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Unanet Connect Delivers First and Only Seamless ERP Software Integration Platform

Oct 26, 2020

Paylocity, ADP, Oracle, BambooHR, MS Teams, Box, DocuSign and HubSpot among the hundreds of pre-built connectors Dulles, VA, Oct. 26, 2020 – Unanet, the flexible project-based ERP software purpose-built for the government contracting (GovCon) and architecture and engineering (A/E) industries, today released Unanet Connect, the industry’s first and only open integration marketplace and platform that goes beyond APIs to seamlessly integrate hundreds of prebuilt connectors with customers’ ERP. This unique platform gives Unanet customers a single solution for data orchestration, workflow automation and improved team collaboration. With Unanet Connect, customers gain access to an open marketplace with more than 100 pre-built application connectors that can be implemented at scale with an accelerated time to value. The result is a highly automated enterprise with increased efficiencies across systems, processes and teams from sales to projects, expenses to payments, hiring to payroll and operations. “Our commitment to customers is giving them elegant, integrated technology so they can run their entire businesses, not just their ERP, and with Unanet Connect, we’re delivering on that promise,” said Assad Jarrahian, chief product officer, Unanet. “As companies continue their digital transformations, Unanet Connect is the only tool that will allow them to scale their entire enterprise environment in a way that meets all of their unique needs, improving their business processes easily and simply.” More than 100 pre-built application connectors are available with Unanet Connect, including Paylocity, ADP, Oracle, BambooHR, MS Teams, Box, DocuSign, HubSpot and more. Business functions including payroll, HR, marketing, sales and finance, and many more can all integrate with Unanet. Customers gain efficiency and productivity, taking measurable steps toward their digital transformation goals with one centralized hub of information, insights and automation.  Unanet is also rapidly growing the list of Certified Technology Partners on Unanet Connect. Earlier this year, Unanet announced a variety of new product enhancements to its ERP for GovCon and A/E customers, including new streamlined invoicing with online payment facilitation, analytics, and subcontractor management features. These features, along with the release of Unanet Connect, help customers innovate and scale infinitely with their goals for digital transformation. “The status quo of ERP and other business solutions just aren’t delivering on customer needs,” continued Jarrahian. “With this unique integration tool, we’re disrupting the entrenched marketplace and finally giving customers what they want and deserve. About UnanetUnanet is a leading provider of ERP solutions purpose-built for Government Contractors, A/E, and Professional Services. More than 2,000 project-driven organizations depend on Unanet to turn their information into actionable insights, drive better decision-making, and nurture business growth. For more information, visit www.unanet.com.

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Unanet Will Acquire Cosential To Deliver More Best-in-Class, Enterprise ERP and CRM Choices

