Return Material Authorization (RMA)• Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Powered by TrueCommerce• Warehouse Management, Powered by AccellosOptimize Services and Project ManagementEnsure optimal performance of your services, maintenance, and project management processes at virtually any touchpoint. Make smarter, faster service and support decisions that exceed customer expectations with Sage ERP AccpacServices and Project Management solutions. Get the visibility and intelligence you need into all information andkey performance indicators to effectively allocate resources, increase customer uptime, and enhance productivityacross all business systems.Maximize Your Human ResourcesBring a competitive edge to your HR and watch your employee ROI take off. Improve alignment between your peopleand your business objectives and make your employees one of your company’s strongest and most competitiveassets. Make more effective strategic decisions, alleviate economic pressures, and quickly resolve the multitude oftactical issues HR faces every day.
  8. 8. Sage ERP Accpac Overview8Envision SuccessEmpower all levels of your organization to gain immediate accessto information from one centralized solution and get the businessvisibility and insight to improve business performance. Success comesfrom enabling your workforce to make better decisions and executeappropriate actions in response to ever-changing business needs.Sage ERP Accpac allows even inexperienced users with secure accessto create personalized ad-hoc query lists in just a few minutes without theknowledge of databases, programming, or web technologies. The highlyintuitive interface puts custom information access within easy reach ofeveryday nontechnical users and means minimal training and IT support.Sage ERP Accpac Overview
  9. 9. 9Communicate, Collaborate, and Compete with CRMSageCRM provides a customer relationship management (CRM) solution for businesses seeking a low-cost,low-risk option. With seamless integration to Sage ERP Accpac, SageCRM lets you view critical customer datafrom the back office, providing your staff with a complete view of customer interactions. By integrating yoursales, marketing, and customer service functions, SageCRM makes it easier for everyone inside your companyto collaborate and share critical information. Sales, marketing, and customer service teams gain the tools theyneed to find new customers, close sales more quickly, and build lasting, more profitable relationships. Best yet,Sage ERP Accpac ships with SageCRM and a single user license—allowing you to see how CRM can changeyour business completely risk-free.• Customer Relationship Management• Sales Management• Marketing Management• Customer Service Management“By automating workflows and providing managementoversight, SageCRM empowers uswith the abilityto promptlycomplete all actions required to make and keep customerssatisfied. And, with all information readily available at theirfingertips, sales representatives can deliver unparalleledcustomer service and strengthen client relationships. Inshort, SageCRM and Sage ERP Accpac deliver the businessmanagement capabilitieswe need to staycompetitive.” – Jean-Marc Pigeon, President, Inortech
  10. 10. Sage ERP Accpac Overview10Faster, More Informed Collaboration and Decision-MakingThe business intelligence (BI) tools in Sage ERP Accpac help you increase insight into your business and make faster,more effective decisions. With real-time metrics and the ability to create personalized dashboards and meaningfulreports, you’ll have up-to-the minute visibility across all departments and companies in your system and at-a-glanceanalytics that can be used for strategic planning. Business intelligence tools can help you optimize business processescompanywide and provide decision-makers with insight into financial and operational performance. Using a singlesolution that ties together and streamlines all of your processes, Sage ERP Accpac helps you improve collaborationand accelerates information exchange for a 360-degree view of your business.• Standard Crystal Reports®• Inquiry Tools• Insight• Financial Reporter• Intelligence• Alerts• Document Management,Powered by AltecSage ERP Accpac shipswith a free license of theIntelligence Report Manager,which includes over 12 BItemplates, including thedashboard shown here.
