Exact has introduced Exact Online JobBoss, a cloud application for small and medium-sized business. What is interesting is the change in nomenclature. After being sold in Europe, Exact Online was introduced in Europe and then brought to the United States last year. The most recent product in the line was an advanced distribution and wholesale application debuted earlier this month. Exact had tried to ride a relationship with QuickBooks to market success but said it needed to utilize the channel of its JobBoss and Macola manufacturing lines.
MightyCall, a sister company to Acumatica, is offering resellers 20-percent commissions on customers referred to the company. MightyCall markets contact center products designed to ensure telephone calls are answered, says marketing officer and managing director Stijn Hendrikse. Hendrikse, who moved to MightyCall from Acumatica in May, says the software routes calls to devices the user selects. It also presents a business number to those receiving voice or text message so the customer does not see an employee’s personal number.
Sage is buying Mount Laurel, N.J.-based Paychoice in what will turn into a multi-pronged return to the payroll business. Paychoice’s payroll products will be integrated with the major financial software lines. And Sage will also utilize Paychoice’s licensee program to encourage accountants to deliver payroll services via the platform, says Connie Certusi, EVP of Sage’s Small Business Division. Sage is paying $157 million in cash to buy Paychoice, which also has human resource applications. It marks a return to payroll for Sage, which sold its prior business in this arena to a company then known as CompuPay several years ago.