December 21, 2011: SBS Group donated presents, gift cards, and toys to abused and neglected children in Philadelphia County this week. A leading technology consulting firm, SBS Group provides accounting and business solutions to mid-sized companies through a network of regional offices across the United States. In partnership with The Support Center for Child Advocates, SBS contributed gifts to children of all ages.
December 12, 2011: On December 8, 2011, MIG (www.mig.com) joined Microsoft at Toy R Us – Times Square location to purchase toys for the Toys for Tots charity. Microsoft generously agreed to match all donations made by Microsoft employees, so together everyone undoubtedly brightened the holidays for many children this year! Learn more about Toys for Tots at http://www.toysfortots.org/.
December 7, 2011: ZSL’s Multicurrency Web Feeder add-on solutions have been awarded a place in 2012 list for Microsoft Dynamics Top Add-Ons for GP. This year they had more than 500 nominations to investigate, and the selection process is based on Value for Money, Ease of implementation & Product support, effectiveness due to use of the Add-On, Simplicity of integration & Add-On Functionality. http://www.dynamicsworld.co.uk/top-add-ons/ For more information please visit www.zsl.com.
November 30, 2011: TrinSoft invites you to join us at the Decisions Virtual Conference on Microsoft Dynamics GP Day, Dec. 6, where we will be showcasing our document management and workflow solution, TrinDocs. The Decisions Conference is the premier virtual conference and trade show for the Microsoft Dynamics community and features leading-edge presentations as well as networking opportunities with the thousands who will be attending. For more information about this free virtual event, contact Callie Wagner at (859) 252-6225 x227 or email@example.com. About TrinSoft, LLC Headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, TrinSoft, LLC has one of the most experienced Microsoft Business Solutions consulting teams in the region offering implementation, customization, support and training. TrinSoft represents the Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics CRM product lines and also launched its own fully integrated document management and workflow solution, TrinDocs. TrinSoft offers many services to mid-market businesses including Enterprise Resource Planning, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources & Payroll, Web Application Development, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Custom Programming, and Portal Development. For more information, visit www.trinsoft.com.
November 29, 2011: ICAN Software Solutions has released GeoData for Dynamics GP which automatically downloads geographic data including latitude and longitude for all address records. It also automatically validates and updates the address information at the same time. Geographic data allows for mapping GP data on maps with SRS report builder. Also, ICAN Software Solutions has announced that their latest release of Vendor Price Matrix now includes vendor contract history and works with purchase orders generated by GP Manufacturing.
November 29, 2011: TrinSoft invites you to join us at the KyCPA Technology Conference, Dec. 8-9, at the Holiday Inn Hurstbourne in Louisville. Stop by our booth to find out how Microsoft Dynamics can connect all aspects of your business and to learn about TrinDocs, our document management and workflow automation solution. For more information, contact Callie Wagner at (859) 252-6225 x227 or firstname.lastname@example.org. About TrinSoft, LLC Headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, TrinSoft, LLC has one of the most experienced Microsoft Business Solutions consulting teams in the region offering implementation, customization, support and training. TrinSoft represents the Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics CRM product lines and also launched its own fully integrated document management and workflow solution, TrinDocs. TrinSoft offers many services to mid-market businesses including Enterprise Resource Planning, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources & Payroll, Web Application Development, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Custom Programming, and Portal Development. For more information, visit www.trinsoft.com.
November 17, 2011: SBS Group is proud to be named a 2011 Technology Pacesetter by Accounting Today Magazine for the ninth time. SBS Group, a New Jersey-based technology consulting firm, provides mid-market accounting & business management solutions to companies across the U.S. The magazine gives this award each year to 100 organizations that market financial software applications in the mid-market. Pacesetters are selected based upon recognition by peers and business partners as leaders in the field, and on their proven record as innovators and how they portray themselves to the public.
November 15, 2011: deFacto Global, Inc., the leading Microsoft-based Corporate Performance Management (CPM) software company, announced the introduction of deFacto Instant Connectors for Dynamics offering “out-of-the-box” integration with Dynamics ERP systems. Dynamics customers can quickly and easily enable the full power of deFacto Performance Management’s capabilities for budgeting, forecasting, consolidation, analysis, reporting to optimize their financial and operational performance. www.deFactoGlobal.com
November 11, 2011: SaaSplaza was selected as the best out of 100 US hosting partners selling Microsoft Dynamics ERP from the Cloud under the subscription licensing (SPLA) model. SaaSplaza was awarded because of their commitment to deliver services and products of outstanding adoption of innovation on Microsoft technologies that positively changes and impacts Microsoft partners mutual customers’ business. Olivier Meynier, Director of SaaSplaza US said, “We are honored to be the first recipient of the US ERP Hosting Partner of the Year award and gratefully thank all our partners.” Visit www.saasplaza.com.
November 9, 2011: The ERP Software Blog, a group blogging project by Dynamics partners, now includes a directory specifically to help prospects to easily find a Microsoft Dynamics ERP Hosting Provider. At launch 13 data center/hosting providers were listed. This directory is promoted in the new white paper “35 Questions Every CFO Needs To Ask About ERP Software in The Cloud” (www.erpsoftwareblog.com/cloud-erp) and in the Microsoft Dynamics GP Quick Quote deployment cost summary page. Visit: www.erpsoftwareblog.com/members/dynamics-erp-hostingdata-centers
November 2, 2011: NJBIZ will honor SBS Group and other businesses/business leaders who have made significant contributions to the growth, strength and success of the state of New Jersey. SBS Group, a New Jersey-based technology consulting firm, provides mid-market accounting & business management solutions to companies across the U.S. SBS will be honored for the third time as an NJBIZ Business of the Year Award Finalist in the “Business of the Year 51-100 Employees” category. An awards ceremony will be held on December 5th at the NJBIZ Business of the Year gala at The Palace at Somerset Park.
November 2, 2011: Microsoft Lync Webinar: A New Way to Communicate One less system to pay for, maintain, access, and protect. Lync Server 2010 is built from the ground up to be a single platform that can enhance, extend, or even replace your traditional or IP PBX systems. Together with Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft SharePoint® 2010, and Microsoft Exchange Server, it can help you harness the power of software, increase user productivity, and reduce IT and telephony costs. Streamline the way people work together. Allow them to find and communicate with the right person immediately, no matter where they are, from within familiar and easy-to-use Microsoft Office applications. Maximize IT control and ability to protect your business. Use built-in communication protections to help increase security, compliance, and availability. Get more for your money. Make your communication system more scalable and easier to administer, with common management tools and a choice of hosted or on-premises solutions. Find out how Microsoft Lync Server 2010 can benefit your organization during our MIG Webinar on November 17, 2011. Register now on our Events Page! http://mig.com/Events.
November 1, 2011: M Force Staffing, Inc. selects PAM from Professional Advantage. After going through different back office staffing software systems, M Force found their match after seeing and experiencing what Personnel Agency Management (PAM) would be able to do for them upon implementation. M Force was already using Microsoft Dynamics GP for their back office software and sendouts for their front office software. Since PAM seamlessly integrates with sendouts and is built in Dynamics GP, the choice was clear. Click here to read more.
October 25, 2011: Checkout the online version of The List and search for the solutions you’re looking for!
October 24, 2011: Today, Microsoft officially announced SBS Group as the first Master VAR in Microsoft’s new Master VAR Program. SBS Group, a New Jersey-based technology consulting firm, provides mid-market accounting & business management solutions to companies across the U.S. Microsoft’ Master VAR Program provides new opportunities and resources to smaller Dynamics partners by affiliating with Master VAR partners who have committed to provide extensive support to the program. Utilizing the foundation and success of SBS Group’s Partner Network (SPN), SBS will be accepting new partners into the Network through its participation in the Master VAR Program. The SBS Partner Network is a program conceived and dedicated to helping Microsoft Dynamics Partners succeed in the areas of sales, marketing and service delivery. Over the past year, the Network has grown to 16 regional offices across the United States. SBS Group delivers extensive benefits to Microsoft Dynamics Partners who want to accelerate their business growth. Based on best practices derived from more than 25 years of business, from local and global Dynamics partners as well as leading marketers, the program helps partners take a pragmatic approach to growth.
October 12, 2011: TrinSoft is proud to celebrate 15 years of excellence and innovation this month. With its beginnings in 1996, TrinSoft has established itself as a leading provider of business applications to the mid-market. TrinSoft’s solutions include Microsoft Dynamics GP, NAV and CRM, as well as its own fully integrated document management and ECM solution, TrinDocs. About TrinSoft, LLC Headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, TrinSoft, LLC is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner with one of the most experienced Microsoft Business Solutions consulting teams in the region offering implementation, customization, support and training. TrinSoft represents the Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics CRM product lines and also launched its own fully integrated document management and workflow solution, TrinDocs. TrinSoft offers many services to mid-market businesses including Enterprise Resource Planning, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources & Payroll, Web Application Development, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Custom Programming, and Portal Development. For more information, visit www.trinsoft.com.
October 11, 2011: Manage your employee travel and expense reimbursement process utilizing DynamicPoint’s SharePoint Expense Management product for Dynamics GP and NAV. The latest product release allows you to manage expenses from anywhere, with mobile phone capability to capture and upload expense receipts on the run. Plus by leveraging SharePoint, we are able to provide workflow integrated with Outlook for review and approval and robust document management at no additional charge. As our products are licensed as a one-time flat fee with no per user costs, you will earn back your investment quickly by eliminating paper trails, automating the approval process and seamlessly creating either payable or payroll transactions in Dynamics ERP. Watch an online demo at www.dynamicpoint.com or call 562.726.4396 for more information on our latest product release.
October 5, 2011: myStaffingPro’s Calvelage Earns Four Microsoft Certifications.
September 30, 2011: SBS Group New England has announced its acquisition of Grace Hunt, a Hudson, Massachusetts based Microsoft partner focused on Microsoft Dynamics and Sharepoint. SBS Group New England is an affiliate of SBS Group, a technology consulting firm providing accounting and business solutions to mid-sized companies. With over 25 years of successful experience in providing business management solutions, SBS continues to build its market reach through strategic and organic growth opportunities in several major markets across the country. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
September 30, 2011: Vicinity Manufacturing™ announced today the release of the latest version of their batch manufacturing software for Microsoft Dynamics®. Updates to Vicinity 2.10 include enhancements to specific functionality as well as greater reporting capabilities. Vicinity streamlines the conversion of raw materials to finished goods improving productivity, identifying product loss, and increasing profit for batch manufacturers. Vicinity continues to extend the industry leading Microsoft Dynamics financial and distribution family to deliver a powerful and comprehensive ERP solution. As with previous editions of Vicinity, version 2.10 addresses all essential business operations inherent to batch manufacturing – formula management, lot tracking, batch ticket processing, tracking QC test results, formula scheduling, compliance documentation, COA/MSDS/Hazardous Bills of Lading, and country of origin.
September 29, 2011: CAL Business Solutions, a Connecticut based Dynamics GP VAR, announces the launch of the CAL Marketplace – an online directory of recommended ISV/Add on solutions for Microsoft Dynamics GP at www.calszone.com/marketplace. This site is intended to help CAL clients easily find ISV/add on solutions recommended by the CAL team. Visitors can browse by ISV companies, by products, by industries, and by business categories. Each product page includes details of the product plus links for resources, demos, current offers and even customer reviews. The initial launch of the site includes 28 Microsoft Dynamics ISV companies and 115 separate add on products for Microsoft Dynamics GP. Additional details can be found on the CAL Marketplace Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page. www.calszone.com/marketplace.
September 22, 2011: Rose Business Solutions Inc. announced it has been selected as the Microsoft Dynamics US ERP Cloud Reseller of the Year. “We are honored to have Microsoft recognize our organization as US ERP Cloud Reseller of the Year. This further validates our vision to focus on the cloud in order to provide better, more reliable and cost effective access for customers to their business systems,” said K. Linda Rose, president of Rose Business Solutions. For more information about Rose Business Solutions, visit www.rosebizinc.com.
September 22, 2011: TrinSoft welcomes Matt Wood to its Microsoft Dynamics consulting team. Matt is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Communication. He is certified in FRx Report Design, and has previous experience working on various State and Federal Government audits and as a billing associate in the healthcare industry.
September 21, 2011: On Sunday, September 11th, SBS Group employees volunteered with Jersey Cares for the September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance at Veterans Memorial Home in Menlo Park, New Jersey. SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm in New Jersey, provides mid-market accounting & business management solutions to companies across the U.S. This annual event gathered over 1,000 volunteers from across the state to unite and honor the memory of September 11th by improving local communities.
September 20, 2011: ZSL, the global systems integrator and business solutions provider headquartered at Edison, NJ, announced that it made this year’s InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative users of business technology. This is the second consecutive year for ZSL to break onto this prestigious list. The 2011 list was revealed at a gala awards ceremony at the exclusive InformationWeek 500 Conference that took place at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA. “We are greatly honored”, says Shiv Kumar, executive vice president, ZSL. “The second year in row recognition in the Top 250 Innovator category reiterates the success in our business aligned innovation and continued commitment to the value added R&D to offer best of breed products and services to our clients worldwide” said Mr. Kumar.
ZSL was recognized for its initiatives to innovate and deliver business aligned technology solutions leveraging the best of breed Cloud, Virtualization, Enterprise Social Media, Business Analytics, & Mobile technology platforms to drive effective internal and external collaboration, collective intelligence and sustainable eco-friendly computing models.
“For 23 years, the InformationWeek 500 has chronicled and honored the most innovative users of business technology,” said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. “In this day and age, however, being innovative isn’t enough. Companies and their IT organizations need to innovate faster than ever before to stay a step or two ahead of their customers, partners, and competitors. This year’s ranking placed special emphasis on those high-octane business technology innovators.”
InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation’s most innovative users of information technology with its annual 500 listing and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of America’s best-known companies. Top winners have included: The Vanguard Group, CME Group, Conway, National Semiconductor, Kimberly-Clark, Hilton Hotels and Unum. The InformationWeek 500 rankings are unique among corporate rankings as it spotlights the power of innovation in information technology, rather than simply identifying the biggest IT spenders. Additional details on the InformationWeek 500 can be found online at www.informationweek.com/iw500/.
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September 16, 2011: TrinSoft, LLC invites you to join us for the Dynamics User Group on September 28th at the University of Louisville – Shelby Campus. The Dynamics User Group will be held in the morning from 8:30 until noon and will feature topics for Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM users. Presentations will also include an overview of TrinDocs, TrinSoft’s fully integrated document management and workflow solution, and TrinSoft’s managed services and IT offerings. Participants will also have the opportunity to interact with other Dynamics users and TrinSoft’s Dynamics consultants. Register for this complimentary event at www.clicktoattend.com using event ID 156587. For more details, contact Tara Cox at (859) 252-6225 x232 or email@example.com.
September 15, 2011: TrinSoft was recently recognized as a finalist for Republic Bank’s We CARE Award for Central Kentucky businesses at a ceremony in Lexington on September 8. The award gives recognition and appreciation to local companies whose employees are doing great things in their communities and who stress the four elements contained in the We CARE name itself – Community, Activity, Recognition and Enterprise.
September 12, 2011: MIG & Co. has officially been selected for Accounting Technology’s annual listing of the Top 100 Value Added Resellers (VARs) in the United States. This is the fifth consecutive year that MIG & Co. has made this list. Find out what differentiates MIG from competitors at www.mig.com.
September 6, 2011: SBS Group is recognized as one of Accounting Today Magazine’s VAR 100 for the eighth consecutive year. Headquartered in Woodbridge, New Jersey, and operating 15 regional offices, SBS Group provides mid-market accounting & technology solutions to businesses across the U.S.
September 1, 2011: TrinSoft invites you to join us at the CPAs in Business and Industry Conference, Sept. 15-16, at the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center in Louisville. Stop by our booth to find out how Microsoft Dynamics can connect all aspects of your business and to learn about TrinDocs, our document management and workflow automation solution. For more information, contact Callie Wagner at (859) 252-6225 x227 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 1, 2011: SBS is proud to announce Enterprise Solutions Consultants as the newest addition to the SBS Group Partner Network. SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, provides accounting and business solutions to mid-sized companies through a network of regional offices across the United States. With over 25 years of successful experience in providing business management solutions, SBS has extensively expanded market reach through strategic opportunities in several major markets across the country.
August 18, 2011: Open Door Technology is excited to announce the addition of the TaskMaster Mobility Solution to their product offerings! TaskMaster provides a seamless mobile gateway to virtually any enterprise or legacy system including the Microsoft Dynamics ERP products and enables businesses to exchange real-time information with their mobile workforce. In addition, our state of the art Rental Management Software will soon be available for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 RTC. Contact Open Door Technology to learn more about how these products can help your business or clients: www.opendoor.ca, 403.777.2410 or email@example.com.
August 10, 2011: 5280 Solutions, an expert in invoice processing and a premier provider of SharePoint-based business automation products, announces its new PO-matching module for Dynamics GP. With the addition of the PO-matching module for GP to Dynamic Payables™ GP Edition you can streamline your AP process with fully-integrated, visually assisted matching of invoices and PO’s for received items. For more information visit www.5280sharepoint.com.
