Sage Helps Bring The Power Of Windows 8 To Small To Medium Sized Businesses

Press Release

Launch of Sage 50 Accounts Pulse creates a new era of Connected Computing for SMBs.

9th November 2012 – Business software and services provider, Sage Ireland, today unveiled one of the Ireland’s first business apps to be made available on Windows 8 – Sage 50 Accounts Pulse.

Sage’s pioneering app has been designed to deliver top-line financial information to Owner Managers and company Directors, who don’t necessarily have accounts software expertise but who need to monitor cash flow, profit and loss, customers, and suppliers.

With its friendly and intuitive interface, Sage 50 Accounts Pulse gives users greater financial control and effortless business insight on demand.

“At Sage, we are focused on giving our customers the freedom, confidence and control they need to achieve their business ambitions,” explained Lee Perkins, Managing Director of Sage UK’s Small Business Division.  “Our technology agenda has always been driven by innovation that responds to customer needs and we believe Windows 8 has the potential to transform how businesses can search and share data and enjoy unprecedented value from Connected Computing. This app not only allows existing customers, but also new users in a wider variety of roles, to access the data they need in an easy, meaningful way, whenever and wherever they choose, enabling them to do their job even better and to efficiently manage their business.”

Jay Paulus, director of product marketing, SMB, Windows, Microsoft Corp. added, “We are confident that Sage’s business software and services will help extend next-generation mobility to small and midsize businesses across the world. Sage’s innovative and intuitive apps are a great example for how businesses can benefit from Windows 8.” 

Sage 50 Accounts Pulse is available for free to Sage 50 Accounts 2013 users until May 2013. Key features of the app include:

  • Your Profitability
    View your profit and loss values for this financial year as interactive graphs and compare month by month values.  You can also compare values to the previous financial year.  This helps to spot trends and take informed decisions.
  • Detailed Profit and Loss
    View a detailed breakdown of your Income and Expenditure.  You can see the totals for all categories in your Chart of Accounts and compare the values between months.  This helps to identify new opportunities for growth or financial savings. 
  • View Bank Transactions
    Drill down on the total balance of each bank account to see the transactions in and out that makes up the total.  Helps you to check when funds are cleared within your account and query individual transaction amounts. 
  • Customer Overview
    See at a glance how effective your credit control is by viewing the total amount of money that is owed by all customers and how many customers owe you money. 
  • Supplier Overview
    View the total amount of money that you owe to your suppliers to help you avoid late payments. 
  • Helps manage your relationships
    Effectively prepare to meet your business contacts with easy access to up to date contact information, recent communications and all transactional activity on their account.

    Sage 50 Accounts Pulse

    Sage 50 Accounts Pulse


“With Sage 50 Accounts Pulse, we have created an intuitive, meaningful and beautiful app which will transform how senior decision makers who don’t have accounts knowledge will be able to access real time business insight anywhere, at any time. With this app, we’ve pushed the boundaries of how business insight can be unlocked,” added Sage’s Lee Perkins.

The application can be downloaded from 8th November 2012 from the Windows store. Alternatively, access  for further information.

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