HARWINTON, CT, December 24, 2010 — CAL Business Solutions, a Connecticut-based Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner, is honored to be included in the Bob Scott’s Insights (www.BobScottsInsights.com) 2010 VAR Stars awards. This list honors the top 100 accounting software resellers nationwide based on growth, industry leadership and innovation.
The 2010 VAR Stars have a practice involving the sale of mid-market financial software and while most derive significant revenue from other sources, accounting software is the core to their business. CAL Business Solutions represents Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains) accounting software, along with 49 other Microsoft Dynamics partners (including Dynamics NAV, Dynamics AX, Dynamics SL and Dynamics GP) chosen for the list. Sixteen of the Microsoft Dynamics Partners included are members of www.erpsoftwareblog.com, a popular site where Microsoft Dynamics vendors provide comparisons and opinions to professionals in the ERP/Accounting software selection process. Other popular ERP software packages represented on the 2010 VAR Stars list are Deltek, Accpac, SAP, Sage, Netsuite, Quickbooks Enterprise and more.
The full report includes comments from several winners on what they have done in response to the economic conditions. Several common areas include diversifying product lines, holding onto talent, maintaining or increasing marketing budgets, and performing mergers and acquisition.
“Our team is honored to be chosen for this award. We have continued to thrive despite tough economic headwinds and this is due to the strength of our team and the Microsoft Dynamics GP product,” comments George Mackiewicz, President, CAL Business Solutions.
Bob Scott’s Insights provides the mid-market reselling community with news and analysis giving them insight into the issues that affect the business of resellers and vendors alike. It informs and entertains, giving this critical market a quick-and-easy read that is both instructive and interesting.
“We want to congratulate this year’s VAR Stars class,” said Bob Scott, Executive Editor. “We also want to thank all those who submitted information for this selection and for their interest in Bob Scott’s Insights.”
About CAL Business Solutions – Founded in 1982 CAL Business Solutions is a Connecticut based Microsoft Gold Certified Partner focused on Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) ERP/accounting software. CAL Business Solutions offers implementation, data conversion, customization, plus local support and training for Microsoft Dynamics GP. CAL Business Solutions works with over 200 customers in 16 states, with a focus on companies in Connecticut (CT) plus Massachusetts (MA), Rhode Island (RI) and Westchester County, New York (NY). The company has proven expertise working with clients in a variety of industries with a special focus on Distribution, Fuel Distribution, Staffing, Healthcare, Non Profit and Professional Services. If you are considering new accounting software, upgrading your existing system, or if you currently use Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) and want the best local support and training, contact CAL Business Solutions. For a free Microsoft Dynamics GP price quote visit www.calszone.com/quick-quote.
About Bob Scott – Bob Scott has been informing and entertaining the mid-market financial software community with his email newsletters for 10 years. And he has been covering this market through print publications for 18 years, first as technology editor of Accounting Today and then as the Editor of Accounting Technology from 1997 through June 2009. He has covered the traditional tax and accounting profession during the same time and continues to address that profession as executive editor of The Progressive Accountant. Bob Scott can be reached directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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