August 5, 2011: Through their dedication to earning new certifications and continuous training to refine their sales and delivery skills, Encore Business Solutions has continued to successfully penetrate the Canadian AX market. Most recently they won a new high profile AX client, Canada’s newest national institution – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights. All the while, Encore continues to add new GP customers and successfully service and support their existing user base of over 200 GP and AX clients. Additionally, Encore was recently named to the 2010 Manitoba Business Magazine’s Top 100 Companies list for the 8th consecutive year. “We are honored to be among this list of leading organizations in the province and are proud that we have been for the last 8 years,” states Ken Chartrand, COO of Encore. “Our success is derived from the truly exceptional team we have here at Encore. We continue to successfully grow in our innovation and leadership, while staying focused and dedicated to our clients and partners day in and day out.” The top 100 companies were ranked based on gross revenue and performance over the past year. Companies nominated for this achievement continuously lead the province in its economic growth, innovation and employment. As Encore continues to remain a strong Dynamics Partner in Canada, they’ve also continued to focus on investing in further development of their add on solutions for Dynamics GP. Since the onset of 2011 Encore has seen record numbers of unit sales in both their Project Tracking and Recurring Billing product lines. They are also proud to be participating for the first time at GPUG Summit 2011 as a Gold Sponsor. For more information about Encore’s products and services, visit www.encorebusiness.com.
August 4, 2011: MIG & Co., a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Dynamics reseller, is excited to announce that it has made the 2011 Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America! In addition to this prestigious accomplishment, MIG has also been included on Bob Scott’s Top 100 VARs list this year. Congratulations, MIG! Learn more at www.mig.com.
August 1, 2011: Sandler*Kahne Software has enjoyed a remarkable first half of the year. For the sixth year in a row, we’re honored to be awarded Microsoft President’s Club status. Congratulations to all the other ISVs and Microsoft Partners who also achieved President’s Club. Just last month, the eBanking Suite for Dynamics AX became Certified for Microsoft Dynamics AX and joined our other CfMD solution, its sister product, the eBanking Suite for Dynamics SL. We’re excited to join SL users at the upcoming SL User Group conference in Baltimore, MD this September. We will also be making our first appearance at the AXUG 2011 Summit in November in Las Vegas. We’ve recently introduced our reseller partners and active customers to a brand new knowledgebase on our website and we’re excited for those FIDO users who can now share their FIDO views with the entire SL community. FIDO (The Data Retriever), the popular SL web-based data query tool has some new developments on the way, following the release of view sharing and updated security features. Cheers to a successful second half of the year.
August 1, 2011: Affiliated Attains Gold Competency for Midmarket Solutions in the Microsoft Partner Network Affiliated, a leading Ohio technology and professional services company, today announced that it has achieved the Gold competency for Midmarket Solutions in the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) program recognizing Affiliated’s expertise in providing solutions based on the most current technology and IT-solutions knowledge to help midmarket businesses with their unique challenges. The Gold Midmarket Solution provider competency reflects Affiliated’s expertise in building critical infrastructure solutions based on Microsoft desktop, business-management, and server technologies that can expand on midmarket customers’ current system foundations.“Serving companies and organizations throughout Ohio and the Midwest, the growing midmarket-business segment represents a large segment of our business today. Midmarket-business customers want to work with partners like Affiliated who deeply understand their business processes, infrastructure needs, and future growth costs,” said Mike Moran, President of Affiliated.
July 28, 2011: Professional Advantage announced that they have joined the Microsoft Dynamics GP User Group (GPUG) as a Premier Partner Member. Craig Erickstad, Customer Account Manager with Professional Advantage said, “We are excited to join GPUG to take advantage of Microsoft Dynamics GP knowledge-sharing, networking and best practice discussions while building relationships with other Microsoft Dynamics GP users, partners, and key Microsoft Dynamics team members.” Professional Advantage provides staffing software solutions built in Microsoft Dynamics® that leverage Microsoft SharePoint® and Microsoft Office® to meet the unique needs of the staffing industry. For more information, visit www.profad.com or call 701-235-2363.
July 25, 2011: The Createch Group, a Canadian leader in consulting and IT integration solutions, is pleased to announce that they have been named to the 2011 Inner Circle and Microsoft Dynamics President’s Club. This is the third consecutive year for The Createch Group to receive the Microsoft Dynamics President’s Club honor and the second time to earn Inner Circle recognition. “This achievement belongs to all of our employees who are dedicated and focused on delivering real solutions to our customers.” said Patrick Remy, General Manager, Microsoft Business Unit, The Createch Group.
July 21, 2011: In addition to achieving 2011 Microsoft Dynamics President’s Club, ABC Computers has also been recognized by Microsoft as “Renewal/Annuity Partner of the Year” for the Central Region. “Our team is honored by these distinctions because it highlights our commitment to helping customers transform technology into an asset that increases their profitability, productivity and competitive edge,” said Donavan Lane, ABC’s CEO. “It is a privilege to be among the group that is considered Microsoft’s top partners.”
July 19, 2011: BDO Solutions Group (BDO) won 2011 Microsoft Dynamics Reseller of the Year for Canada for the second year in a row, as well as achieved 2011 Inner Circle and President’s Club recognition for Microsoft Dynamics. Chris Johnsen, National Solutions Partner at BDO, stated: “Being named Canadian Reseller Partner of the Year in conjunction with Inner Circle is very exciting for BDO. By winning these awards in successive years, we have accomplished a milestone few Canadian Microsoft partners have been able to attain. This demonstrates our relentless pursuit for excellence and total client satisfaction, and our focus on understanding our clients’ needs at the forefront of every project. I am extremely proud of our team’s accomplishments.”
July 19, 2011: TrinSoft is excited to announce its nomination for Republic Bank’s We CARE Award for Central Kentucky businesses. The award gives recognition and appreciation to local companies whose employees are doing great things in their communities. TrinSoft team members are very active in serving the community through organizations such as The Alzheimer’s Association, The Make-A-Wish Foundation, Special Olympics, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, and many more. Visit www.trinsoft.com for more information.
July 15, 2011: SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, has joined the prestigious 2011 Inner Circle for Microsoft Dynamics, an elite group of the most strategic Microsoft Dynamics partners from across the globe with sales achievements that rank them in the top 1% of the Microsoft Dynamics global network of partners. Members of the Inner Circle for Microsoft Dynamics have performed to a high standard of excellence by delivering valuable solutions that help organizations achieve increased success.
July 8, 2011: TrinSoft welcomes Jay Harden to its Microsoft Dynamics consulting team. Jay is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a B.B.A. in Economics and also received an M.B.A. from Xavier University. He recently earned Microsoft Dynamics NAV Financials certification, and has three years of previous experience in the banking and finance industries. Visit www.trinsoft.com for more information.
July 7, 2011: SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, has officially achieved a Silver Competency in CRM (Customer Relationship Management) through Microsoft’s Partner Network. This competency further demonstrates SBS’ extensive capabilities in providing implementation, consulting and support services for Microsoft’s customer relationship management solution known as Microsoft Dynamics CRM. This accomplishment marks the third in a series of Microsoft competencies SBS Group attained in 2011. The Microsoft Partner Network continues to significantly increase the requirements to their certification processes.
June 30, 2011: Staffing software provider Professional Advantage has been named #5 on the 2011 Top 100 VARs list by Bob Scott, an annual ranking of the top 100 Value Added Resellers (VARs) nationwide.
June 29, 2011: Are your clients struggling to meet the recent EITF 08‐1 regulatory changes concerning “bundled” sales? Binary Stream’s Advanced Revenue & Expense Deferrals automatically calculates the correct amount of revenue recognition for sales with multiple deliverables, saving your clients time and headaches. On the SOP invoice simply identify which items are bundled together and the calculations are done for you. Download the Accounting for Bundled Transactions Info Sheet to learn more.
June 28, 2011: DynamicsTMS is a total Transportation Management Solution for Dynamics ERP users that need to manage and optimize parcel, ltl, and truckload freight. DynamicsTMS for AX is an “Advanced Partner Solution” that is integrated into Dynamics AX 2012 (6.0) and shares a common AOS with Dynamics AX. Furthermore, DynamicsTMS shares the new Office UI of AX 2012 as well as being built utilizing the new Microsoft technologies of .NET 4.0, and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). DynamicsTMS is your source for Microsoft Dynamics transportation software solutions!
June 22, 2011: Shocked by the Price Tag of Expense Reimbursement Solutions? You don’t have to pay per user fees or over $15K to eliminate the emailing of Excel spreadsheets for expense reimbursement. View an online demonstration of DynamicPoint’s SharePoint Expense Reimbursement Solution built specifically for integration with Microsoft Dynamics GP and NAV. Eliminate paper trails with customizable online forms, quickly reimburse employees with automated approval processes and automatically create payable transactions in Dynamics GP and NAV upon expense approval. Call 562.726.4396 for a personal demonstration or learn more at www.dynamicpoint.com.
June 20, 2011: On Friday, June 10th, SBS Group employees volunteered with the Special Olympics of New Jersey (SONJ) for the opening ceremony of the 2011 Summer Games. SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm in New Jersey, provides mid-market accounting & business management solutions to companies across the U.S. The Special Olympics Summer Games is a 2-day competition where athletes participate in the areas of aquatics, bocce, gymnastics, powerlifting, softball, tennis and track & field. SBS team members were among 3,000 volunteers and assisted the SONJ team through souvenir sales.
May 24, 2011: Azox Inc., is happy to announce it has achieved a Gold Competency in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) through Microsoft’s Partner Network. “We are extremely pleased with the hard work of our team and our success in achieving the new, tougher accreditation. It’s a testament to our position in providing leading edge Microsoft Dynamics ERP solutions for companies with ecommerce and payment processing needs and our overall commitment as a Microsoft partner,” said Bernie Huang, President of Azox.
May 16, 2011: “Flintfox are very pleased to continue to be ranked as a top provider in TPM by the readers of Consumer Goods Technology,” says Flintfox CEO Mike Ridgway. The latest survey of more than 120 CG and IT executives asked to identify the solutions provider they currently used in each category, and rate their customer experience based on the reader’s experience implementing and using the software. Flintfox received top rankings in the area of Trade Promotions Management.
May 12, 2011: Alba Spectrum Corporation is very pleased to welcome Luanne McPherson as our new Sales and Marketing Manager. Luanne will focus on helping the Dynamics GP partner channel to solve ERP problems and create sales opportunities using Alba Spectrum’s products and services. Luanne has been in the Microsoft Dynamics channel for 9 years, specializing in Dynamics GP & Dynamics CRM. She has held senior positions in sales management and systems analysis, with experience in financial, manufacturing, import/export, consumer electronics and WMS/Distribution applications. Alba Spectrum Corporation is a Gold-Certified Microsoft solution provider specializing in Dynamics GP. We offer WMS, Distribution, eCommerce and Financial add-on products and have extensive experience in using Microsoft technologies to customize and integrate GP applications. Please visit our website: www.albaspectrum.com or contact us at 866-528-0577 for more information.
May 12, 2011: TrinSoft is proud to unveil its new logo and brand to mark a new season of growth and change. TrinSoft has been going strong since 1996 and continues its tradition of excellence and innovation today and into the future. The new logo reflects a more modern design and helps commemorate TrinSoft’s 15 year anniversary. Go to www.trinsoft.com to see the new look.
May 10, 2011: AIM Computer Solutions now offers a web based and feature-rich material tracking system priced at an extremely attractive list. RapidTrak offers user-defined transactions and alerts, and a complete audit trail for material Putaway, Finds, Move and Consume commands. Designed for rapid deployment, a tracking system can be implemented in less than one day. A great tool for a company still not ready for a complete warehouse system, but ready to take the first step in answering the question: “ Where’s my stuff?” see www.rapidtrak.net for more information.
May 10, 2011: More than a month ahead of the June 15th compliance deadline, NetStandard Inc. successfully completed the new SSAE 16 service audit. The new audit standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants ensure the highest levels of security and privacy for cloud computing and managed IT/data centers. NetStandard Inc. is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner headquartered in Kansas City, Kan. — home to Google’s recently announced “superfast” fiber optic network initiative by 2012.
May 10, 2011: A new user group has been formed called the Southern New England CRM/xRM User Group for business users working with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and technical contacts developing on the xRM Platform.
May 9, 2011: Shawn Smith has joined DFC Consultants as an Accountant in our Dickinson, ND office. Smith is a graduate of Dickinson State University in Accounting and Business Administration and his Master of Business Administration from the University of North Dakota. Deb Schaffer of DFC Consultants in Fargo has attained her Microsoft Certified Training Certification. Schaffer has been with DFC Consultants, a Microsoft Certified Training Center, since 2010 and has over 15 years of experience working with domestic and international enterprises ranging from start-up to established global companies. Kurt Quiggle has rejoined DFC Consultants in May as a Senior Technical Applications Consultant. Kurt is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. DFC Consultants, with offices in Fargo, Dickinson and Bismarck, has been serving clients in a five-state region since 1989. DFC Consultants is a Microsoft Gold Certified partner, selling and implementing Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and DFC Tribal Housing Solutions. DFC Consultants is a Microsoft Certified Training Center that provides professional training services and our Certified Professionals provide customization, training and support services.
May 5, 2011: Encore Business Solutions is pleased to announce its partnership with Avalara. Encore’s Recurring Contract Billing (RCB) solution now integrates with Avalara’s AvaTax, an easy-to-use sales tax calculation and filing solution. Once the billing is completed within Encore’s RCB, the AvaTax batch processing utility captures the invoices in Microsoft Dynamics GP for sales tax calculation. Encore is also excited to announce two recent accomplishments. In April Encore was one of five partners who won the Convergence Top 5 Partner Promotion. A panel of judges selected the top five partners who had the largest percentage of customer registrations relative to their overall customer base. Also, on April 27th, 2011 Encore was ranked as a Top 100 Solution Provider of 2010 by Computer Dealer News (CDN), Canada’s No. 1 IT channel publication and website.
April 28, 2011: Binary Stream Software’s new release, the Investments & Loans Management enables Microsoft Dynamics GP users to effectively manage, track and automate back-office processes for any type of interest and non-interest bearing investment. Adding portfolio management to existing functionality for fund, broker and loans management, this solution now provides companies that hold investments themselves the ability to track these in detail within GP.
April 27, 2011: Russ Nugent has been named Chief Operating Office/Practice Manager at CAL Business Solutions Inc., a Connecticut Microsoft Dynamics GP partner. He will be responsible for managing the consulting and services team for all new Microsoft Dynamics GP projects and more than 200 existing customers. Nugent recently served as VP of Financial Systems and Business Intelligence at a large lending company and spent five years as the owner of a Dynamics GP consulting firm in Milford, Connecticut.
April 17, 2011: Commerce Systems Group released their Dynamics NAV ISV product specifically for the Lake Management Industry. For more information visit www.commercesystemsgroup.com.
April 15, 2011: SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, announced today that it has teamed up with Terry Petrzelka, founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Tectura, Inc., to evolve and expand the SBS Partner Network (SPN). The SPN was developed and launched by SBS Group a little over a year ago to bring together Microsoft Dynamics partners who want to accelerate their business growth. Based on best practices from more than 25 years of business, from local and global Dynamics partners, and from leading marketers the program helps partners drive their entrepreneurial spirit. Terry Petrzelka, recently retired from Tectura, Inc. has long been a visionary in the Microsoft Dynamics community and led the growth of Tectura to become the largest Microsoft Dynamics partner in the world. At the time of his retirement, Tectura had more than 1600 employees in 20+ countries. Terry will work with the SBS Group leadership team to further enhance and evolve the SPN. “I was immediately impressed with SBS Group’s approach and what they were seeking to accomplish. Our industry is changing and I believe the future will belong to those partners who learn to adopt best practices, focus on specific industries, leverage their investments, and develop new cloud-based services. The SPN provides a great model to help partners transition to that future,” states Petrzelka. “We are excited to have Terry collaborate with us to expand and evolve our partner network. His experience in building global organizations and his dedication to helping partners will be incredibly energizing to our team. Over the past year, SBS Group has diligently worked to move through the idea, incubation, design, prototype, and initial launch phases. With Terry, we will be working together to build upon this foundation and establish the SPN as the leader in partner networks,” adds James R. Bowman, President and CEO of SBS Group. Members of the SBS Partner Network offer expanded skill and solutions sets including SharePoint, .Net development, network infrastructure design and implementation along with the entire Dynamics solution set. Members are all individually owned and operated yet utilize and leverage the SBS Group brand, marketing programs, and support services. The program is open to any Microsoft Dynamics partner. “First and foremost we are seeking partners who want to grow their business and are passionate about providing business solutions,” notes Joseph Longo, Senior Vice President. He adds, “From our extensive work in building branded service and in prior partner aggregation models, we’ve carefully crafted our program to leverage that experience. From our support offerings to sales and marketing programs we attempted to maximize the positive benefits a partner can receive without intruding on their entrepreneurial spirit.” Additional information about the program can be found at www.sbsgrouppartnernetwork.com or from SBS Group’s main office at 888-725-2555. SBS Group provides business management solutions to mid-size companies across the country. SBS delivers its solutions and services with the industry’s top technology partners including Microsoft, Sage Software, Deltek, IBM, Hewlett Packard, Citrix, Acumatica, and others.
April 11, 2011: Cincom Systems has launched the new Cincom Acquire® Portal (http://acquire.cincom.com) designed to help companies that sell complex products and services sell more through their dealers and extended channels. It is a stand-alone application with knowledge-based guided selling, configuration, pricing, quoting and proposal capabilities, backed by the power of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform. It gives dealers and field sales reps instant access to knowledge-based sales tools, so they can quickly and easily configure, price and propose complex products.
April 5, 2011: New Vertical Group Blogs – Microsoft Dynamics Partners have launched two new vertical blogs for nonprofit organizations (www.nfptechblog.com) and government contractors (www.govcontechblog.com). If you focus on either of these verticals and would like to join please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Membership is open to partners and ISVs.
