Cloud applications company FinancialForce.com and Scribe, a provider of CRM data integration solutions, have developed a pre-configured solution for connecting FinancialForce.com’s hosted billing application with legacy, on premise based ERP systems. Companies can transition applications such as hosted billing while coexisting with a legacy ERP system. FinancialForce.com’s first integration focuses on Microsoft (News - Alert) Dynamics, with integrations to SAP and Oracle.
FinancialForce.com focuses on building business applications for Force.com with applications including Accounting, Billing, Professional Services Automation (PSA) and Services Resource Planning (SRP). The company serves fast growing organizations and dynamic enterprises, helping them to align finance, sales and service in a way that enables profitable growth.
Roger Hodskins, vice president of strategic alliances at Scribe Software (News - Alert), said, “Our platform allows a growing number of Force.com ISVs to offer integration as a product capability – a capability that is key to them entering new markets.”
Using Scribe’s Force.com connector, companies can pass accounting data from FinancialForce Billing in the form of invoices to Microsoft Dynamics. The integration generates transactions for posting to Dynamics A/R and General Ledger. The connector then passes back outstanding balances and the account’s payment status giving Salesforce CRM users a complete view of opportunities, invoices and outstanding balances on the Force.com platform. Ensuring hosted billing and accounts receivable are coordinated, the integration synchronizes Force.com customer account objects with Dynamics customer account records ensuring that CRM
.“There are a large number of organizations using legacy ERP systems that want to generate invoices directly from Salesforce CRM and post them back to their on-premises ERP packages,” said Tom Brennan, vice president of product marketing at FinancialForce.com. “Scribe’s Force.com connector is a strong solution for integrating on-premise based ERP systems with the world’s most popular cloud platform. When you combine FinancialForce Billing with Scribe’s connector, companies can streamline their billing processes, improve cash flow and greatly simplify the integration.”
Scribe’s connector for Force.com will help businesses to keep processes accurate, controlled and properly accounted for. The company also offers cloud solutions to several industries including financial services, life sciences, manufacturing, and media and entertainment.
Edited by Jamie Epstein