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AKA Enterprise Solutions Announced as MAXLife Reseller

AKA Enterprise Solutions, a leading Microsoft Gold Certified Partner dedicated to the implementation, training and support of Microsoft Dynamics AX for Life Sciences companies, announced today that they have signed a Reseller Agreement with Merit Solutions, Inc. to resell their MAXLife ERP software. The signing of the Reseller Agreement will enable AKA Enterprise Solutions to provide clients in the BioTech, BioMed, Medical Device, and Pharmaceutical industries with the leading Life Sciences ERP software solution built on Microsoft Dynamics AX.

“For more than two decades, AKA Enterprise Solutions has been committed to providing clients with the precise technology and consulting solutions to meet their unique business needs,” said Ronald Haantjes, Vice President of Client Relations, AKA Enterprise Solutions. "The industry-specific improvements offered by MAXLife is going to transform the way our clients maintain product quality and regulatory compliance. Customers will be able to overcome stringent industry challenges - like 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance, CAPA, Electronic Batch Records, System Validation, and more - in order to sustain profitability and growth. This announcement strengthens the value we can provide to the Life Sciences industry and will further enable AKA Enterprise Solutions clients to maximize the ROI from their technology investments.”

MAXLife ERP is based on Microsoft’s most advanced and feature-rich ERP system, Microsoft Dynamics AX, and extends the solution to help Life Sciences companies improve product quality and safety, reduce organizational risk, and maintain FDA compliance. By utilizing MAXLife ERP, Life Sciences companies can automate, grow, and transform their business with innovative, high quality business process and IT consulting services designed specifically for FDA Regulated companies.

MAXLife ERP extends Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft SharePoint for use by Life Sciences companies in the following areas:

  • Electronic Batch Records
  • Quality Document Management
  • Enhanced Audit Trails and Electronic Signatures for 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance
  • Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) Incident Management
  • Material Control and Recall Management (Lot Traceability)
  • Training and Certification Management
  • System Validation
  • Enhanced Approval Controls and Quality Orders
  • and more!

"AKA Enterprise Solutions has long been recognized as one of the leading Microsoft Dynamics AX partners worldwide. They are a very exciting partnership opportunity for MAXLife and a welcome addition to our global network of top performing, vertically focused Microsoft Dynamics AX resellers," said Bill Burke, CEO of Merit Solutions. "The AKA team brings years of experience working with Microsoft Dynamics AX in a Life Sciences / FDA regulated environment, and we believe their clients will benefit tremendously from our Life Sciences ERP Software technology. This alliance strengthens our global reach and further exhibits MAXLife’s momentum as the industry-leading Life Sciences ERP solution for Microsoft Dynamics AX. Merit Solutions looks forward to further supporting high quality partners such as AKA Enterprise Solutions as we continue to grow and expand."

About AKA Enterprise Solutions

For more than two decades, AKA has been one of the country’s leading Microsoft Gold Certified partners providing clients with superior delivery, implementation, service and support of Microsoft Dynamics offerings such as Dynamics AX, GP and CRM and Business Intelligence (BI). AKA understands, develops and, most importantly, integrates leading solutions for life sciences clients. AKA has been awarded six out of the past ten years as one of the top three Microsoft ERP partners worldwide. More information about AKA Enterprise Solutions can be found at http://www.akaes.com.

About MAXLife ERP

MAXLife ERP addresses the industry-specific needs of Life Sciences companies that produce FDA regulated products. Unlike other ERP systems, MAXLife is an end-to-end solution that addresses a Life Sciences company’s biggest challenge: quality management. MAXLife ERP extends Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft SharePoint enables quality control and quality assurance processes to work together as part of the business system, and to be transparently available for reviewing and reporting. With MAXLife ERP, Life Sciences companies can track product quality, proactively see and respond to manufacturing variability, meet GMPs, Sarbanes Oxley, and 21 CFR Part 11 and Part 820 requirements, and simplify computer systems validation.