March 18, 2011: Zap! Integration for GP, a suite of enhancement modules for Microsoft Dynamics® GP that quickly transfers data from a Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet into Microsoft Dynamics GP, was released this week by Computeration, Inc. Data can be integrated into General Journal, Payables Transactions, Receivables Transactions, Purchase Orders, and Sales Order Processing Documents modules or into any of 10 different combinations of modules. Data is integrated into predefined fields within each module. Zap! Integration provides businesses with a low-cost, easy-to-use customized solution to eliminate costly data entry and transfer errors.
March 17, 2011: SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, announces today that they have been selected by Shapell Industries, Inc., to implement Microsoft Dynamics SL & Kova, a complete home builder solution. SBS provides accounting and business solutions to mid-sized companies through a network of regional offices across the United States. Shapell Industries is one of the largest developers/homebuilders in California. Having built over 70,000 housing units, it owns and manages more than 2,700,000 square feet of commercial space and has developed and currently manages over 6,000 apartment units. With headquarters in Beverly Hills, California, the company employs over 250 individuals. Dedicated to building the home a customer wants, Shapell required a single, integrated technology solution to enhance reporting, eliminate redundant data entry, accelerate the workflow for inquiries, and increase visibility into homebuyer activity and history. During the evaluation process, the selection team evaluated a number of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to support their home building and financial requirements before selecting Microsoft Dynamics SL & Kova and choosing SBS Group as the technology partner.
February 24, 2011: Total Dynamics Solutions announces the immediate availability of Enterprise Business Management – EBMTM exclusively for Microsoft Dynamics AX. The EBMTM Solution includes Financial Reporting, Business Intelligence, Financial Budgeting & Planning, Trade Management, Web-based Sales Order Entry, and Sales Volume & Rate Forecasting. The EBMTM solution improves financial budgeting, planning, and reporting and simplifies trade discount management and sales order entry in Dynamics AX. Visit www.totaldynamicssolutions.com for more information.
February 24, 2011: Most Creative Excuse Heard for Missing Work Contest! Did you know…CareerBuilder’s annual survey on absenteeism showed 29% of employees played hooky from work at least once this year, calling in sick when they were well? “My alarm didn’t go off.” “My car broke down.” “My dog ate my car keys.”
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February 18, 2011: TrinSoft, LLC today announced it has achieved a Gold Enterprise Resource Planning Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft Gold Competency, organizations must complete a rigorous set of tests to prove their level of technology expertise, have the right number of Microsoft Certified Professionals, submit customer references and demonstrate their commitment to customer satisfaction by participating in an annual survey. In addition, TrinSoft is the only partner in Kentucky with the Microsoft Gold Enterprise Resource Planning Competency. “A Gold Enterprise Resource Planning Competency differentiates us from the competition and establishes us as market leaders, further demonstrating our commitment to serving the needs of customers relying on Microsoft-based solutions,” said John Stucky, TrinSoft president. “We look forward to helping our customers realize their full potential by continuing to focus our areas of technology expertise in response to today’s business needs.” About TrinSoft, LLC Headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, TrinSoft, LLC has one of the most experienced Microsoft Business Solutions consulting teams in the region offering implementation, customization, support and training. TrinSoft represents the Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics CRM product lines and also launched its own fully integrated document management and workflow solution, TrinDocs. TrinSoft offers many services to mid-market businesses including Enterprise Resource Planning, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources & Payroll, Web Application Development, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Custom Programming, and Portal Development. For more information, visit www.trinsoft.com.
February 17, 2011: Altec Products, Inc., a leading provider of integrated document management and workflow solutions to small- to- mid-market companies, announced the release of doc-link version 2.7. The company’s flagship product, doc-link, provides seamless integration to popular mid-market financial accounting packages, and allows for paperless processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, sales order processing and other accounting and non-accounting enterprise applications. This new release offers enhancements that improve the user experience, as well as streamline and simplify the configuration and installation processes. All end-user functionality is now consolidated in the doc-link Smart Client, featuring a modern look and feel with simplified indexing and automated triggers that streamline the movement of documents through workflow. Users can approve documents from email on a mobile device, providing greater efficiencies and flexibility in workflow processes. For more information, visit Altec at www.altec-inc.com, or call 1-800-997-9921.
February 15, 2011: Experlogix, Inc., the leading provider of sales and manufacturing configurator solutions for Microsoft Dynamics CRM and ERP announces a significant customer win. Ammeraal Beltech, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of conveyor and process belting, has purchased 500 user licenses of the Experlogix Configurator for Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Dynamics NAV after an intensive evaluation of several product configurator developers. Ammeraal Beltech will implement Experlogix to help their sales professionals create quotations faster and with greater precision. For more information, visit www.experlogix.com or read more about Experlogix in the Microsoft Dynamics Marketplace http://dynamics.pinpoint.microsoft.com/en-US/applications/Configurator-for-Dynamics-CRM-4294974483.
February 8, 2011: SBS is proud to announce EcoSoft, LP as the newest addition to the SBS Group Partner Network. SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, provides accounting and business solutions to mid-sized companies through a network of regional offices across the United States. With over 25 years of successful experience in providing business management solutions, SBS has extensively expanded market reach through strategic opportunities in several major markets across the country. With extensive manufacturing and construction expertise, the SBS Pittsburgh team is comprised of industry experts that will assist SBS’ expanding customer base at all levels of operations. “We are excited to join the SBS Partner Network and further extend the reach of solutions they provide. Finding the right partner is tremendously important in the success of a business solution implementation, including Microsoft Dynamics. With SBS’ resources, our client base can expect a substantial increase in solution offerings in an industry that has seen consistent growth,” states Daniel Shepherd, General Manager of SBS Group Pittsburgh.
February 7, 2011: Trinity, a world leader in providing distribution industry solutions for over 30 years for the worldwide Microsoft partner channel, is proud to announce that they will begin supporting the Americas and Caribbean with a dedicated sales, marketing, and administration organization! As of March 1, 2011, Trinity began meeting the needs of distributors and clients in the Americas and Caribbean with dedicated resources out of Tampa, Florida. They will provide seamless integration of powerful distribution industry solutions with Microsoft Dynamics® GP, timely and knowledgeable support, and accurate billing of renewals. Trinity is committed to making this transition as smooth as possible while maintaining the service you can depend on. You can now reach them at 877-879-0983 or on www.trinitypartner.com.
February 3, 2011: DynamicPoint publishes new whitepaper, Best Practices in SharePoint Development for Microsoft Dynamics GP. Almost every ERP and CRM software implementation can be supplemented with additional areas of functionality. Learn just how SharePoint can provide enhancements to magnify the benefits of your Dynamics solution. This whitepaper specifically targets organizations interested in extending the critical data within Dynamics GP with SharePoint Portals, Business Automation and Custom Products that will help automate your business and allow employees to collaborate in ways that save time, money and frustration. Learn more at www.dynamicpoint.com or call 562.726.4396.
February 3, 2011: NetStandard Inc. is pleased to announce a strategic addition to the company with the appointment of Beth Wobbema and Mario Reyes as Channel Sales Managers. Beth and Mario will be responsible for growing NetStandard’s myappsanywhere Reseller Channel across North America. We look forward to the positive impact that both Beth and Mario will have on our myappsanywhere team and our partners, who will be able to benefit from their deep channel and sales expertise – a great addition to “Clarity in the Cloud.” www.myappsanywhere.com
February 3, 2011: Encore Business Solutions is pleased to announce the release of Appreciation Pricing on their products. From the collective support of their partners they have been able to provide quality, reliable solutions to GP users for over 20 years. By accomplishing what few have, they are showing their tremendous appreciation to their partners continued business by not only reducing product pricing on some of their favorite modules, but they are also increasing their partner margins. To learn more contact email@example.com.
February 1, 2011: The Partner Marketing Group has added to its line-up of marketing services with “Dave Saves the Day”, an end-to-end video marketing campaign to help partners sell more Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Find out more at http://www.thepartnermarketinggroup.com/dave-saves-the-day-videos.
January 31, 2011: SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, has officially achieved a Gold Competency in ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) through Microsoft’s Partner Network. Gold is the highest competency level obtainable through Microsoft. This further demonstrates SBS’ capabilities in providing implementation, consulting and support services for business management solutions including Microsoft Dynamics AX, GP and SL. Microsoft’s Partner Network recently made comprehensive changes to their certification process, significantly increasing the depth and breadth of requirements needed to achieve an advanced competency. Microsoft estimates that less than less than 25% of its partners will achieve gold competencies. The new criteria to achieve these competency levels include requirements around consulting staff, revenue commitments, implementation methodology certifications and customer references. Although, partners had up to 12 months to meet these new requirements, SBS Group was able to achieve the highest certification for ERP in just three months due to its highly-qualified staff. SBS has also earned an additional Silver competency for Portals and Collaboration.
January 27, 2011: DFC Consultants is excited to announce that Allen Phillips has been promoted to Vice President of Professional Services at DFC Consultants. Allen has been the Professional Services Manager since joining DFC Consultants in 2009 and is a Microsoft Certified Trainer. Allen has over 20 years of experience in the software industry. Jamie Nelson has joined DFC Consultants in January as a Technical Applications Consultant. Jamie has over 10 years of experience in the software industry and has achieved both the Microsoft Certified System Engineer and Microsoft Certified Database Administrator certifications. Jeff Wedel has joined DFC Consultants in February as a Programmer. Jeff brings with him over 10 years of IT experience. DFC Consultants, www.dfcconsultants.com, with offices in Fargo, Dickinson and Bismarck, North Dakota has been serving clients in a five-state region since 1989. DFC Consultants is a Microsoft Gold Certified partner, selling and implementing Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and DFC’s Tribal Housing Solutions. DFC Consultants is a Microsoft Certified Training Center provides professional training services and our Certified Professionals provide customization, training and support services.
January 24, 2011: Plumbline Solutions has expanded its service offerings into Dynamics AX. With the addition of the Dynamics AX services, Plumbline Solutions continues providing its world class services around Dynamics SL and Dynamics GP. We’ve been busy this past year working with Sandler*Kahne Software to bring their eBanking Suite for Dynamics SL to the Dynamics AX community. Plumbline Solutions’ Dynamics AX services are targeted towards Microsoft partners/ISVs and include development of custom/ISV solutions, upgrading/converting existing ISV solutions, developer mentoring, testing services, documentation services, and technical support. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website www.plumblinesolutions.com for more details.
January 24, 2011: Sandler*Kahne Software has been busy this first quarter and the entire team is excited to share what’s new for 2011. The eBanking Suite for Dynamics SL (CfMD) has over 1,000 customers and now, some of the same value-add modules are available to the Dynamics AX community. Positive Pay and Electronic Bank Reconciliation are now shipping! Advanced BankRec and Lockbox Processing are scheduled for a Feb/March release. Check our website (sksoft.com) for the latest updates to our roadmap. A number of our AX resellers are really excited about bringing the acclaimed EB Suite to all their AX customers. FIDO (The Data Retriever) is winning over SL users across the country! FIDO is a web-based Silverlight™ application that includes over 100 predefined views into your data and allows you to create your own views too. As always, Sandler*Kahne Software will be an exhibitor at Convergence and is excited to share and demo the latest products this year in Atlanta.
January 18, 2011: Experlogix, Inc., (www.experlogix.com) the leading developer of web-based sales and manufacturing configurator solutions for Microsoft Dynamics® CRM and ERP, today announced it is one of four partners selected by Microsoft as a US National Sponsor of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 product launch event. Experlogix will be featured prominently at each event during the eight-city US tour. The locations include San Francisco, February 3rd; Irvine, February 8th; Dallas, February 10th; Washington, DC, February 22nd; Minneapolis, March 1st; Atlanta, March 3rd; and New York City, March 10th. Experlogix is also sponsoring Toronto, March 29th. The launch event offers a great opportunity to see Dynamics CRM 2011 and the Experlogix Configurator up-close and speak with product experts. The event is ideal for customers, partners and prospective users with responsibilities for sales, marketing, customer service, IT and corporate leadership. To register, go to http://crm.dynamics.com/2011launch/default.aspx. For more information, visit www.experlogix.com or read more about Experlogix in the Microsoft Dynamics Marketplace http://dynamics.pinpoint.microsoft.com/en-US/applications/Configurator-for-Dynamics-CRM-4294974483.
January 10, 2011: Metafile Information Systems (http://www.metaviewer.com) launched in October its Microsoft Dynamics partner program (http://www.metaviewer.com/partners). Just three months after launch, Metafile reports significant early recruitment momentum among value-added reseller (VAR) and referral partners and systems integrators to sell, service and support its MetaViewer paperless ERP document management and workflow solution to Microsoft Dynamics users. Today, more than 15,000 financial professionals worldwide are efficiently processing more than 15 million paperless transactions per week with the MetaViewer solution. For more information, call 800-638-2445, or visit www.metaviewer4dynamics.com or www.metaviewer.com.
December 30, 2010: SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, is proud to be named in Bob Scott’s Insights’ VAR Stars 2010 List for the second consecutive year. VAR Stars honors 100 organizations for their accomplishments, growth and industry leadership in the mid-market financial software sector. The company’s accomplishments included the launch of the SBS Partner Network, expanded solution offerings with the introduction of Microsoft Dynamics AX, and continued strength in its core business. Expanding from a regional to national network of offices, SBS has taken a leadership position in developing new partner models that leverage the strength of the network’s collective industry expertise. This has led to expanded opportunities throughout and allows the company to post gains in a soft economy.
December 13, 2010: The Microsoft Dynamics SL User Group held its annual conference in San Diego, CA on September 22nd – 24th which produced the largest gathering of Dynamics SL Users in the group’s history. The SL User Group began as a partner led user group out of Atlanta, GA in 2001. The first organized national conference launched in 2005 with 62 attendees. 225 attendees gathered in San Diego for the 2010 conference, up from 147 the previous year. The User Group conference compliments Microsoft’s Convergence offering practical solutions, best practices, tips & tricks and lessons learned by other Dynamics SL Users in their businesses. In 2007, the Users Group became an independent, self-sufficient organization “for users, by users” which is currently run by volunteers from within the membership. As a part of this transition to self-sufficiency, the group expanded its scope from a focus on the construction industry to include all functional areas within Dynamics SL. The group provides a unique opportunity for member organizations to share information in a personable, non-competitive environment with a spirit of mutual cooperation. To learn more about the Microsoft Dynamics SL User Group and our upcoming member programs please visit http://www.solomonusersgroup.com.
December 9, 2010: We’re Growing! We’re welcoming a new member to our talented team of marketers at The Partner Marketing Group! Cheryl Salazar, a native of South Africa, has more than 20 years experience in technology and partner marketing. Cheryl has worked in the technology industry in different capacities – product launches, webinar delivery, vendor management, working in and with Distribution partners & VARs, onsite implementation of business critical systems with an SI as well as working in various partner facing roles for Microsoft Corporation for 12 years. Interestingly, she is a trained safari guide and can assist if you want to plan a trip to Africa! She can be contacted at email@example.com.
November 29, 2010: SBS Group has announced its acquisition of Omnios, a Chicago, Illinois based Microsoft Dynamics practice. SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, provides accounting and business solutions to mid-sized companies. With over 24 years of successful experience in providing business management solutions, SBS continues to build its market reach through strategic and organic growth opportunities in several major markets across the country. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
November 21, 2010: Professional Advantage was highlighted in a recent Microsoft staffing technology white paper named: Accelerating Staffing Firm Success White Paper. This is posted on our website at: http://www.profad.com/news/staffingtechnology.htm
November 19, 2010: Dynamic Communities announced Kim Peterson as the new director of programming for the Microsoft Dynamics® GP User Group (GPUG). She replaces Frank Vukovits, who will now focus full-time as director of programming for the Microsoft Dynamics® AX User Group (AXUG). In her new role, Kim will oversee the direction of GPUG, including all event programming and member benefits for both customers and Partners. Kim has 28 years experience in building and supporting the Microsoft Dynamics GP community, working with Microsoft, Partners, and customers. View the full press release at www.gpug.com/news/kimpetersongpugdir.
November 19, 2010: Metafile Information Systems (http://www.metaviewer.com) has launched its Microsoft Dynamics Partner Program. Metafile seeks VAR and referral partners and systems integrators to sell, service and support its MetaViewer paperless ERP document management and workflow solution to Microsoft Dynamics users. Metafile is a paperless accounts payable, accounts receivable and human resources document management and workflow solution provider. All MetaViewer functionality easily integrates with all four Microsoft Dynamics ERP solutions (GP, AX, SL and NAV). For more information about Metafile’s Microsoft Dynamics Partner Program, visit www.metaviewer4dynamics.com, or contact Steve Gregory, Metafile’s partner channel manager, at 1-800-638-2445, extension 180.
November 18, 2010: Affiliated Resource Group (Affiliated), a leading Ohio technology and professional services company, today announced that it has achieved the Gold competency for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) in the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) program recognizing Affiliated’s expertise and total impact in the technology marketplace. Affiliated is one of the first Microsoft partners in Central Ohio to achieve Gold competency for CRM.
November 5, 2010: API makes Inc. Magazine’s fourth annual list of fastest growing companies in America! “API is pleased to be recognized by Inc. for the third consecutive year as one of the fastest growing private companies in America,” said Juan Rodriguez, CEO at Advanced Processing & Imaging. “Placing in the top 10, by rank, for the state of Florida is amazing considering the economy we’ve all faced. API remains committed to providing our customers with innovative and cutting-edge enterprise content management solutions with customer service practices that are unrivaled.”
