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Addressing Channels and the Low-End Market
Microsoft announced plans to increase resources and provide new tools and offerings for MBS independent software vendors (ISV) and value-added resellers (VAR

sba accounting  to the upcoming Office-based SBA system, the vendor is more likely to gain green-field users by selling the add-on to existing Office users who do not yet have an accounting program installed. In any case, the channel will be of critical importance for Microsoft's endeavor, and it expects personal computer (PC) companies, with the software pre-loaded on the PCs, to be the primary channel for at least the first year or so. Further, in April, officials at Microsoft said that ISVs would play a key role in

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Small Business Software (SBS)

The Small Business Software (SBS) evaluation model targets functional requirements for fully featured solutions designed to support all business requirements of a typical small business. Extending beyond mere accounting functions, it is primarily applicable to those businesses for which full-scale ERP software may be too complex or cumbersome. However, the model of SBS solutions includes all the essential categories such as General Ledger, Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R), Payroll, Job and Project Costing, Multinational Accounting, Light Manufacturing, Inventory, Technology, and much more. 

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