As a Dallas-Fort Worth Sage and
I do want to take this time to let our customers and prospects know that
CIS has been a Sage/Best reseller since they purchased PFW back in 2003. Before that, we sold PFW, Platinum for Windows and BatchMaster too and even Epicor- long, long story. Software publishers bought and sold packages a lot in those days…Consolidation was the name of the game. The day Sage bought these PFW and the BatchMaster PFW products were one of the happiest days of my career. I remember it was Valentine’s day. I was happy because I was under the impression that Best would take the two products and make them one; with one system manager and as well make big improvements to the product. A product that has been the core of our business since 1989. We have numerous customers on the now named Sage PFW software. Sage has made some improvements to the software, but in my opinion, they are not keeping up with the Jones. I find this extremely regrettable since I have touted the strengths that this product line has had for years; good solid software for
I have seen numerous other VARs (Value Added Resellers) like CIS pick up other product lines to satisfy customer and prospect demand, including us. I don’t know what happened at MIS, but I think that it had something to do with the fact that they did not sell or support any other products other than Sage products. I prefer having a diverse set of products for our customers and prospects. Granted a firm of our size (staff of 20) cannot support a bunch of products and do it well, so we have opted to sell and support a couple of products; our existing Sage PFW customers and
I do want all the Sage MAS customers to know that there are a lot of honest, dependable VARs out there like CIS. We look at our customers as a partner in our business relationship. Always check references, but keep in mind that no one is perfect. And make sure you have a known publisher like Microsoft behind your software.
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