October 27, 2010: SBS Group has announced the official launch of the SBS Partner Network – a program dedicated to helping Microsoft Dynamics Partners succeed in the areas of sales, marketing and service delivery. The Network has grown to 11 office locations with the addition of Partners in Denver, Chicago, and Los Angeles. “We’re pleased to welcome Cardamel Consulting, Lakeshore Consulting, and Compuexcel to our program,” states James R. Bowman, Jr. President and CEO of SBS Group. “Over the next few months these organizations will be fully integrated into our network leveraging the SBS Group brand,” continues Bowman.
October 26, 2010: Equisys, Inc., Zetadocs 4.0 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV is now available. The new version brings even tighter integration with NAV, using the Role Tailored Client (RTC) to provide a ‘drag and drop’ interface which automatically archives emails, faxes or scanned documents, creating links from NAV to SharePoint. Zetadocs for NAV also allows automatic delivery of documents such as invoices, via email and/or fax from NAV. Aside from increasing the efficiency of customer’s accounting teams, this also drastically reduces the cost of paper, consumables and postage, and ensures that documentation is instantly received by the customer.
October 21, 2010: DFC Consultants adds two to their team. Toni Parisien has joined DFC Consultants as an Application Consultant. Parisien has 28 years of experience as a finance director for Casino, Manufacturing and Housing. Toni has a Master’s degree in Business and has taught at the undergraduate level for the past 10 years. Vanessa Veflin has joined DFC Consultants as the Sales & Marketing Assistant in their Fargo office. Veflin has 13 years of experience in software industry working at Great Plains Software and Microsoft. She is a graduate from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications and resides in Fargo, ND. DFC Consultants, with offices in Fargo, Dickinson and Bismarck, has been serving clients in a five-state region since 1989. DFC is a Microsoft Gold Certified partner, selling and implementing financial management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and DFC’s Tribal Housing Solutions. DFC’s Microsoft Certified Training Center provides professional training services and our Certified Professionals provide customization, training and support services.
October 20, 2010: Enliven Software is happy to part of one of the fastest growing group blog sites for ERP Software selection. The ERP Software Blog (www.erpsoftwareblog.com) is composed of several Microsoft Dynamics GP (Formally known as Great Plains) resellers and complementary ISV (Independent Software Vendor) Solutions which were recommended by the Microsoft Partner Community for providing world class solutions and support.
October 19, 2010: Binary Stream Software recently launched a company blog at blog.binarystream.com. The blog will cover various topics relating to the Microsoft Dynamics ERP space, including customer cases, development tips & tricks and deeper insights into new feature developments. To learn more visit the blog!
September 24, 2010: A global expansion is underway for The Partner Marketing Group! Adding to their already leading North American presence, The Partner Marketing Group is now a featured vendor on the Microsoft UK vendor showcase at http://www.partnermarketingshowcase.co.uk!
September 23, 2010: Encore Business Solutions has been recognized by Microsoft® as the Western Canada’s Top Microsoft Dynamics® Recruit Partner 2010 for achieving the highest Microsoft Dynamics AX revenue and the most new Dynamics AX customer adds in Western Canada. Ken Rylance, Channel Development Manager from Microsoft, presented the award to Encore at their 20th Anniversary celebration on September 15th, 2010. Over the past year, Encore worked with Microsoft to accentuate their existing skills in pre-sales, sales and implementation to drive best practices with their Dynamics AX business. This has resulted in Encore becoming the first Dynamics GP reseller to successfully add Dynamics AX to their product and service offering and the highest revenue generating recruit partner in Canada.
September 15, 2010: SBS Group, a business solutions technology provider, today announces the launch of its redesigned website, www.sbsgroupusa.com. The new design allows for easier navigation, provides enhanced functionality, and encourages visitors to explore how SBS Group works with companies in various industries through video testimonials, an industry blog, and interactive case studies. The site is one of the first in its industry to provide content tailored to the user in both a role and industry scenario. The website serves as a valuable tool for companies who want to understand what they should be looking for in a business solution provider.
September 14, 2010: Unanet announces its new rapid implementation methodology, Quickstart, for emerging services organizations’ project management needs. Unanet Project Tracking, delivered via the Unanet OnDemand platform, combined with Microsoft Dynamics SL, empowers organizations to manage project profitability, revenue, expenses and financials in one place, giving management greater visibility into project and workforce performance. The QuickStart accelerated implementation offers the best practices learned from hundreds of implementations, delivered in a condensed format by Unanet’s experienced implementation consulting team.
September 9, 2010: Altec Products, Inc., a leading provider of integrated document management and workflow solution to small- to mid-market companies, announces the appointment of Kevin Dudevoir to Director, Channel Sales. In this key position, Kevin will lead Business Development and Sales to drive Altec’s overall channel sales efforts for its flagship document management product, doc-link™, focusing on the recruitment and development of Altec’s VAR partners. For more information, visit Altec at www.altec-inc.com, or call 1-800-997-9921.
September 1, 2010: CAL Business Solutions, a Connecticut based Dynamics GP partner, is proud to announce the results of an incredible FY09. CAL saw a 263% increase in new customer adds with a total of 29 adds. CAL also won the Microsoft Dynamics Northeast Area Partner of the Year Award and was named a Microsoft Dynamics President’s club winner for the 7th time in 12 years. We congratulate each of our 19 team members for their dedication and focus during strong economic headwinds that resulted in such unprecedented growth.
September 1, 2010: The editors of Accounting Technology are pleased to announce that Professional Advantage has been selected to its VAR 100 list for 2010. The VAR 100 lists the top 100 resellers by revenue for 2009. These are chosen from organizations that center their practices on the sale and implementation of mid-market accounting software. These organizations own the lion’s share of this business out of the thousands of competing companies and firms that compete in this market. The names of all 100 organizations will be published in the August 2010 issue of Accounting Technology. “The Accounting Today VAR 100 list is comprised of top accounting and ERP software resellers throughout the country, ranked by revenue,” says Seth Fineberg, Technology Editor of Accounting Today. “This select group represents those in the world of accounting software resellers that are truly ahead of the pack and we are pleased to honor them in this special report.”
August 25, 2010: SBS Group is recognized as one of Accounting Today Magazine’s VAR 100 for the seventh consecutive year. With offices in New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Boston and New Orleans, SBS Group provides mid-market accounting & technology solutions to companies along the East & Gulf Coasts. SBS Group, ranked #34, is one of a handful of companies to achieve this honor for the past six years. The VAR 100 companies are selected based upon their 2009 revenue. More than one thousand companies are considered for inclusion in the annual listing and the top 100 are then selected for publication.
August 25, 2010: Enliven Software, 2010 Distinction in Marketing Award Winner for Best ISV Marketing Campaign, and award winners to share secrets of success at The Partner Event in Fargo. A highly organized and executed campaign at Convergence positioned Enliven Software as the Green, Holistic SaaS Solutions provider with easy to use and fast to activate Fidesic platform. The Fidesic platform is a full circle, integrated electronic Accounts Receivable and Payable processing platform for Microsoft Dynamics GP.
August 20, 2010: Aurigo Software Technologies Inc, a Microsoft Gold certified partner and leading software products and solutions provider in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) vertical, strengthens its presence in the United States through its recent partnership with SBS Group. SBS Group, a Microsoft Gold certified partner will market, implement and support Aurigo BRIX across the Midwest and Eastern Regions of the US. SBS Group, headquartered in Woodbridge, NJ has offices throughout the United States and has been recognized for its leadership in the Microsoft Dynamics ERP space. Through this alliance, the companies will be able to offer end to end construction ERP solutions to their customers and expand their reach in the US.
August 16, 2010: SBS Group announced today that it has added Microsoft Dynamics Sales Specialist, Lou Graulau as a valuable new member to its corporate team. Lou brings over 20 years of in depth experience within the Microsoft Dynamics Business Solutions product family. Lou’s skill set includes Strategic Sales planning, direct Corporate Account Management, Business Process Review and Planning, along with expertise in the field of Professional Services Automation.
August 11, 2010: ASC Software is proud to announce they have launched ASCTrac® WMS version 7.0! This new release has over 100 new features that are especially suited for the food and pharmaceutical industries and 44 new performance metrics have been added overall. These new features include more user configurable task interleaving, more built-in reports and new advanced picking processes, just to name a few. Learn how ASCTrac® WMS and these new features can help your distribution clients and prospects. Contact us for a demonstration of this new version at firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 10, 2010: Rockton Software welcomes Sue Roe to the Sales Administration Team. Sue brings more than 15 years of experience in providing accounting services and managing client relations.
August 4, 2010: Plumbline Consulting has a new company website – www.PlumblineConsulting.com – that offers easier navigation to help you find and understand the services that we provide to Microsoft Dynamics Partners. From contract technical support to consulting to development, we offer expertise to make your life easier when tackling complex projects or meeting your customer requests.
August 4, 2010: Plumbline Consulting is pleased to introduce www.DynamicsDownloads.com. It is a revolutionary new site where you can easily search, purchase and download add-on solutions for Dynamics products. If you have a solution you’d like to sell, take advantage of the free trial membership currently being offered. Just register on the site, select your membership level and then upload your product!
August 4, 2010: Encore Business Solutions is happy to announce that it has been selected as a finalist for the 2010 Microsoft Dynamics Partner of the Year – Canada. The Microsoft Dynamics Partner of the Year awards demonstrates exceptional business success by optimizing the use of Microsoft Dynamics to deliver innovative solutions that exceed customer expectations and surpass business goals.
August 4, 2010: Encore Business Solutions has been named to the 2010 President’s Club for Microsoft Dynamics for the 15th consecutive year, making Encore the longest standing Canadian member of the Microsoft Dynamics Presidents Club. This achievement is a direct result of Encore’s outstanding dedication to customer satisfaction through the delivery of innovative business solutions.
August 2, 2010: Emergence, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, has a mature Affiliate and Partner Program now in existence for over 5 years supporting 50+ Affiliates and Partners in the USA, Canada and Caribbean. Celebrating its 30th year in business, Emergence has 3,500+ supported customers with over 20 industry and Microsoft awards since 2000; 7 consecutive Inner Circle Awards, 10 consecutive President’s Club awards, Regional Partner of the Year award and North American Top 25 VAR award. Emergence has the depth, knowledge and experience to help guide Microsoft Partners through the upcoming changes to the Microsoft Partner Program. Find out more at: www.emergencecorp.com.
July 29, 2010: Liaison Software Corporation is pleased to announce: Liaison Messenger EDD the latest addition to their Liaison Messenger suite of products. Now add Workflow Automation, Electronic Document Delivery, and Document Assembly capabilities for any Microsoft Dynamics form, report or document. Using our Intelligent Data Recognition algorithms; utilize our built-in, or create your own, amazing scripts to print, email, fax, archive, FTP, assemble, and transmit business forms, reports, or MS Office documents. With our PLUS option, expand the power to include custom SQL stored procedures, SSRS reports, even ad-hoc Crystal Reports with any document from AX, NAV, GP, SL, or CRM. (800) 811-4618.
July 29, 2010: Flaum Technologies announces CommissionCalc Plus, an enhanced version of CommissionCalc. The Plus version includes role-based security; easier maintenance of commission rules, including validation and error-checking; and the ability to email commission reports directly from CommissionCalc. See http://www.commissioncalc.com/CommissionCalcPlus.html for more information or call Becky at 888-962-6667 x 2.
July 28, 2010: The recent release of ImageTag’s KwikTag® V4.6 for Microsoft Dynamics AX, NAV, and GP is rapidly growing in implementation due to the demands on business leaders to solve productivity concerns and reduce escalating costs that result from inefficiencies in paper-laden business processes. To read the full article click here.
July 27, 2010: SBS Group, a premier Microsoft Gold Partner providing business and accounting software solutions, has been named to the 2010 President’s Club for Microsoft Dynamics. This achievement is a direct result of SBS Group’s outstanding dedication to customer satisfaction through the delivery of innovative business solutions. President’s Club for Microsoft Dynamics honors high-performing Microsoft Dynamics partners whose commitment to customers is reflected in their business success and growth. This prestigious group represents the top 5 percent of Microsoft Dynamics partners worldwide. Membership is granted based on their continual, committed efforts aimed at offering solutions that meet the needs of their customers.
July 26, 2010: Computer Productivity Services Inc. offers a convenient, fast and cost effective wireless warehouse and fixed asset solution using state of the art Motorola Symbol MT2090 handheld computers. These state of the art mobile terminals combine the simplicity of a scanner with the intelligence of a computer. Integrated with Dynamics GP. Workflow is specific to items with no tracking, Bin, Lot and Serial number tracking to streamline scanning. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, real-time/online or offline/batch entry. CPS is a Motorola Partner Select ISV partner.
July 22, 2010: Corporate Renaissance Group (CRG) is pleased to announce that it has been named to the 2010 President’s Club for Microsoft Dynamics for the 6th time in 7 years. This achievement is a direct result of Corporate Renaissance Group’s outstanding dedication to customer satisfaction through the delivery of innovative business solutions. To learn more about CRG and its solutions, visit www.crgroup.com.
July 22, 2010: Corporate Renaissance Group (CRG) is pleased to announce that it was selected as a finalist for the 2010 Microsoft Dynamics ISV of the Year for Canada. The Microsoft Dynamics Partner of the Year awards demonstrates exceptional business success by optimizing the use of Microsoft Dynamics to deliver innovative solutions that exceed customer expectations and surpass business goals. CRG offers a range of products for data automation (Changer, AA Tools, Re-Formatter, Reverser, Merger Series), financial planning and analysis (Cost Allocator, QuickCubes, Project Accounting Cubes), and employee performance management (emPerform). For more information, visit www.crgroup.com.
July 20, 2010: By implementing an Electronic Document Management Solution Neighborly Care Network is able to offer more programs and provide more care for Seniors. In order to provide premium quality care, and to effectively manage healthcare costs, Neighborly Care Network has implemented an Electronic Medical Records within a comprehensive Enterprise Content Management System. Using Advanced Processing & Imaging’s (API) suite of products – OptiView ECM, Form Processor, and OptiView Web, Neighborly cannot only give its healthcare providers, in the clinic and in the field, the most accurate, easily accessible, and up-to-date medical records, but can also optimize the processing of claims, information requests, and internal analytical reports. This strategy of making its electronic medical records part of an organization-wide ECM strategy allows Neighborly to be more effective and efficient in all its business processes. To learn more go to http://www.apimg.com/neighborly.aspx.
July 19, 2010: Merit Solutions announces the availability of MAXLife: Life Sciences Software for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009.
July 14, 2010: Encore Business Solutions is pleased to announce the release of its newest software application, Investor Relationship Manager. As an enhancement to Microsoft Dynamics GP, Investor Relationship Manager is designed to allow users to coordinate, monitor and manage various types of third party investments including shareholder investments and equities such as stock certificates and dividends. For more information, visit www.encorebusiness.com.
July 14, 2010: SBS Group is proud to expand its Microsoft Dynamics practice into the New England market with a new office just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, provides accounting and business solutions to mid-sized companies. With over 24 years of successful experience in providing business management solutions, SBS has begun to expand its market reach through strategic and organic growth opportunities in several major markets across the country. Our New England team is comprised of technical, application and business experts that can assist our expanding customer base at all levels of operations. Specializing in service industry automation, SBS New England offers a complete set of solutions and a full set of services for businesses across all industries.
July 8, 2010: Gartner, the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, has selected WennSoft as one of 14 companies to earn a spot on the 2010 Magic Quadrant for Field Service. Gartner’s Magic Quadrants offer visual snapshots of a market’s direction, maturity and participants. Understanding our research methodology will help you use these models effectively when choosing a product or service, or managing a vendor relationship.
July 8, 2010: DynamicPoint satisfies employee demands with custom Employee Self Service Portals that integrate directly with Dynamics ERP solutions. If you are attempting to setup an employee portal or if your existing implementation isn’t as effective as you originally intended it to be then our SharePoint developers can be of assistance. Let employees take control and streamline administrative tasks by utilizing ESS Portals that integrate directly with Dynamics AX, GP or NAV. Address critical organizational needs with custom functionality for Benefits Enrollment, Training, Time Entry and Employee Profiles that will automate your process and start saving time, money and frustration. To schedule a demonstration call 562.726.4396 or visit www.dynamicpoint.com.
July 2, 2010: K12 Enterprise, financial and HR management software for K-12 schools, has been named Finalist for Education Partner of the Year for the 2010 Microsoft Partner Awards. K12 Enterprise is built within Microsoft Dynamics and provides specific functionality required for effective school business management. With everything from state reporting and web portals to complicated human resource and payroll functionality, K12 Enterprise leverages Microsoft technology to provide leading ERP software for school districts. Visit www.k12enterprise.com for more information.
July 1, 2010: WennSoft®, a leading provider of operational management, financial and CRM software for construction, service and equipment intensive industries, announces the immediate availability of WennSoft Classic 2010. This release is focused on optimizing the processes needed to be more effective in providing better service to customers, and providing the cross-business visibility needed to ensure compliance and maximize profit margins. WennSoft Classic 2010 is built on Microsoft technologies, and is compatible to Microsoft Dynamics GP® 2010.
July 1, 2010: Vicinity Manufacturing will showcase their formula manufacturing software at the 2010 IFT (Institute of Food Technologists) food show and expo. Vicinity’s customers can be found in formula or recipe-based business, including food, beverage, cosmetic, personal care, paint, coating, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, and specialty chemical industries, and Vicinity will be on-site to discuss how they can help formula-based manufacturers immediately increase profits and productivity. The 2010 IFT Food Expo will be held July 17th -20th in Chicago, and Vicinity will be exhibiting in booth #3976. To learn more or to schedule an online demonstration, call 770.421.2467 x280 or visit www.vicinitymanufacturing.com.
