Paragon Software Solutions’ Upgrade Procedure Delivers No Disruptions for aPriori Technologies during Financial System Installation


Paragon Software Solutions, a Microsoft Partner, announced that the company successfully upgraded the financial management system of cost management software company, aPriori Technologies in Concord, Massachusetts with no interruptions to the company’s day-to-day operations. Taking place over a weekend, Paragon remotely moved and installed Microsoft Dynamics® GP to an in-house virtual server with SQL Server 2008 R2. They also upgraded the system to the latest Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 and installed and configured Management Reporter, Excel Reporting and SQL Reporting Services.

Paragon has system upgrade expertise with software companies and their system requirements in particular. aPriori switched from another integrator to Paragon because of the company’s numerous past successful installations. Paragon’s remote upgrade procedure, which generally takes place over a weekend, delivers very minimal or no interruption to the client’s day-to-day operations and generally takes less time than on-site installs.

“The ability to convert to in-house hosting and maintain access to our detail history without any interruption in day-to-day processing was a key component in aPriori’s decision to choose Paragon,” stated Julie Furrier, Controller at aPriori Technologies.

aPriori now has advanced reporting capabilities including the ability to quickly and easily create, generate, secure and publish financial statements such as P&L statements, balance sheets and cash flow reports as well as a wide variety of customized reports specific to the company’s needs. Paragon specializes in working with organizations to match a company’s specific function requirement with the optimum software.

aPriori software and services generate hard-dollar product cost savings for discrete manufacturing and product innovation companies. Using aPriori’s real-time product cost assessments, employees in engineering, sourcing and manufacturing make more-informed decisions that drive costs out of products pre- and post-production. For more information, visit: