Bainbridge Island, WA and Costa Mesa, CA — May 14, 2009 — Avalara, a leading provider of Web-based sales tax automation solutions for businesses, has today announced a new strategic alliance and collaboration with SYSPRO, a leading provider of ERP software. SYSPRO was recently named a 2009 Top 10 ERP Software Vendor by Business-Software.com and 2009 Software Company of the Year by the Technology Council of Southern California.
Avalara’s AvaTax is one of the industry’s fastest, most accurate and affordable Web-based tax compliance services. The Avalara SaaS solution will integrate with SYSPRO’s financial applications that serve over 14,000 companies worldwide. AvaTax will operate as a module within the SYSPRO distribution system, providing businesses with a fully integrated and automated sales tax management system, helping them to be audit-ready, equipped with the most up-to-date compliance in the industry.
“When two leaders in their industries come together, the result is a win-win for the client,” said Scott McFarlane, Avalara co-founder, president, and chief executive officer. “We are very excited about moving forward with this relationship, especially in light of SYSPRO’s recent awards that distinguish it as such a highly recognized ERP solution provider.” Brian Stein, CEO, SYSPRO USA, observed, “As a pioneer in ERP, we appreciate innovation and always strive to provide the best functional and pragmatic capabilities to our customers. SYSPRO was among the first ERP providers to give the mid-market a service-oriented architecture, and Avalara has been a pioneer in bringing the SaaS model for transaction tax solutions to this market. Together, the market as a whole will be better served.”
Avalara is transforming the sales and use tax compliance process for businesses of all sizes by delivering advanced technology solutions that provide the fastest, easiest, most accurate, and affordable way for companies to address their statutory tax requirements.Chosen by nearly 10,000 businesses throughout the U.S., Canada, and abroad, and a trusted provider of over 100 million sales tax calculations annually, Avalara is the recognized leader in web-based sales tax services and solutions. For more information, please visit www.avalara.com or contact Althea Azeff
at 206.780.7000 x116.
SYSPRO, 2009 Software Company of the Year, delivers state-of-the-art business solutions to some of the world’s leading companies. As a global leader in the production of world-class ERP software, the company now caters to the specialized needs of 14,000 licensed companies in more than 60 countries worldwide. SYSPRO is marketed globally through regional territory distribution centers and a global reseller network in the US, Canada, Africa, Asia Pacific, Australia and the UK. SYSPRO is a fully integrated business software solution that provides complete control over the planning and management of all facets of business including accounting, manufacturing, and distribution operations in a variety of industries.
For additional information, call Stanley Goodrich at 714.437.1000 or visit www.syspro.com