June 28, 2010: Azox, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Credit Card Extension (CCE) product now integrates with Blue Moon’s Sales Order Processing (SOP) Auto Invoice creating a more automated sales order transfer process in Microsoft Dynamics GP. SOP Auto Invoice allows for automatic transfer of sales orders, invoice printing, and posting within the Microsoft Dynamics GP SOP entry system, while Azox CCE allows for automatic charging in between the invoice and posting stages of Sales Order Processing.
June 25, 2010: Avalara (www.avalara.com), North America’s leading provider of Web-powered automated sales and use tax solutions for businesses of all sizes, has just been named Microsoft (MSFT) S+S Partner of the Year for 2010. Formal presentation of this award will be made at The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington DC in mid-July.
June 18, 2010: On Sunday, June 13th, SBS Group teamed up with Monroe Special Sports to volunteer time during a “Buddy Ball” game. SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, provides mid-market accounting & business management solutions to companies along the East Coast and Gulf Coasts. SBS Group employees joined Buddy Ball where children with special needs, including autism and developmental disorders practiced hitting, catching and playing a game. The Monroe Special Sports Program is a non-profit group that enables children with social, behavioral and mental difficulties to participate more fully in four sports programs. It is a social and recreational program for kids, siblings and families located in Monroe Township, New Jersey. The program includes Buddy Ball, Basketball Pals, Track Stars and Kings & Queens Bowling.
June 14, 2010: Encore Business Solutions and Azox are pleased to announce the bundling of their third party solutions, Recurring Contract Billing and Credit Card Extension. Recurring Contract Billing helps organizations manage customer contracts to automate the creation of quotes, orders and invoices within Microsoft Dynamics GP, while Credit Card Extension provides credit card processing, transaction management and tracking in the Sales Order Processing and Receivables Management modules. By partnering these two solutions, Partners and their customers will be able to obtain full control over their billing and collection processes adding greater efficiencies and freeing valuable time. To learn more about the bundled pricing contact Encore at 888.898.4330 or Azox at 734.928.6010.
June 3, 2010: DynamicPoint, a custom developer of SharePoint applications build specifically to integrate with Dynamics ERP products, launches a three part online series that may meet many of your current business challenges: lengthy processing time cycles, duplicate data entry, endless paper trails, and lack of control and compliance. See firsthand how DynamicPoint’s Sales Orders, Purchase Requisitions and Expense Report applications can reduce costs while continuing to innovate and grow the business with SharePoint. For more information or to watch the three part series visit www.dynamicpoint.com or call 562.726.4396.
May 23, 2010: Fine Solutions, a Gold Certified Microsoft Dynamics partner based in the Pacific Northwest, has acquired the Dynamics clients of Portland based ISM. This acquisition will help accelerate the fast growth that Fine Solutions has been experiencing. With 18% growth in 2009, Fine Solutions is already the fastest growing Microsoft Dynamics partner in the Pacific Northwest. Last year, the company opened an office in Portland to handle key clients, like R2Cmedia, PPI Group, ChristieCare, Dotster and others. Last week, the company picked up AeroAir and is expanding its professional services and aerospace practices into Oregon. For more information, visit www.fine.com.
May 20, 2010: Binary Stream Software is excited to announce their Property Site Manager solution has grown into the retail property management space. Retail spaces such as strip malls, shopping centers and department stores have some of the most complex workflows for tenant rent and expenses. The Property Site Manager solution handles these demands including associated charges, expense allocations and reconciliations in retail leases. For more information visit: www.binarystream.com or call (604)522 6300.
May 11, 2010: TrinSoft, LLC is pleased to announce the launch of its fully integrated document management solution that is very affordable and easy to use. If your organization could benefit from having instant access to all your documents anywhere at any time, then go to www.trindocs.com for more information and to register for upcoming webcasts.
May 11, 2010: The Northwest Ohio Regional Information System (NORIS), a regional criminal justice systems integrator and information sharing system, has selected Tenrox to increase the level of automation in its time-tracking and project management operations. Based in Toledo, Ohio, NORIS serves more than 100 regional criminal justice agencies. www.tenrox.com
May 6, 2010: Enliven Software officially launches The Fidesic Platform for franchise organizations. This is the perfect way to invoice franchisees and collect payments in a quick, easy way. Franchisees can review all invoices and payments in a convenient, web based account center and even sign up to pay their monthly bill automatically. Additionally, through Fidesic’s electronic invoice approval workflow and integrated Vendor Account Center, franchises can realize great reduction in accounts payable manual labor and the costs associated with handling paper. www.enlivensoftware.com
May 3, 2010: Plumbline Consulting is excited to announce a new portal – www.DynamicsDownloads.com, which enables the entire Dynamics community with the ability to search, share, sell, purchase and download add-on solutions for Dynamics products. Read the full press release: http://www.plumblineconsultingllc.com/Documents/Press_Release_for_DynamicsDownloads.docx
April 21, 2010: DAXEAM announced the launch of its Enterprise Asset Management solution at Microsoft’s Convergence Conference, Booth 1311, April 24-27. Powered by Microsoft Dynamics AX, DAXEAM is an enterprise asset maintenance solution that manages the complete asset life cycle. DAXEAM is fully integrated with Microsoft Dynamics AX, providing equipment and asset maintenance to AX customers in asset intensive industries. It is designed and built from the ground up as a true ‘enterprise’ maintenance solution for Dynamics AX.
April 21, 2010: FishNet Marketing; a telesales and marketing company is pleased to announce that they have uncovered and passed on 737 leads to Microsoft Partners. To keep up with the explosive growth, FishNet Marketing has expanded their inside sales staff. Founded in late 2008 FishNet Marketing provides lead generation and telesales and direct marketing services for Dynamics partners. For more information contact Sean Britt at 701-532-0502 or email email@example.com. Sign up for our free marketing tips and tricks newsletter at www.FishForLeads.com.
April 19, 2010: ImageTag is pleased to announce the new release of KwikTag® V4.6 for Microsoft Dynamics AX, the foremost enterprise business solution for streamlining paper-related business processes. The advanced version of the leading document management software now includes comprehensive digital workflow capabilities to dramatically reduce paper handling time and associated costs in organizational document management. ImageTag, Inc. is the creator of KwikTag™, a leading capture solution for enterprise content management. Founded in 1997, the company has a rich history of innovative product design and development. KwikTag is one of the most highly-recognized brands in document imaging. ImageTag is a Gold-Certified Microsoft ISV (Independent Software Vendor) and was selected by Microsoft for its 2008 Partner of the Year Award in Innovation. KwikTag is the only imaging document solution fully integrated into the Microsoft Dynamics GP, NAV and AX ERP solutions. For a complete demonstration of KwikTag solutions or to learn more about ImageTag, please visit www.imagetag.com. Here is a link to the full article: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=609102
April 9, 2010: Olympic Systems is pleased to announce that Project Cost has been recognized as one of the Top 12 Most Useful Add-Ons for Microsoft Dynamics – GP. DynamicsWorld.co.uk, an independent on-line resource site for the Microsoft Dynamics partner channel, conducted a survey searching for the top 12 Microsoft Dynamics – GP add-on products available today. The survey worked with a pool of more than 200 channel experts. The key criteria used for selecting the Top 12 solutions include: 1. Proven Integration with little or no technology footprint 2. Real client experience that contributes to the product’s maturity 3. Measurable, well-defined ROI benefits 4. Supplements Microsoft Dynamics – GP functionality Customers and Partners alike have raved about the ease of use and top notch support services provided by Olympic Systems. “Thank you so much for your support. I have successfully completed my first installation of Project Cost and there are only great things to say about it.” Justin in Massachusetts “I just wanted to thank you for your assistance over the last week with the new features of Project Cost. The quick turn around, resolving the few minor issues that did arise, really made the customer happy with Project Cost and the entire Great Plains implementation.” David in Virginia A well designed product, rich feature set, ease of use and exceptional support make Project Cost a great choice for the Top Microsoft Dynamics – GP products.
April 6, 2010: JOVACO Solutions, leading supplier of Project –based solutions for Dynamics GP, has announced the launch of its Integrated Resource Planning module. Project Managers can now elaborate project plans, assign resources, manage and track capacity or labor variances. Multiple views allow users to access according to their needs; flexible Gantt charts, utilization by division/dept/role/resource, milestones, roll-ups and actual progress. Bi-directional integration with timesheets allows users to automatically see and complete against their assignments, with real-time updates.
March 30, 2010: 5280 Solutions® will showcase an award-winning SharePoint suite of business products at Microsoft Convergence 2010 (Booth #1132). Dynamic Payables™ allows organizations using Microsoft Dynamics to leverage SharePoint for invoice automation and AP workflow. Dynamic Filer® is a low-cost document imaging solution that automates the process of scanning and filing paper documents into SharePoint from any scanner or multi-function printer (MFP) while integrating seamless with Dynamics. 5280 Solutions also announced that it was listed on the “100 Companies that matter in KM” by KMWorld Magazine: http://bit.ly/b7xI0E
March 8, 2010: RedTail Solutions Sees Continued Growth During Transition Year for the Economy Company’s Customer Base Expands by Over 25% in 2009 WESTBOROUGH, Mass., March 8, 2010 – RedTail Solutions, which delivers managed services for electronic data interchange (EDI) and global data synchronization (GDS) to mid-market suppliers, today announced another record year of growth expanding its customer base by over 25% in 2009. The company has grown steadily since its inception, realizing a five-fold increase in EDI transaction processing volume since 2005.
February 19, 2010: SBS Group is proud to announce its inauguration into the New Jersey Best Places to Work list. SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, provides mid-market accounting & business solutions to companies along the East Coast. As a first time member, SBS is ranked among the top privately held businesses in New Jersey. New Jersey organizations, including privately held companies, competed for a place among the Top 30 in the medium employer group. The Best Companies Group systematically evaluated each company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, demographics and professional growth potential. In addition, a comprehensive employee survey was used to score employee perception. The Best Company Group sorted, interpreted and scored the findings and will announce the Best 30 Medium Companies during an awards ceremony on April 22nd, 2010 at the Hilton East Brunswick.
February 15, 2010: Azox Launches Industry Leading E-Commerce Solution, eSource II Plymouth, MI – February 15, 2010. Azox, Inc., a leading provider of E-Commerce and E-Payment solutions, today announced the availability of eSource II, an industry-leading web-based E-Commerce solution. The product features commonly needed E-Commerce and web content modules to quickly deploy any corporate or E-Commerce website with the flexibility to allow users to build in additional functionality as needed. eSource II has many enterprise features such as tight ERP integration, multi-store capability, hosted and on-premise flexibility, a powerful catalog engine, and integrated E-Payment options. “We are very excited about the announcement of eSource II to the market. Whether you are a B-to-B or B-to-C business, eSource II browser-based environment makes it easy for companies to develop and maintain their E-Commerce sites very cost-effectively. eSource II uses skinnable technology which allows users to quickly build and deploy a feature-rich, E-Commerce storefront. In addition, the product features drag and drop web parts for easy design and layout, as well as built-in SEO and analytics,” said Bernie Huang, president of Azox. eSource II is offered with multiple deployment options (hosted and on-premise) and has direct integration to Microsoft Dynamics GP (financial accounting solution), which improves webstore order processing and inventory management and enhances overall customer service capabilities and customer satisfaction. “eSource II is the next generation of E-Commerce and we are extremely excited about the value, flexibility and functionality this product brings to our customers and to the market, “Huang added. For more information on eSource II, visit out site. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Strategic ISV (independent software vendor), Azox is a recognized leader in providing e-commerce solutions for Microsoft Dynamics products. Headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, Azox develops and delivers fully integrated e-commerce solutions, online payment solutions, and distribution modules to businesses of all sizes and all types around the world. Azox, Inc. is Trinity Computer Service’s appointed U.S. distributor and serves the Microsoft Dynamics partner channel by providing sales and implementation assistance as well as support. For more information, visit www.azox.com or call (734) 928-6004.
February 15, 2010: Experlogix Unveils Configurator Portal Edition for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Santa Barbara, CA, -February 8, 2010. Experlogix, Inc., the leading developer of sales and manufacturing configurator solutions for Microsoft Dynamics CRM and ERP announced today that it has released a portal edition of its popular configurator for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The Experlogix Configurator Portal Edition enables organizations to expand their sales to the web by providing the guided selling power of the Experlogix Configurator within a portal to help customers, channel partners and prospects configure custom products and services to meet their unique needs. Quotes and orders configured by the Experlogix Portal Edition automatically create corresponding quotes and orders in Microsoft Dynamics CRM, improving pipeline visibility and streamlining order entry. Experlogix customer Beachcomber Hot Tubs, (Vancouver, BC), a manufacturer of hot tubs with representation in more than 40 countries, recently launched the Experlogix Portal Edition to accelerate the quote and order process via the web for their dealer network. “Our dealers can now configure a tub faster and with greater accuracy with the Experlogix Portal Configurator, “says Chris Finlayson, marketing services coordinator, Beachcomber Hot Tubs. “Experlogix steps a dealer through the option selection process, calculates accurate pricing, and cooperates with our ERP system fully. Our people now have access to see orders in process, and configured quotes through Microsoft Dynamics CRM allowing them to serve our customers better.” Air filtration systems manufacturer Dantherm Filtration, Inc. (Thomasville, NC) is preparing the second phase of their Experlogix Configurator implementation by extending Experlogix to their sales partners to provide self-service configuration and quoting via the web. “The Experlogix Configurator Portal Edition is a strategic technology initiative in 2010 for Dantherm,” comments Mark Overby, CIO, Dantherm Filtration, Inc. “The combination of Experlogix with Dynamics CRM will give us greater visibility into our sales pipeline and make it easier for our partners to confidently configure and quote our products.” “We are delighted to be working with world class manufacturers to help strengthen their sales operations,” says Jeff Holway, VP sales and marketing, Experlogix. “Our configurator combined with Microsoft Dynamics CRM is an ideal platform for organizations that need a proven, web-based configurator solution that is simple to use and maintain with a low total cost of ownership.” Experlogix, founded in 1997, is a Microsoft Gold Certified product configurator developer dedicated to providing fully integrated quote and order automation solutions for the Microsoft Dynamics platform. Available via the web or offline, Experlogix Configurator deliver the scalability and flexibility needed to handle virtually any complex quote and order requirement at a low total cost of ownership. More than 750 companies worldwide in a variety of industries rely on Experlogix. For more information, visit www.experlogix.com.
February 12, 2010: Enliven Software is co-sponsoring CPE Courses with Valued Partners before and after Convergence 2010 to educate CPAs on the benefits of AP and AR Automation for Dynamics GP. No preparation or prerequisites required for participants. Don’t miss this FREE co-Marketing opportunity surrounding Microsoft Convergence 2010. Have non CPA clients interested in paperless accounting automation? They are welcome to learn too. Have your clients register at www.enlivensoftware.com. For more information contact Enliven Software directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 11, 2010: M4 Launches Advanced Time and Expense Management for Microsoft Dynamics. M4 Systems has announced the release of a new solution for use with the Microsoft Dynamics ERP portfolio of solutions. Developed in Microsoft Silverlight, Advanced Time and Expense Management is a flexible web based solution. Fully integrated with Microsoft Dynamics GP and AX, the solution captures time and expense submisssions straight to the General Ledger with a SOP invoice option or to the GP/AX Projects. Easy to use, like Microsoft Dynamics Advanced Time and Expense is role based with powerful workflow capabilities. Dave Saunders, Business Development Director at M4 Systems explained the reasoning behind developing the new enhancement “In the current economic climate it is essential to have a time and expense management solution. Organizations process hundreds of expenses and timesheets on a monthly basis. The cost of entering, authorizing, checking and adjusting the data is high. The solution was developed to meet real customers requirements-to control costs and reduce man time spent on time and expense procedures.” Advanced Time and Expense Management is already adding value and business benefit to existing Dynamics customer sites, including South East Water, a utilities company supplying large parts of the United Kingdom with top quality drinking water; “A note to say THANK YOU for the fabulous timesheet solution recently implemented by M4. This month we are well ahead of budget on recharge to capital all courtesy of this superb tool.” Head of Business Systems, South East Water Advanced Time and Expense Management adds another string to M4’s existing enhancement bow for Microsoft Dynamics. Other enhancements developed by the internationally recognized ISV and gold partner include Advanced General Ledger, SOP/GL Defaulter, Batch and Document Lookup and Advanced Recurring Billing. For additional information on M4’s Advanced Time and Expense Management or to request a free trial of the solution, partners and customers should contact M4 Systems via phone +44 (0) 1443 863910 or email email@example.com.
February 10, 2010: 360 Management Technologies, Inc. (360 MTI) is a newly formed, multi-national Microsoft Dynamics partner focusing solely on Dynamics CRM. Headquartered in Arizona, the company offers value added partnerships between Microsoft Dynamics CRM partners, partner clients and direct clients in the Microsoft CRM channel. The company goal is to assist partners in profitably delivering software products and services that will enhance and improve the database management experience. They provide a 360 degree view of customers to all those with whom they come in contact by delivering quality products and service on budget and on time. The partners that form the core of the new company are Luanne McPherson, Larry Waggoner and Lindsay Marrin. All 3 have considerable experience in the Microsoft Dynamics channel; combined they have more than 40 years experience in providing top caliber services to the partner network. Past Dynamics CRM installations include CRM Online, and On Premise solutions, ranging in size from small single department installs to large 300 user call centers. The company also has extensive experience in rule based Workflow, specializing in Sales Workflow, Manufacturing Workflow and Warehouse/Distribution Workflow. Contact 360 MTI at 623-561-1898 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit their website at www.360mti.com for more information.