Oct 14, 2020

Combined company to deliver alternative to status quo market leaders Dulles, VA, Oct. 14, 2020 – Unanet, the flexible project-based ERP software purpose-built for the government contracting (GovCon), architecture and engineering (A/E) industries, today announced it will acquire Cosential, the leader in customer relationship management (CRM) software and proposal solutions for the construction and A/E markets. The combination of Unanet’s purpose-built ERP and Cosential’s CRM software will give customers new choices for best-in-class solutions that meet their enterprise business management needs, including business development, proposal management, project management, finance, operations and resource management. Relying on Unanet’s proven track record of investing in and enhancing new platforms, Unanet will continue to invest in Cosential’s technology for the construction and A/E industries while also maintaining its innovation momentum in GovCon, construction and A/E industries. “Project-based businesses are demanding better service and better technology than have been provided by legacy vendors,” said Craig Halliday, CEO of Unanet. “Unanet and Cosential share a commitment to our customers and to hard work that results in exceptional outcomes. With our advanced technology, proven innovation, and knowledge of the GovCon, A/E and construction industries, we can bring a best-in-class alternative to the status quo so customers gain the satisfaction and innovation they deserve.” Cosential brings deep-rooted expertise in the A/E and construction industries as the CRM market leader in the AEC space, complementing Unanet’s leadership in the GovCon, A/E and professional services spaces. Unanet and Cosential have many mutual customers, further demonstrating the synergy between the two companies and their technologies, and underscoring the opportunity for collaboration and innovation. “Cosential customers will gain increased investment in their business development and marketing solution, and gain access to Unanet’s ERP,” said Dan Cornish, CEO of Cosential.  “Unanet has proven its commitment to investing in technology to benefit all customers, so we know the future will result in many cutting-edge new capabilities. Cosential and Unanet share a focus on providing an excellent customer experience in order to deliver even greater value to our customers.” “Unanet is the brains of our project management, accounting and resource management, and Cosential is the backbone of our sales and marketing. While the two are already working well together, we can see extraordinary value in the two pieces integrating into one cohesive system. We look forward to working with the expanded Unanet team,” said Vicki Schreckengost, CPA, Controller for Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. “We looked at all the go-to companies in ERP and it was clear that Unanet offered a better product, more attentive service, and greater value than the big brand names. We found the same situation when it came to our CRM provider, Cosential. Our industry needs a strong tech leader that is committed to our unique business, to innovative technology, and to their customers long-term,” said Mark Bertsch, CFO, Vocon. Integrated business process solutions for architecture, construction and engineering industries are an expanding market opportunity, giving Unanet a strong foothold for significant revenue capture long-term. With its investments in the A/E and construction industries and its award-winning solutions for the GovCon market, as well as professional service industries, Unanet is poised to continue its significant growth trajectory, which has been accelerating since 2019. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Unanet plans to close on the acquisition in the fourth quarter. About Unanet Unanet is a leading provider of ERP solutions purpose-built for Government Contractors, A/E, and Professional Services. More than 2,000 project-driven organizations depend on Unanet to turn their information into actionable insights, drive better decision-making, and nurture business growth. For more information, visit www.unanet.com. About Cosential As a leader of the space, continuously gaining market share over competitors such as Salesforce and Microsoft, Cosential has spent the last 20+ years tailoring their project-based sales and marketing solutions for the construction and related industries. The system brings robust customer management capabilities together with powerful proposal generation software, empowering Business Developers, Marketers, Executives, and select Project Teams to own, enrich, and leverage their firm-owned data. The industry continues to see upward motions of digital transformations and Cosential has been leading the charge in that movement by being the only growth platform that goes beyond a CRM in owning the pre-sales process for market leaders winning business in the AEC industry.

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Unanet Releases New ERP Capabilities to Help GovCons Manage Subcontractors and Increase Analytics Insights

Oct 06, 2020

Dulles, VA, Oct. 06, 2020 – Unanet, the leading SaaS project-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider, today released new features of its industry-leading technology that will help U.S. government contractors (GovCons) understand their businesses more thoroughly through increased analytics and help them simplify subcontractor management. The new features further deliver on Unanet’s promise to invest in and expand its award-winning ERP solutions so all customers continue to have best-in-breed technology to help them run their businesses more efficiently, transparently and cost-effectively. Today Unanet unveiled these major new capabilities: Analytics+ – Adding to the Q3 release of enhanced analytics capabilities, all cloud customers will gain new visual-based reporting that helps them solve business challenges and increase business intelligence throughout Q4. Analytics+ integrates seamlessly into Unanet’s ERP for real-time data insight, and ease-of-use with existing interfaces. Analytics+ provides Express View Reports, Out-of-the-Box Reporting, and 1034/1035 Pixel Perfect Templates. Unanet customers can also take advantage of Studio Analytics for Advanced Pixel Perfect Templates, Custom Reports and Dashboards, and more.Subcontractor Portal – Unanet’s cloud-based financial customers now have a best-in-class tool to simplify the on-boarding process for subcontractors, minimize time and expense exchanges, and streamline processes and communication with subcontractors. These tools enable customers to shorten time-to-cash, reduce manual processes, decrease accruals, and improve many other financial and business functions.Hours-based Accruals – Organizations that have hourly employees will now have leave accrued by hours work done all within Unanet, reducing errors, saving manual work, and improving speed and accuracy. “GovCons are under increasing pressure to operate efficiently, and with the latest in compliance, cybersecurity and technology,” said Kim Koster, vice president of GovCon Strategy for Unanet. “We’re constantly enhancing our purpose-built ERP so GovCons can stay one step ahead of the ever-evolving requirements and keep their businesses running smoothly, effectively and with the peace-of-mind the attentive Unanet team delivers.” In 2020, Unanet has delivered four major product releases, giving customers a regular cadence of enhancements and upgrades, without long waiting periods. As customers communicate to Unanet their latest needs and requirements, and as the regulations are drawn up, Unanet immediately works to build best-in-class tools so customers can be assured their ERP is always effective and productive. Unlike some ERP providers, Unanet builds each feature specifically to work with and enhance the existing ERP platform, so customers have a seamless, integrated function. About UnanetUnanet is a leading provider of ERP solutions purpose-built for Government Contractors, A/E, and Professional Services. More than 2,000 project-driven organizations depend on Unanet to turn their information into actionable insights, drive better decision-making, and nurture business growth. For more information, visit www.unanet.com. Follow Unanet at @UnanetTech on Twitter and Unanet-Technologies on LinkedIn.

