|[May 03, 2012]
Rootstock Software and FinancialForce.com Announce Partnership to Deliver Comprehensive Manufacturing and Accounting Solution on Force.com
SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--
Rootstock Software®, the leader in cloud manufacturing and supply chain
applications, and FinancialForce.com, the cloud applications company,
today announced an agreement to deliver a native end-to end-supply chain
and accounting solution for salesforce.com customers including Astrum
Solar, a full-service residential solar provider headquartered in
Annapolis Junction, Maryland.
Manufacturers need to be responsive in real time to changes in supply
and demand, while maintaining operational efficiencies to remain
competitive. This requires them to evolve their manufacturing planning
and control solutions. The combined Rootstock/FinancialForce Accounting
solution provides manufacturers with the ability to streamline their
global supply chain operations using applications that work together
seamlessly. This real-time visibility across systems can deliver
significantly better management insights and operational efficiencies.
"Astrum Solar's rapid expansion facilitated our requirement for a
solution that could interweave the ever-changing environment of the
solar industry with the rapid development in our company," said Vadim
Polikov, President and Chief Executive Officer of Astrum Solar. "We
chose this team because together they had the tightest integration in
the marketplace with our own proprietary Force.com enterprise platform
and that will enable our organization to sustain our flexibility and
commitment to the customer, as we continue to grow our business and
spread solar power to roofs across the country."
By uniting Rootstock manufacturing and supply chain applications with
FinancialForce Accounting, Salesforce CRM customers like Astrum Solar
can gain deeper operational insights and control while minimizing
painful and costly IT infrastructure modifications. The power of a
shared platform enabled Rootstock and FinancialForce.com to quickly
build a seamless integration between the appications that couldn't be
achieved if they didn't share the same data model.
"In today's fast-paced economy, the ability to track and adapt to any
number of variables in real time is not just advantageous - it's
critical," said Patrick Garrehy, CEO and founder of Rootstock Software.
"Manufacturers working to secure a competitive edge are now looking to
their planning and control solutions to deliver this increased agility.
When this planning evolution is paired with a complete accounting
solution, the result is an unparalleled and holistic systems overview."
"Manufacturers need trusted applications to manage their global
operations and financial transactions," said Jeremy Roche, President and
CEO, FinancialForce.com. "By combining Rootstock with FinancialForce
Accounting, customers can leverage the power of the Force.com platform
for not only greater operational efficiencies but for significant
Rootstock and FinancialForce.com are sponsors of the salesforce.com
Cloudforce Social Enterprise Tour in Chicago on May 3 and Toronto on
June 6 where the joint solution will be demonstrated at the Cloudforce
About Rootstock Software
Rootstock Software® is a proven provider of powerful manufacturing and
supply chain solutions built on the Force.com cloud computing platform.
The Rootstock solution enables real-time management of manufacturing and
supply chain operations from front to back, anytime and anywhere. The
company's manufacturing and supply chain apps integrate "out of the box"
with native sales and accounting apps by salesforce.com and
FinancialForce.com. With unparalleled executive experience in
manufacturing software and an established base of installed and
implemented cloud customers, Rootstock offers a better and reliable way
to plan and execute required activities, deliver essential information
to all parts of the organization, and improve timely and informed
business decision-making. The organization also provides the control and
visibility to elevate the total performance of manufacturing and supply
chain operations. Rootstock is now available on the AppExchange by
salesforce.com, the world's most popular marketplace for business apps.
For more information, please visit www.rootstock.com
FinancialForce.com is the cloud applications company. We focus 100% on
building business applications for Force.com, the world's leading cloud
computing platform from salesforce.com. Our applications include
Accounting, Billing, Professional Services Automation (PSA) and Services
Resource Planning (SRP). We serve fast-growing organizations and dynamic
enterprises, helping them to align Finance, Sales and Service in a way
that enables profitable growth. We are backed by two of the biggest and
best players in the business, UNIT4 and salesforce.com. To learn more
please follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) @FinancialForce, visit out Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/#!/FinancialForce
or visit www.FinancialForce.com
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