BUCHAREST, Romania, May 29, 2003 — Microsoft Business Solutions today announced upcoming availability of Microsoft® Business Solutions–Navision® 3.60 for the Romanian market. Beginning in late May, small and midmarket businesses in Romania will be able to purchase a localized version of Microsoft Business Solutions–Navision 3.60 (formerly known as Attain®
), which is an integrated business management solution that comes with a proven track record for cost effectiveness and quick and easy implementation.
Customized for the Romanian market, Microsoft Navision 3.60 is an enterprise resource planning (ERP). Microsoft Navision 3.60 will be supported by Microsoft Business Solutions and its network of Microsoft Certified Business Solutions Partners. The Romanian market will have access to the proven expertise for giving companies the tools and services they need to streamline processes and procedures, connect employees with the data they need to excel, offer an improved level of customer service, and, ultimately, maximize profits.
Microsoft Business Solutions has implemented Microsoft Navision in 26 companies in Romania, including Minolta, AGIP and Alois Dallmayr. Microsoft Business Solutions also has established five relationships with business partners in Romania: Est West Informatique Roumanie-EWIR, LLP Romania, QBIT, Net Brinel Computers and Naviworld.
“Based on Microsoft’s seven-year history in the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market in Romania, we are confident that Microsoft Business Solutions will be a strategic, trustworthy partner to a very dynamic sector of the Romanian economy,”
said Silviu Hotaran, general manager, Microsoft Romania.
“We’ve listened to our Romanian customers and business partners, and the upcoming release of the localized version of Navision 3.60 addresses their needs by offering an integrated solution for financial management, manufacturing, distribution, customer relationship management and e-business.”
Niels Theilmann Mller, market development manager for Microsoft Business Solutions in Europe, says that the Romanian release of Microsoft Navision 3.60 demonstrates Microsoft Business Solutions’ commitment to the expansion of its presence in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.
“With the full backing of Microsoft’s resources and proven expertise, Microsoft Business Solutions is fully committed to delivering world-class, interconnected solutions to customers and partners in Eastern Europe and in new markets around the world,”
“As our products and services continue to prove to be a valuable asset to our business partners and customers, Microsoft Business Solutions looks forward to increased availability worldwide.”
About Microsoft Business Solutions
Microsoft Business Solutions, a division of Microsoft Corp., offers a wide range of integrated, end-to-end business applications and services designed to help small, midmarket and corporate businesses become more connected with customers, employees, partners and suppliers. Microsoft Business Solutions’ applications optimize strategic business processes across financial management, analytics, human resources management, project management, customer relationship management, field service management, supply chain management, e-commerce, manufacturing and retail management. The applications are designed to provide insight to help customers achieve business success. More information about Microsoft Business Solutions can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/businesssolutions/.
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