Natick MA, Nov. 13, 2008 – Centage Corporation today announced that Link Maestro® which provides direct connectivity for quick and easy data transfer between Sage MAS 90/200 and Budget Maestro®, budgeting, forecasting and reporting software, has been awarded Sage Certification through the VeriTest™ service of Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIOX).
As the exclusive provider of independent testing for the Sage Certified Solution Program, Lionbridge tested Link Maestro® to confirm that it meets or exceeds Sage’s strict criteria for installation, functionality, design architecture, and adherence to best practices. Testing was completed with Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200 ERP systems.
Sage certification is only available for products from Sage Gold Partners. Sage Gold Partners must 1) support all Sage upgrades and product updates within certain minimum time periods; 2) meet a broad range of accounting, architectural, and installation guidelines; and 3) complete and pass independent testing through the VeriTest service at Lionbridge.
“This certification is part of our continued commitment to the Sage platform,” said Kamran Sassoon, president and CEO of Centage. “Link Maestro’s direct integration to Sage ERP systems enables our customers to effectively measure where their business is against plan, pinpoint where the variances occur and then adjust their course of action as necessary.”
“The fact that Link Maestro has met the comprehensive requirements of the Sage Certified Solution Program assures Centage’s customers that Budget Maestro will integrate smoothly with the Sage platform,” said Steve Nemzer, Vice President, Global Development & Testing at Lionbridge. “Lionbridge is committed to improving IT end-user experiences by ensuring that applications meet or exceed strict criteria for functionality and adhere to best practices. By confirming that their products are ‘Sage Certified’, both partners and customers can enjoy lower support incidents and reduce their total costs over time.”