Affordable business intelligence for SMEs
Rushika Bhatia
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Affordable business intelligence for SMEs

Sage Software, the supplier of ERP, CRM and HRM solutions to medium and large organisations, has revealed the launch of Sage Peachtree 2012, an integrated suite of industry specific products that brings affordable business intelligence to SMEs, small manufacturers and distributors across the UAE.

The new suite of solutions offers quick access to essential and strategic data, allowing users to monitor profitability and also make better informed decisions. Sage Peachtree 2012 has industry specific versions that cater to manufacturers, distributors, non-profit organisations, accountants, and construction businesses. The new Sage offering goes beyond accounting and provides an array of business management tools, which gives instant access to key information and makes processes like payment services, reacting to issues and controlling profitability, easier than ever.

The new Peachtree version gives organisations the ability to copy transactions, increase efficiency, and get more work done faster. Also new with Sage Peachtree 2012 is the new Sage Peachtree Business Intelligence, a reporting and analysis add-on solution integrated into the Sage Peachtree package.

Making use of the Microsoft Excel interface, Sage Peachtree Business Intelligence enables robust reporting and easier access to Sage Peachtree data. The strategic and powerful business intelligence feature pulls information directly from the system without the need for export or manipulation, with built-in templates for sales, purchasing and financial reporting, reports are always current with latest data so organisations can readily analyse the data that matters most to them to help make quicker and better informed decisions.

“The new Sage Peachtree 2012 solutions package is a fantastic and must have package for SMEs in the UAE. Our latest offering is excellent for managing cash flow and provides a solid insight into a company’s overall health,” said Mushahid Saify, Channel Manager – Small Business, Sage Software.

“Many businesses in the UAE are trying to adopt a do more with less concept in how they run their operations. In fact, companies are now working with fewer employees but are ably assisted with strategic and reliable business software to improve productivity and efficiency. Sage Peachtree 2012 is the perfect tool for these companies as it offers easy and quick access to critical data to complete key tasks like decision making and profit monitoring.”

Among the Sage Peachtree 2012 line of solutions, Sage Peachtree Quantum is the most comprehensive application with new features and enhancements around workflow automation and dashboard customisation. It provides users a simple and easy-to-work-with integrated accounting solution with enhanced performance and capacity from 5 to 40 named users.

Also included in the Sage Peachtree 2012 package is Sage Advisor, which helps organisations maximise their software investment by following usage patterns and intuitively offering brief, personalised show me how demos and guided tips and tricks, prompting organisations to discover new ways to simplify processes and obtain valuable business advice.