‘Petya’ Ransomware Outbreak Goes Global

As you are may be aware, 'Petya' is the latest global Ransomware outbreak.  Just a month ago it was WannaCry.  Petya does WannaCry one better.  Instead of merely encrypting all your data files on all vulnerable servers and computers on your network, it makes them unbootable without paying the ransom and even then the odds [...]

By | 2018-04-23T22:01:57+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Epicor, SAGE, SAP Business One|Comments Off on ‘Petya’ Ransomware Outbreak Goes Global

RansomWare Attacks Up 50% in Last Year

According to ZDNet, in THIS article, Ransomware attacks are up a whopping 50% over the last year.  They are now the #1 source of data loss and business downtime exceeding all other reasons. This article gives you the details and even history of RansomWare which actually dates all the way back to 1989. Ransomware creators [...]

By | 2018-04-23T22:01:57+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Epicor, SAGE|Comments Off on RansomWare Attacks Up 50% in Last Year

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 End of Life June 30, 2016

Microsoft no longer will support SQL Server 2008 or 2008r2.  It does not mean it will stop working, but it does mean that there will be no more support, no patches, no fixes, no security holes fixed and no support for any new operating systems. If you haven't done so, it's critical that you update [...]

By | 2018-04-23T22:24:53+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Epicor, SAGE, SAP Business One|Comments Off on Microsoft SQL Server 2008 End of Life June 30, 2016

What’s New in Sage ERP 100 through Version 4.00 to Sage ERP 100 2015

A great document showing the workflow and functionality changes that have occured since Sage MAS90 & Sage MAS200 4.00 all the way through Sage ERP 100. Using this document you can see all the functionality that you might be missing from the version you are currently on to the most current version.  Simply upgrade (we [...]

By | 2015-03-10T13:54:08+00:00 March 10th, 2015|SAGE|Comments Off on What’s New in Sage ERP 100 through Version 4.00 to Sage ERP 100 2015

Clients First Selected as a “VAR Star” again for 2014

We are proud to announce that Clients First Business Solutions was once again selected for this prestige award and membership in an elite group of the top 100 VAR’s in the United States.  This is the 8th year in a row we made the list and again are in the top 20 of the 100 [...]

By | 2015-01-21T09:13:41+00:00 January 21st, 2015|Epicor, SAGE, SAP Business One|Comments Off on Clients First Selected as a “VAR Star” again for 2014

Setting Up Accounts Payable Expense Distribution Tables in Sage 100 ERP (MAS90, MAS200)

Setting up Templates for Distributing GL Accounts in Accounts Payable Not everybody is aware that a few years ago Sage added the ability to setup templates so that when you post an AP bill it would get allocated to a variety of GL Accounts on the fly.  I actually designed this enhancement when it was [...]

By | 2014-08-29T16:04:36+00:00 August 29th, 2014|SAGE|Comments Off on Setting Up Accounts Payable Expense Distribution Tables in Sage 100 ERP (MAS90, MAS200)

Using ‘Family’ Break Pricing in Sage ERP 100 (MAS90/MAS200)

Family Break Pricing in Sage 100 ERP What if you sold pencils.  In older versions of Sage 100 you could set up quantity break pricing such as <10 =$10 per pencil 11 to 20 $8 per pencil >20 $6 per pencil However, what if you had 5 colors of pencil?  MAS would see each color [...]

By | 2014-08-15T16:40:24+00:00 August 15th, 2014|SAGE|Comments Off on Using ‘Family’ Break Pricing in Sage ERP 100 (MAS90/MAS200)

Using Office 365 with Sage ERP 100 (MAS90/MAS200) Paperless office

A nice tip over at our 90minds site on how to configure the Paperless Office email server to work with Office365's Exchange server feature.  With these simple setting changes, you should be sending your invoices, quotes, purchase orders etc electronically in no time. Check it out here

By | 2014-08-08T11:49:54+00:00 August 8th, 2014|SAGE|Comments Off on Using Office 365 with Sage ERP 100 (MAS90/MAS200) Paperless office

Things Sage ERP 100 Can Do

Sage ERP 100 (MAS 90 & MAS200) can do things that many end users may not be aware of. For years, we have already stumbled upon users Sage MAS 90 and Sage MAS 200 who call us complaining about their system. Well-rounded and in-depth Sage MAS 90 training addresses numerous information regarding the software’s features. [...]

By | 2013-10-09T14:10:41+00:00 October 9th, 2013|SAGE|4 Comments

Making Compliance a Certainty in Manufacturing/Distribution

We’ve all heard the saying about “death and taxes”, and, as the quote would imply, sales tax affects nearly every business in one way or another. Manufacturers and distributors are no exception. Even if the majority of your sales are exempt, sales tax management is still time consuming and error prone, and if not managed [...]

By | 2013-09-04T20:45:15+00:00 September 4th, 2013|SAGE, SAP Business One|Comments Off on Making Compliance a Certainty in Manufacturing/Distribution

Datto vs Axcient: A Comparison

For end to end comprehensive Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery solutions on the mind for so many companies ravaged by outages and weather, we compare the two most popular solutions for small and mid-sized companies by Mark Chinsky Note: Updated 11/11/13 Ever since the back to back hits of Hurricane Irene & Sandy in the [...]

By | 2013-06-27T14:05:05+00:00 June 27th, 2013|Epicor, SAGE|6 Comments

Creating an Archive or History Company in Sage ERP 100 (MAS90 and MAS200)

Create An Archive Company In Three Easy Steps At year end, it is useful to establish an archive company for the year’s data using the Copy Company feature. This gives you a readily accessible copy of the current year’s data even after you perform year-end processing in your live company. To make a copy, select [...]

By | 2013-01-07T13:31:00+00:00 January 7th, 2013|SAGE|Comments Off on Creating an Archive or History Company in Sage ERP 100 (MAS90 and MAS200)

The 90 Minds Consulting Group hosts their inaugural “Meeting of the Minds” Conference

Clients First is a co-founder of the 90minds.com group. Our participation in this group has given us faster and more accurate knowledge to service our clients.  It’s a substantial competitive edge vs. our competitors as we have a brain trust to tap in almost real time. 90minds is a growing group of Sage VAR’s and [...]

By | 2012-02-07T12:29:21+00:00 February 7th, 2012|SAGE|Comments Off on The 90 Minds Consulting Group hosts their inaugural “Meeting of the Minds” Conference

FRX Service Packs for MAS 90 and MAS 200 (Sage ERP 100)

Sage ERP 100 (MAS90 and MAS 200) Service Packs for Microsoft FRx in One Place Thanks to Wayne Shulz and 90minds for this great list that has all of the service packs for the now discontinued FRx Financial Report writer. We hope you find this helpful. Description Download Documents March 2010 Sage MAS 90 and [...]

By | 2012-01-29T11:57:30+00:00 January 29th, 2012|SAGE|Comments Off on FRX Service Packs for MAS 90 and MAS 200 (Sage ERP 100)

MAS 200 General Ledger Tips & Tricks (Also MAS90)

  Key tips and tricks for MAS200 and MAS 90 Setting Up Allocations for MAS 200 or MAS90 Did you know that you can automatically distribute overhead such as rent and electric- ity to your various departments? Automated allocations are a great way to save time over manual journal entries. Here are step-by-step instructions: 1. [...]

By | 2012-01-27T14:30:29+00:00 January 27th, 2012|SAGE|Comments Off on MAS 200 General Ledger Tips & Tricks (Also MAS90)