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OpenPro announces and releases version 6.0

October 15, 2009 * OpenPro ERP Software announces its latest release version 6.0

OpenPro is the leader in licensed Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) using the open source LAMP technology. Version 6.0 has over 55 enhancements, inlcuding many benefits for small to enterprise sized businesses. "This new release is perfect for celebrating OpenPro's 10 years in business," says President and CEO Jim Clark. One of the most impressive enhancements is our connections system, which will allow XML SOAP interface to connect OpenPro to most any system in the world. Other new features include enhanced work flow management with detail tracking of approvals; enhancements with financial reporting is broken down by department, including budget comparison; payables process (can now OCR read vendor invoices and turn them into payables transactions, aging as of date reporting, multi-currrency); receivable management (cash application is more flexible), inventory control and physical inventory process(fully integrated bar coding, with portable bar code readers); Manufacturing (graphs showing status, scheduling more flexible); and Job Costing, which includes detail quoting process, from raw materials to finished goods and scheduling of work order, employee performance reporting, work centers and operations. In addition, there is improved Business Intelligence reporting and graphics, connections to other systems like OS commerce e-commerce carts, Amazon.com, Ebay orders and more. There are now more modules for Warranty Service Order Processing, Human Resources and Payroll for International Markets, Computerized Machine Maintenance System, Warehouse Management System and more. OpenPro has a built in communications module (fax, email, electronic, phone PBX integration, printed), business paperless workflow and document imaging. With version 6, OpenPro updated the executive desktop with flash graphics. OpenPro tries to use the best that the Open Source community offers, like LAMP technology; with version 6 we have integration with email, pdf, phone and fax using proven open source products. OpenPro even has an interface to Asterisk FreePBX phone systems and Hylafax faxing software. OpenPro also has many new Development features for Reports, Bar coded Labels, and a "Create A Screen" feature, a new feature, create a screen with AJAX controls.

Organization like LAMP helps communities and businesses by making professional software available for the smaller organizations at a reasonable cost. Now small businesses can purchase software like OpenPro for less that half the cost of other traditional products.

        OpenPro, Inc. is a leader in licensed Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software using open source LAMP technology. Version 6 has many benefits for small to enterprise size businesses. Some enhancements include a new menu system, a new look and feel, a built in communications module (fax, email, electronic, printed), business workflow and document imaging.

         OpenPro, which has delivered quick start business software to hundreds of American businesses since 1998, announced a version 6 of Easy ERP and Enterprise Software.

         The software includes modules for finance (Payables, Receivables, General Ledger, Budgets, Check Reconciliation, fixed assets, job costing), wholesale distribution (Order Processing, Inventory Control, Bar Coding, Retail POS. warehousing and purchasing order management), manufacturing (Bill of Material, Routings, MRP, MPS CRP), customer relationship management (CRM) and e-commerce. OpenPro even has interface to wireless portable terminals for manufacturing and warehousing.

        OpenPro is the first to offer implementation options: install in-house on a server, host with a hosting company, or On-Demand, ASP, Cloud Computing or Software as a service(SAAS). OpenPro being the first fully web based ERP software product is an ideal Software for most businesses, because users only need a connection to the Internet to access the software, which runs on computers worldwide.

        OpenPro is the first to have features built into ERP Software, like built in document imaging. You can attach documents to most of the transactions within the OpenPro system. User customizable Work Flow is built into OpenPro to improve customer relationship and the speed of transactions.  

            When you compare OpenPro with other software packages, OpenPro ranks highest in technical features and functionality. This evaluation compares OpenPro with Tier 1 Enterprise software packages like Oracle and SAP, and Mid-level software companies like Dynamics and Sage. OpenPro excelled in tests with manufacturing software packages like Epicor, Made2Manage, Jeeves, and JobBOSS. OpenPro also excells when compared to ASP solutions like netsuite, and open source solutions. OpenPro customers have saved millions of dollars because they converted from packages like these to OpenPro.

             Because of the Easy ERP software design, and OpenPro's Rapid Implementation Method, a business can be set up, trained and running OpenPro software within a day.

            OpenPro is certified using US-FASB and international IASB standards; VAT taxing; Euros Approved; Compliant with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) for public companies, OpenPro uses APICS certified consultants for inventory control and manufacturing; ISO 9000 Compliant; and FDA 21 CFR part 11.

             For further information, email salesop@openpro.com or call the company at 714-378-4600.

About OpenPro

            OpenPro is the market leader in open source-based ERP software, delivering Web-based ERP software solutions to small and mid-sized companies and international enterprises since 1998. OpenPro offers a complete enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solution, including financials; distribution; manufacturing; CRM; e-commerce and advanced system functions, such as workflow and document imaging. Because OpenPro is built using open source technology, costs are typically less than half of Windows-based ERP software. OpenPro customers reflect almost every major market segment, from manufacturing to service, government to non-profit, and traditional to e-commerce retail. Since OpenPro is built using LAMP technology, it runs on any platform, including Windows PCs, Unix, Linux, MAC OS X, Mini computers and mainframes. OpenPro can run with all major SQL databases. OpenPro has over 75 independent distributors across the United States and internationally to help customers implement its business solutions. For more information, visit the company Web site www.openpro.com or call 714-378-4600.

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