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  12. 12. Sage ERP Accpac Overview12Accelerate GrowthGrowth and success not only depend on providing everyone across your business with theright information at the right time—everyone also requires ready access to the systems andtools they need to work at peak performance. Accelerating the growth of your businessrequires a solid foundation of business management software that doesn’t eat up all yourprofits in IT and system administration costs. Sage ERP Accpac is the ideal solution tomeet your changing business needs. Improve productivity by connecting processes fromeach functional area, securely and in real time. Envision success with enhanced visibility intobusiness metrics so you can make more insightful daily and long-term planning decisions.Accelerate the growth of your company with the scalable, open architecture of Sage ERPAccpac that can help you maximize the future growth potential within your organization.Sage ERP Accpac Overview
  13. 13. 13Build Your Business on a Solid FoundationWith Sage ERP Accpac, forward-thinking companies like yours get the freedom of choice, smooth collaboration,superior performance, and reliability needed to increase profitability and seize the competitive advantage. Seamlessintegration of modules for operational management enhances the inventory handling and order fulfillment processesand ties together your supply chain so your business delivers every time, on time. Sage ERP Accpac also integratesyour front-to-back-office processes such as marketing, sales, and customer service—powered by SageCRM—toprovide you the visibility you need to take your business to the next level.Sage ERP Accpac helps you reduce costs through faster, better-managedprocesses and provides the support you need for business success:Easily manage global commerce across multiple companies or subsidiaries. No matter where you do business,maximize your international insight and exchange information worldwide with Sage ERP Accpac Multi-Companyand Global Operations Management. Enhanced visibility into business metrics provides critical information at yourfingertips for easier, smarter daily and long-term planning, providing the vision you need to respond to businesstrends while minimizing risk and maximizing the effectiveness of your decisions. Set up multiple companies in oneor more databases, run processes, close books, and report results by company or in a consolidated company.• Strong financial management capabilities• Flexible deployment• Powerful customer relationship management and increased business insight• Optimized management of multiple local, regional, and international operations• Advanced customization and personalization capabilities• Fast implementation, on-premise or online (hosted by Sage)• Large partner channel and third-party resources
  14. 14. Sage ERP Accpac Overview14Freedom of Choice Helps Control Total Cost of OwnershipWe believe your business management solution should support your business strategy—not hinder it or force you tobuy what you don’t need. That’s why Sage ERP Accpac offers you the flexibility to build the best possible solutionfor your business by giving you the freedom to select the edition (100, 200, or 500), database, modules, deploymentmethod, and payment options that keep your total cost of ownership as low as possible.EditionsSage ERP Accpac helps you slash the time and cost associated with complex processes and redirect those resourcestoward growing your business. Whether you choose the 100, 200, or 500 Edition, you can select from any of the SageERP Accpac applications to create a custom-fit solution to support your business management requirements. Easily adoptnew functionality without retraining your staff, as each Edition is built using the same technology and intuitive workflow.Superior ArchitectureAs your business looks for cost-effective ways to meet your bottom line, Sage ERP Accpac provides the foundationrequired to keep pace with ever-changing technology without giving up the functionality you need to compete in today’smarketplace. Accelerate the growth of your company with the scalable, open architecture of Sage ERP Accpac.No matter what Edition you choose, you have the option to utilize a Microsoft®SQL, Pervasive.SQL, or Oracledatabase, as well as multiple server and client operating systems, and customization tools.Harness the Power of Web TechnologyThe Sage ERP Accpac 6 Series is the next generation of ERP solutions—introducing a new common technologyplatform that is based upon industry standards such as HTML5, AJAX, REST, RSS, and XML. Using the Google WebToolkit as its foundation, the new Sage Data (SData) and the Sage Web Toolkit (SWT) will provide our developerswith tools to easily and rapidly build applications that integrate into the Sage ERP Accpac 6 Series to support betterinteroperability between systems. The result—mobile ERP software that truly works the way you want it to—seamlessly,efficiently, intelligently, and cost-effectively.
  15. 15. 15Global Reach—Local TouchAn international presence is not only important for modern enterprises, it is essential. Empower your organization withthe tools required to easily maintain international currency standards. Sage ERP Accpac provides you the poweryou need to easily support multiple entities (intercompany and consolidations), languages (by user), currencies(recognized gain/loss or unrealized gain/loss accounting methods), and so much more.Customize With EaseBuild your system to fit the demands of your business. Not the other way around. Be the boss of your ERPsystem with customized, personalized software designed to meet your unique business requirements. Sage ERPAccpac was built to deliver customized ERP design and capabilities without the cost or headaches of traditionalcustomization. From on-site or cloud computing through Sage ERP Accpac Online to business-specific details toongoing expansion, count on Sage ERP Accpac to integrate with your operating systems and databases and easilyaccommodate upgrades, product enhancements, and new releases—and avoid incurring additional costs.A Collaborative Ecosystem to Help Our Customers ThriveThe core tenet of the Sage approach is that we provide customers with an unmatched range of expertise, support,training, collaboration, and innovation. Becoming part of this ecosystem—which includes Sage people, programs,and resources; a vibrant network of partners, consultants, and developers; authorized training facilities; and softwareuser communities—enables our customers to get the most out of their investment.“Sage ERP Accpac is like a giant toolbox.Everytimewe need to change something,thesoftwarehasthe right tool forthe job.” –Jason Epps, Controller, QuikServ
  16. 16. Visitwww.SageAccpac.comorcallusat1-866-530-7243for more information today!©2011 Sage Software, Inc. All rights reserved. Sage, the Sage logos, and the Sage product and servicenames mentioned herein are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sage Software, Inc., or its affiliatedentities. Business Objects and the Business Objects logo, BusinessObjects, and Crystal Reports aretrademarks or registered trademarks of Business Objects S.A. in the United States and/or other countries.All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. SPK 11-01428 06/11Sage ERP Accpac6561 Irvine Center Drive | Irvine, CA 92618 | 1-866-530-7243 | www.SageAccpac.com