VAI Experiences Double-Digit Growth in 2016

By Leveraging Cloud Momentum, VAI Continues Expanding Global Footprint

Ronkonkoma, N.Y. – January 31, 2017 – VAI a leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) software provider, today announced that it has experienced double-digit company growth fueled by innovations in its S2K Enterprise, Food, and Pharmaceutical ERP solutions. By continuing to tap into industry demand for cloud technology, VAI achieved 36-percent growth in new business while also earning various industry recognitions and securing new technology partners.

Cloud computing is evolving like never before, with companies of all shapes and sizes adapting to the technology. VAI's cloud-based solutions offer greater flexibility, disaster recovery and low infrastructure costs. Tapping into this growing industry trend assisted VAI’s cloud revenue to grow by a staggering 96 percent in 2016. Looking forward, VAI will continue innovating and updating all of its product offerings to ensure customers capitalize on their ERP and receive maximum ROI.

“VAI has continued its growth trajectory in part because our keen industry knowledge enables us to act on business trends and customer demands,” said Bob Vormittag Sr., founder and CEO of VAI. “We recognize that our customers not only need to keep up with industry demand, but stay ahead of it, and we ensure this happens through unparalleled customer service and custom ERP solutions. In 2016, we grew in revenue and company size, added additional alliance partners and hosted our biggest User Conference to date. We expect to continue this growth and upward momentum in 2017.”

VAI customers not only have access to the company’s leading ERP solutions, but to state-of-the-art technology as well. In 2016, VAI partnered with Forward Thinking to provide an integrated GPS solution that enables S2K Enterprise customers to track their vehicle and driver activity in real-time. Through VAI’s new Exactor partnership, customers are equipped with a sales tax solution that has automated end-to-end tax support within the S2K suite. By collaborating with Zebra Technologies, S2K Mobile apps for Android-equipped mobile and touch computers are now available to VAI customers as well.

Recognizing VAI’s successes for the year, Food Logistics named VAI to its list of 2016 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers and CRN named the company to its 2016 Solution Provider 500 list. Along with being recognized as an ERP industry leader, VAI was also awarded for its commitment to sustainability: Supply & Demand Chain Executive presented VAI with a 2016 Green Supply Chain Award and Food Logistics included VAI on its list of Top Green Providers. In addition, Nucleus Research recognized the company as an Expert for the third time in its ERP Value Matrix with VAI's appearance in the 2016 Technology Value Matrix for ERP.

“The company’s investments in mobile functionality, cloud, CRM and end-to-end supplier-to-customer relationship and transaction management help to build on VAI’s extensive history in the ERP space,” said Seth Lippincott, analyst, Nucleus Research. “We expect to see VAI and its customer base grow even further in 2017 and beyond.”

About VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)

VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. An IBM Premier Business Partner, VAI is the 2012 IBM Beacon Award Winner for Outstanding Solutions for Midsize Businesses. VAI continues to innovate with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobility and cloud technology to help customers make more informed business decisions in real-time and empower their mobile workforces. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY with branch offices in Florida, Illinois and California. For more information, visit www.vai.net, follow @VAISoftware on Twitter or “like us” on facebook.com/VAISoftware

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