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VAI Provides “Role-Based” Computing with S2K Enterprise Release 5.4

VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.), a leading provider of ERP software, announced that Release 5.4 will offer a windows client and a web client for an enhanced user experience. The S2K Web Client will provide anywhere, anytime access from any device with a browser, and provide seamless integration with other web applications. Additionally, this interface will enable social possibilities with integration to IBM’s Smart Cloud for Social Business platform. The IBM Smart Cloud Solution provides enterprise-grade file sharing, communities, web meetings, mail and calendar for any organization.

By running business applications through a web browser, users can leverage VAI’s S2K Enterprise Portal technology to create role-based access where screens, applications, and dashboards have been consolidated and customized for the specific role of the user. Through the use of single sign-on, the user can consolidate multiple applications including S2K CRM, S2K Analytics, S2K Enterprise and IBM Smart Cloud, all within one browser session. Additionally, users can configure their own workspace by accessing a myriad of S2K and collaborative portlets that can be arranged on their home screen for immediate access to essential information.

“ERP systems today provide a wealth of applications and functions that can sometimes overwhelm the user,” said Joe Scioscia, VP of Sales, VAI. “Allowing users to tailor their screens to the exact applications and information that is important to their role will increase employee productivity and allow the user to react quickly to business demands. Role-based computing is the next evolution of ERP software and VAI is excited to bring this dynamic user experience to our client base with S2K Enterprise Release 5.4.”

About VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)

VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. An IBM Premier Business Partner, VAI is the 2012 IBM Beacon Award Winner for Outstanding Solutions for Midsize Businesses. VAI continues to innovate with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobility and cloud technology to help customers make more informed business decisions in real-time and empower their mobile workforces. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY with branch offices in Florida, Illinois and California. For more information, visit www.vai.net, follow @VAISoftware on Twitter or “like us” on facebook.com/VAISoftware.

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