February 10, 2010: Sandler*Kahne Software is celebrating a great first quarter for 2010 and looking forward to the rest of the year! For over 20 years this ISV has been developing value added solutions for Dynamics SL. In a development partnership with Plumbline Solutions, they will be offering Positive Pay, part of their ever-popular eBanking Suite, to the Dynamics AX channel. This spring, this ‘must-have’ check fraud prevention solution will be available to Microsoft Dynamics AX users. Sandler*Kahne is participating once again at Convergence and is excited to reconnect with old friends and meet new partners, customers and future customers this year as well!
February 9, 2010: Anistego Business Solutions, an expert-level project management services provider to the Microsoft Dynamics community announces that its latest white paper will be available for download (www.anistego.com) on February 20th. “Toward The Integration Of Microsoft Dynamics Projects” is an accessible, real-world approach for integrating PMBOK project process, risk identification and task sequence methodologies into a single unified tool. There is no obligation, cost or registration required to receive this valuable download.
February 8, 2010: The Accounting Software Expo is coming to Atlanta on May 20, 2010. We are coming to a city near you soon and looking for partners to represent Microsoft Dynamics GP, SL, and NAV. Stand out among your fellow mid-market competitors. For more information visit our website www.accountingsoftwareexpo.com or e-mail Virginia Weinstein at Virginia@accountingsoftwareexpo.com.
February 6, 2010: Encore Business Solutions proudly enters its twentieth year of business, marking two decades in the technology industry. Since Encore’s inception, the company has been involved with Great Plains Software. Today, Encore has a special relationship with Microsoft. They resell Microsoft Dynamics AX, GP, and CRM. They also have developed their own products that work seamlessly with Microsoft Dynamics GP improving users’ efficiencies. In addition to being an ISV and VAR, Encore has sold intellectual property to Microsoft.
February 5, 2010: Working through Partners, ICAN Software Solutions is excited to announce growth of 30% for both our Investment Asset Management solution (IA) and Mass Apply Receivables module (MARs). Focused on Family Offices, Municipalities, Endowments, Trusts, Foundations, and Charitable Institutions, IA brings accuracy, access, and automation to an otherwise complex environment within Dynamics GP. MARs greatly simplifies and automates the GP Receivables apply process while addressing orphan, remnant, and foreign currency challenges. For more information about solutions please visit www.icansoftware.com or call (253) 426 – 3737.
February 5, 2010: AriettTM announces at Convergence 2010 a new XpenseNetTM iPhone App-iXpenseTM for expense reporting on the go. XpenseNetTM can be used standalone on the iPhone or integrated with your MyTripNet/XpenseNet solution. Ariett’s MyTripNet/XpenseNet web-based expense reporting, pre-trip approval and integrated online travel booking solution, offers Corporate Credit Card Integration, Policy Management, Currency Conversions, Wizard for Hotel Folio Data, and Tax Calculator, and when deployed on premise, offers full integration to Microsoft Dynamics ERP.
February 2, 2010: Microsoft has announced that as of April 1st, 2010, it’s ‘Demand Planner’ solution will no longer be available with the next release of Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics GP or Microsoft Dynamics NAV. RockySoft Corporation offers ‘Demand Manager (DM)’ which is a solution that provides a comparable and comprehensive replacement to the soon to be retired Demand Planner. Demand Planner is certified for Microsoft Dynamics which signifies that the solution has met Microsoft Corp.’s highest standard for partner-developed software. About Demand Manager: RockySoft’s Demand Manager (DM) software for Distribution and Manufacturing delivers the tools you need to make better stocking decisions. RockySoft’s Demand Manager synchronizes stock levels with forecasted demand. This visually based, graphical, and easy-to-use application integrates demand forecasting, inventory planning, and helps you effectively manage on-hand inventory levels. With DM, you’re armed with key forecasting tools to help you anticipate future customer demand. Exception-based forecasting, with the help of Exception Signals, lets you prioritize and keep a close eye on key products. At the same time, forecast deviation tools provide the visibility to see which SKUs are at risk-even across multiple distribution centers. You know what to carry and when to carry it, improving fill rates and customer service levels. www.rockysoft.com.
February 2, 2010: Demand Solutions Joins Partner Advisory Board for Microsoft’s Distribution Solution Center. Demand Solutions, a global resource for managing the supply chain for small and midsized enterprises, announced that it has joined the Partner Advisory Group for Microsoft’s Distribution Solution Center based in New York City. The Distribution Partner Advisory Group has been formed by Microsoft and select partners primarily to develop and sell solutions that fit distribution industry challenges, and design strategic initiatives and partnerships within the Distribution industry to ensure relevance and value is provided to Microsoft Dynamics customers. The Group will help to shape technology best practices across food, durable and non-durable distribution channels by the sharing of best practices and the willingness of members to mentor other Channel Partners and provide domain expertise. “For 24 years, Demand Solutions has empowered customers in 74 countries to reduce costs and increase profits with our supply chain planning software, “said Demand Management president Bill Harrison. “We are looking forward to sharing our strong understanding of the demand planning challenges that distribution intensive companies face with other domain leaders as part of the Advisory Board to ensure Microsoft Dynamics customers have access to complete solutions for the industry vertical.”
February 2, 2010: Demand Solutions announces a new version of its popular supply chain planning software – DSX. The application combines all of Demand Solutions customer-driven functionality with Microsoft’s latest technology.
February 1, 2010: AX Consultants, Inc. celebrates the release of its AXLabelTM solution providing a fully integrated and automated solution for industry compliant product labeling for Microsoft’s Dynamics AXTM ERP solution. AXLabelTM provides an automated and flexible system for companies to be able to maintain controls and increase efficiencies related to product labeling in the warehouse and the factory floor. Visit www.axconsultants.com or call (480) 231-2380 or 734-250-2675 for more information. JJanuary 29, 2010: In response to the depressed but improving economy, NexTec Recruiting Services, a specialized Dynamics recruiting agency has launched a special offer to the Partner Channel community to fill any position for as low as $7,995. For information, visit www.nextecrecruiting.com or email email@example.com.
January 29, 2010: MaxQ Technologies, announces the release of its latest product, MaxQ QVision. Unlock your data with QVision! QVision is an innovative, easy to use, ad-hoc inquiry and reporting tool that provides secure access to your data, right from your browser. Find your data, make better decisions and improve your profits with MaxQ QVision. Visit www.maxqtech.com/qvision for more information or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 28, 2010: New from Microsoft Dynamics – the GP Referral Tool Kit. You already know your best leads are from referrals such as customers, influencers, and other technology partners, right? But you’ve struggled with how to solicit them on a regular basis? Download the Microsoft Dynamics GP Referral Tool Kit and you’ll be armed with a customer sat survey, referral letters, copy for your newsletter, banner ads and more. Get all the tools at https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/marketing/marketingcollateral/messengingframeworks/referralmarketingsystemGP. Pssst! If you sell a different Microsoft Dynamics product, you can still leverage the letter templates and other tools simply by making a few changes to the materials to represent your product of choice.
January 21, 2010: Welcome a New Addition to The Partner Marketing Group Team! We’re very pleased to announce a new team member, Bethany Foyt. Bethany has over 3 years of experience in marketing program management and execution while working with the Microsoft Dynamics Partner Development team at the Fargo, North Dakota office. Her experience includes leadership in Business Development, Marketing and Program Management, Lead Management, and Event Coordination. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Mass Communications with a minor in Music Performance. Not only is she a marketer whose name you might recognize from such Microsoft programs as Ramp & Ready and VMAX, she can also entertain you with a song!
January 13, 2010: Isis Software is pleased to announce all Dynamics SL Enhancements are now available for SL 7.0 Feature Release 1. In addition new tiered pricing plan was recently released allowing customers to expand the functionality of Dynamics SL at a very low cost. Information is available on our webite: www.isissoftware.com or contact: email@example.com.
January 13, 2010: Panatrack has added new functionality to the PanatrackerGP Fixed Asset module. The Add New Asset transaction now includes the ability to receive an asset from a GP purchase order line. Both the receiving transaction and the asset record will be created to add even more efficiency.
January 8, 2010: Infinia Business Technology– The fastest and easiest way to go from Excel to Dynamics GP has gotten easier with the Infinia Excel Integrator. With the new Infinia Excel Integrator v4.0 you can now have the abilities to integrate with General Ledger (GL), Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR) and Payroll (PR) with a simple click of Copy-Paste-Import. No complex integrations to define or maintain, no mapping, just an easy Copy-Paste-Import and your data is in immediately ready for GP. For more information, contact (260) 485-0665 x117 or Sales@InfiniaTech.com.
January 4, 2010: RedTail Solutions, which delivers managed service solutions for electronic data interchange (EDI) and global data synchronization (GDS) to mid-market suppliers and manufacturers, announces the availability of an enhanced Interface that is integrated with the newly released AccountMate, version 7.6, a popular mid-market accounting solution from AccountMate Software Corporation.
December 10, 2009: Azox, Inc., a leading provider of E-Commerce and E-Payment solutions, announces it has added new customers in both the United Kingdom and Australia as it expands its global footprint. Azox products support multi-language capability and will continue to evolve to support companies across the globe who need to grow their businesses through effective, integrated and easy-to-use eCommerce solutions. Azox’s expanding reach continues to bring limitless potential to its customers and provides safe, secure and reliable solutions to the market.
December 8, 2009: Microsoft Dynamics Partner and Service Provider, Dynamics Source Inc., has been recognized by two separate accounting industry publications. Dynamics Source has been named a 2009 VAR Star by Bob Scott’s Insights. Accounting Today magazine and WebCPA.com have named Dynamics Source a 2009 Technology Pacesetter. Both groups are limited to 100 accounting software resellers nationwide. The Accounting Today/WebCPA.com Technology Pacesetter recognition is based on growth, innovation, reputation and industry leadership. This is Dynamics Source second consecutive inclusion in the Pacesetter’s list.
December 8, 2009: Tenrox, the industry leader in project workforce management applications, is now the largest independent provider of on-demand project management software and PSA (professional services automation) solutions. On-demand project management software helps project teams plan and manage projects, carry out resource capacity planning, control and report on project costs and budgets, and manage internal chargebacks. PSA solutions help service organizations, embedded service teams, and professionals ranging from consultants to software development organizations that manage billable projects, a resource pool, skills and availability, as well as time, billing and expenses.
December 7, 2009: Kronos® Incorporated announces integration between its Workforce Central® suite and Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Dynamics AX. The integrated solutions automate, accelerate, and simplify workforce business processes to help extend the value of Microsoft Dynamics ERP investments and lower total cost of ownership.
Kronos offers complete and scalable solutions that help global organizations of all sizes get up and running quickly while maximizing productivity and reducing total cost of ownership.
Through complete automation processes such as time and attendance, HR and payroll, employee scheduling, and workforce activities, Kronos helps users of Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Dynamics AX effectively manage their most valuable asset: labor; and control their largest expense: labor costs. This is achieved by reconciling labor hours in real time with other ERP data.
December 4, 2009: Solver was selected as the 2009 Microsoft Worldwide Partner of the Year in Business Intelligence. Chosen out of an international field of top Microsoft partners for delivering market-leading business intelligence and reporting solutions built with the Microsoft suite of Corporate Performance Management technologies.
December 4, 2009: SBS Group, New Jersey’s leading business management solutions provider, is proud to be named a 2009 VAR Star by Bob Scott’s Insights, a publication of the Progressive Media Group. VAR Stars honor 100 organizations for their accomplishments mid-marketing financial software. “This award is made to honor organizations for factors such as quality performance and leadership in their arena. It is made without regard to the volume of annual sales made by these businesses, although their ability to achieve notable growth is considered,” says executive editor Bob Scott. James R. Bowman, Jr., President of SBS Group states, “Being named to the inaugural VAR Stars award reminds us how privileged we are to have such great partnerships with our clients and technology partners. We are grateful for this recognition and as we look towards 2010 we remain committed to our mission of working with, and not just for our clients.”
November 24, 2009: Bottomline Technologies, a leading provider of collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions, announces that the company has been named the “Information & Computer Technology (ICT) Global Business of the Year” by the Software Association of New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Office of International Commerce. Bottomline’s portfolio of award-winning solutions for payments, invoicing, global cash management, supply chain finance and document process automation have been deployed by the world’s leading corporations, banks and financial institutions, including 15 of the top 25 global banks, 80 of the Fortune 100 and 70 of the FTSE (Financial Times) 100.
November 13, 2009: Unanet Technologies, a developer of services automation software that helps project-based organizations manage people and projects for improved profitability, has released Version 9.3 of its market leading project portfolio management and tracking system. Unanet’s web-based solution for project and resource management is available both On Demand (Software as a Service) and Enterprise (installed on customer premise). The latest Unanet release delivers significant enhancements for organizations looking to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their people across a portfolio of projects.
November 13, 2009: Sandler*Kahne Software has had a strong year and has added new staff. Aynsley Keller has been promoted to Marketing Director. Sandler*Kahne’s eBanking Suite has been enhanced to support NACHA’s new International ACH Transaction (IAT). The eBanking Suite is Certified for Microsoft Dynamcis, earning Microsoft’s highest standard for partner-developed software. Sandler*Kahnewas also recently recognized as part of Microsoft’s 2009 President’s Club. This is the fifth consecutive year the company has received this honor. Visit the Sandler*Kahne website at www.sksoft.com for the latest news and product updates!
November 11, 2009: ReQlogic now offers project timesheet functionality for Dynamics GP. Built on the same agile and flexible ReQlogic platform, the Timesheet module provides the most intuitive, user-friendly, and flexible solution for tracking project time. The new Timesheet module takes full advantage of ReQlogic’s comprehensive workflow capabilities. ReQlogic’s advanced workflow engine can use any criteria to determine an approval path, such as project, category, bill type, position, pay code, hours, and any other field in related tables. Missing timesheet report and alerts ensure timesheets are submitted on time. Please contact ReQlogic for more information at ReQlogic@tectura.com or www.tectura.com/reqlogic.
November 9, 2009: WennSoft, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, has announced the release of its new product, WennSoft CRM Extensions built on Powertrak. Field service and construction organizations will be able to use this new product to improve the way they manage customer information and develop relationships in the marketplace. WennSoft CRM Extensions built on Powertrak seamlessly integrates the functionality and power of two robust products: WennSoft CRM Extensions and Axonom Powertrak. It offers WennSoft users exceptional functionality, as well as enhanced visibility of their customers’ attributes and financial information through both interfaces of Microsoft’s customer relationship management solution: Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Web Client.
November 9, 2009: Phocas Group (www.phocas.biz) is pleased to announce launch of a Reseller Program, a solid commitment to the world of Microsoft Dynamics. This program gives the global network of Microsoft partners the potential to add the PHOCAS software to their existing product range, to create new revenue opportunities. Revenue from this simple to learn, easy to install, BI tool can commence within the first month of becoming a PHOCAS Partner.
November 9, 2009: PHOCAS has been awarded the BI/CPM Vendor of the Year at the prestigious 2009 Software Satisfaction Awards, announced in London on October 8, 2009. PHOCAS was voted ahead of other well-respected contenders for the award, including SAP Business Objects, IBM Cognos and Oracle Hyperion Planning. The Software Satisfaction Awards are unique in that they are voted for by end-users, and not a judging panel. In total, over 8,100 votes were cast.
November 9, 2009: The Partner Marketing Group welcomes Amy Spencer to the marketing consulting team. Formerly Director of Marketing for Navint (now Tribridge), a long standing President’s Club and Inner Circle member, Amy brings with her 18+ years of experience in the technology and professional services industries. She has dedicated more than 8 years of her career to driving marketing and business growth for two of the most successful Microsoft Dynamics partners in the channel and is excited about helping other companies achieve similar remarkable results.
November 9, 2009: Paramount Technologies announces that it has been named a technology Front Runner by Microsoft in recognition of making its WorkPlaceapplication suite compatible with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. The Front Runner Program is designed to assist and recognize Microsoft Independent Software Vendors like Paramount Technologies who are early-adopters and are developing on the very latest Microsoft technologies. Learn more at www.paramounttechnologies.com.
November 9, 2009: Enliven Software is empowering Partners with tools to transform businesses into leaders in efficiency, cost savings and green business practices by streamlining AR and AP processes. With Enliven Software’s new “Partner Portal,” you can create customer quotes, access live demo environments and schedule custom CPE courses to enhance your user groups. Streamline your partner relationships with End-to-End accounting solutions for Dynamics GP with Enliven Software’s “Partner Portal” launching in Q1 of 2010!
November 9, 2009: Based on the overwhelming success of the Dynamics GP Partner group blogging project at www.erpsoftwareblog.com, we are proud to announce the launch of www.crmsoftwareblog.com. If you are interested in membership, please contact Anya Ciecierski of CAL Business Solutions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 23, 2009: Bottomline Technologies, Inc. has announced its first quarter FY 2010 financial results. For the quarter, revenues were $36.6 million, an 8% increase from the prior year on a consistent currency basis and a $1.7 million increase from the fourth quarter. The quarter was also highlighted by Bottomline’snewstrategic relationship with Bank of America, through which the company acquired PayMode, the market-leading network for payment and invoice automation, and the release of Transform, the company’s next-generation solution for transactional document automation.
October 20, 2009: Altec Products, Inc., a leading provider of integrated document management and workflow solution to small- to mid-market companies, announces the appointment of April O’Neil to a newly created position, Director of Channel Sales. In this new position, April will lead the Business Development department to drive Altec’s overall channel sales efforts, including the further development and expansion of the PARTNERassist program with Altec’s VAR partners.
