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									SYSPRO USA Announces Strategic Partnership
With Avalara
Leading Provider of ERP Software for Midmarket Manufacturers and Distributors Launches AvaTax for
SYSPRO Sales Tax Management Service

March 15, 2011 08:22 AM Eastern Daylight Time 

COSTA MESA, Calif. & BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--SYSPRO, the
leading provider of visionary, pragmatic ERP software, today announced a strategic partnership with Avalara, a
leading provider of fully automated, up-to-date sales and use tax compliance solutions. SYSPRO will now offer
AvaTax for SYSPRO, a solution that leverages off the open SYSPRO technology architecture to deliver a totally
integrated service that speeds up and simplifies the exacting taxation requirements of SMB manufacturers and

AvaTax for SYSPRO is an easy-to-use, sales tax calculation and filing solution that integrates with SYSPRO ERP
(Enterprise Resource Planning) software to eliminate the hassle of tax compliance processes and reduce the risk of
sales tax audits. The web-based service delivers instantaneous sales tax calculations using a centrally-managed,
highly accurate calculation engine leveraging up-to-date sales tax rates, rules and jurisdiction boundaries. Coupled
with automated filing, remittance and exemption certificate management, AvaTax for SYSPRO provides
unprecedented sales tax functionality to boost business productivity while minimizing audit risk.

“AvaTax is the industry standard for automated sales tax solutions, and we are proud to add SYSPRO to the list of
leading providers who have chosen to incorporate our service into their offerings,” said Scott McFarlane, CEO and
co-founder of Avalara. “SYSPRO customers now have the ability to focus on their core business without worrying
about spending additional time and resources on calculating and remitting sales tax.” 

According to Brian Stein, CEO of SYSPRO USA, “Many mid-market manufacturers and distributors do not have
the systems available to effectively manage taxation complexities. AvaTax for SYSPRO exemplifies the driving force
behind SYSPRO ERP -- to continue to deliver technology superior tools that give mid-market manufactures and
distributors the ability to successfully compete in their respective industries.” 

About Avalara

Headquartered in Bainbridge Island, WA, Avalara is the recognized leader in web-based sales tax solutions and is
transforming the sales and use tax compliance process for businesses of all sizes. With point-and-click ease Avalara,
the provider of AvaTax, AvaCert and AvaFile, provides the fastest, easiest, most accurate and affordable way for
companies to address their statutory tax requirements. Avalara is the industry's most trusted provider of sales and
use tax automation solutions, serving more than 40,000 registered users located throughout the U.S., Canada, and
abroad, delivering more than 350 million sales tax transactions, and filing and remitting more than $10 billion in sales
& use tax collections per year. Avalara is one of America’s fastest growing companies and Microsoft’s SaaS
Partner of the Year for 2010.

For more information, please visit

To set up an interview with executive Scott McFarlane please contact Yvonne Tomascak, Marketing Manager at
Avalara, at 206-826-4900 x1149, or email

Since its inception in 1978, SYSPRO has been delivering state-of-the-art business solutions to some of the world's
leading companies. As a global leader in the production of world-class ERP software, the company now caters to
the specialized needs of over 14,500 licensed companies in more than 60 countries worldwide. SYSPRO is
marketed globally through regional territory distribution centers and a global reseller network in the US, Canada,
Africa, Asia Pacific, Australia and the UK.

SYSPRO is a fully integrated business software solution that provides complete control over the planning and
management of all facets of business including accounting, manufacturing and distribution operations in a variety of

For additional information on SYSPRO, call Stanley Goodrich at 714/437-1000 or go to

All company names and products mentioned in this release are trademarks or registered trademarks of their
respective holders.

Stanley Goodrich, 714/437-1000


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