5.x – 5.6
5.6A Upgrade Notice
This Update Notice provides instructions for upgrading Sage Accpac System Manager and Sage Accpac applications to version 5.6 from earlier versions of Sage Accpac ERP. You should review the following sections carefully to ensure that the upgrade proceeds smoothly:
Top Reasons to Upgrade from Version 5.x to Version 5.6
- Improve your productivity with the most commonly requested workflow enhancements added throughout your solution
- Spend less time pulling data and more time making critical business decisions with new strategic planning and reporting tools
- Increase employee productivity and improve customer loyalty with access to customer information anytime, anywhere
- Gain a faster and more accurate view of your cash position with an improved reconciliation process
- Reduce operational costs through improved inventory workflow procedures including tighter control and traceability of serialized and/or lot numbers
- Accelerate your collections efforts and improve your cash flow with a user-defined Accounts Receivable inquiry tool
- Improve payroll accuracy and reduce risk of penalties with a system that is compliant with the latest governmental regulations
- Spend less time and money getting employees up-to-speed on new enhancements with free online training and easy to follow implementation procedures
- Reduce cost of ownership with ability to run your software on virtualization platforms
What’s New in new release?
1. Accpac 5.6 Release Guide
As the world of business is constantly evolving, so must your business management software. At Sage, we work to continually improve your experience with Sage Accpac and develop new functionality to help you get more out of your solution. We work directly with our extensive customer base (over 45,000 companies and 200,000 users) to ensure our products work the way you do to improve processes and enhance productivity.
Accpac 5.6 Release Guide
2. What’s New in Sage Accpac Documentation
Sage Accpac ERP 5.6 delivers the features that our customers have requested most often, including more efficient installation and activation processes and major enhancements throughout the entire suite of programs.
1. What’s New Compatibility Guide
The information in this document (formerly called the Supported Platform Matrix) applies to Sage Accpac 5.6 versions 500, 200, and 100 only. Sage supports the current and the previous two versions (Accpac 5.4 and 5.5). For more information on prior versions, please refer to the supported platform matrix documents for those prior versions. Alternative support
2. Technical Change List for Sage Accpac 5.6A
This document lists all technical changes for Sage Accpac ERP 5.6A. For a complete list of customer-facing changes, refer to the What’s New topic in each application’s help system. Also refer to the Sage Accpac Readme for late changes, the Sage Accpac ERP Update Notice for upgrade and compatibility information, and Sage Accpac ERP 5.6A Technical Information for information about database changes.
Technical Change List for Sage Accpac 5.6A