Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 for Government Contractors to be Introduced at Microsoft Technology Innovation Center in Reston on March 19.

Reston, VA (March 4, 2009) – Pleasant Valley Business Solutions (PVBS) announced today that it has been selected by Microsoft to launch the new Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 for Government Contractors at the Microsoft Technology Innovation Center in Reston on March 19.  Microsoft is launching the new version of its flagship Dynamics NAV product line in over 30 cities across the United States in February and March. PVBS was selected to roll out the solution to companies that provide services or sell products to the Federal Government.  This represents Microsoft’s biggest Dynamics product launch in years.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 for Government Contractors is Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) compliant and helps companies that provide services and/or sell products to the Federal Government streamline their project accounting, ERP, and financial management business processes.

The product launch will happen on Thursday, March 19 at 11:30am at the Microsoft Technology Innovation Center in Reston. In addition to an extensive overview and demonstration of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 for Government Contractors, the event will also feature a panel discussion with government contractor professionals that use the solution to run their companies.  The event is open to all government contractors in the Mid-Atlantic region however pre-registration is required.  To register, please go to http://www.pvbs.net/pvbsevents.htm. Lunch will be served at the product launch.

PVBS is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner that supplies Microsoft Dynamics NAV to government contractors and product resellers. Customers include fast-growing companies such as Management Consulting (MANCON) out of Virginia Beach and Force 3 (Crofton, MD). Another customer, Progeny Systems (Manassas, VA), recently announced that it has already purchased Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009. “We could see how easily it could be shaped to our specific needs,” said Progeny Systems Chief Financial Officer Alexander Kot. “Pleasant Valley showed us how easy it is to customize the system, even on the fly.”

David Willis, vice president for the US Dynamics business at Microsoft, said: “Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 for Government Contractors is one comprehensive application linking contractor services and sales data together.  This linkage helps to simplify business processes and reporting between contractors and the governmental agencies they serve.  We look forward to sharing it’s numerous capabilities during the upcoming product launch – it’s sure to be a welcomed addition to Microsoft’s suite of business productivity solutions.”

For government contractors, Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 supports compliance for indirect rates and billing rates, with the flexibility to support various cost structures and differing contract billing scenarios, such as time and materials, cost-plus with incentives, and reward fees.  For government resellers, the solution supports the complete sales process. It is the only solution on the market that supports companies that sell products and/or provide services to the Government.

Features that government contractors and product resellers will find particularly valuable include:

  • More self-service reporting and business intelligence capabilities that reduce ad-hoc requests to the IT department for reports and information.
  • Utilize Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services to export to Excel for further analysis and graphical presentation.
  • Accelerate business insight and expand the value of business data even further by combining Microsoft Dynamics NAV with Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services and SQL Server Analysis Services.
  • Online access to real-time data, reports, and collaboration tools with Employee Portal in Microsoft Dynamics NAV, a Web-based interface built on Windows SharePoint Services.
  • Unleash the power to communicate and collaborate effectively and optimize your technology investments through deep integration with the Microsoft Office system, including Excel, and Windows SharePoint Services.

Bernard Mustafa, CEO and President at PVBS said, “Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 is a comprehensive business management solution that helps people throughout the government contractor organization work faster, smarter, and more productively.  For example, the new Role Centers are an integral part of Dynamics NAV 2009 and provide access to relevant information, tasks, and business processes in a single overview for company executives, project managers, finance and accounting professionals, and business development people.”

About Pleasant Valley Business Solutions (PVBS)

Pleasant Valley Business Solutions (PVBS), a “Microsoft Business Solutions President’s Club Member 2007,” offers the Microsoft alternative for government contractor ERP, financial management and project accounting. Microsoft offers a better project accounting and financial management solution than what’s been available in the past to high-growth government contractors. Only PVBS offers a Microsoft Dynamics NAV solution that was created specifically for high-growth government contractors, to help these companies better manage and maximize their Federal Government business. PVBS is based in Reston, VA. Visit PVBS at www.pvbs.net.

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