Gartner Research

ACCPAC Financials Software Applications

Published: 28 September 2001

ID: G0096693

Analyst(s): Karen M. Spring , Daniel Stang

Summary

ACCPAC International Inc., an independent subsidiary of Computer Associates International (CA), manufactures accounting, distribution, and related products, including customer relationship management (CRM) and human resource management for small and medium-size enterprises. ACCPAC's flagship product line is ACCPAC Advantage Series (formerly ACCPAC for Windows), a product lineup available in four editions: Enterprise Edition, Corporate Edition, Small Business Edition, and Discovery Edition. ACCPAC also markets Simply Accounting, a financial suite for small-office/home-office users (SOHOs). In June 2000, ACCPAC acquired Software Business Technologies (SBT), a manufacturer of accounting software applications whose source code can be modified for customized solutions. The SBT products are now marketed under the ACCPAC umbrella of financial products.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Overview
  • Analysis
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
    • Microsoft/Great Plains
    • Sage
    • Navision
  • Strengths
    • Functional Consistency Between Offerings
    • Established Midmarket Presence and CA Relationship
  • Limitations
    • Additional Costs
  • Insight

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