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Friday, October 28, 2011

VAI Enhances S2K Analytics with Financial Business Intelligence Capabilities

New Comprehensive Dashboards Help Companies Make Educated Financial Decisions

VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.), an award-winning ERP software provider, announced the release of its enhanced S2K Analytics solution, a comprehensive, web-based Business Intelligence (BI) tool designed to drive smarter, faster business decisions. This upgraded tool features ten new financial management dashboards that provide an in-depth view of financial data from all levels of the organization.

Designed to meet the needs of VAI’s customers, regardless of size or industry, S2K Analytics integrates with S2K Enterprise and features automated reporting and dashboard capabilities that give customers big-picture visibility into their revenue and profitability. The new dashboards provide at-a-glance insight into a company’s financial performance, allowing for customization and consolidation of data that can then be used to make educated decisions. With the enhanced S2K Analytics, VAI customers can:
  • View balance sheets, and P&L statements
  • Analyze profitability of their business
  • Monitor procurement and expense management
  • Create ad hoc self-serve inquiries
  • Build reports and dashboards as well as share information with others
  • Integrate S2K Analytics with Excel
  • Collaborate on and contribute to new reporting needs
  • Access information through a web browser, including mobile devices
  • Compare past financial performance
"VAI is excited to offer an even more comprehensive BI tool to our customers,” said Joe Scioscia, vice president of sales, VAI. “We are committed to continually innovating our products in order to provide our customers with best-in-class software that streamlines business processes and creates cost efficiencies. The upgraded S2K Analytics will undoubtedly enhance our customers’ ability to use the information gathered through our ERP software to make even more effective, real-time business decisions.”

 About VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)

VAI is an award-winning software developer and an IBM Premier Business Partner. Designed for the mid-range market, S2K Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software Suite is used by a wide variety of mid-sized companies worldwide, with a number of clients in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, food and related service industries. Advanced applications such as Warehouse Management Systems, EDI, CRM, Business Analytics and e-Business provide companies the power to leverage their information technology investment. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, New York, with branch offices in Miami, Orlando, Chicago and Oroville, California. For more information, please contact Diane Dady at 800-824-7776, ext. 236 or visit

Thursday, October 13, 2011

IBS Debuts New Cloud, Mobile, Distribution Intelligence Offerings at Global Customer Summit

Symphony Services Continues Investment in Accelerating Product Road Map

International Business Systems (IBS), a global leading integrated ERP and supply chain provider, announced the addition of cloud and mobile offerings to its flagship IBS Enterprise solution during its Global Customer Summit.

“The acquisition of IBS was a strategic move by Symphony Technologies to harness the power of the company’s technology, blue chip customer base and world-class people,” said Pallab Chatterjee, chairman of the board of IBS. “Now it is time for us to put the power of Symphony’s deep product and technology portfolio, strong financial position and history of success in repositioning software companies to make IBS’ customers successful.”

As a part of the rollout of the company’s strategic product roadmap for customers, IBS debuted IBS Cloud Solutions, which are designed to prove benefits such as lower IT cost, reduced business risk, faster time to value and greater flexibility combined with the advanced functionality of IBS Enterprise in the cloud. The offering is a subscription-based license model that leverages a shared, virtualized infrastructure for on-demand offerings and can also be extended to IBS’ mobility solution.
IBS Cloud Solutions include the latest versions of the IBS Enterprise modules for Distribution Intelligence; Distributions Financials; Supply Management; Logistics, Assembly and Services; Demand Management and Supply Chain Integration.

The launch of IBS Mobile solutions focuses on the trend of the increase in enterprise mobility in corporations and allows customers to use IBS Enterprise on mobile devices. This end-to-end solution will leverage existing technology investments in IBS solutions; accelerate customer ROI through automated, real-time and accurate mobile data collection and provide a flexible, integrated solution.
IBS also extended its focus on even more advanced capabilities for Distribution Intelligence by debuting Advanced Sales and Operations Planning and Rapid Performance Management from Symphony Technologies.

The company also launched IBS AppExchange, which provides customers the opportunity to take immediate advantage of commonly used solutions across multiple release levels as well as its Sales & Operations Planning offering designed to balance demand, production and inventory to deliver rapid insights, collaboration and data-driven results.

For more information, please contact:
Mark Illidge
VP IBS Field Operations & Corporate Marketing
+44 777 195 42 73

IBS in brief
Stockholm-based International Business Systems (IBS) is a leading global integrated ERP and supply chain provider. Thousands of customers in over 40 countries rely on IBS for world-class solutions to drive dramatic improvements in their operations. IBS operates Dynaman, an advanced warehouse management solution and Bookmaster, a leader in ERP technology for publishing. For more information, contact
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