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Unanet Sees Revenue Growth With Competitive Customer Wins in GovCon, A/E Industries

Sep 24, 2020

DULLES, Va., Sept. 24, 2020 — Unanet, the leading SaaS project-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provider, announced today significant customer growth in the first-half of the year. The positive trajectory is attributable to investments in new software enhancements for its government contractor (GovCon) and architecture and engineering (A/E) customer bases, increased brand awareness in the market, and the company’s long-standing commitment to industry-leading customer support. In the second quarter of 2020, the number of new Unanet customers grew by 56% over the previous quarter. Unanet succeeded in winning major awards including A/E firm Mesa Associates, one of the country’s largest engineering, procurement, and construction management firms covering power, defense, aerospace, industrial, commercial and municipal entities, and the GovCon OptoKnowledge, which specializes in the development of turn-key electro-optical sensor systems. Also today, Unanet was recognized as a “High Performer” in dozens of categories for its A/E and GovCon solutions in G2’s Fall Report 2020, including fastest implementation, highest user adoption, most implementable, easiest setup, customer support, best relationship, easiest to use, and best usability. The selections were made by end-users, demonstrating the value Unanet’s customers receive and their favorability of the solutions. “When we go head-to-head with the biggest names in ERP, we win the vast majority of the time because of our commitment to customers, our superior product, and our knowledgeable staff,” said Craig Halliday, CEO of Unanet. “The companies switching to Unanet have expressed their frustration with the status quo and are looking for better service, innovation and quality than they are getting from other ERP providers. We continue to delight them with enhancements to our purpose-built software, and more importantly, a commitment to our people-first customer service.” In 2020, Unanet has made significant investments in its marquee product lines, including: Several new powerful analytics tools for its GovCon customers that seamlessly integrate into existing ERP data for predictive modeling, specialized reporting, and better clarity on how to manage resources including cash flow, revenue and costs.Since acquiring Clearview Software, which has been integrated into Unanet’s product suite as Unanet A/E, the company quadrupled the development and innovation team, resulting in enhanced CRM to help customers improve sales tracking and nurture their customer relationships, while managing job costs and tracking the entire lifecycle of a project on any device.Integrated payment technologies, automated invoice attachments and secure payroll integration. In 2020, Unanet also hired an array of new executive talent, including a new Chief Product Officer, Chief Customer Officer, Chief Sales Officer and Chief Marketing Officer. This experienced talent has helped drive Unanet’s increased brand awareness, innovation and customer-first approach to the market. “Our focus on delivering value for our customers is paying off, and we have every reason to believe our customers will reward us with continued growth through the rest of the year, allowing us to welcome even more new customers to our family,” continued Halliday. About UnanetUnanet is a leading provider of ERP solutions purpose-built for Government Contractors, A/E, and Professional Services. More than 2,000 project-driven organizations depend on Unanet to turn their information into actionable insights, drive better decision-making, and nurture business growth. For more information, visit www.unanet.com. Follow Unanet at @UnanetTech on Twitter and Unanet-Technologies on LinkedIn.