Sage release Sage ERP X3 V7

Sage, one of the world’s leading suppliers of business management software and services, has unveiled the next generation of its global mid-market ERP solution at their global conference in Lisbon. Sage ERP X3, version 7 will be available from June 2014. The market-leading solution has been completely overhauled to ensure the best user experience online and on mobile devices.
“Sage research shows that mid-market businesses have three clear priorities: winning new customers, reducing operating costs and growing revenue. Sage ERP X3 version 7 has been redesigned to address these key challenges with a host of new features that help mid-sized businesses,” says Sage ERP Africa managing director, Jeremy Waterman. “With the Sage ERP X3 version 7, we build on the traditional strengths of our solution by improving the end-user experience; enhancing the mobility features; and making it easier than ever for users to access and share business insights and information.”
“We’ve listened to our customers, we’ve listened to the market and we’ve redesigned our business solution to directly answer the needs and challenges faced by mid-market companies today,” said Christophe Letellier, CEO, Sage ERP X3. “A company’s ability to win new customers and grow their business profitably comes down to how well employees can access, share and use the information that they have. Put simply, Sage ERP X3 version 7 helps companies grow forward with faster, simpler and more flexible ERP.”
Sage ERP X3 version 7 top seven enhancements include:
• Connectivity - Stay connected with mobile web apps that provide access to customers, pricing, inventory, expense management, sales approval, purchase approval and more – or build your own.
• Mobility - Access online information from multiple devices with multi-browser capability and standard browser navigation
• Integration - Enjoy enhanced Microsoft Office integration including a toolbar for Word, Excel and PowerPoint –easily create a PowerPoint slide from within Sage ERP X3 and synchronise data in Microsoft Office documents with one click.
• Accessibility - Take advantage of enhanced inventory management, including the ability to add zones within warehouses to quickly locate inventory.
• Online Help Centre - Get answers faster from documents, videos and tutorials in the new Online Help Centre, automated document updates and tools for data and functional searches
• Productivity - Be more productive with functionality improvements including currency conversion options , recurring AP/AR invoices, multi company processes and more.
• Flexibility - Personalise both users and roles with authoring mode to tailor the software to the unique needs of users.
Jayne Archbold, Director of Strategy & Corporate Communications at Sage Mid-Market and Sage ERP X3, said: “Research commissioned by Sage in Europe and North America shows that midmarket companies with improved data accessibility, quality, intelligence, and usability can expect a net gain of 35% more in incremental revenue year-over- year than lower performing companies. That’s roughly $980,000 incremental revenue a year on average for a company earning $42M annually in gross revenue. Sage ERP X3 version 7 is the perfect tool for mid-market businesses looking to take back control of their organisations and grow forward.”