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Cloud Hosting Designed for Sage | On-Demand Webinar

Cloud Adoption 37% of Small/Medium Businesses have already adopted the Cloud. By 2020, that number will be 78%. 75% of new business startups are adopting Cloud.   Why Aktion? Aktion understands your Sage application, challenges associated with the Construction industry, and technology. As a result, Aktion is uniquely suited to transform Contractor's IT infrastructure into a … Continued

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MODERNIZE YOUR BUSINESS with OrderPoint Mobile Sales | On-Demand Webinar

OrderPoint Mobile Sales OrderPoint is a robust, full-featured mobile ordering application for SX.e designed to enable convenient and real-time mobile access to your ERP. This iPad™ based application equips your sales reps with real-time access to essential information that dramatically improves productivity on-the-go.   Get Things Done: Anywhere, Anytime Check order status Look up inventory … Continued

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Is Cloud Really Worth it for the Distribution Industry?

Cloud – Too Good to be True? Cloud computing offers a cost-effective solution which allows customers to own their software without the burden of installing, configuring, and running applications. This means that Aktion is responsible for hosting, supporting and maintaining your IT. The Cloud option works like a utility in that you only pay for … Continued

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Is Cloud Really Worth it for the Construction Industry?

Cloud – Too Good to be True? Cloud computing offers a cost-effective solution which allows customers to own their software without the burden of installing, configuring, and running applications. This means that Aktion is responsible for hosting, supporting and maintaining your IT. The Cloud option works like a utility in that you only pay for … Continued

 Whitepapers

Step-by-step CRM Data Analytics for Sales Teams

Go Beyond Metrics Every sales team needs analytics. You’re probably already tracking pipeline and performance metrics, and that’s a great start. However, if you don’t have an analytics solution in place, you lack the ability to go deeper—to gain actionable insights into your business and make the changes you need to improve results all along … Continued

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Learn How to Grow Your Business with Cloud ERP

Get to the Cloud with a Modern ERP Watch a complementary webinar to learn about how businesses like yours are accelerating their growth with a cloud ERP. By leaving legacy systems in the past, Acumatica customers can focus on what matters. In this 30-minute webinar, you’ll see how a modern business system built for the cloud can help you: … Continued

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Sage 300 CRE System Review

Sage 300 CRE - Review   The Aktion Associates Sage 300CRE System Review is a comprehensive assessment of your existing Sage 300 CRE application software and supporting internal processes. We review your software modules and examine how they are deployed, including the structure and configuration settings for each module to determine how effectively they streamline … Continued

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Viewpoint Spectrum + Team

Spectrum + Team   Cloud-based, collaborative and designed for quick adoption and ease-of-use, Viewpoint Team connects accounting and operations personnel, processes and information across the back office, field operations and the extended project team.   The Viewpoint Spectrum product team has spent the last few months creating a native integration between the Spectrum accounting software … Continued


 Whitepapers

Aberdeen Report: Creating a Modern, Effective Environment in Manufacturing with ERP

Extend the Effectiveness of Your ERP In today's manufacturing industry, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions have become ubiquitous. In fact, findings from this report detail that 97% of Leading manufacturers utilize ERP, in comparison to 88% of followers. But just because an organization has implemented ERP, it does not mean that they are getting the most … Continued

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Office 365 When and Where You Need It

Office 365 fits the way you work today and tomorrow.   Beginning with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, Office 365 provides all the familiar Office applications you know, along with a dynamic set of secure cloud-connected tools that help you communicate, collaborate and get more done. And it keeps itself up to date so you … Continued

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Webinar: Acumatica – Modern Cloud Solution for Construction

GAIN MORE CONTROL OVER YOUR BUSINESS with a Modern Cloud Solution for Construction   Acumatica’s Construction Software is a full-featured ERP built for the construction industry. Designed to help you improve margins and project control from estimating through close out on office, retail, multi-family, mixed-use, and government projects.   Gain focus and control over your … Continued

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Sage eTakeoff Tools

An eTakeoff digital solution makes the process easier. Watch eTakeoff dimension overview to see how you can takeoff areas . . .


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Better estimates by every measure

Sage Estimating Software provides a smarter, automated way to estimate. Takeoffs are faster. Final proposals are more professional.


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What is Managed Services for the Distribution Industry?

Why the hype with Managed Services? You’ve surely heard the buzzword “Managed Services” in relation to IT Support. Every day more and more businesses are jumping on the bandwagon. But what does managed services actually mean? Possibly even more important, how can you tell if an IT Support company is not just using the word … Continued

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What is Managed Services for the Construction Industry?

Why the hype with Managed Services? You’ve surely heard the buzzword “Managed Services” in relation to IT Support. Every day more and more businesses are jumping on the bandwagon. But what does managed services actually mean? Possibly even more important, how can you tell if an IT Support company is not just using the word … Continued

 Whitepapers

Aberdeen Report: The Cost of Doing Nothing

ERP upgrade: Why doing nothing isn’t an option Get the full story in a free report by Aberdeen Group. Download the Whitepaper If you’re not sure which ERP solution can best meet your needs, doing nothing may seem to be your best bet. But according to Aberdeen Group, new ERP technology can boost your business … Continued

 News Release

Aktion Associates, Inc., Named to 2018 BSI Top 100 VARS List

Contact: Libby Beemer Aktion Associates lbeemer@aktion.com 419.794.2503 Aktion Associates, Inc., Named to 2018 BSI Top VARS List   Maumee, OH, June 18, 2018 – Aktion Associates, Inc., national software reseller and IT infrastructure provider focused on the Construction, Distribution and Manufacturing industries, announced today it has been named the BSI 2018 Top 100 VARS List. Aktion is … Continued

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Aktion Cloud & Managed Services – Sage Hosting & IT Support | On-Demand Webinar

Cloud & IT Services Designed for Sage Users It’s time to focus on your business. Let Aktion host Sage & provide outsourced IT support. With Aktion Cloud & Managed Services developed specifically for Sage users, companies no longer worry about upgrades, back-ups, disaster recovery, or security threats.The responsibility of hosting, supporting, and maintaining your IT belongs to Aktion. Why Aktion? … Continued

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MODERNIZE YOUR BUSINESS with MITS Business Intelligence | On-Demand Webinar

MITS Distributor Analytics How do you know if you are on track to increase gross margin by 1% or reduce inventory costs by 5%? To drive positive change your team needs timely access to the metrics that matter most to your business. MITS Distributor Analytics is powerful business intelligence software that sits on top of your information … Continued

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MODERNIZE YOUR BUSINESS Infor CRM | On-Demand Webinar

Infor CRM Customer relationships are the driving force behind your business. By offering a complete view of every customer touch point across your sales, marketing, customer service, and support teams, Infor CRM enables you to maximize the impact of every interaction. Infor CRM is built for your business. Industry-specific capabilities, deep integration, and unparalleled flexibility and control in how … Continued

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MODERNIZE YOUR BUSINESS UNFORM DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT | On-Demand Webinar

UnForm UnForm isn't your run-of-the-mill document management solution. With UnForm you can track customer activity from PO to Picking Ticket, to signed proof of delivery to invoice. Quickly access documents from the secure archive using UnForm’s intuitive browser-based interface, or via powerful REST and API’s for application integration. Easily access document type listing for invoices, to view … Continued


 Whitepapers

Roadmap for an ERP Solution

Thinking about taking a bold step to improve your IT infrastructure?   Where does your company stand in this continually evolving landscape of steep market challenges and emerging opportunities? Are obstacles, such as managing integration and the seemingly constant need for the latest updates, distracting you from your business goals? Are changes in customer expectations … Continued

