Sage 100 ERP 2014 Released

We told you last month about the benefits of upgrading and potential added features of Sage 100 ERP 2014. It is now here! Check out the official release guide to view all of the new features. If you are concerned about compatibility and computer specifications needed we have prepared an overview for you here.

SAGE 100 ERP 2014 Highlighted Capabilities:

1. Provide a better customer experience

 Empower customers to access, pay, and view invoices online

– Present to customers with a visual catalog on an iPad
– Take photos and collect customer signatures on service work with an iPhone
– Know your customers better through social media integrations

2. Increase your revenue

– Suggest related or additional items through your visual iPad catalog
– Provide a quote, place an order, and take payment with your iPad
– Access customer information and capture sales activity with your iPhone
3. Make better business decisions
– Visually see your business data with easy to use dashboards
– Spend more time analyzing your business with automated reporting
– Stock the products customers buy with better inventory analytics

OK, So It Is Time To Upgrade. Now What?

A backup should be made of your main file before upgrading to Sage 100 ERP 2014. This backup should be saved in a separate folder from your main fail in case of corruption. This is something you should be doing regularly already. If not then the upgrade it a great time to get in the habit.

How to make up a backup of Sage 100 ERP:

  1. In Sage select File > Run from the menu. In the Program field, type *info and click Proceed.
  2. Note the Installed Directory Path; this is the location that you need to back up.

TIP 1: Make sure everyone is out of Sage when you back up.
TIP 2: Schedule your future backups to run off-hours.
TIP 3: Always test your backups to be sure that you can restore the data.
TIP 4: Always backup your data files prior to performing period end processes.


The new version will need to be installed and your data will need to be converted to be compatible with the newest version of Sage.Timac Solutions can assist you with the upgrade and conversation process. We strive to help you have a smooth transition into Sage 100 ERP 2014.