Accounting Software optimizes business management processes.

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Supporting up to 40 users, Peachtree by Sage - Quantum 2010 extends functionality for accounting, workflow and process management, as well as transaction capacity. Users can create content-specific and personalized dashboard, while Order Process Workflow keeps track of all moving parts of order process in one centralized location. Along with multi-user management and Business Analytics powered by iLumen, features include automatic backup, password security, and inventory management.

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Sage Revs up Peachtree by Sage - Quantum 2010 with New Business Management Features and Expanded Capacity

Product offers unmatched capacity and speed in its class, enhanced collaboration tools, business analytics, workflow management, and more

Atlanta , GA - May 19, 2009 - Sage North America announced today the general availability of Peachtree by Sage - Quantum 2010, which introduces exceptional improvements in product performance and scalability. Peachtree Quantum offers the simplicity of an integrated accounting solution, with unrivalled performance and unmatched capacity in its class: twice as fast for transaction saves and report generation than its nearest competitor, and with this release, capacity for up to 40 named users1.

"The current economy is a challenge. Many businesses are actively evaluating their systems to maximize their investment, looking at ways to do more with less," said Connie Certusi, general manager, small business accounting solutions, Sage North America. "For these firms, Peachtree Quantum 2010 is a strong, affordable choice, combining serious accounting functionality, workflow and process management, ease of use, and transaction capacity, all at a great value. Now with up to 40 users, it's an ideal solution for companies who have an eye on growth and are looking for value, or for companies who realize that their current system is more than they need, either from a cost or a transactional standpoint, and are looking to switch."

Exclusive new features in Peachtree Quantum 2010 include:
  • My Dashboard: Each user can create their own personalized dashboard to help cut through clutter and access only the things they do on a regular basis, customizing screens, tabs and filtering to see what they want, when they want it.
  • Order Process Workflow: To improve daily efficiency, the Order Process Workflow keeps track of all moving parts of the order process so nothing gets missed and everything moves along as planned, all in one centralized location to track status.
  • Multi-User Management: Enables easier system management, by allowing the administrator to send notifications to other users if/when they need to log out, and log them out if necessary.

    Understanding business performance relative to peers-where it stands and where opportunities exist-is also more critical than ever. The Peachtree 2010 family of products features Business Analytics, powered by iLumen2, that enables small businesses to benchmark their own performance compared with others in their industry, and other small businesses overall.

    Particularly in the current economy, customers are small businesses' most precious asset. The new Customer Management Center helps small businesses view customer details all in one place, with customizable dashboard views, enhanced lookups and easy export to Microsoft® Excel® or PDF to manage more effectively and provide excellent customer service.

    Other new features include the ability to have multiple companies open at once3, multiple contacts per customer4, automatic backup, transaction history, improved employee management, password security, and inventory management.

    The Peachtree Business Care Plan5 is also included with product purchase. With this plan, companies receive one year of unlimited6 access to high-level support specialists for both Peachtree Quantum and Microsoft Excel7, and access to product updates and upgrades for 12 months from the date of purchase. The Peachtree Business Care Plan also includes an array of training options, including self-study guides and online training, both live and recorded. The Peachtree Business Care Plan is unique at the small business level, and something typically only available with more expensive mid-market solutions.

    With industry-specific features and reports to meet the specialized needs of small manufacturers, distributors, contractors, and nonprofit organizations, Peachtree Quantum provides growing small organizations with the accuracy, control, and results they require for successful business management. The Sage migration path expands the Peachtree product line and offers a natural progression up to Sage MAS 90 to ensure small businesses have familiar and affordable options to support their long term business needs.

    Pricing and Availability
    Peachtree Quantum is available direct from Sage or from the Sage network of Peachtree Certified Consultants. Pricing starts at $3975 for upgrading customers and $4450 for new customers. For more information, please call 800-228-0068, or visit

    About Sage North America
    Sage North America is part of The Sage Group plc, a leading global supplier of business management software and services. At Sage, we live and breathe business every day. We are passionate about helping our customers achieve their ambitions. Our range of business software and services is continually evolving as we innovate to answer our customers' needs. Our solutions support accounting, operations, customer relationship management, human resources, time tracking, merchant services and the specialized needs of the construction, distribution, healthcare, manufacturing, nonprofit and real estate industries. Sage North America employs approximately 4,100 people and supports 2.9 million small and medium-size business customers. The Sage Group plc, formed in 1981, was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and now employs more than 14,500 people and supports more than 5.8 million customers worldwide. For more information, please visit the web site at or call 866-308-2378.

    1Multi User licenses available in packs of 10, 15, 20, 30, or 40. A maximum of 40 licensed, named users is allowed. Only the first 40 named users selected in the user maintenance screen are considered licensed, named users.
    2Internet access required. Service is embedded within Peachtree 2010, however is also available for Peachtree 2008 and 2009 products via a separate application download from
    3When opening more than one company performance is not impacted; however, you will experience reduced product functionality in those companies opened after the first one.
    4There is a maximum of 20 ship to addresses and 1 billing address per customer. Only 2 contacts per customer can be synced with Outlook.
    5The Peachtree Business Care Plan (which includes product upgrades, updates, and customer support) will be renewed automatically each year on the anniversary date of your purchase unless you terminate your agreement prior to that date. Renewal is not required to continued access to product updates for supported versions.
    6Support Specialists are available from 8:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. ET Monday-Friday, and reserve the right to limit calls to 1 hour or 1 incident.
    7Sage will assist with the management of Peachtree data in Microsoft Excel 2002, 2003, and 2007.

    ©2009, Sage Software, Inc. All rights reserved. Sage, the Sage logos, Peachtree, and the Sage product and service names are registered trademarks of Sage Software, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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