Friday, October 2, 2009

Sage ACCPAC Myth Busters

MYTH: I heard ACCPAC was hard to use.

BUSTED: Sage ACCPAC is a comprehensive system but well worth the investment to learn. The upfront investment will result in you having the accuracy and control you need, ensuring that you get the numbers right and avoid surprises down the road. Sage ACCPAC ERP comes with several tutorials and an extensive in-product help system. Once set-up by our qualify consultants it is easy to use – we’re there to take care of you and help you get the most out of your product.

MYTH: ACCPAC is only for larger businesses with an accountant in-house.

BUSTED: While Sage ACCPAC ERP is being used by many large (ERP500) businesses. But it comes with a number of editions for medium (ERP200) to small (ERP100) businesses and is used by hundreds of thousands of SMB ranging from 10 to over 1000 employees. Many of the companies that use ACCPAC do  have an accountant in-house. While some of the smaller company may not have accountant in house.

MYTH: I heard you need to know accounting to use ACCPAC.

BUSTED: Sage ACCPAC is based on true accounting principles. It is useful to know accounting but you don’t need to know accounting to use it. The product is, in fact, very easy to use and comes with several tutorials to help you with key tasks. It’s easier than you think.

MYTH: Is ACCPAC still around? It must be old and outdated. Will they be around in the years to come?

BUSTED: Yes, ACCPAC is still around and in fact, better than ever. During the DOS era it grew up with the PC revolution as the accounting software on PCs; together with WordStar, Lotus and Dbase. Under Sage it has been upgraded and enhanced to enterprise class ERP software. Sage has just release the version 5.5 version. Celebrating over 30 years of serving SMB needs, Sage ACCPAC ERP is used by hundreds of thousands of small-medium to large business and is part of the Sage Software family with over 5 million customers worldwide.

MYTH: I heard that ACCPAC on Windows is slow, buggy and unstable.

BUSTED: This must be the oldest story that competitors ever told and continue to tell. While this is true during its first Window’s version launched way back in 1995. (Ca-Accpac/2000- that comes with a dongle). Today almost 15 years later and in its ten (10) releases all known bugs would have been cleared. Sage Accpac is due to release the 5.6 that comes with ACCPAC Business Intelligence and much added functionalities. Sage ACCPAC ERP is used by hundreds of thousands business and its stability data integrity has never been in questions.

MYTH: ACCPAC is only an accounting system for smaller companies and not suitable for larger business with complex manufacturing or project accounting needs.

BUSTED: Sage ACCPAC ERP has a solution for difference size and type of business. From the start-up service operations to more mature, *complex industry-specific organizations, Sage ACCPAC will provide scalability across small-medium-large businesses. It can support every stage of your business, from single users to hundreds of concurrent users.

* See industry specific software from Careware website.

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