MAXLife ERP has passed the Software Solution Test for Microsoft Dynamics AX, which is a major requirement for Certified for Microsoft Dynamics® (CfMD) status.

Attending DevReach2012

Merit Solutions is highly devoted to investing in our employees, providing educational opportunities that enable all team members to improve their skills / talent and follow the latest industry trends. All team members are encouraged to attend trainings and conferences, take exams and earn valuable certification in their respective fields.

As an example of this commitment, this year, a couple of our engineers working with industry-leading technologies attended DevReach 2012, the premier developer conference in Central and Eastern Europe. For the 7th time in a row, Telerik, Microsoft, and other valued partners organized this renowned conference which concentrates on developers and testers.

Many prominent speakers presented more than 60 sessions on the following topics:

  • Cloud
  • Web Development
  • Mobile Development
  • Architecture
  • Agile & Testing

Our engineers had the opportunity to share ideas and knowledge and to discuss current projects with top industry experts and came back energized and with plenty of new skills and ideas.

To find out more about DevReach, visit www.devreach.com.

MAXCloud: Cloud ERP for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Rapid globalization, demanding customers and shareholders, and intense competition are challenging today’s organizations like never before. As a result, decision makers are increasingly looking to technology to overcome these formidable business issues. To maximize the business value of IT investments, organizations need to choose solutions, business models, and IT platforms that meet their business needs today and yet are flexible, agile, and forward-looking enough to meet their requirements tomorrow.

Welcome to MAXCloud ERP - the number one Microsoft Dynamics AX Cloud ERP solution for managing your business in the cloud.

Whether you need core Finance and Accounting software or end-to-end Cloud ERP business management solutions, MAXCloud ERP enables your people to access critical business data, from anywhere, at any time - with the click of a button - while improving competitiveness and speeding growth.

Implementing a new ERP solution is an investment in your business. And even though new ERP has been proven to add value, most companies fear taking away their “tried and true” ways of working. Employees are used to working in disparate systems, re-entering manual data, using Excel to “patch” gaps, and waiting for responses to business-critical information. We often overlook the cost-implications of these time-consuming tasks, and instead focus on “what’s worked for years”. And in our fast-paced world, time means money...

So how can you ensure that your ERP project delivers rapid value? And how do you maximize the return on that investment?

First, you need to keep your upfront costs low by choosing a comprehensive, integrated solution offered with subscription based pricing and fixed price packaged services. And that’s what you get when you choose MAXCloud for Microsoft Dynamics AX! MAXCloud delivers built-in, flexible functionality that provides business value now and into the future. It simplifies your business processes with a single enterprise solution that connects financials, manufacturing, supply chain, sales and marketing, project management, human resources, and services information. It improves productivity by providing your employees with familiar, easy-to-use tools that work like and with Microsoft Office. Plus, it is flexible and easily customizable, enabling you to adapt to growth and change.

Next, you need to streamline processes and optimize the software - ensuring that your ERP solution meets all of your unique business needs. For this, you need to work with the experts - people with years of hands-on experience managing hundreds of ERP implementations - not just cheap software engineers and flashy sales representatives. You need a Partner that is committed to your success - a Partner that understands who you are, how you work, and what makes your company unique. And they need to be able to provide high value and high quality services. These are the experts you get when you work with Merit Solutions!

Finally, you need a rapid deployment and fixed price implementation services designed to speed time to value and maximize return on investment - while minimizing the risk to your organization. The Merit Solutions Rapid On implementation methodology reduces the cost, complexity, and time required to realize the benefits of your ERP investment. Every project is managed against a clearly defined scope, with a fixed, affordable price. We are the only Microsoft Dynamics AX Partner to offer our customers predictable results at a predictable cost - reducing your risk and setting your business up for success. Either way, your MAXCloud ERP project will follow a clear, predictable, and cost effective plan.

You can learn more about MAXCloud and our Rapid On Implementation Services by visiting our Cloud ERP Software website.

By investing in MAXCloud with Merit Solutions, you give your business the software it needs to succeed - and you get a partner that’s invested in your success!