New Sage 500 ERP 2013 Increases Productivity, Simplifies

New Sage 500 ERP 2013 Increases Productivity, Simplifies Processes
and Reduces Costs 
Latest Release Improves User Experience With Mobile and Connected
Services to Give Businesses Flexibility With Cloud Solutions 
IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/12 --  Sage North America
announced today the availability of Sage 500 ERP 2013, an integrated
suite of robust and proven business applications, with an open design
that helps midsized and large businesses adapt their management
solution to their business needs. 
The new features and enhancements in Sage 500 ERP 2013 are designed
to help customers increase productivity, simplify processes and
reduce costs across their business. Businesses can now save time
navigating processes with Visual Process Flows, which demonstrates
the steps of a process in visual terms, while also including links to
the various tasks along the way. The improved Cash Flow Management
features now process cash receipts more efficiently and accurately
with new import and tracking capabilities. And, by seamlessly
integrating cloud services into Sage 500 ERP 2013, such as improved
credit card management with Sage Exchange, businesses can now add
services as their needs grow and change.  
New connected services expand and enhance Sage 500 ERP functionality
using seamless integrations that can extend over the web and create a
mobile workforce. 

--  Sage 500 ERP Shipping by SmartLinc, a new web-based, fully scalable
    multicarrier shipping solution, allows for cost-effective and
    efficient shipping while improving delivery times.
--  Sage Exchange Portal provides increased access and flexibility to view
    payments information on the web through a tablet or desktop.
--  Sage Exchange Vault, a secure, cloud-based vault, stores sensitive
    cardholder data, reducing fraud exposure and guaranteeing PCI

"The Sage 500 ERP 2013 release illustrates our focus on offering a
better user experience to small and medium-sized companies," said Joe
Langner, EVP, Mid-Market Solutions for Sage North America. "Our
customers are increasingly deploying Sage products in more areas of
their business, so it's important that the products are easily
integrated. With this release, we have improved integrations between
Sage 500 ERP 2013 and Sage Payment Solutions through Sage Exchange as
well as full support for the latest release of Sage Intelligence.
Also, customers can now bring payroll processing in-house through
Sage HRMS Payroll, which is now available as an add-on module, saving
companies time and money when managing their payroll processes and
Langner continued, "Improved integrations of products across the
entire Sage portfolio allow our customers to take advantage of our
breadth of solutions and enable them to automate processes across
many departments more easily and at lower costs." 
Sage 500 ERP 2013 helps businesses: 

--  Save time when navigating business processes with Visual Process Flows
    by demonstrating the steps of a process in visual terms with links to
    the various tasks along the way.
--  Improve cash flow by processing cash receipts efficiently and
    accurately with new import and tracking capabilities.
--  Reduce errors with easy-to-use bank reconciliation and subledger
    enhancements that provide controls to lock down postings for
    period-end closing and maintain reporting integrity.

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software and services for small and midsized businesses. The Sage
Group plc, formed in 1981, was floated on the London Stock Exchange
in 1989 and now employs more than 13,500 people and supports more
than 6 million customers worldwide. For more information about Sage
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