New Sage ERP MAS 90 Online and On-Premise Versions Provide SMBs with Choice
Sage North America has announced the launch of Sage ERP MAS 90 Online, the cloud-based solution of Sage ERP MAS 90 and 200, a fully integrated business management solution. Hosted by Sage, Sage ERP MAS 90 Online is a deployment option for businesses that have outgrown their small business accounting solution yet may not have the budget or staff to deploy an on-premise ERP solution. Sage ERP MAS 90 Online offers seamless migration to on-premise ERP as business needs change, and it is supported by Sage’s network of local business partners.In addition, Sage also launched Sage ERP MAS 90, 200, and 200 SQL version 4.5. Designed to help small- and mid-sized businesses increase efficiency and improve communications with their customers, version 4.5 includes one free user and server license of the fully integrated SageCRM. SageCRM is designed to help businesses automate sales, marketing, and service processes to improve communication and internal collaboration. SageCRM integrates with Sage eMarketing, a connected services that enables companies to cost-effectively execute high-quality, targeted end-to-end eMarketing and drip marketing campaigns quickly and easily. SageCRM is available for iPhone and also allows companies to monitor and track customer communications on Twitter. Sage ERP MAS 200 SQL 4.5 offers the option of upgrading to Microsoft SQL Server 2008, offering customers a highly scalable database platform to grow with their business."SMBs need solutions that are easy to deploy and can adapt to their changing needs—making it important for vendors to offer various ERP deployment options,” said Laurie McCabe from SMB Group. “With Sage MAS 90 Online, SMBs don’t need to invest in IT infrastructure, and they can get up and running more quickly. The online version also offers predictable all-inclusive monthly pricing and anytime-anywhere access to their ERP solution.” “With connected web services and integrated SageCRM, Sage ERP MAS 90 and 200 is designed to be a complete, end-to-end solution for SMBs,” said Erik Kaas, vice president of product management for Sage MME. “By extending the solution with an online option, we are now offering businesses a single ERP platform that can grow with them.”Sage ERP MAS 90 Online will be available November 22, 2011. Its $169 monthly base price includes:
- Access to all Sage ERP MAS 90 core software modules and latest version of Sage ERP MAS 90 software
- Sage Business Care support
- Backup services and disaster recovery
For more information, please see www.SageMAS.comCurrently available, Sage ERP MAS 90, 200, and 200 SQL V4.5 includes a free SageCRM user license. It also provides 50 customer-driven enhancements, including the ability to more efficiently handle branch and parent company customer accounts, improve payroll functionality, and expand sales management support for commission management and customer-specific pricing. For more information on the 4.5 release, visit www.SageMAS.com/45release. The Sage ERP portfolio includes Sage ERP Accpac, Sage ERP MAS, and Sage ERP X3. Sage ERP is designed to work the way each business needs it to, providing the necessary tools to help businesses select, plan, and implement their ideal mix of solutions.
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