Following its 2006 corporate rationalisation, Infor's financial management systems (FMS) group has released the latest upgrades for its SunSystems accounting suite. John Stokdyk reports.
Inform FMS SunSystems 5.3, to give the latest version its proper name, will be most notable for the Outlook-like user interface, which is becoming something of an industry standard. Beneath the bonnet, the product has been upgraded to run on the latest relational database systems from Microsoft and Oracle.
The functional improvements include an upgraded audit trail to ensure data is captured to meet the requirements of corporate governance/internal control legislation such as the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Within the ledgers, new facilities allow users to customise their transaction numbering and categoris...