Al-Faris® Information Technologies Co. K. S. C. C (Al-Faris®), the leading Middle East e-Business Innovator and Master Distributor of Optika Inc. (Nasdaq:OPTK), an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) provider of imaging, workflow and collaboration software, recently made public that it has been named a Microsoft Great Plains Business Solutions solution developer and has been channel certified by Microsoft Great Plains. Optika will provide solutions that complement those of Microsoft Business Solutions, a leading provider of business applications that help small and mid-sized companies become more agile in today’s interconnected economy.
This solution offers increased functionality and satisfaction to Optika’s and Microsoft Business Solutions’ mutual customers. Optika delivers a seamless integration of its Acorde family of imaging, workflow and collaboration software with Microsoft Great Plains eEnterprise, allowing companies to process- and content-enable their Microsoft Great Plains financial systems for enhanced processing, reduced transaction cycle times and increased user productivity. The Acorde integration has been through a technical review by the Microsoft Business Solutions solution developers technical team and as a result, Optika has been authorized to market its software solutions to the Microsoft Business Solutions reseller and customer base.
“We believe our relationship with Microsoft Business Solutions will further our ability to provide enhanced solutions that drive real return on investment for companies worldwide,” said Mark K. Ruport, president, chairman and CEO of Optika. “We are confident that this relationship will open up new opportunities for Optika’s reseller channel, and lead to superior solutions and satisfied customers.”
Microsoft Business Solutions products are designed to meet a broad spectrum of business application needs of small and mid-sized companies that generally consist of businesses with $1 million to $800 million in annual revenues. The business solutions are fully and seamlessly integrated across the application areas of enterprise resource management (ERM), customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM) and reporting and analytics.
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