Sage Software (News
) has announced that it is partnering with nGenX to provide an outsourced hosting option to its customers for its human resource management system (HRMS) Sage Abra HRMS.
Under the terms of this agreement, Overland Park, Kansas-based nGenX will offer a virtual server environment with full-service information technology support. It will host the software on its Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS (News
)) 70, Type II-certified state-of-the-art data center.
Sage Abra users will have remote access to the software through Internet. The arrangement also eliminates the need for installation of a dedicated server by users and related activities like server maintenance, data storage and back-up, and disaster recovery.
"This partnership builds on our promise to provide flexible, cost-effective, and secure deployment choices for our Sage Abra HRMS customers," stated Jessica Simmons, vice president and general manager for HRMS and Time Tracking, Sage Software.
"Users who choose to host their Sage Abra HRMS software with nGenX can gain flexibility, while avoiding additional IT investments. Sage Abra operates and feels no differently in this hosted environment, yet sensitive employee information is backed up and secured professionally by IT experts, so HR and payroll professionals can focus on more strategic activities,” added Simmons.
Robert Bye, executive vice president of nGenX, commented, "With nGenX, organizations can choose to deploy Sage Abra HRMS in a hosted environment that's both economical and secure. Data and software are backed up in our fully monitored, tightly controlled data center, and users can access both from any computer using any broadband connection, anywhere. We look forward to working with Sage Software, and their business partners and customers, to offer more deployment options, while helping to meet the HR and payroll needs of more mid-sized businesses and organizations."
Targeted at mid-sized businesses, Sage Abra HRMS offers entire suite of HR operations including payroll, benefits, training, recruiting, and compliance software solutions. It also offers a comprehensive array of features and the powerful reporting and analysis capabilities thanks to a flexible design which allows multiple database platforms options, including SQL Server and Visual FoxPro.