Unit4

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Unit4
Private
Industry Information technology, software
Founded 1980
Headquarters Sliedrecht, Netherlands
Products ERP and accounting software
Revenue €490.5 million (2013)
Number of employees
4,100 (FTE)
Website www.unit4.com

Unit4 is a software company that designs and delivers enterprise software and ERP applications and related professional services for people in services organizations, with a special focus on the professional services, education, public services, and not-for-profit sectors. Headquartered in the Netherlands, it has subsidiaries and offices in 26 countries across Europe, North America, the Asia-Pacific region and Africa.

The company is best known for its Unit4 Business World (formerly Agresso) ERP suite and Unit4 Financials (formerly Coda) accounting software. In 2015, Unit4 announced a partnership with Microsoft to build self-driving business applications on the Microsoft Azure cloud.[1] Unit4 is the major shareholder of FinancialForce.com, a cloud applications company based in San Francisco.

History[edit]

Unit4 was founded in 1980 and listed on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange in 1998. In 2000, Unit4 merged with the Norwegian ERP software house Agresso Group ASA[2]

Software[edit]

Unit4's software is available in either cloud or on-premises setups.[3]

Unit4 Business World is an Enterprise Resource Planning solution. The company states that it was developed for professional service providers, academia and the voluntary sector, rather than for manufacturing companies.[4]

Unit4 Financials is a financial management software package.

Unit4 Student Management is a student information system for colleges and universities.[5]

Unit4 PSA Suite is a Professional Services Automation solution on Microsoft Dynamics CRM.[6]

Unit4 prevero Performance Management is a Corporate Performance Management (CPM) solution for planning, budgeting, forecasting, data analysis, dashboarding and reporting.[7]

Unit4 People Platform was launched in 2015 as the foundation for Unit4 business applications using Microsoft Azure technology.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unit4 picks Microsoft Azure for 'self-driving' ERP vision". enswmu.blogspot.co.uk.
  2. ^ "Company news: "Unit 4 will offer NOK 20.56 per Agresso share"". NYSE Euronext. 29 Dec 2000. Retrieved 22 Oct 2010.
  3. ^ "People Platform to Take Center Stage in Unit4 Re-branding". Gartner.com.
  4. ^ McKenna, Brian (8 May 2017). "Unit4 adds machine learning to services-centric ERP system". Computer Weekly. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Unit4's Three Rivers Buy Heats Up Competition in Next-Generation SIS Market". Gartner.com.
  6. ^ "Unit4 buys Assistance PSA to mine Dynamics ecosystem". Diginomica.com.
  7. ^ "Unit4 buys prevero, expands footprint in CPM and Germany". Diginomica.com.

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