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July 28, 2016 10:30 ET

Sage Brings Cloud-Based Solutions for Accountants and Entrepreneurs to North America

"Next Generation" Products Sage Live for Accountants, Sage Live, Sage One Partner Edition and Sage One Empower Accountants and Business Owners to Achieve Their Objectives

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jul 28, 2016) -  Sage, a market leader for cloud accounting software, announced several new products today at Sage Summit 2016, including the U.S. and Canadian releases of its integrated cloud-based accounting and practice management solution, Sage Live for Accountants.

Sage Live for Accountants in the U.S. and Canada

Sage Live for Accountants provides a single real-time source of information to enable firms to boost productivity and improve performance. Sage Live for Accountants:

  • Smashes through inefficiencies by reducing the time spent on low-value processes and tasks.
  • Empowers accounting practices to track, analyze and manage their financial performance and workflow through one integrated solution.
  • Liberates accountants to redefine the way they work through mobility and enhanced collaboration.

"The next generation of accountants are digital natives who expect insights and information in a real-time, on-demand and always-on environment," said Jennifer Warawa, executive vice president, Product Marketing. "Sage Live for Accountants enables accountants to have an instant, end-to-end view of their business."

Sage Live for Accountants is available in the U.S. now and will launch in Canada in September 2016.

Sage Live in Canada

At Sage Summit, Sage also announced that Sage Live is now available for small to midsized businesses and entrepreneurs in Canada, giving them a single source of information at their fingertips for a holistic view to help dramatically improve forecasting to optimize business management. 

Sage Live is available in Canada now, having launched in the U.S. in July 2015.

Sage One Partner Edition in the U.S. and Canada

Sage is also introducing Sage One Partner Edition to serve sole-traders, entrepreneurs and small businesses. The new edition makes it simple for accountants to onboard clients to Sage One, manage their billing and then work with them in real-time, providing additional services as they grow. Benefits include:

  • The ability to onboard hundreds of clients quickly and easily to Sage One.
  • The ability to view critical practice and individual client data at the touch of a button, in real time.
  • Different levels of access to client information for practice colleagues.
  • Enabling accounts and tax returns to be prepared in minutes. 

"Providing an easy-to-integrate and scalable solution enables our partners to digitize their services, embrace the cloud and improve collaboration with their clients and colleagues," said Matthew Forrest, VP Product Marketing, Sage One. "The introduction of this new solution enables us to continue to be the partner of choice for accountants across North America and the globe."

Sage One Partner Edition will launch in the U.S. and Canada in 2017.

Sage One in Canada

Sage also announced an all-new version of Sage One for Canadian entrepreneurs. This application is a simple and powerful solution for entrepreneurs who want to spend more time on their business and less time on the admin.

The new Sage One is available in Canada now.

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