October 20, 2009: RedTail Solutions, which delivers managed service solutions for electronic data interchange (EDI) and global data synchronization (GDS) to mid-market suppliers and manufacturers, announces that it has passed stringent product certification requirements for Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200 enterprise resource planning (ERP) business management solutions. RedTail has met Sage’s high standards for quality, design architecture, functionality, integration, documentation, and installation for the current version of Sage’s MAS 90 and MAS 200 ERP. RedTail EDI’stightintegration with Sage ERP systems enables customers to cut costs, improve efficiency, eliminate errors, and accelerate the order-to-cash cycle.
October 20, 2009: NJBIZ will honor SBS Group along with other businesses and business leaders who have made significant contributions to the growth, strength and success of the state of New Jersey. SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, provides mid-market accounting & business solutions to companies along the East Coast. SBS Group will be honored for the second year in a row as an NJBIZ Business of the Year Award finalist in the “Business of the Year 1-50 Employees” category. An awards ceremony will be held on December 7th at the NJBIZ Business of the Year gala at The Palace at Somerset Park.
September 30, 2009: The Microsoft Dynamics Partner Community YouTube video channel provides quick tips and coaching for Microsoft partners to help them more effectively market, sell, and service. The goal is to enable partners to successfully build their Microsoft Dynamics business and increase their profitability.
The Partner Community team expects to add new video content to the channel on a weekly basis. They will also invite various “special guests” to provide insight into key Microsoft Dynamics partner programs, product launches and readiness activities.
September 25, 2009: Ariett, a Microsoft Gold Partner, announces the availability of MyTripNetTM an end-to-end web-based travel and expense management solution powered by the nuTravel CTSTM booking tool. MyTripNetTM offers pre-trip approval, cost-effective online travel booking, automated expense reporting, credit card integration, and when deployed on premise fully integrates to Microsoft Dynamics GP. Exceptionally easy to use, MyTripNetTM is the solution for mid-market clients who need to manage and reduce travel and entertainment costs.
September 15, 2009: Experlogix, Inc., the leading developer of sales and manufacturing product configurator solutions for Microsoft Dynamics, announces the Experlogix Online Configurator, a web-based, guided selling configurator which enables prospects, customers and channel partners to build quotes and orders from a browser. ExperlogixOnlinepopulates Microsoft Dynamics CRM with quotes or orders, streamlining the entire quote-to-order process and improving pipeline visibility. Available in two editions, Experlogix Online can be deployed within an existing web site or a portal.
September 15, 2009: Binary Stream Software just released a new version of the Property Site Manager to the channel. This new version includes new features and functional areas relating to the needs of retail property managers and other more complex leasing arrangements. With new overage, budgeting and expense allocation added to the existing functionality, the Property Site Manager is set to encompass an even larger range of property management applications. Contact Binary Stream for more information at 604-522-6300 or email@example.com.
September 10, 2009: Inc. Magazine ranked MBS Dev, Inc. No. 215 on its annual Inc. 500/5000 listing of America’s fastest growing private companies. The Inc. 500/5000 list, released every September, boasts a venerable list of independent entrepreneurial companies as alumni in its ranks, including Jamba Juice, Microsoft, Oracle, Under Armour, Zappos, and many others.
September 10, 2009: Accounting Today and Accounting Technology magazine has selected Sikich as one of only six companies named to the list of “Killer VARs.” The list is comprised of value-added resellers (VARs) which represent a broad range of accounting software solutions. The chosen VARs have displayed innovative revenue-generating offerings, more efficient workflow processes and enhanced customer service. The recipients of the distinction have demonstrated they have the drive, determination and savvy mindset it takes to be listed among this prestigious group.
August 24, 2009: Inc. 5000’s prestigious annual report of the fastest-growing companies in America has placed Puget Sound based Fine Solutions in the top 1000, reflecting its revenue growth of 307.4% between 2005 and 2008. This is more than double the industry median of growth for Inc. 5000’s list. Inc. 5000’s report also honors Fine Solutions as the 28th fastest-growing business of any industry in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue area. For more information on Fine Solutions, please visit www.fine.com or check them out in The Partner Channel Fall 2009 Magazine, as they are the subject for the VAR Profile.
August 24, 2009: Paramount Technologies joins the 2009 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies. The Inc. 5000 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs, and is widely recognized as a prescient indicator of companies and industries that are on a track for sustained success. Business demand for spending control and increased employee productivity fueled the record growth that made Paramount Technologies the fourth-ranked software company in the State of Michigan. Paramount Technologies is the leading global provider of web-based Employee Workforce Automation solutions, automating procurement, project accounting, time and expense transactions to make internal workflow processes more efficient, improve employee productivity, reduce time and errors and save money. Visit www.paramounttechnologies.com for more information.
August 11, 2009: Sandler*Kahne Software (SK) achieves President’s Club for the 4th consecutive year … thanks to all their partners and customers! Additionally, SK has met Microsoft’s highest standard for partner-developed software: The eBanking Suite for Microsoft Dynamics SL is now Certified for Microsoft Dynamics!
SK’s eBanking Suite has also been enhanced to support NACHA’s new International ACH Transaction (IAT). Learn more about IAT at www.nacha.org.
Outlook Integration with PREP is coming soon for project-driven organizations – providing two-way synchronization between PREP resource schedules and Microsoft Exchange.
SK is proudly providing a renewable energy benefit for all of its offices and employees, enabling them to maximize their use of renewable energy (largely wind and hydroelectric). Join us in helping to protect our planet! Learn more at www.sksoft.com.
August 11, 2009: ASC Software is excited to announce that they have achieved not only their Microsoft Gold Certified status, but ASCTrac has now become Certified for Microsoft Dynamics! A big thanks to our team that worked to get this accomplished. Visit our Web site today (www.ascsoftware.com) to see how ASC Software can help your clients!
August 10, 2009: Solutions, publishers of The Accounting Library, one of the most respected software selection tools for middle market firms, will be launching an On-Line Edition in late August 2009. While the primary focus of the site will be software selection, the site will also help prospects find resellers, learn more about each reseller and then make first contact. Thus the site will become a lead generation source for Microsoft Dynamics resellers and ISVs. Best of all the cost is only $300 per year.
July 24, 2009: ICAN Software Solutions wishes to announce a joint marketing campaign with SSYH, Inc. promoting Microsoft Dynamics GP and ICAN’SInvestment Asset Management solution to the state of Florida. SSYH is a Gold Certified Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner in Florida withsignificantpresenceand penetration in the region. We are pleased for the opportunity to combine our marketing efforts with a prestigious and long standing partner in Florida and look forward to a successful relationship. For more information, visit www.icansoftware.com or www.ssyh.com.
July 24, 2009: Kerr Consulting & Support is pleased to announce their partnership with Certify.com, the leading provider of online expense management for small and medium businesses. Kerr Consulting will be providing integration between Certify.comand American Express, MasterCard and VISA along with many of the leading mid-market accounting software products such as QuickBooks, Sage ACCPAC, Microsoft Dynamics and CYMA. Kerr Consulting will also provide training and setup services for Certify as well as sales and marketing support to existing Kerr Consulting clients.
July 24, 2009: Sunrise Technologies announced that its Apparel & Footwear Template is now Certified for Microsoft Dynamics AX (CfMD), which signifies that the solution has met Microsoft Corporation’s highest standard for partner-developed software. Solutions that are Certified for Microsoft Dynamics have demonstrated development quality and compatibility with the Microsoft Dynamics product and the Microsoft Dynamics partner must have customers who are successfully using the certified solution and willing to recommend it.
July 22, 2009: First Tech Direct, a provider of Microsoft Dynamics software and services, will be partnering with PTC, The Product Development Company, to provide a range of Product LifecycleManagementsystemsfordiscrete manufacturing companies in the United States, with a focus on the automotive, electronics and high technology, medical, aerospace and defense, and consumer industries.
July 22, 2009: AVF Consulting, a Microsoft Gold Certified partner specializing in Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Serenic Navigator, is proud to announce their selection as Serenic Partner of Excellence for 2009. This is the second consecutive time that AVF has received this award. The recognition is based on a combination of revenue attainment, number of customers renewing maintenance, commitment to Serenic, marketing efforts, and extension of Navigator.
July 21, 2009: Experlogix, Inc., the leading developer of sales and manufacturing configurator solutions for Microsoft Dynamics, announces that Strongco Equipment, the largest volume dealer of Volvo Construction Equipment in North America, has successfully implemented the Experlogix Configurator with Microsoft Dynamics CRM to simplify their quoting process. Strongco sells, rents and services mobile equipment to sectors that include construction, road building, mining, forestry, utilities and municipalities and employs more than 700 employees. Strongco’s sales team relies on Experlogix withDynamicsCRMtocreate customized equipment proposals with speed and accuracy – even while traveling or on a job site in an offline mode.
July 21, 2009: MBS Dev, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, announces that AFFLINK, a leading sales and marketing organization in the distribution industry, connecting more than 300 Distributor Members and 250 preferred Suppliers of Janitorial, Packaging, Foodservice, Healthcare, Safety and Office Products, has selected Microsoft Dynamics AX and the MBS Dev Wholesale Distribution Suite (WDS) to centralize the AFFLINK accounting platform and support the distribution specific department functionality. MBS Dev will implement its WDS, developed exclusively for distributors, and it’s Vertical Extensions with Microsoft Dynamics AX at the Tuscaloosa, Alabama-based AFFLINK.
July 17, 2009: RedTail Solutions announces that it has been named by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine to the eighth-annual listing of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100. Final recipients are featured in the cover story of the June/July 2009 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive, as well as online at www.SDCExec.com. Supply & Demand Chain Executive has identified leading providers of supply chain services and technologies who are helping their customers and clients both respond to the downturn and, more importantly, position themselves for growth ahead.
July 13, 2009: First Tech Direct, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner focused on helping small to mid-market manufacturers manage their businesses more effectively and efficiently, announces that Belmont Equipment & Technologies has selected Microsoft Dynamics® AX to replace its existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Belmont Equipment & Technologies, a Michigan based industrial manufacturer and distributor of EDM products, will use Microsoft Dynamics AX to gain a holistic view of its business across all operational levels to better serve their customer needs.
July 13, 2009: Encore Business Solutions is pleased to announce that its Advance SmartList solution has obtained ‘Certified for Microsoft Dynamics® GP’ designation. Advanced SmartList is a seamless extension to SmartListthat adds Excel like functionality allowing users to sum, sort, filter, and re-order columns right in the query. “We pride ourselves in delivering innovative software solutions to our customers. The Certified for Microsoft Dynamics achievement is representative of this and gives both reselling partners and end users additional confidence in the stability of our products.” states Brent Twist, CEO, Encore Business Solutions. To learn more about Encore, visit www.encorebusiness.com.
July 8, 2009: Eclipse Computing, Inc., a Gold Certified Partner, is happy to announce the release of version 10.70b of their flagship product, Eclipse Royalty & Rights Management System. The latest release includes enhancements to the advance payment features, functionality to manage Contract Sales with Field Services, sales of Kits and BOM’sandnewSQLReporting Services reports. With this latest release, Eclipse looks to expand market leadership for intellectual property companies in Merchandising, Music and Publishing.
June 24, 2009: SBS Group is proud to announce its partnership with BloomsburgUniversitythroughtheMicrosoft Dynamics Academic Alliance. With offices in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, SBS Group provides mid-market accounting & technology solutions to companies along the East Coast. The Academic Alliance program connects partners, customers and academic institutions that are passionate about technology and utilize the Microsoft Dynamics GP accounting package in their business or curriculum.
June 24, 2009: NexVue Information Systems, a leading provider of financial and operational business solutions for small and mid-market companies in the tri-state area, today announced an agreement to install, implement and support a new finance and accounting system for Olympus Power, LLC. Olympus Power, which owns and operates power generation projects across the U.S. as well as provides operating and maintenance services, began operations in 2007 as a spin-off of Delta Power Company, a long-time NexVue client. NexVue will leverage its deep expertise in the energy sector to install, implement and provide ongoing training and support for the Microsoft Dynamics® SL financial management and accounting platform selected for the energy company. This will involve carving Olympus Power’s financial data from Delta Power, and setting up new, independent financial management systems for each.
June 24, 2009: Crowe Horwath LLP announces that its Industry VantageTM ERP for Wholesale Distributors, a business management solution designed to improve the performance of mid-size companies in the wholesale distribution industry, has been awarded the SAP seal of approval. As a qualified SAP® Business All-in-One channel partner, Croweprovides mid-size wholesale distribution companies withtheaffordabilityandexpertise of the SAP application combined with Crowe’s industry knowledge.
June 24, 2009: Tribridge, a leading U.S.-based IT services and business consulting firm, announces Chairman and CEO Tony DiBenedetto has been named the Ernst & Young 2009 Florida Entrepreneur Of The Year in the Technology category. DiBenedetto was selected by an independent panel of judges and was presented the award during a gala event at the Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses.
June 24, 2009: BroadPoint Technologies is proud to announce a recent addition to their executive team. Scott Stevenson will join BroadPoint as Director of Professional Services. Stevenson joins BroadPoint with 15 years of consulting experience related to financial applications, primarily Microsoft Dynamics GP. Before joining BroadPoint, Stevenson accumulated 9 years of experience from his ownership of competing consulting firm, Evolutionary Business Solutions, Inc. Stevenson plans to further develop a consulting/support team that is scalable in the market space, and increase efficiencies in how we provide services to our clients.
June 24, 2009: As part of SBS’ continual commitment to the communities it serves, SBS joined hundreds of families to show support for Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation’s Annual Walk n’ Roll on May 30th. SBS Groupis a leading business management solutions provider for small and mid-size businesses along the East Coast. The company annually selects a variety of community organizations to support and has included organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and most recently Children’s Specialized Hospital.
June 24, 2009: The Partner Marketing Groupis one year old in June 2009! Formerly affiliated with The Partner Channel, just one short year ago TPC encouraged the “little birds” to fly the nest and start a new company. The marketing consultants, now up to six strong, work specifically with Microsoft Dynamics Partners on their marketing strategies and execution of their lead generation programs. Thanks to clients, TPC and The Partner Marketing Group team for such a strong year!
June 24, 2009: MBS Dev announces the release of “Solution in a Box”, a new pre-configured software deployment for distributors. MBS Dev can now offer customers a time saving and cost-minimizing software implementation based on industry best practices. MBS Dev developed the Solution in a Box to offer a streamlined implementation methodology and a pre-configured template that meets distributor business requirements. The Solution in a Box is a template and methodology that minimizes both the time and resources typically needed on a solution implementation for Microsoft Dynamics AX and the MBS Dev Wholesale Distribution Suite. Solution in a Box compresses the timeline typically required for the software installation, creating rapid time to market and reducing impact and distraction to the distributor’s business.
June 12, 2009: Feed Management Systemsannounced today that it’s Feed Mill Manager software, an information management solution that integrates data from production, formulation, manufacturing and accounting into a single system for commercial animal feed manufacturing operations, is now Certified for Microsoft Dynamics. This accreditation signifies that the solution has met Microsoft Corporation’s highest standard for partner-developed software. “By requiring both the software solution and the partner to meet our highest standards, Microsoft is assuring customers that these certified solutions work with their investments in Microsoft Dynamics,” said Doug Kennedy, vice president, Microsoft Dynamics Partners. “Microsoft congratulates Feed Management Systems on achieving the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics status for Feed Mill Manager by demonstrating its success and commitment in delivering a leading Microsoft Dynamics solution.”
June 8, 2009: InterDyn BMI, a Microsoft Dynamics Gold Certified Partner who specializes in integrating and delivering all aspects of a client’s business IT needs, is empowering the growthofsmall businesses with its offering of Microsoft Dynamics GP. Microsoft Dynamics GP accounting software is designed for small businesses whose invoicing and expensing needs growth. Oftentimes, this growth requires the ability to centralize accounting data from multiple departments. The key benefit of Microsoft Dynamics GP is the ability to report on and centralize large amounts of accounting data from multiple departments. As many smaller software packages do not contain multiple departmental capabilities, reporting and data management can quickly become inefficient. More information on Microsoft Dynamics GP may be found by visiting the InterDyn BMI Web site.
June 8, 2009: SBS Group announces its acquisition of a significant Microsoft Dynamics® SL practice from Evolutionary Business Solutions, Inc. (EBSI) of Virginia. SBS Group is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner ranked among the top 100 business management solution providers by Accounting Technology Magazine. A Microsoft President’s Club member for the past five years, SBS Group maintains competencies in a variety of business management solutions, network infrastructure, and information worker technologies. With the addition of EBSI’s Dynamics SL Practice, SBS deepens its market penetration in the DC metropolitan region. SBS Group now supports clients from Northern Virginia through Southern Connecticut, and employs one of the largest Dynamics SL support teams in the country.
June 3, 2009: MBS Dev, Inc. announces that its Wholesale Distribution Suite is now certified for Microsoft Dynamics, which signifies that the solution has met Microsoft Corp.’s highest standard for Partner-developed software by successfully meeting all certification requirements. The MBS Dev Wholesale Distribution Suite has demonstrated development quality and compatibility with the Microsoft Dynamics AX product by passing rigorous VeriTest software solution testing and is featured in the Microsoft Partner Solution Profiler.
May 29, 2009: Encore Business Solutions, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, announced expansion of their product and service offering with the addition of Microsoft Dynamics AX. Encore’sextensionintothe Microsoft Dynamics AX market compliments their current Microsoft Dynamics practice by offering customers more options and greater flexibility with business management solutions. In addition to the completion of the Microsoft Dynamics AX certification process, Encore has hired Robert Boulet, a Certified Management Accountant with several years of Microsoft Dynamics AX experience, as the Microsoft Dynamics AX Practice Lead.