 Whitepapers

Seven Steps for Building a Digital Strategy for Distribution

Adopting Digital Strategy Every distributor faces increasing pressure to adopt a digital strategy for confronting massive disruption in the industry. Unfortunately, according to a recent survey by MDM, the approach most distributors take in developing an overall digital strategy is very reactive, with only 31% approaching their digital needs with a “comprehensive strategy that includes … Continued

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Managing supply risk for distributors

When considering supply chain risk for distributors, many different challenges can be categorized as “risks” including more obvious challenges such as natural disasters, continuously monitored risks like fluctuating transportation costs, or more subtle risks involving the evolution of demand for certain products.   As distributors continue to enhance services to customers to remain competitive in … Continued


 News Release

Aktion Associates Adds Acumatica Construction Edition

Contact: Libby Beemer Aktion Associates lbeemer@aktion.com 419.893.2503 1687 Woodlands Drive Maumee, OH 43537 aktion.com 800.4AKTION Aktion Associates, Inc., Resells Acumatica for Construction Software   Maumee, OH, June 7, 2018 – Aktion Associates, national software reseller and IT infrastructure provider focused on the Construction, Distribution and Manufacturing industries, announced it is now reselling Acumatica Construction Edition, … Continued

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Aktion Cloud & Managed Services – Infor Hosting & IT Support | On-Demand Webinar

Cloud & IT Services Designed for Infor Users It’s time to focus on your business. Let Aktion host Infor & provide outsourced IT support. With Aktion Cloud & Managed Services developed specifically for Infor users, companies no longer worry about upgrades, back-ups, disaster recovery, or security threats.The responsibility of hosting, supporting, and maintaining your IT … Continued

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Aktion Associates, Inc., Named to CRN’s 2018 Solution Provider 500 List

Contact: Libby Beemer Aktion Associates lbeemer@aktion.com 419.794.2503 Aktion Associates, Inc., Named to CRN's 2018 Solution Provider 500 List SP500 list recognizes most successful IT solution providers in US Maumee, OH, June 5, 2018 – Aktion Associates, national software reseller and IT infrastructure provider focused on the Construction, Distribution and Manufacturing industries, announced today that CRN®, a … Continued

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WHY MANUFACTURERS ARE CHOOSING ACUMATICA CLOUD ERP | On-Demand Webinar

Acumatica Manufacturing Edition Manufacturers understand that controlling their manufacturing environment while driving business growth can be difficult. That’s why you need an ERP that adapts as your manufacturing business grows and changes. Acumatica Manufacturing Edition (AME) formally known as JAMS, integrates manufacturing, inventory management, and accounting to give businesses the ability to better ensure raw … Continued

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GET YOUR BUSINESS MOVING WITH INFOR CLOUDSUITE DISTRIBUTION | On-Demand Webinar

Infor CloudSuite Distribution Infor CloudSuite Distribution provides comprehensive, end-to-end functionality that can help boost performance across your entire organization. Manage thousands of transactions, suppliers, and customers—while also accommodating evolving buyer behaviors, controlling costs, and effectively tracking potentially millions of inventory items—you need an agile, modern distribution solution. Why Infor? It's a complete distribution solution that combines … Continued

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HPE ProLiant Gen10: Servers that Transform your Business

As digital transformation gains momentum, small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are struggling to stay ahead. To keep pace, they are seeking innovative ways to increase performance, speed time to market, and gain market share.   With the growth of mobile, social, Big Data, and the Internet of Things (IoT), the quantity and diversity of data … Continued

 Whitepapers

Acumatica for Construction

“KPIs are a standard business management tool that is becoming both more powerful and at the same time easier to use thanks to packaged Business Intelligence and Executive Information System applications that are part of comprehensive backoffice software.” Our free Key Performance Indicators for Construction will introduce you to: The types of KPIs—and when to … Continued

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Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is the right choice for your business Office 365 fits the way you work today and tomorrow. Beginning with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, Office 365 provides all the familiar Office applications you know, along with a dynamic set of secure cloud connected tools that help you communicate, collaborate and get more … Continued

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PayApps for General Contractors

PayApps + Aktion Associates Payapps is a dynamic provider of modern cloud-based solutions focused on the construction sector. Our technology is used by small, medium and large sized general contractors, and their subcontractors, which is fast becoming the solution of choice for the global construction market. Payapps is focused exclusively on solving billing and compliance … Continued

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Viewpoint Estimating – Mechanical Contractors Brochure

Estimating: Tailored to Your Trade Viewpoint for Mechanical Estimating is tailored to the needs of mechanical contractors, which helps lower costs associated with estimating and winning jobs. The solution performs calculations and extensions automatically, and includes multi-level breakouts, comprehensive databases, and reporting functions.   And by tying together estimates, labor needs, and cost analysis, Viewpoint … Continued


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Sage 100 Contractor Video

Watch: Running the Office Sage 100 Contractor is the perfect accounting and small business solution for small and medium sized contractors and construction companies. The payroll system is capable of handling certifications, unions, ACA (Affordable Care Act), and more. Also, manage employees in the field with Remote Time Entry.   Learn more with the Sage 100 … Continued


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Sage Service Operations Recording

Sage Service Operations This is a one-hour demonstration of Sage Service Operations. To watch on a larger screen click the button below. Watch on YouTube Ready to Get Started? Click the button below to request a one-on-one conversation about how Aktion Associates can help you and your business. Talk to an Expert

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Sage Service Operations – By Aktion Associates

To watch the latest recording of our Sage Service Operations Full Demonstration, please fill out the short form on this page.   To request your own one-on-one demonstration click the button below: Request a one-on-one demo In this webinar you will learn about the most important features and functions of Sage Service Operations. This demonstration is … Continued

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Sage Estimating Software Demo

Sage Estimating Software This is a one-hour demonstration of Sage Estimating Software. To watch on a larger screen click the button below. Watch on YouTube Ready to Get Started? Click the button below to request a one-on-one conversation about how Aktion Associates and Sage Estimating Software can help you and your business. Talk to an Expert

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Sage Estimating Full Demo – By Aktion Associates

To watch the latest recording of our Sage 100 Contractor Full Demonstration, please fill out the short form on this page.   To request your own one-on-one demonstration click the button below: Request a one-on-one demo In this webinar you will learn about the most important features and functions of Sage 100 Contractor. This demonstration … Continued

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5 Ways to Prepare for New Revenue Recognition Standards

More and more, contractors are facing increasingly complex projects and financials. It’s time for contractors to embrace and prepare for new GAAP revenue recognition standards developed by FASB. The new standards promise quicker payments and better cash flow—but only if contractors have the proper framework in place to capture and properly communicate the critical data. … Continued


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Brochure: Acumatica Construction Edition for General Contractors

Make the most of every type of Construction project, stay on schedule, manage commitments, and achieve business goals.   Acumatica’s Construction Edition is a full-featured Construction ERP that helps you improve margins and project control from estimating through close out on office, retail, multi-family, mixed-use, and government projects.   Project Management Contracts Budgets Commitments Job … Continued



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HPE 3PAR and HPE Nimble Storage Brochure

Businesses need uninterrupted access to data and IT needs life without uncertainty and disruption – Learn how HPE 3PAR and HPE Nimble Storage both deliver



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TimberScan for Sage 100 Contractor

To watch the latest recording of our TimberScan for Sage 100 Contractor Full Demonstration, please fill out the short form on this page.   To request your own one-on-one demonstration click the button below: Request a one-on-one demo In this webinar you will learn about the most important features and functions of Timberscan for Sage 100 … Continued

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Timberscan for Sage 100 Contractor Full Demo – Thank You!

