IDS Scheer SME Acquires A.S. Plus
IDS Scheer hopes the acquisition will help its SME customers design business process systems.Business process modeling software maker IDS Scheer Inc. announced Tuesday that subsidiary IDS Scheer Small and Medium Enterprises has acquired Accounting Solutions Plus Inc. A Harrisburg, Pa.-based consulting firm, A.S. Plus specializes in the implementation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. With the acquisition, IDS Scheer gains 70 customers and expertise in the health care and public sector verticals and at the same time expands its Microsoft Business Solutions Practice.
A.S. Plus began implementing ERP software in 1985. Three years later, in 1998, the company became a Great Plains partner. Great Plains Software Inc. is part of the Business Divisions arm of Microsoft Corp., offering accounting and ERP software to the small and midsize business sector.