Sage released a notice today to business partners that the new product update will be coming soon. This will be the second release to the 4.4 version of Sage MAS 90 and 200. The first pre-release notification for 126.96.36.199 noted new features such as Record Wire Transfers in Account Payable and Search by Lot or Serial Number in Inventory. In this pre-release notification for 188.8.131.52 Sage noted new features like a Recalculate Outstanding Entries Totals Utility for Bank Reconciliation and Positive Pay Export Wizard. New features that Sage has added to the product along with existing Extended Solutions that have been encorparated into the product continue to make Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200 a very strong product that continues to grow. We can all help Sage in their process of making Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200 a strong product by suggesting product enhancements. Here is what was in the announcement from Sage:
Sage MAS 90 and 200 Product Update 2 Delivers Added Value!
The second Sage MAS 90 and 200 4.4 Product Update — 184.108.40.206 — is expected to be available by mid-July via a compact download from Sage Online. Delivering additional features and functionality and product enhancements as an additional on-plan customer benefit, Product Update 2 delivers value across the system and in a range of modules including Bank Reconciliation, Accounts Payable, and Paperless Office. Many of these enhancements are the result of incorporating the main features and functionality of select Extended Solutions into the core product, and others are totally new customer-requested features that solve pain points.
Also included in Product Update 2 is a new Pre-Installation Data Scan utility that will help identify data issues prior to installation.
New features available to you and 4.4 customers are:
- Bank Reconciliation – Automatically Reconcile Checks (similar to BR-1005)
- Bank Reconciliation – Enforce Tighter Controls over Bank Reconciliation Adjusting Entries (New)
- Bank Reconciliation – Enter Checks, Deposits, and Adjustments On-the-Fly (New)
- Bank Reconciliation – Conveniently Use Recalculate Outstanding Entries Totals Utility (New)
- Bank Reconciliation - Positive Pay Export (similar to BR-1004)
- Bank Reconciliation - Positive Pay Export Wizard (New)
- Bank Reconciliation - Expanded Comment Field (New)
- Accounts Payable – ACH Electronic Payments (similar to AP-1063)
- Paperless Office — Accounts Payable Checks, Extended Stubs, and Electronic Payment
- Remittance Advices (similar to AP-1095)
- Product Update Pre-Installation Scan Feature (New)