Full Demo Timberscan for Sage 100 Contractor This is a one-hour demonstration of Timberscan for Sage 100 Contractor. To watch on a larger screen click the button below. Watch on YouTube Ready to Get Started? Click the button below to request a one-on-one conversation about how Aktion Associates and Timberscan for Sage 100 Contractor can help you … Continued

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Day in the Life of a Sales Rep with Infor Distribution Suite

Gain Insight into your Sales Team Mike Mazzoni will take you on a tour of the Infor distribution suite from the point of view of a Sales Rep. This will include real-time viability to appointment details, large customer orders needing attention and expiring quotes that should be prioritized.   With Infor CloudSuite Distribution gain clear, detailed, and easily … Continued

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Digital Strategy in the Distribution Industry

Distributors Investing in the Future Although some distributors still lag in technology investments, more recognize the need to upgrade their technology platforms, according to the results from the MDM-Infor® survey on digital strategy in distribution. Most plan to invest, but there’s still a disconnect between expectations and approach.   Overall Approach to Digital Strategy 31% - … Continued

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4 Best Practices for Agile Inventory Management

Build Agile Inventory Management Distributors are in constant fluctuation when it comes to managing their inventory. The balancing act of leveling the scale to balance the money they have tied up in inventory and customer service levels is a sham. Distributors realize that to be successful in agile inventory management requires a syncretization of both … Continued

 News Release

Aktion Associates Announces Partnership with Viewpoint

For more information contact: Laurie Dieball ldieball@aktion.com 419.794.2533     Aktion Associates Is Proud To Announce Its Partnership with Viewpoint Aktion has focused on reselling industry leading software to the construction industry by partnering with several software suppliers over the past three decades. Since 1985, a number of different software suppliers have earned the title of … Continued


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Sage 100 Contractor vs. Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate

Every construction company wants their business to grow and become profitable. With that growth, you’ll eventually need to consider an integrated software solution that allows you to control costs, manage a higher volume of complex projects, and account for all the construction-specific processes that are critical to your operation. But when choosing between Sage 100C … Continued


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How A Modern Manufacturing Management System Works For You:

Modern Manufacturing Management Systems come in all different shapes and sizes. But how do you know which ones right for your business?   A Modern Manufacturing Management System can help you: Streamline business process Optimize production scheduling Improve sourcing and inventory management Price with accurate product costing Improve decisions with increased visibility Coordinate sales with … Continued





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Viewpoint Vista Brochure

Vista™ by Viewpoint is a comprehensive software solution that helps contractors manage all areas of their operations. Featuring solutions for Accounting, Human Resources, Project Management, and Service Management, Vista is designed to synchronize all aspects of a construction business — helping contractors to better meet project profitability, delivery, and quality expectations.   Download the Viewpoint … Continued


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Spectrum Overview Brochure

Spectrum construction software delivers a complete business tool specifically designed for construction companies.  From accounting to project management, from the back office to the job site – no matter where you are in the life cycle of your construction work, Spectrum can help you to manage and grow your business Spectrum’s features include: Accounting Project … Continued


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Sage 100 Contractor Full Demo – By Aktion Associates

To watch the latest recording of our Sage 100 Contractor Full Demonstration, please fill out the short form on this page.   To request your own one-on-one demonstration click the button below: Request a one-on-one demo In this webinar you will learn about the most important features and functions of Sage 100 Contractor. This demonstration … Continued


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Sage 300 CRE Full Demo – By Aktion Associates

To watch the latest recording of our Sage 300 CRE Full Demonstration, please fill out the short form on this page.   To request your own one-on-one demonstration click the button below: Request a one-on-one demo In this webinar you will learn about the most important features and functions of Sage 300 CRE. This demonstration … Continued


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Sage Estimating SQL Webinar

Save time, automate estimates with greater precision and speed Join us as we showcase the new innovative Sage Estimating SQL solution. This webcast will feature new modern architecture, state-of-the-art product advancements, and an exclusive upgrade program designed to have your organization up and live on the most extensive version of Sage Estimating yet.  


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ROI Infographic

Learn how you can achieve a higher return on investment when you connect your Office, Team and Field with an integrated construction management software.   Download this informative infographic from Viewpoint.  Learn how you can save time, mitigate risks and increase profits while empowering your construction teams to perform at the highest level.   Handling … Continued







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Sage Estimating (SQL) Release Notes

This document contains important information regarding new features and changes in your Sage Estimating 17.12 software.   Read these release notes carefully before installing Sage Estimating 17.12.   Important information found in this document includes: The systems requirements How to manage your third party applications A quick overview of the new features and enhancements Fixes … Continued



 News Release

Aktion Associates, Inc., Names Three New Vice Presidents

              Contact: Libby Beemer Aktion Associates lbeemer@aktion.com 419.893.7001 Aktion Associates, Inc., Names Three New Vice Presidents Appointments made in response to company growth across all divisions.   Maumee, OH, January 22, 2018 – Aktion Associates, Inc., a national business consulting and technology solution provider, announced today the appointment of three new … Continued


 News Release

RS Means Cost Database Update

As a Sage Timberline Estimating user, 2018 pricing updates for your RS Means estimating cost database are now available.




 Brochure

Check Out Sage 100 Contractor Version 20.5

Sage 100 Contractor (V20.5) is now easier to use with new customization options, refined searching and filtering, and other improvements to help you breeze through your day.


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Sage Service Operations Overview Video

If you’re ready to cut the clutter and increase your operational efficiency watch our “Introduction to Sage Service Operations” video to learn more!




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Sage 300 Construction And Real Estate Finance Video

      Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate helps construction and real estate businesses run better. It does so by providing total integration through—and insight into—all levels of your organization.   Instead of projects, processes, and workflows getting bogged down by various bottlenecks, information is entered once and flows throughout the system. You’ll have … Continued


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Catch up on Domino Administration | On Demand

IBM has included several new tools and features in recent releases that you may not be using, including improvements to authentication, database management, Notes installation tools, and Quality of Service features.  We’ll introduce those and discuss other topics of interest to Domino Administrators that will reduce time spent on Domino Administration, server stability, and user … Continued


 Brochure

Aktion Estimating Consulting Services Brochure

Our comprehensive Estimating Consulting Services provide the best results for your project – download this brochure to learn how we can help you to create a fully integrated estimating process.


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Sage Mobile Projects Introduction Video

Introducing Sage Mobile Projects – the latest addition to the Sage Construction mobile portfolio. Work Efficiently, on time and on budget from anywhere.



 Self-Guided Demo

Sage Paperless Test Drive

Take a test drive! Simplify processes from project start to finish and eliminate the paper chase for accounting and operations staff with Sage Paperless.




IBM Silver Business Partner 2017
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Modern Domino Web Development | On Demand

Do you have applications for Notes clients that you want to make available to browsers on PCs and mobile devices, existing Domino web applications that require a new up-to-date user interface or improvements in performance, or a need to create new web applications? Do you want to reduce your reliance on the Notes client?   … Continued


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Cloud Services for Sage 300 CRE Overview

If your looking to learn more information about our cloud service options designed specifically for Sage 300 CRE, then you’ve come to the right place. This flyer goes into detail about how we are certified to host Sage 300 CRE and select third-party applications. Download the flyer below to learn more.  


