Focus Softnet readies multilingual and VAT-ready ERP
Vendor looks to engage channel partners and end user customers at GITEX Technology Week
Business software developer Focus Softnet, has said it will use its appearance at the 37th edition of GITEX Technology Week to highlight Focus 8, its flagship ERP, which has been upgraded with multilingual capability and GCC VAT readiness.
The company said it will also be showcasing its vertical-focused solutions, mobile apps and cloud-ready business software solutions during the week long ICT event.
Ali Hyder, Group CEO of Focus Softnet, said: "VAT will impact both consumers and businesses in the UAE and wider GCC. Focus Softnet has been working closely with customers to prepare IT managers and CIOs to assess their readiness for VAT implementation. They also need to update and upgrade their systems to ensure smooth implementation and prepare themselves in advance for any possible challenges they could face ahead."
Hyder said Focus Softnet has the experience and expertise of implementing VAT and GST for its customers in other countries and will use the GST experience to help GCC customers become VAT-ready as well.
According to the vendor, technology experts from Focus Softnet will be holding demonstrations for cloud-ready version of Focus 8, the company's flagship product, which integrates business intelligence tools, and provides real-time reporting using multi-dimensional posting of transactions.
Focus Softnet added that it will also be showcasing Focus i, a middle-tier ERP solution with well-integrated business intelligence tools, and complete range of ERP solutions, including financials management, supply chain, and other modules.
Hyder added that commercial establishments are keen to drive down their total cost of ownership around PCs and are preferring to move to thin-client based cloud solutions.
"Our new Focus 8 ERP version is cloud ready and built on thin-client architecture, which will help customers to access their data remotely, increase productivity, save on IT infrastructure costs, and deliver enhanced security for their data," he said.