Microsoft Dynamics Partner Roundup: Engagement for banks & CUs; Canadian CSP; Certified doc management; ISV’s 8000th customer

Hitachi Solutions America launches Engage for Banking and Engage for Credit Unions

Hitachi Solutions America has launched Hitachi Solutions’ Engage for Banking and Hitachi Solutions’ Engage for Credit Unions, products re-engineered specifically for Microsoft Dynamics 365.

Engage for Banking and Engage for Credit Unions are part of a suite of industry products designed for the Microsoft Cloud portfolio, including Dynamics 365, Power BI, and Cortana Intelligence, according to the company.

Hitachi Solutions America describes its industry products as being “Designed to extend and improve the functionality of the Microsoft Cloud [and to] offer businesses the customized software they need to compete and win in today’s world.”

“Engage for Banking and Engage for Credit Unions provide an exciting opportunity for commercial banks and credit unions to leverage our cutting-edge technology backed by years of industry experience to improve members’ services and uncover new opportunities,” said Landy Wingard, vice president, banking and capital markets, at Hitachi Solutions America, in a statement.

IT Cloud Solutions becomes a Microsoft 2-Tier distributor for CSP in Canada

IT Cloud Solutions has announced that it is now selling through the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Indirect program, enabling the company to be a Microsoft cloud solution provider to its partner channel.

As a Microsoft cloud distribution partner, IT Cloud integrates functionalities of Microsoft APIs for service provisioning and configuration, according to company officials. In addition, IT Cloud Solutions educates and enables its partners, provides supports and billing on behalf of partners.

“The combination of business productivity solutions such as Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security, Microsoft Intune and Microsoft Dynamics 365, plus our award-winning business continuity cloud solutions, make a compelling proposition for channel partners to take to market,” said the company’s VP of Sales and Business Development David Latulippe, in a statement. “Our partners can now combine business continuity and productivity in one single place, IT Cloud Solutions.”

Metafile Information Systems earns Certified for Microsoft Dynamics accreditation

Metafile Information Systems has announced that MetaViewer, its paperless automation/document management solution, is now Certified for Microsoft Dynamics D365, which signifies that the solution has met Microsoft’s highest standard for partner-developed software.

MetaViewer enables companies to operate more efficiently by eliminating manual data entry and automating previously paper-based tasks, leading to greater visibility across the enterprise, according to company officials.

MetaViewer with built-in optical character recognition (OCR) enhances organizations’ Microsoft Dynamics ERP solutions by adding integrated workflow, document imaging, and dashboard views of business processes, officials said.

“Metafile has always been committed to providing state-of-the-art, intuitive and comprehensive software solutions to help companies do business more efficiently and more accurately, and achieving the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics designation for Microsoft Dynamics D365 for Finance and Operations is a clear reflection of the dedication, hard work and creative minds of our team,” said Mike Joachim, software developer at Metafile Information Systems, in a statement.

PandaDoc now powers quotes, proposals and contracts for more than 8,000 organizations worldwide

PandaDoc, a document management provider, has announced that it has signed its 8,000th paying customer, increasing the company’s position within the CPQ, document management, and sales enablement markets. PandaDoc’s document automation, quoting, and e-signature solution integrates with Microsoft Dynamics 365/CRM.

“It has been roughly three years since the PandaDoc product first made its debut, and I couldn’t be happier with our progress,” said PandaDoc CEO Mikita Mikado, in a statement. “We have secured some great partnerships over the years, and we have also vastly expanded our product offerings. I feel we are well positioned for significant growth this year.”

PandaDoc’s document management platform has features designed to allow businesses to easily generate, track and execute documents, including proposals, contracts, quotes and eSignatures. Companies running on PandaDoc report higher close rates, larger deals, shorter sales cycles, full compliance, and other improvements that relate to the final stages of the buying cycle, according to the company.