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Cloud Services for Sage 100 Contractor Overview

If your looking to learn more information about our cloud service options designed specifically for Sage 100 Contractor, then you’ve come to the right place. This flyer goes into detail about how we are certified to host Sage 100 Contractor and select third-party applications. Download the flyer below to learn more.  


 Self-Guided Demo

Sage 100 Contractor Test Drive

Walk through a live version of the software and see exactly how it will give you one-click insight into real-time job cost detail, and other key financials. Take the tour now.


IBM Silver Business Partner 2017
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DOMINO ROADMAP and FEATURE PACK REVIEW | On Demand

IBM has recently changed their delivery process from version releases to a modern continuous delivery model. With the adoption of this new process IBM can deliver new Notes / Domino features more rapidly and efficiently. Watch to learn about the change, how it benefits you, and for a review of the first Feature Pack released under … Continued





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eTakeoff Digital Solution

An eTakeoff digital solution makes the estimating process easier. Watch “eTakeoff dimension overview” to see how you can takeoff areas, lengths, perimeters, and counts as much as 50% faster with pinpoint accuracy. This ensures that jobs are more profitable, and leaves you more time to sink your teeth into additional bids, which boosts your backlog … Continued


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Infor CloudSuite Distribution Demo

See how wholesale distributors can leverage Infor CloudSuite Distribution to streamline daily processes to provide the highest level of service to their customers. In this demo you’ll see how strong communication tools, proactive and exception-based messaging, controlled processes, and visibility to critical data across the organization can transform how you conduct business and improve the … Continued


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Day in the Life of a Finance Manager

See how Infor solutions provide tools to allow a finance manager to easily navigate and investigate information including P&Ls, KPIs, and performance dashboards to help better manage the financial health of a wholesale distribution company.   Please complete the form below to view video.


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Day in the Life of a Warehouse Manager

See how the warehouse manager provides information about products quantities in multiple locations, and provides an automated processes to replenish primary bins or picking locations.   Please complete the form below to view the video.


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Day in the Life of a Sales Person

See how Infor CRM allows sales people to stay closer to their customers to reimagine the relationship. Please complete the form below to view video.


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Day in the Life of a Sales Representative

This video, takes you through a day in the life of a Sales Representative as he leverages the tools available in Infor CloudSuite Distribution.   Please complete the form below to view the video.


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Day in the Life of a Purchasing Agent

This video, takes you through a day in the life of a purchasing agent as he leverages the tools available in CloudSuite Distribution.   Please complete the form below to view the video.


 News Release

Aktion Associates, Inc., Named To 2017 VAR 100 List

              Contact: Libby Beemer Aktion Associates lbeemer@aktion.com 419.893.7001 Aktion Associates, Inc., Named To 2017 BSI Top 100 VARS List Top 100 VARS list recognizes the top Value Added Resellers (VARs) of accounting software.   Maumee, OH, July 17, 2017 – Aktion Associates, a leading business consulting and technology solution … Continued


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Extend the Life of Your Infor ERP | On Demand Webinar

You have purchased and implemented software, taken care of the application for years and now is not the right time to replace your ERP. Consider modernizing your business software with 3rd party products. This session will be a list of proven applications that can fill in gaps in process and extend the life of your … Continued



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Model-Based cost estimating with Sage

Benefits Easily turn building model information into production-level estimates. Use only one integrated platform to take off dimensions and quantities from both 3D and 2D content. Depend on an audit trail that takes you to the 2D or 3D source of every estimating component. Quickly provide cost feedback and strategy to owners and the building … Continued





 Whitepapers

Acumatica Field Service Management – Improve Profits and Customer Loyalty

If your company provides service for installed equipment and machinery in customer locations, download this white paper to learn how field service may be a requirement for supporting your products, but it can also be a profit center that improves customer satisfaction at the same time.



 News Release

Aktion Associates, Inc., Named To 2017 BSI Top 100 VARS

              Contact: Libby Beemer Aktion Associates lbeemer@aktion.com 419.893.7001 Aktion Associates, Inc., Named To 2017 BSI Top 100 VARS List Top 100 VARS list recognizes Value Added Resellers (VARs) who are at the top of the mid-market in revenue.   Maumee, OH, June 15, 2017 – Aktion Associates, a leading … Continued


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Aktion Associates, Inc., Named To CRN’s 2017 Solution Provider 500

              Contact: Libby Beemer Aktion Associates lbeemer@aktion.com 419.893.7001   Aktion Associates, Inc., Named To CRN’s 2017 Solution Provider 500 List SP500 list recognizes most successful solution providers and IT consultants in US Maumee, OH, June 14, 2017 – Aktion Associates, a leading business consulting and technology solution provider, announced … Continued


 Brochure

Managed Services: Automatic Monitoring

Managed Services: Automatic Monitoring for Pro-active and Ultimate Automatic Monitoring for Pro-active and Ultimate “As a technology provider, our goal is to provide quality support and give our customers peace-of-mind,” said Steve Rogers, Aktion’s Technology division VP. “They trust us to handle their information and technology so they can continue to construct quality projects, and … Continued

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Aktion Cloud & Managed Services | Cloud Backup Overview

What is it? The Aktion Cloud Backup Service securely, reliably, and efficiently protects your organization’s critical data, directly over the Internet so you don’t incur additional capital or IT expenses. Automatically back up desktop, laptop, and server data from across your organization and use a web browser to configure your desired backup policies and monitor … Continued

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What’s new with Sage Construction Project Center – Spring 2017

Sage Construction Project Center unveils new user interface and features Spring 2017, you can experience a new user interface that will make day-to-day use easier on a mobile devices or desktop PCs. Updates include a more contemporary look and feel, better form factor use, and improved usability. Enhanced change management Forecasting Connect anytime, anywhere Workflow … Continued








 Customer Success Story

Acumatica Cloud ERP | Target Enterprises Success Story

  Founded in 1979, Target Enterprises manages advertising campaigns in every state. With about 20 employees, Target delivers research, planning and media placement, primarily for political campaigns, ballot initiatives and corporations. Target Enterprises upgraded to Acumatica from Microsoft Dynamics SL after 19 years because Acumatica offered a more streamlined and interconnected financial data management system. … Continued


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Acumatica Cloud ERP | Ray Allen Manufacturing Success Story

  The fact that Acumatica offers an unlimited user license was important to us a company that’s looking to grow because it allows us to expand without having to contact the vendor and renegotiate for new users. We can just keep the business moving. – Steve Cates, President   Please complete the form below for access … Continued


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Acumatica Cloud ERP | Open Mobile Success Story

  Open Mobile provides mobile telecommunications services throughout Puerto Rico, with 18 stores, several towers, hundreds of employees, a thousand vendors and tens of thousands of customers. It has direct relationships with cell phone suppliers such as Samsung and Apple. Open Mobile had used a United Kingdom-based system originally installed by its predecessor, Cedar Financials, … Continued


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Acumatica Cloud ERP | EOS Group Success Story

  Founded in 1934, Ecuador Overseas Healthcare sells medical supplies and equipment solutions, from heart monitors to MRI machines, to hospitals and doctor’s offices all across Ecuador. Their sister company, EOA Servicio, performs any necessary installations and handles product warranties. Together, the two companies employ nearly 90 people, generating $25 million in total revenue in … Continued



 Customer Success Story

Acumatica Cloud ERP | IntraCoastal Environmental Success Story

  IntraCoastal Environmental (ICE) is an emergency response and environmental services company providing a total solution that helps its customers contain oil spillages by deploying an optimum mix of strategy, technique, equipment and talent around the clock, seven days a week, 365 days a year. At the same time, ICE had two sister companies still … Continued


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Acumatica Cloud ERP | PostcardMania Success Story

  Founded in 1998, PostcardMania is a $20 million company delivering social media, email marketing, direct mail and other services for about 12,000 active customers out of over 63,000 total. The growing complexity of their operations led CEO Joy Gendusa to a realization: “We’re too big, and we had too many moving parts not to … Continued


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Acumatica Cloud ERP | Devil’s Peak Brewing Company Success Story

  What was impressive about Acumatica was the user interface was exceptionally simple, the help guides were very useful and friendly, and we in fact use them continuously today. – Derek Szabo, Managing Director   Please complete the form below for access to the video success story.   


