For a business to turn sustainable, efficient and profitable ERP products including accounting software are indispensable. That is more small businesses or SMEs are migrating to ERP products of deeper functionality and flexibility as unique management software.

Sage Pastel Evolution ERP is based on MS SQL technology and leverages core ERP suite in terms of high functionality. It brings all aspects of operating environment together with an integrated, holistic view of the business. Users attest that the software is fast and user friendly and ensures all controls.

Keith Fenner, VP Sales of Sage ERP sums up the market scene from a producer’s point of view, “We enjoy a lion share of the market with three of our global solutions topping the charts. They are Sage 300 ERP, Sage ERP X3, and Sage CRM as the sales and marketing layer for both ERP’s”.

Over all the comprehensive range of features, functionality, and add-on modules provide a scalable, flexible and robust management tool for small to medium businesses.

The advanced add-on modules for Sage Pastel Evolution Standard include:

  • Bill of Materials
  • Cash Manager
  • Business Intelligence Centre
  • Fixed Assets
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-Warehousing
  • Point of Sale

For start ups and SMEs, Sage Pastel Advantage is distinguished for its support for start-up businesses with easy-to-use accounting packages to ERP applications in business processes. With complete support and trouble-shooting back up for the sage product range there are tailored solutions that fit all needs.


The power of the accounting engine is accentuated by both MS SQL and .NET allows for better flexibility in core financials. Many users vouch for ability to manage operational tasks with workflow management. This is very helpful in controlling finances and balancing relationships with customers, suppliers and employees.

But choosing the right accounting software is most important and challenging too. As the market is awash with many options and technical jargon, finding the package that meets the needs is quite a challenge. Once the software with the right functionality for a business is found it must be ensured that the costs are within the range of affordability. There are many ways to save money by slashing upfront costs and also avoiding the hidden costs.

Cost Control

Generally the final cost of an on-premise accounting software project is the sum of three components: software licenses, implementation services, and hardware.  Software sold under a user based pricing model will require paying one license fee per user.