VAI Expands Global Footprint with Double-Digit Growth in 2017
Leading ERP Developer Sees New Customer Wins, Strategic Partnerships and Key Technology Investments Elevating the Company to New Heights
Ronkonkoma, N.Y. - January 8, 2018 - VAI, a leading ERP software developer, today announced that it has experienced double-digit company growth in 2017, fueled by an increased demand for cloud-based, intelligent solutions, the unveiling of its S2K Enterprise 6.0 solution and the company’s commitment to consistently delivering innovative, comprehensive offerings ahead of the curve. VAI is experiencing dynamic, sustainable growth across the board, rapidly expanding the company’s global staff by 15 percent and achieving another year of double digit growth, increasing 2017 revenue by 14.51 percent, while also earning various industry recognitions, and securing new customers and technology partners.
The demand for cloud-based solutions continues to grow and remains a top priority for enterprises, with 90 percent of VAI’s new business acquisitions moving to the cloud this year. VAI’s cloud-based solutions offer reduced costs, flexibility and extensive disaster recovery with its multiple data center locations. In 2017, VAI expanded and increased the power of its data center servers for customers migrating to the cloud to ensure uptime and prevent data loss.
“We continued to identify the growing needs and demands of our customers this year. Our focus remained on investments in mobile, advanced analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence technologies to help our customers make more informed business decisions in real-time, and help them achieve and exceed their growth trajectories,” said Bob Vormittag Sr., founder and CEO of VAI. “As a result, our intelligent suite of integrated applications and services, combined with our unlimited user license, has resonated very well with our customers, especially for companies that are in growth or acquisition-mode. We anticipate double-digit growth again in 2018, and we’ll continue to enhance our product offerings and business intelligence capabilities.”
In 2017, VAI focused on expanding its global customer base and entering strategic partnerships that will continue to enhance its ERP solution. Notably, VAI partnered with IBM to integrate Watson Analytics into its product offering. The company plans to further develop this offering in 2018 by rolling out a predictive analytics and performance monitoring capabilities throughout the entire suite of VAI applications. In addition to new alliance technology partnerships, VAI’s global customer base also grew across all verticals with a focus on the food, pharmaceutical, and hard goods industries.
Leading industry organizations recognized VAI for its commitment to sustainability:
- Food Logistics named VAI in its 2017 Top Green Providers
- Supply & Demand Chain Executive selected VAI as a recipient of an SDCE Green Supply Chain Award for 2017
- Business Intelligence Group named VAI a finalist in the 2017 Sustainability Awards
- Nucleus Research recognized the company with VAI's appearance in the 2017 Technology Value Matrix for ERP
VAI’s employee and customer growth sparked a 50 percent office expansion in Chicago, IL, a 50 percent employee increase in Orlando, FL and plans for an office expansion at VAI headquarters in Ronkonkoma, NY. Celebrating its 40-year anniversary in 2018, VAI will continue to expand on decades of ERP leadership and expertise to update its product offerings and continue to help its customers stay relevant with the latest emerging technologies.
About VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)
VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. An IBM Gold Business Partner, VAI is the 2012 IBM Beacon Award Winner for Outstanding Solutions for Midsize Businesses. VAI continues to innovate with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobility and cloud technology to help customers make more informed business decisions in real-time and empower their mobile workforces. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY with branch offices in Florida, Illinois and California. For more information, visit www.vai.net, follow @VAISoftware on Twitter or “like us” on facebook.com/VAISoftware.
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