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Acumatica Cloud ERP | P’kolino Success Story

  Started by two dads, P’kolino designs and creates play products for children. P’kolino products are distinguished by their versatile designs, smart functionality and educational value. In 2012, the company of 16 employees switched its ERP system from QuickBooks to Acumatica for greater productivity, greater capabilities and all-round savings on its bottom line.   About: … Continued


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Acumatica Cloud ERP | Danforth Pewter Success Story

  Founded in 1975, but tracing its family roots in pewter manufacturing back to 1755, Danforth Pewter designs and crafts handmade pewter items for sale online, in its six retail locations and through wholesale accounts and kiosks. In 2013, after two decades of using the same financial software and hardware to run its growing business, … Continued


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Acumatica Cloud ERP | Consolidated West Distributing Success Story

  Consolidated West began operating in 2001. The company’s CFO, Ron Krieger, says they continually had challenges linking their specialized sales software with their accounting software. Because they couldn’t connect the two systems, Mr. Krieger says, he always had to do double-data entry: “We would have to take all the information and then redo it … Continued


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Acumatica Cloud ERP | J. Goodin Success Story

  Goodin is a manufacturer and distributor of fashion jewelry that needed an ERP system to manage sales orders, purchase orders, inventory, and accounting. The system had to be efficient in order to process a large daily volume of orders and customizable in order to support both current and future business processes. The new software … Continued


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Acumatica Cloud ERP | AME Corporation Success Story

  AME Corporation is an ISO 9001: 2008-certified supplier that specializes in custom rubber and plastic components and sealing solutions. Its operations are currently spread across New Jersey, US, and Shanghai, China. Like many companies with a global presence, it wanted to move all its business processes to the cloud, so that any of its … Continued


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Acumatica Cloud ERP | Bell and Company Success Story

  I did demos with a lot of the ERP companies, the big ones Infor and SAP. What I found with Acumatica and the partner ASI was their willingness to answer all my questions and do multiple demos. From the start I really felt like they were here to fully support us. – Dan Wilkins, … Continued



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Acumatica Cloud ERP | Aditi Staffing Success Story

  Formerly a division of Aditi Technologies, Aditi Staffing provides highly technical staff for technology and telecommunications companies. When Aditi Technologies was purchased, the staffing division quickly had to become a standalone entity. In addition to hiring a new accounting and administrative team, Aditi Staffing needed an accurate accounting system. By choosing Acumatica, Aditi gained … Continued


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Acumatica Cloud ERP | Controleplus.fr Success Story

  Mobility is an important driver for us. Thanks to Acumatica, our employees can connect to the same central system from any site. – Thibault Riester, President/Founder    Please complete the form below for access to the video success story.   



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Watch Recording Now: Get to the Cloud with Modern ERP

Join us for a free webinar to learn about how businesses like yours are accelerating their growth with cloud ERP. By leaving legacy systems in the past, our customers can focus on what matters. In this 30-minute webinar, you’ll see how a modern business system built for the cloud can help you: Integrate business systems … Continued


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Watch Recording Now: eCommerce Success with a Modern Backend

Watch Recording Now: eCommerce Success with a Modern Backend   Want to offer a customer experience your competitors can’t match? Look beyond your website. By automating back-office tasks, you can win more business, keep more customers, and increase your margins. Acumatica Commerce Edition enables you to run your entire business from a single dashboard. That … Continued












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Acumatica Cloud ERP | Cesar Chavez Foundation Success Story

  Below you will find several quotes from Scott Starkweather the president/CEO of Cesar Chavez Foundation and Glenda Starkweather the Secretary/Treasurer at Cesar Chavez Foundation about how Acumatica was the right choice for their ERP solution. If you would like to learn more about Cesar Chavez Foundation Acumatica Success Story, complete the form further down … Continued


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Acumatica Cloud ERP | Boulder Creek Stone Success Story

  Below you will find several quotes from Scott Starkweather the president/CEO of Boulder Creek Stone and Glenda Starkweather the Secretary/Treasurer at Boulder Creek Stone about how Acumatica was the right choice for their ERP solution. If you would like to learn more about Boulder Creek Stone Acumatica Success Story, complete the form further down … Continued


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Acumatica Cloud ERP | Shoebacca Success Story

  Below you will find several quotes from Ryan Schlachter the president of Shoebacca and Thomas Finney the Director of IT at Shoebacca about how Acumatica was the right choice for their ERP solution. If you would like to learn more about Shoebacca Acumatica Success Story, complete the form further down the page. Acumatica has the … Continued


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Acumatica ERP Cloud Project Accounting Data Sheet

Project Accounting Management with Acumatica Centrally manage budgeting, billing, and profitability for individual business initiatives involving multiple employees, tasks, and materials. Real-time reporting rolls projects up to company-wide financial reports. Six Reasons Why Aktion Associates Chooses Acumatica for Project Accounting Management ACCESSIBLE FROM ANYWHERE The cloud-based and browser-based software makes it easy for remote employees, … Continued

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Acumatica Cloud ERP | IMG Enterprises Success Story

  IMG Enterprises, Inc. began in 1979 as a small citrus operation in central Florida, and has grown into a complex and diversified organization with nearly 400 full-time employees and annual revenues surpassing $60 million. The complexity of IMG Enterprises’ operations led to a complicated IT situation. Lieffort reports the company started using Solomon in … Continued



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Aktion Managed Services for Construction | On Demand Webinar

Have you or your company thought about using managed services but, don’t know where to begin? Then you’ve come to the right place to learn more about managed services and how it can help your Construction Company. Watch presenter Steve Rogers and MC Jared Gater give valuable insight to managed services, specifically for the construction industry. The topics discussed … Continued


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Aktion Managed Services for Distribution | On Demand Webinar

Have you or your company thought about using managed services but, don’t know where to begin? Then you’ve come to the right place to learn more about managed services and how it can help your Distribution Company. Watch presenter Steve Rogers and MC Jared Gater give valuable insight to managed services, specifically for the distribution industry. The … Continued


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Aktion Cloud Services for Distribution | On Demand Webinar

Have you or your company thought about moving to the Cloud but, don’t know where to start? Then you’ve come to the right place to learn more about Cloud and how it can help your Distribution Company. Watch presenter Steve Rogers and MC Jared Gater give valuable insight to Cloud services, specifically for the distribution industry. … Continued


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Aktion Cloud Services for Construction | On Demand Webinar

Have you or your company thought about moving to the Cloud but, don’t know where to start? Then you’ve come to the right place to learn more about Cloud and how it can help your Construction Company. Watch presenter Steve Rogers and MC Jared Gater give valuable insight to Cloud services, specifically for the construction industry. … Continued


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Infor Distribution FACTS Town Hall Meeting

