Integration With Avalara to Enhance Value of Nodus` Products For Companies Engaging in E-Commerce
Bainbridge Island, Washington and Claremont, California November 8, 2005. Technology providers Avalara and Nodus Technologies signed an OEM partnership agreement that will integrate Avalara`s sales tax automation Web service into Nodus Technologies suite of electronic payment and online commerce products. According to Jared Vogt, President and CEO of Avalara, "resulting from this agreement, Nodus Technologies will integrate Avalara`s AvaTax service with Nodus Technologies` Credit Card Advantage, eStore Advantage and eStore Solution Stack products. This OEM integration will provide Nodus clients with an accurate, automated way of calculating sales tax in real time across the more than 8,000 North American taxing jurisdictions with every payment and each e-commerce transaction."
"With its streamlined, simplified model for handling sales tax, Avalara offers businesses making sales online a much-needed service," Simon Lam, COO of Nodus Technologies explained. "By combining AvaTax with our products, we expand the value of our offering. Businesses can now eliminate the need for manual research or expensive manual or software-based tax solutions. Our reselling partners will benefit by providing a single, comprehensive and fully-integrated solution that simplifies the way credit card and electronic payments - including sales tax - are managed in their e-commerce or ERP environments."
"Nodus Technologies is well-known for delivering a complete suite of electronic payments, online commerce and retail business solutions to businesses using Great Plains," according to Ranjit Mulgaonkar, VP of Business Development and Product Marketing at Avalara. "This is a natural and beneficial partnership, recognizing that there is a significant overlap between the type of customers we serve, as well as in our reseller channel . By integrating AvaTax with eStore Advantage, eStore Solution Stack and Credit Card Advantage, customers can now process their transactions and sales tax in one fully-integrated, automated step."
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About AvaTax ST
AvaTax ST is a Web-service-based sales tax solution that runs behind the scenes of the accounting or e-commerce application to instantly and accurately research and calculate sales tax; provide detailed, real-time reporting; and automatically generate pre-populated returns. It comes integrated with the most popular SMB financial applications serving more businesses any other solution on the market today, including Intuit`s QuickBooks®; Sage Software`s Sage Accpac ERP, Sage MAS 90® and Sage MAS 200; Epicor`s iScala; and Great Plains®, Navision®, MS Small Business Financials and MS Commerce System from Microsoft® Business Solutions. Additionally, with AvaTax On-Demand™ a developer can integrate Avalara`s sales tax Web service with any e-commerce, third party or custom-built solution with the use of a comprehensive Software Developer`s Kit (SDK).
Headquartered on Bainbridge Island near Seattle, Washington, Avalara is changing the sales and use tax landscape by delivering innovative and affordable solutions to small and medium businesses. Led by a team of industry experts in sales and use tax, and security and information technology, Avalara is focused on providing the easiest, most accurate and affordable way for businesses to address all their statutory sales and use tax requirements. Avalara is a Microsoft Certified Partner. Additional news and information is available at http://www.avalara.com.
About Nodus Technologies, Inc.
Nodus Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated electronic payment business process automation software. Leveraging its patent-pending technology, the company enables organizations to achieve end-to-end connectivity by seamlessly integrating front and back office business applications. Nodus Technologies solutions facilitate greater scalability by utilizing an open architecture which readily supports the addition of payment gateways and business environments. Based on a collaborative framework, its applications integrate with Microsoft® Business Solutions Great Plains® as well as other accounting packages, ERPs, POS, B2B portal; call center, and CRM solutions. Additional information about Nodus Technologies products and services can be found at www.nodustech.com.
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