KIRKLAND, WA, May 29, 2013 — Acumatica, a leading provider of Cloud ERP and financial software, gave 40 partners a sneak peek of Acumatica 4.1’s upcoming new features in a special online Tech Preview, generating excitement around the anticipated improvements. These improvements covering usability, customer portals, and financials, are slated for release in August 2013.
Key New Features in Acumatica 4.1
• Drag and Drop Files to Acumatica
• Quick Search
• Parametric Filtering
• Real Time Connectivity with Microsoft Excel
2. Customer Portals For Point-of-Self-Service
• Customer Service through case management
• Knowledge Base
• Financial History
• Opportunity Tracking
• Account Management
3. Enhanced Financials
• Improved Budgeting across Branches
• Preliminary AP Booking and Reclassifications
• AR and AP automation from Cash Management
“The new features of 4.1 highlight Acumatica’s commitment to continuously improve and expand our product capabilities,” said Ali Jani, VP of Product Management. “We must continuously innovate to enable businesses to realize their true potential. With each release, we strive to provide our customers and partners with an exceptional product that we’re proud of and Acumatica 4.1 does exactly that.”
Partners were most excited about proposed changes to CRM, drag and drop capabilities, and Microsoft Excel integration.
“Excel integration is my most anticipated feature in Acumatica 4.1. Customers will now on benefit from the power of Excel analyzing live data from Acumatica,” said Eric Ratté, ERP Integration Specialist at Les Services SiPD Inc. “Possibilities of reporting will almost be infinite. On top of that, Acumatica 4.1 will make this awesome feature very easy to use too.”
Ed Avizur, President of A. B. Computer Systems, said, “Acumatica 4.1 will provide customers with enhanced usability and collaboration capabilities including Drag and Drop, Excel Integration, CRM advances, and a myriad of other new features in financials, project accounting and customer and partner portals. I can’t wait for our team at A. B. Computer Systems to get their hands on Acumatica 4.1 and showcase to our customers how this state-of-the-art system continues to evolve with their business needs and goals.”
CEO of PC Bennett Consulting Patricia Bennett said: “The added features that 4.1 has to offer makes me excited about presenting these new upgrades to our clients. These features will allow me to continue providing customers with exceptional products for their small and mid-sized businesses. This sneak peak reinforced the confidence I have in working with such an innovative company like Acumatica.”
Jordan Lamborn, Marketing and Sales Coordinator at PC Bennett Consulting, added, “I’m really keen on the new CRM enhancements.”
Acumatica also announced today it was accepting beta applications.
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Founded in 2007, Acumatica (www.acumatica.com) is the world’s fastest-growing provider of highly customizable, cloud-based ERP applications for small and midsized businesses (SMBs), offering financial management, distribution, CRM, and project accounting suites. Acumatica Studio, the company’s technology development platform, gives ISVs and OEMs a rapid, cost-effective means of developing and integrating cloud-based apps, using industry-standard tools. A Red Herring Top 100 Global Tech Company, Acumatica has quickly gained a solid reputation among developers and users for the flexibility of its platform and its innovative licensing practices, allowing unlimited users; cloud, on-site, and hybrid deployment options; and device independence; as well as broad-based licensing, integration, and customization options. The privately held company’s products are delivered through a global channel-partner network of VARs, ISVs, and OEMs. Headquartered in Kirkland, WA, Acumatica maintains offices in Canada and Mexico, with global affiliates in Europe, South East Asia, and the Middle East.