Join us for this Infor Distribution FACTS Town Hall webcast where we showcased how you can capitalize on continuous innovations and add even greater business value by adopting the latest features of Infor Distribution FACTS 9.0.   During this town hall, we reviewed these topics and more:   Highlights of features currently available A look … Continued


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IBM and Infor Webcast Embrace Digital Transformation

Stand out from the competition by differentiating in new and unexpected ways. Is your company grappling with the need to upgrade your technology platforms and/or ERP software? You plan to invest, but there’s a disconnect between expectations and approach. You need to find the balance between your corporate vision, how you’ll differentiate, and how technology … Continued


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Infor Distribution Town Hall

Watch the Infor Distribution Town Hall recording. Hear an hour of exciting updates and get the latest Infor Distribution news. You’ll learn about the path for modernizing your proven solution quickly, cost effectively, and with minimal business disruption. Topics included: Flexibility With Infor Xi (a unified enterprise technology platform for everyone), you get flexibility that … Continued


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Infor Distribution – Life In The Fast Lane

Your industry has gone global, has become more competitive than ever, and has grown increasingly sophisticated. The next generation of distributors has arrived, and is quickly adopting innovative technologies to optimize daily operations and hone their competitive edge.   The rise of social collaboration, the explosion of mobile devices, and other technological trends are reshaping … Continued


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Infor Implementation Accelerator for Distribution

For distribution companies like yours, business is always a race. You are constantly looking for ways to deliver better customer service via multiple sales channels, improve value-added services, and offer a wider product assortment. But you must do so while also handling high order volumes, managing the distribution of a broad range of products, and … Continued


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5 Reasons to Upgrade to Infor Distribution SXe

Infor® Distribution SX.e’s suite of best-of-breed solutions helps distributors like you to automate, streamline, and modernize your operations to boost profitability.   1) NEW USER EXPERIENCE The latest version of Distribution SX.e features a modern, intuitive, easy-to-use interface that offers unparalleled flexibility. Users can easily customize and save their view to see only the information … Continued


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Infor Distribution – Aktion Infor SXe Overview

In today’s constantly shifting business landscape, distributors often need to deliver more than what has been traditionally expected from them. Some distributors are delving into light manufacturing, some into retail, while others are exploring the value of resembling third-party logistics providers (3PLs) and taking a more active role in managing their customers’ inventory. Regardless of … Continued


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Aktion Infor Solutions for Electrical Distributor Overview

It wasn’t long ago that electrical distributors could rely on regional and territorial advantages as a means of maintaining a steady stream of regular customers. That guaranteed revenue, however, quickly dissipated when the ubiquity of the Internet started introducing customers to competitors from across the globe. In just a few years, customer behavior and expectations … Continued


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Aktion Infor Solutions for BMAT Distributor Overview

Building materials (BMAT) distributors like you face tight margins with increasingly complicated inventories, seasonal products, and the fluctuating demands of building contractors. In addition, the distribution environment continues to change, moving from a set of basic, reactive relationships to a dynamic network of supply and demand-with you as the intermediary. To meet these challenges, you … Continued


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Aktion Infor CloudSuite Overview

Get your business moving As a wholesale distributor, the challenges you face today are forcing you to rethink the way you do business. Old processes and approaches just don’t cut it anymore. Neither do legacy ERP systems. You need a solution that drives the rest of your business to be even more agile than the … Continued


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Customers are Hero’s – Gary Kirstein, Supply Chain Sales Manager of Aktion Associates discusses talks about the integration of Infor solutions in various key micro-vertical industries. Please compete the form below for access to the video.


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Infor CloudSuite Distribution Overview

Modernize your business with Infor CloudSuite Distribution, a cloud-based ERP solution that allows wholesale distributors to deploy faster, respond faster and evolve faster, while running your business on the most secure infrastructure available. Please compete the form below for access to the video.


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SXe Kyana Packaging and Industrial Supply

Hear how Kyana Packaging is able to better serve its customers by automating processes and improving efficiency using Infor Distribution SX.e. Please compete the form below for access to the video.


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Industrial Industry Video (IBT)

This short four minute video is a explains how IBT uses Infor to help with their industrial distribution needs. Please compete the form below for access to the video.


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Industrial Industry Video (Tenaquip)

Chief Operating Officer of Tenaquip, Braden Green explains how Infor has helped Tenaquip provide Industrial equipment, supplies and solutions. Please compete the form below for access to the video.


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HVAC Industry Video

Several employee’s from Mingledorff’s, a refrigeration distributor since 1939 goes into detail about their company and how Infor has helped them along the way. Please compete the form below for access to the video.


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How Are We Solving Distributor’s Problems?

Director of Development at Infor Distribution, Eric Ryerson details how Infor can take your business to the next level with Infor. Please compete the form below for access to the video.


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Day in the Life of a Distributor

Watch this animated short video describing a day in the life of a distributor without an Infor solution. Halfway though the animation the distributor obtains an Infor solution allowing them to be more profitable. This video shows how Infor can help your company! Please compete the form below for access to the video.  


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BMAT Video

Description: This is a short four minute interview with Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Hutting Building Products Brian Robinson. Explaining how Infor helped Hutting Building Products become more productive for an Infor solution.   Please fill out the form below for access to the video.  




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The Ultimate Guide to Wholesale Distribution Software eBook

Read Infor's guide to ERP software and more As customer behaviors and needs change, distributors must have the flexibility to adjust their business practices in order to meet those changes. And it’s not just about offering the lowest prices. Instead, it’s about finding ways to add layers of service to differentiate your business in order … Continued


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Aktion Sync: Secure Cloud Solution

  Aktion Sync provides an easy way for your business to share and sync important data across multiple platforms, while keeping security a top priority. To learn more click the link below: Aktion Sync  


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Aktion Mobile360: Mobile Security Suite

Aktion Mobile360 Mobile Device Management (MDM) is the fastest and most comprehensive way to configure devices for enterprise access and secure corporate data on smartphones and tablets – all from a single screen. To learn more click the link below: Aktion Mobile 360










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Infor Cloud Services Distribution Overview

Why Aktion for Infor Distribution Cloud Services? Aktion Associates has been installing and supporting Infor Distribution applications for nearly 20 years, giving us unparalleled software expertise in the hosting community. We developed our data center not only to support Infor applications, but to be a scalable, secure, fully redundant, high-availability environment that meets our client’s … Continued

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Aktion IT Care

Aktion IT Care provides organizations with predictable, business-focused IT services that optimize operations, manage risk, and deliver measurable business value to our customers.   Download whitepaper here:    


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Aktion Cloud Backup Overview

The Aktion Cloud Backup Service securely, reliably, and efficiently protects your organization’s critical data, directly over the Internet so you don’t incur additional capital or IT expenses.   Download whitepaper here:  



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Aktion Cloud Services Overview

Aktion Associates has been installing and supporting business-critical applications for more than 30 years.



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Acumatica – 10 Tips for smarter ERP system selection

The future health of your company depends on having the right ERP system for your business. There are many choices, and system selection can be challenging. Each supplier will proclaim the superiority of its products, but only you can decide which system best fits your needs.  


