SLIEDRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - July 24, 2012) - UNIT4 (EURONEXT AMSTERDAM:UNIT4),the global business software group, has announced that the State of Berlin will continue to rely on its financial software. In a newly signed agreement the Senate Department of Finance and UNIT4 Business Software GmbH are extending their longstanding partnership, which sees approximately 9,000 employees of the Senate and District Administrations, the Audit Division, the State Parliament and other authorities in the State of Berlin work with UNIT4 software every day.
In the nineties the State of Berlin implemented UNIT4's ProFiskal solution as part of its state-wide Administration Management project. Since then employees at both state and district level have been using it to manage an annual budget in the double-digit billion Euro range. A comprehensive reporting system with several hundreds of evaluations for budget planning, management and cost accounting are part of the solution. The financial management system also includes components for a state cash office, dunning and enforcement, assets accounting, a product catalogue, personnel cost recording and the budget and balance sheet.
"In recent years UNIT4 has proven to be an extremely reliable partner," says Oliver Rohbeck, Head of the Senate Department of Finance. "We are convinced that with our UNIT4 solution we have a guarantee that will allow us to continue to handle our tasks in a secure and reliable manner."
Michael Mors, Managing Director of UNIT4 Business Software GmbH, says: "We are very proud that we have been able to prove ourselves for such a long period of time and that we can continue our successful partnership with the State of Berlin in the years to come."
UNIT4 is a global cloud-focused business software and services company aimed at helping dynamic public sector and commercial services organizations to embrace change simply, quickly and cost effectively in a market sector it calls "Businesses Living IN Change (BLINC)™". The Group incorporates a number of the world's leading change embracing software brands including Agresso Business World, our flagship ERP suite for mid-sized services intensive organizations; Coda, our best-of-class financial management software; and FinancialForce.com, the cloud applications company formed with investment from salesforce.com.
With operations in 24 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Africa and sales activities in several other countries, revenue of $597.0M USD (EUR454.7 million) was realized in 2011. UNIT4 is headquartered in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands and has over 4,000 employees. It is listed on Euronext Amsterdam by NYSE Euronext and is included in the Amsterdam Midcap Index (AMX).
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