QAD Inc. (NASDAQ:QADA) (NASDAQ:QADB), a leading provider of enterprise software and services for global manufacturers, today announced the latest release of QAD Enterprise Applications 2012.1 (QAD 2012.1), the QAD core enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite. QAD 2012.1 provides best-in-class functionality and performance to help manufacturers work more effectively in a challenging economic climate.
“With QAD 2012.1, we focused on our customers’ needs to improve efficiency, business agility and user productivity in today’s uncertain economic climate,” said Pam Lopker, founder and president of QAD. “With this release, QAD raised the bar to make it easier than ever to rapidly deploy and scale our solutions. The enhanced user experience empowers our global manufacturing customers to better harness the power of the QAD ERP suite to do more, cut costs and become a more effective enterprise.”
QAD Easy On Boarding in the Cloud, On Premise or QAD Unique Hybrid Model
QAD 2012.1 delivers innovative advanced analytics and flexible business process management as part of the integrated ERP suite. Customers can choose to deploy this new release with QAD Easy On Boarding (QAD rapid deployment methodology) in the cloud, on-premise or in QAD unique global hybrid deployment model--all with a common user experience. QAD 2012.1 delivers data and actionable intelligence via mobile devices. With this release, QAD offers a range of enhancements and support services such as QAD community forums and the QAD Store.“Our global customers expect great value and a great experience deploying our ERP solutions,” said Tony Winter, QAD chief technology officer. “We’ve delivered greater visibility, usability and efficiency across the entire QAD 2012.1 suite. Not only is this new release of QAD easier to use, learn and deploy, it’s a top-tier solution focused exclusively on the needs of global manufacturing companies. Moreover, QAD offers a full strength ERP solution available on premise, on demand and as a hybrid option.”