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Acumatica – How to find out which ERP best fits your needs

Having the right ERP system is critically important for the future health of your company. While it may be true that ERP systems are more alike than different – all contain the same core functionality, more or less – those relatively minor differences are what make the system appropriate, usable and beneficial to your organization. … Continued



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Sage Estimating SQL Getting Started Guide

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Aktion Network Security Assessment

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How to Find out which ERP Best Fits Your Needs

Having the right ERP system is critically important for the future health of your company. While it may be true that ERP systems are more alike than different – all contain the same core functionality, more or less – those relatively minor differences are what make the system appropriate, usable and beneficial to your organization. … Continued




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EVault System Restore

Even in the best-protected environments, you may experience a catastrophic system failure. EVault® System Restore reduces that to a minor inconvenience with state-of-the-art bare metal restore (BMR) technology. EVault System Restore can quickly recover an unusable system after catastrophic failure. In just minutes, you initiate recovery of a system onto similar hardware, dissimilar hardware, or … Continued


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EVault Plug-n-Protect

Buying components separately and creating your own backup and recovery solution can be a painfully confusing and time-consuming process. For the fastest path to on-premise data protection, deploy award-winning EVault® Plug-n-Protect. You get an all-in-one backup and recovery appliance— pre-configured hardware, software, and storage—built from best practices by the EVault team of data protection experts.


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Five Criteria for Selecting an Endpoint Backup Solution

As the number of information workers rises, so does the growth—and importance—of endpoint data. Because endpoint data usually falls outside traditional corporate oversight, it is more vulnerable than desktop data. How do you ensure endpoint data is continually visible, accessible, and under corporate control without impinging on user productivity and network resources? As the number … Continued


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Cloud-Connected Means Faster Backup, More Reliable Recovery

It’s not an easy time to be tasked with protecting corporate information. First, your organization is probably generating enormous amounts of new data. At the same time, user demands and service-level expectations are rising. The challenges are clear. Is the solution? An elemental, evolutionary leap in backup and recovery is underway. It promises shorter backup … Continued



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The Importance of Spot On Estimates

Sage estimating software tools help estimators work smarter, streamline their processes, and keep up with the demand for more estimates without risking accuracy.


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Infor CloudSuite Distribution Brochure

Take your business to the next level with Infor CloudSuite™ Distribution. This ready-to-run solution, built specifically to meet the needs of distributors





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Infor Distribution SX.e Brochure

Manage the complex demands of the distribution industry with Infor Distribution SX.e – unparalleled control in managing items, transactions, suppliers, and customers



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As an IT leader, modernizing your infrastructure is essential to keeping your vital applications, and your business, running smoothly 24 by 7. Prepare for the journey based on your specific challenges and opportunities with best practices from HPE. hpe.com/info/compute


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Accelerating Data Center Modernization and Your Business

Delivering IT services in record time requires modern infrastructure. Get best-practice insights for modernizing your data center, from updating core applications to big data to migrating to the cloud. HPE Compute can accelerate your business results



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Data Security for Small to Midsize Businesses

Mobility, social media, analytics and the cloud are revolutionizing how data is accessed, used, and secured for small to midsize businesses. With data security threats are on the rise, keep your business running with Hewlett Packard Enterprise.


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HPE Server Storage

HPE has the most extensive storage portfolio in the industry, optimized for HPE server platforms. The portfolio includes: hard disk drives, solid state drives, Smart Array Controllers and Smart Host Bus Adapters



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HPE Server Options for Small and Medium Businesses

HPE Server Options for SMB Customers Whether your business is starting out, building momentum or going through expansion, watch how you can modernize your HPE ProLiant Server with HPE Server Options to obtain its maximum potential.



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HPE Server Options for Enterprise

HPE Server Options for Enterprise Business : How HPE Server Options boost your HPE ProLiant capabilities for enhanced performance in your Enterprise environment


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HPE Server Networking Whiteboard

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HPE Small Business Marketplace Overview

Welcome to the HPE Small Business Marketplace overview. Learn how to: – Quickly find the product you are looking for – Purchase from trusted HPE Partners – Potentially configure a product with pricing – Access Live Chat to speak with an agent



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Acumatica – Should I move my ERP to the cloud?

  Every company is no doubt aware of cloud computing and the dramatic rise in popularity it has demonstrated in recent years. Many are asking themselves “Should we be moving to the cloud?”   Cloud computing is almost certainly a part of nearly everyone’s computing landscape, from SnapFish and iCloud for personal use to SalesForce.com … Continued


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Acumatica – When is it time to replace your ERP system?

          Your ERP system is at the heart of your business and nobody looks forward to a heart transplant. Yet, if the system is not supporting the needs of the business, limits your flexibility or inhibits customer service, a replacement is called for.   Download this white page to learn what … Continued


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Whitepaper: Benefits of the Cloud

Learn what you need to know about cloud computing to help you make informed decisions about your IT deployment and infrastructure.



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Whitepaper: Benefits of the Cloud

Learn what you need to know about cloud computing to help you make informed decisions about your IT deployment and infrastructure.



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Aktion Sage Estimating Success Story: Larson-Danielson

Sage Estimating has been the backbone of Larson-Danielson’ estimating team since the late 1980’s. See why they have been so successful using Sage estimating to mange their projects and bid work.







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Cloud Computing and the Construction Industry

Download Cloud Computing and the Construction Industry and find out why Cloud technology, such as Sage Construction Anywhere, is becoming a must have tool. Consolidation, decentralization, and the growing need for collaboration is making cloud-based solutions increasingly important for companies like yours. Read the report and you’ll learn how this emerging technology is: Allowing True … Continued


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The Speed of Innovation

Open development and open collaboration are driving new innovations of technologies and their capabilities.


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Building For Tomorrow With Open Innovation

Open Innovation is community-driven collaboration and co-creation enabling innovative problem-solving that takes existing knowledge and real insights to ensure accessibility to everyone.





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A Processor to Challenge Intel’s Dominance

With the sale of the System x business to Lenovo, IBM is repositioning POWER to be a primary processor for those customers who use Linux, especially those who need to compute intensive workloads, such as big data, analytics and cloud.


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All-flash Arrays Can Fit Within Hybrid Storage Infrastructures

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Clearing the ERP Clouds

How can you separate the real clouds from the fog machines? Just read SMB Group’s new eBook, Clearing the ERP Clouds sponsored by Acumatica


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Four Strategies for Inventory Control

Every Manufacturer and Distributor has inventory, often making up a significant investment and considered a key factor in operating strategy. Because of its value and visibility, inventory is often the focus of cost-cutting efforts and a key measure of company health. When companies invest in an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software solution, the top item … Continued







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Aktion Associates Named to CRN’s 2016 Solution Provider 500 List

For further information contact: Libby Beemer, Marketing Manager, Aktion Associates 419.794.2503, lbeemer@aktion.com           FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News Release June 8, 2016   Aktion Associates Named to CRN’s 2016 Solution Provider 500 List   Maumee, OH – Aktion Associates, Inc., a leading IT consulting and technology integration firm, announced today that CRN®, … Continued







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Aktion Associates Named #29 on the 2016 BSI Top 100 VARs List

For further information contact: Libby Beemer, Marketing Manager, Aktion Associates 419.794.2503, lbeemer@aktion.com           FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News Release May 25, 2016   Aktion Associates Named #29 On the 2016 BSI Top 100 VARs List Maumee, OH….Aktion Associates, Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions and industry consulting focused on the mid-market, … Continued



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WHY WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTORS ARE CHOOSING ACUMATICA CLOUD ERP | On-Demand Webinar

Acumatica Distribution Edition Do you want to maximize customer satisfaction while minimizing cost, reduce order times, know real-time company analytics, and optimize your purchasing process through automation? Then Acumatica Distribution edition is for you. With robust features like sales order management, advanced inventory, purchase order management, advanced fulfillment, and more it’s no wonder why distributors … Continued













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Pro-Decisions

Pro Decisions: Unlock the data in your Infor FACTS database


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Sage Bid Management

Sage Bid Management allows estimators and project managers to efficiently manage all aspects of the bid process. Project leaders can quickly reach and qualify the right bidders, share and track pertinent project information, including changes and clarifications all from a single, convenient, and easy to use online location.   Benefits Achieve a higher response rate … Continued



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Infor: The Age Of Amazons

Infor Distribution Whitepaper: How To Thrive in the New Competitive Universe Today’s distribution business demands drastic needs – customization, easy access, and faster delivery.  More than ever, distributors face challenges from new entrants to the field, and from customary competitors who’ve already made the transition to business strategies that are leaner, more mobile, more social, … Continued


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Aktion AutoLink

Streamline connectivity to your outside partners to enable your business to run more efficiently with less errors.


