nTier certified for Compiere
South Africa-based nTier Software Services was recently certified to provide customisation, training, implementation and support for the open source Compiere ERP/CRM solution. nTier\’s director Yogan Naidoo says Compiere is the most popular open-source business management solution that has been downloaded more than 500 000 times. He says downloads, extends its reach into Africa. He says the company recently completed training with the founders of the product and are now able to offer \”services in all facets concerning the Compiere solution\”.
Compiere is a full ERP and CRM solution for Small Medium Enterprises (SME) focusing on distribution and service. Naidoo says Compiere is ideal for companies with revenues between R20 million and R1 Billion. \”Traditional vendors like SAP, Baan and JD Edwards have largely neglected this market and nTier Software Services believe that this market, and generally developing countries like those in Africa, is in need of a cost-effective solution like Compiere,\” says Naidoo. Compiere is currently in production in many countries including Argentina, Brazil, Singapore, Hong Kong, USA, Germany, Poland and Russia.
\”Compiere is unique compared to it\’s competitors since it is open source and one is not burdened with exorbitant software, license and upgrade costs. Since the program source is freely available, one is not locked into a particular supplier or service provider as is typical of commercial offerings. Support, however is guaranteed.\”
Naidoo says Compiere is a truly integrated solution with the CRM integrated to the traditional \’back office\’ functionality of ERP. The user interface is also customisable to control access to information.
Compiere is also designed for a global market and caters for multiple languages, multiple accounting practices, mulltiple currencies as well as multiple tax frameworks.