May 27, 2009: Microsoft Dynamics GP Partners have launched GP Partner Connections, an additional resource for increasing the knowledge and competency of implementation professionals, consultants, and technical sales engineers in their Microsoft Dynamics GP practices. The group’s first event is scheduled September 12-14, 2009, and you can learn more about the event at www.dynamiccommunities.com. Mark Rockwell of Rockton Software helped identify the need to establish this grass-roots group. “Years ago when we first became active in the GP market, a conference called “Stampede” existed and used to bring together Partners to share knowledge, foster peer-to-peer networking, and celebrate the channel. With its discontinuance, other conferences and groups have been formed, but have slightly different objectives leaving a void for enhancing the experience and competency of the technical and functional consultants and knowledge workers.” says Rockwell. “This segment of professionals is charged to serve the GP customer community and is relied upon, almost exclusively, to ensure that successful implementations of GP abound.”
May 26, 2009: RedTail Solutions announces that it has been named a Sage Gold Development Partner for Sage’s Business Solutions Division (BSD). As a Gold Development Partner, RedTail’s products are subjected to rigorous testing and must meet stringent standards for quality, integration, documentation, and installation. As an initial requirement to achieve the Gold level in Sage’s Development Partner Program, RedTailreceivedhigh marks from its business partners and customers on its commitment to service, support, and customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.redtailsolutions.com.
May 22, 2009: InterDyn BMI, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner who specializes in integrating and delivering all aspects of a client’s business IT needs including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer RelationshipManagement(CRM), e-Commerce, Systems Engineering, Business Process Consulting and Custom Application Development, recently announced a strategic partnership with GoIWX, a leader in IT hosting, Software Plus Service (S+S) and Software as a Service (SaaS). As the next step in a partner hosted offering in the SaaS model, InterDynBMIinconjunctionwith GoIWx is announcing a free Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 trial for 30 days and packaged Training for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. InterDyn BMI will offer online, instructor led Microsoft Dynamics CRM training at packaged pricing. The training environment will provide base product functionality and will not be configured to client specifics.
May 22, 2009: Olsen Thielen Technologies, Inc. (OTT), a recognized leader in delivering enterprise software and services to small and mid-market businesses in the Upper Midwest, announces the launch of its unique Web site: www.OTTechnologies.com. This new Web site provides special information that will serve the needs of companies in the following areas and vertical industries: Enterprise Resource Planning, Information Technology, Customer Relationship Management, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Telecommunications, Business Services, Health Services, and Government. Polymer Studios, located in Minneapolis, was hired to develop this Web site.
The site contains helpful white papers on such issues as not meeting revenue targets, connecting their operations to customer needs, difficulty in forecasting accurately, infrastructure complexity, and excessive inventory. In addition, the site contains informative case studies that have made Olsen Thielen Technologies’ clients become more productive, efficient, and profitable.
May 22, 2009: BroadPoint Technologies announces that Ann Lehew and Serguei Popovski have bothreceived certification for the Dynamics GP distribution module. They are bothalready master certified in Microsoft Dynamics GP 10 in general but went for a more specific certificate with the distribution module. The distribution exam is specific to all the distribution modules and extends their Microsoft Dynamics GP 10 expertise to be more inclusive of all modules. This is beneficial for our clients as they will then have comfort in Ann and Serguei providing knowledgeable and efficient support so that they can have more efficient operations.
May 22, 2009: RSM McGladrey’s Technology Business Solution Practice launches new website (www.dynamicssoftwaresolutions.com) in northeast region for small and mid-sized organizations researching business software solutions. RSM McGladrey’s Technology Business Solutions practice provides implementations utilizing Microsoft Dynamics Business Management Solutions, including Financial and Human Resource Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), SharePoint, and Business Intelligence serving healthcare, not-for-profit, distribution, financial services and public sector industries. Recently ranked third in Accounting Technology’s Top 100 VARs, RSM McGladrey has served more than 2,000 clients for over 20 years.
May 21, 2009: Encore Business Solutions, a Microsoft Gold Certified partner, announces expansion of their product and service offering withthe addition of Microsoft Dynamics® AX. Encore’sextensionintothe Microsoft Dynamics AX market compliments their current Dynamics GP and CRM practice by offering customers greater flexibility with business management solutions. To ensure customers receive the best levels of service, Encore has completed the Microsoft Dynamics AX certification process and has hired Robert Boulet, a Certified Management Accountant with several years of Microsoft Dynamics AX experience, as the Microsoft Dynamics AX Practice Lead. Read more at www.encorebusiness.com.
May 21, 2009: Vicinity Manufacturing™, the leading formula manufacturing solution for Microsoft Dynamics will unveil Vicinity 2.7 at the upcoming IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo in Anaheim, California. The Institute of Food Technologist (IFT) Annual Meeting and Expo is the largest food science forum and expo in the world. Experts from industry, government, and academia gather to share research and discuss the current status of food science and technology. Vicinity Manufacturingis proud to be an innovative contributor in food science technology with its most recent software release.
Vicinity integrates the critical production processes for manufacturers, including recipe and formula management, inventory control, lot tracking/recall, QC results/ testing, production scheduling, compliance, and so much more. Vicinity coupled with the financial and distribution offerings of Microsoft Dynamics creates the most powerful and comprehensive ERP system available for formula manufacturers today. Attendees of the 2009 IFT Food Expo will have a firsthand look at Vicinity 2.7 and view the software’s newest features and functionalities.
May 8, 2009: Azox, Inc., a leading provider of e-commerce and epayment solutions and Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, announces the release of new product enhancements for eSource SEO, an integrated SEO utility for Azox’s eSource e-Commerce solution. SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is an ongoing undertaking for many e-Commerce sites. And an effective e-Commerce solution must provide tools for a store owner to compose the product pages and all the related tags in such a way that the search engine finds it relevant and ranks it high on the list to produce more visits to the store. eSource SEO has been enhanced to provide the capability to compose description meta tag and keyword meta tag to give the web store manager the ability to optimize the relevance of the product pages from search engine further.
May 8, 2009: Mekorma’s recent $10,000 award of Custom Development for Microsoft Dynamics GP to not-for-profit organizations was granted to Kid’s Hope United. Kid’s Hope United is a private, nonprofit human service organization dedicated to protecting children and strengthening families. They serve more than 15,000 children and families in multiple states through a diverse array of prevention, intervention and community-based services. Their vision is a safe, nurturing home for every child. Mekorma is currently developing custom functionality in Microsoft Dynamics GP Receivables to automate the application of cash payments received from the state against invoices for the care of foster children. This work will greatly help Kids Hope United properly track grants and funding. Work is scheduled to complete in May, 2009.
May 7, 2009: Experlogix, Inc., the leading developer of sales and manufacturing configuratorsolutions for Microsoft Dynamics, announces that its senior software architect, R. Aaron Zupancic, received the Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) award from Microsoft. Microsoft acknowledges ZupancicasanASP/ASP.NET MVP in recognition for his expertise in one or more Microsoft products and for his active participation in online and offline communities to share his knowledge with other Microsoft customers. This is Zupancic’s fourth consecutive MVP award from Microsoft.
May 1, 2009: RedTail Solutionsannounces that it has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program with a competency in ISV/Software Solutions, recognizing Redtail’s expertise and impact in the technology marketplace. As a Gold Certified Partner, RedTailhasdemonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and a proven ability to meet customers’ needs. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive a rich set of benefits, including access, training and support, giving them a competitive advantage in the channel.
May 1, 2009: Binary Stream Software’sdevelopment team now has two developers who have scored 100% on Microsoft’s Certification exam for Microsoft Dynamics GP Financials. KicheolSong, a senior developer at Binary Stream completed his exam this past monthandachievedthe highest possible score. With Jasbir Jaswal having attained this same result six months ago, Binary Stream is excited and proud of the continual effort and dedication of their developers. To learn more about this, visit www.binarystream.com/announcements.asp.
May 1, 2009: BGE, Inc.is pleased to announce that it has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program with ISV and Microsoft Dynamics GP competencies. Being Gold Certified clearly demonstrates BGE’sexpertise and proficiency in developing and deploying business process automation solutions seamlessly integrated withDynamicsGP. BGE is very excited withthis new status as it enhances BGE’sability to deliver software innovations for its customers and channel partners withtheaddedbenefits, training and support come with as a Gold Certified Partner.
April 29, 2009: Bottomline Technologieshas launched a new customer awards program called ‘Think Green.’ The program is designed to recognize the green initiatives of organizations where the company’s solutions are helping to play a role in reducing the environmental impact of paper payments and other transactional documents. The adoption of electronic transactional processes decreases and often eliminates paper, reducing the impact organizations have on the environment by conserving land and water resources as well as decreasing gasoline consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Learn more at www.bottomline.com/news_events/press_releases/20090422.html
April 23, 2009: Bottomline Technologieshas named Marcus Hughes to the newly created position of director of global marketing. Marcus brings to the company more than 20 years’ experience in the software and banking industries, helping corporate treasury and financial services institutions devise and implement strategic initiatives for cash management, trade finance and supply chain automation. In this new role, Marcus will play a major role in Bottomline’songoing plans for product innovation as well as oversee expansion of the company’s brand in NorthAmerica, Europe and Asia-Pacific. He previously held senior-level positions with a number of European banks, including most recently head of global trade services at Banco Santander. Learn more at www.bottomline.com/news_events/press_releases/20090423a.html
April 22, 2009: Tenroxannounces that it has been granted with a Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) by the US Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) for its Project Workforce Management Software solutions. NETCOM has ensured that TenroxProjectWorkforceManagement Software Solutions are secure, supportable, sustainable, and compatible with the Army’s networks and infrastructures. Tenrox has provided its software solutions to several government organizations some of which include the US Army and the Pentagon. To learn more about how Tenrox has helped clients in the federal space and other industries, please visit http://www.tenrox.com/en/about/customers.htm.
April 22, 2009: Axonom was named to ISM’s Top 15 CRM list for the 12th consecutive year. Powertrak 9.0 was selected by ISM Inc., Social Media, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Contact Center strategic advisorsfor a Top 15 CRM Small & Medium Business Software Award for 2009. “The winners of the 2009 Top 15 continue to raise the bar for the CRM community withsignificantadvancementsin both functionality and connectibility. Mobile access as well as Social Media are of increased importance to sales and marketing professionals and their always-on, always-connected Digital Clients,” said Barton Goldenberg, president of ISM. Learn more about this award at www.axonom.com/press/releases/press_2009_04_13.html.
April 20, 2009: RoseASPis now offering monthly subscription software (also known as “SPLA” pricing) to Microsoft Dynamics Partners as an added-value service offering for your customers. Partners now have the ability to sell hosted Microsoft Dynamics GP/SL/CRM in secure, managed, fully redundant, and compliant datacenters that include 24/7 support and monitoring. Pricing information as follows:
Business Essentials: $275 per month/user
Advanced Management: $325 per month/user
One-time set up fee: $2,500
12 month contract, commissions payable to Partners monthly
For more information visit www.roseasp.com/products_demand.asp or contact the Sales team at 858-794-9403 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 20, 2009: Nodus Technologies, Inc.unveiled the ONLY Visa PA-DSS certified credit card processing applications for Microsoft Dynamics GP and their latest state-of-art ePay Advantage for online bill payment, including optional recurring billing, during Convergence 2009. Both products received many “Wows” and are considered as “Must Have” applications for Microsoft Dynamics GP users by many Partners and customers. In addition, Nodusannouncedtheir completion of Express Checkout certification with PayPal for their eStore Solution Stack. Nodus estimates that ecommerce owners using eStore Solution Stack will most likely see a 14% sales increase supporting Express Checkout based on PayPal statistics. To learn more about these new features, please visit Nodus at www.nodus.com or contact email@example.com.
April 9, 2009: Advanced Systems Integration (ASi), a Gold Certified Microsoft Dynamics AX partner, is pleased to announce its new Managed Services support plans for Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Microsoft Business Solutions Axapta). Microsoft Dynamics AX is Microsoft’s most scalable and flexible enterprise-wide resource planning (ERP) application. ASi’s flexible Service Level Agreement (SLA) offering was designed specifically for Microsoft Dynamics AX customers seeking to simplify their ownership experience yet still desiring control over their company information.
April 8, 2009: AccuNet launches the People Ready CRO Web site (www.PeopleReadyCRO.com). AccuNet, Inc. announces the launch of its PeopleReadyCRO.com Web site to showcase the CRO Accounting and Study Management solution built on Microsoft Dynamics technologies. The Web site focuses on AccuNet’s commitment to the CRO industry by providing a role tailored look at how an integrated and automated accounting and study management system can help empower the individual and the company.
April 3, 2009: Congratulations to the Partners who were included in the annual VAR 100 list, as compiled by Accounting Technology. Check out the VAR 100 list.
March 25, 2009: On March 9th, SBS Group joined Microsoft Corporation’s volunteer project with Habitat for Humanity in New Orleans. SBS Group representatives Ernie Gagliardo and Kim Kohlheppjoinedhundreds of Microsoft Dynamics partners and client volunteers at the New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity Musicians’ Village site. Volunteers helped put “the finishing touches” on several houses at Musician’s Village, an area dedicated to preserving the musical culture and heritage of New Orleans. The session concluded with a closing ceremony during which homeowners, habitat leaders and the lieutenant governor of New Orleans celebrated the accomplishments of the volunteers and the work still yet to come.
March 25, 2009: OmniVue announces availability of new low-cost, fixed-fee implementation options for hosted Microsoft Dynamics business management solutions. OmniVue’s Hosted Microsoft Dynamics solutions deliver new levels of security and reliability without added investments in hardware, infrastructure or IT resources; a computer and internetconnection the only requirements. Plus, there are no long term commitments, license only the number of users needed from monthto month. Hosted Microsoft Dynamics from OmniVueiseasilyand quickly implemented, while still tailored to align with an organization’s unique business processes. For more information, visit www.omnivue.net.
March 20, 2009: RedTail Solutions announces three new modules for its managed EDI service for Microsoft Dynamics® GP. RedTail’snewmodules will enable Microsoft Dynamics GP users to introduce further capabilities and efficiencies into their EDI operations. New capabilities include support for conducting EDI with suppliers, enhanced ASN generation and integrated ability to export sales picking tickets for remote warehouse management systems and third-party logistics providers. More information about these modules is available from RedTail Solutions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 20, 2009: The listing for MegaXML – for EDI and XML from Task Performance Groupwas inadvertently not included in the E-commerce and Manufacturing categories of the Spring 2009 issue of The List: Magazine and The List: Handbook. To learn more about this EDI solution, please visit www.megaXML.com or call 847-390-7300 ext. 102.
March 8, 2009: Bottomline Technologies’ Create!form® for Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2009 has been certified by Microsoft, attaining the company’s highest standard for Partner-developed software. In addition to demonstrating development quality and compatibility with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009, the success of customers leveraging Bottomline’s solution was a critical factor for certification. Across North America and Europe, adoption of Bottomline’s solution continues to grow as Microsoft Dynamics AX users increasingly seek to establish more efficient and cost-effective transactional document processes.
March 8, 2009: Microsoft and CareerBuilder.comare excited to announce that they have teamed up to provide Microsoft Dynamics® United States-based Partners a multi-year, industry-leading recruitment solution for nearly 60 percent less than standard pricing. This exclusive endorsement could not have come at a better time, as the demand for Microsoft Dynamics certified professionals continues to outweigh the number of skilled candidates. For a program overview, job postings, resume database, or a free consultation on the talent acquisition program, contact Todd West at 877-245-2256 or Todd.email@example.com.
March 8, 2009: Progressive Systems Solutions (PSS) has developed more than 80 enhancement modules for Microsoft Dynamics® SL. With more than 16 years of accounting and programming experience, the company offers business-critical solutions and customized applications that can help customers generate more revenue for their business. If PSS doesn’t have what a customer needs, they will develop it. PSS benefits include a free test drive of any PSS product for 60 days, free product demos to customers and/or their clients, a payment of 30% margin on any complete sales, and a utility customization to meet customers’ needs.
March 8, 2009: Sandler*Kahne Software’sentire product stack is now available for the Microsoft Dynamics® SL 7.0 Feature Pack. And coming soon for project driven organizations: Project Resource Estimating & Planning (PREP) will integrate with Microsoft Outlook® Exchange, enabling users to view their PREP schedules in their Outlook calendars. In other news, Sandler*Kahne Software customer Hersha Hospitality recently completed a return on investment (ROI) study of Accounts Payable Electronic Funds Transfer (APEFT) that uncovered an annual savings of $64,830! Read more at www.sksoft.com.
March 8, 2009: As part of its ongoing commitment to give back to the community, SBS Group sponsored its first annual food drive during October and November. SBS Group employees donated non-perishable items as well as monetary contributions. These donations helped two local food drive agencies, the Middlesex County Emergency Food Network and Philabundance. SBS Group, a leading technology consulting firm, provides mid-market business solutions to companies along the East Coast.
March 8, 2009: Tenrox announces that it added a number of new and significant customers in the last half of 2008 to its already notable list of mid-market and Global 2000 clients. Tenroxsecuredrelationships with project-based organizations in a variety of industries. The new Tenrox customers, whose businesses cut across international and domestic markets and borders, include IBM, SNC Lavalin The Related, Northrop Grumman Corp., Invitrogen, Axsium Group, Estée Lauder, and Eaton Corporation. Tenrox also boasts a series of notable customer wins in previous quarters including: Mary Kay, The Coding Source, Labvantage, Triple Point Technology, Family Health International, Carestream Health, Openlink Financial, Healthcare Management Systems (HMS), WorldWater & Solar Technologies, Gemcom Software, RGA Toronto, and Getronics.