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Acumatica Project Accounting Brochure

Project Management solutions ideal for professional services organizations such as engineering firms, marketing companies, consultants, law firms, temp agencies, and many others.



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Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate Office Connector

Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate (formerly Sage Timberline Office) Office Connector is a series of applications that automatically connects your Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate data to Excel. This solution can save you hours of time on reporting and analysis tasks using Excel. Best of all, Office Connector is easy to learn and … Continued


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Infor Distribution A+ Update: Version 10.00.03

As a distributor, you know that your Infor Distribution A+ is the leading System i distribution management solution on the market today.   In short, Infor Distribution A+ gives you all the power you need at a sensible cost. It also helps you make the most of what you already have and lets you keep … Continued


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Aberdeen Report: Modern Environment in Manufacturing

Aberdeen found that manufacturers have extended functionality with integrated systems. This report identifies the challenges that face the modern manufacturing environment and illustrates how leading manufacturers make ERP a foundation for efficiency, effectiveness, and growth.




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Aktion’s IT Infrastructure, Cloud and Managed Services

Aktion Associates has developed a suite of solutions that provide our customers with the technology, services and support they need to develop their IT infrastructure. Our goal is to provide you with modern, mobile, and secure IT solutions When it comes to technology, we know there is no “one size fits all” model. That’s why we offer our you options. Presented by Steve Rogers on December 17, 2015.




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HPE Technology – No Limits Storage Discover 2015

What would you do with no limits? With HPE Converged Storage it’s now a reality. Watch this video to learn how and get insight into the latest 3PAR StoreServ, StoreOnce and Hyper-Converged innovations!


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Aberdeen Report: Unified Manufacturing Environment

The path to driving business growth is unquestionable. Manufacturers with real-time visibility into their data make better decisions and control their complex manufacturing environments with more accuracy.

Download the full report from Aberdeen: “The Unified Manufacturing Environment” to learn more.


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Sage Estimating: Advantages of Construction Specific Solutions

Significant improvements in estimating can be achieved by adopting a construction specific estimating solution vs manual spreadsheet methods.
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Sage Construction: Project Center Brochure

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Sage CRE: When To Invest in Software for Contractors!

Ready to take your business to the next level? Are you investigating options for software for construction contractors?   Download the “How to know when it’s time to invest in software built for contractors” assessment to: Find out if your team is working extra hours needlessly Use the checklist as you evaluate options Set your … Continued



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Acumatica: Aimtec Case Study

Learn how Aimtec, a global manufacturer of power supply products used Acumatica to keep up with growth and address the need for constant employee access and multi-currency accounting.


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Aktion Customer Success: Zeigler’s Distributor, Inc.

Learn how this family owned distributor of pet foods and supplies found ways to decrease overall inventory, improve company-wide performance and see sales growth with the implementation of Infor FACTS.


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Sage Service Operations: Improve Service Operations and Wow Customers

Sage Service Operations To be successful, contractors must eliminate the manual processes that drag down service efficiency. Using new technology that works wherever you do, contractors can bridge the gap between field technicians and office staff—and between the contractor and their customers—to keep employees informed and productive and work orders moving.   Sage Service Operations … Continued



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Acumatica: Eight Pain Points Solved for Distribution

Many small and medium-sized business owners and CEOs feel stuck with their legacy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, worried about upgrading when they could invest the money elsewhere. Yet a web-based ERP system can reduce well-known pain points for wholesale distribution: shifting customer demand, slim margins, and increased product and operational costs.   From the … Continued



 Whitepapers

Acumatica: Transform Your Business for Less

It’s no secret that today’s markets move fast—too fast for many businesses to handle. There are, however, secrets to keeping pace and transforming with the times. Fortunately, you don’t need to fork over a fortune to learn them—simply download our whitepaper, The 4 P’s of Business Transformation: Revolutionize Your Business for Less, and learn just … Continued


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Acumatica: Analytics and Reporting

Acumatica helps you accelerate decision making with a set of reporting tools that can be used to deliver customized views of your business to every department in your organization.  


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Aktion Cloud & Hosting Services for Sage Customers – Webinar

Aktion’s Cloud delivers scalability, an open and flexible platform, and powerful capabilities to provide everything you need to host your Sage application, including a skilled team of support professionals who are experts in supporting Sage 100, 300, Estimating and all third party applications. Webinar presented by Steve Rogers on September 22, 2015.


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Sage eTakeoff Brochure

Powerful, versatile, yet easy to use, eTakeoff provides estimators the tools needed to greatly improve the takeoff process.   eTakeoff­®Dimension, an electronic quantity takeoff­ product distributed by Sage, significantly increases accuracy, productivity, and speed over traditional paper or manual takeoff­ methods.   This powerful, versatile, and easy-to-use tool provides estimators sophisticated assembly capabilities, extensive Microsoft®Excel … Continued

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Sage 100 Contractor: Overview Brochure

Sage 100 Contractor Interactive Product Book: Moving contractors to the next phase of growth. When you were taking your first steps as a contractor,  you may have gotten along fine with a spreadsheet and some basic bookkeeping software. Now you’re dealing with more! More projects. More details. More complexity. See what you’ve been missing. Sage … Continued


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Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate Product Book

  Sage 300 CRE Interactive Product Book: People. Projects. Processes. Properties. Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate (formerly Sage Timberline Office) connects them all—in ways no other solution can.   By integrating your business at all levels and solving the construction- and real-estate-specific challenges your company faces, Sage 300 emboldens you to achieve your financial … Continued




IBM Silver Business Partner 2017
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More Power to Transform Business

What can Big Data do for you? The momentum of IBM Power Systems continues with breakthrough announcements that put data to work across the enterprise. New IBM Power Systems Solution Editions for SAP HANA make deploying SAP HANA fast and easy with configurations to meet your business needs. The new IBM Power Systems E850 is the most agile 4-socket system in the marketplace with unique capabilities like capacity on-demand. Get ideal linear scalability for in-memory databases, like IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration, with new IBM Power Systems E870 and E880. And the new IBM PurePower System delivers the most secure converged infrastructure for Cloud with open choice. Find out how IBM Power Systems are built for the Waitless World.





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Cloud Services for Sage Applications Overview

Aktion Associates has been installing and supporting Sage applications for customers for more than 20 years, giving us unparalleled software expertise in the hosting community.


























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Aktion VIA Assessment

The Virtualization Impact Assessment (VIA) is a detailed assessment service that examines an IT environment
and gathers data to provide recommended scenarios for consolidation and virtualization.





























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Aktion Sync for Small to Medium Business Enterprise

Aktion Sync provides an easy way for your business to share and sync important data across multiple platforms, while keeping security a top priority. The dashboard allows administrators to keep strict policies based on your organization’s needs.