Sonata S/W Develops ERP for Construction Industry

by CXOtoday Staff    Mar 02, 2007

Sonata Software, a Global Systems Integrator and solution provider on Microsoft products, today launched SonnetCONSTRUCT, a special ERP package for the construction, real estate and contracting industry.

SonnetCONSTRUCT has been built on Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0. By customizing Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 to meet the needs of the construction industry, SonnetCONSTRUCT offers increased business competitiveness, maximize productivity and enhanced profitability for companies, a press release said here today.

The key concern of the booming construction and contracting industry has been to sustain the competitive advantage while protecting margins. With its unique needs the industry needed a cost effective, reliable and flexible system to address these concerns, and simultaneously providing real-time inventory control, online project assessment and status, resource visibility across the enterprise and up-to-date accounting information, it added.

Welcoming this new offering, Y. Moideen Rizwan, Executive Director, Mfar Holdings, Bangalore said, “When making strategic IT investment decisions, enterprises want solutions that can integrate with their existing systems and infrastructure. Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 meets these prerequisites effortlessly. We had done an analysis of the SonnetCONSTRUCT solution and it has met our requirements well and has simplified the entire ERP process in our organization.”

SonnetCONSTRUCT provides construction/real estate organizations the ability to perform core functions like business development- campaigns, tender, brokerage; finance & accounting - budgeting, cash flow, bank management, payment schedules, roject management-items of work, estimation, BOQ, project execution & monitoring, procurement & inventory control - indent, RFQ, quotation, work order, sub-contractor management and reporting & analytics - property master, flat availability, cost to complete, demand letters, etc.

Sujit Mohanty, Director, Sonata Information Technology Limited said, “With our experience of implementing over 100 enterprise applications and our proactive investments in Microsoft technologies coupled with our successes in implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX in the construction industry, we are in a unique position to enable the construction industry to successfully adopt SonnetCONSTRUCT on Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0. Our proven SonnetTORQ methodology enables our customers lower their total cost of ownership and substantially increase returns on investments.”

Commenting on SonnetCONSTRUCT on Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 and Microsoft?s relationship with Sonata,. Sushant Dwivedy, Business Group Lead, Microsoft Dynamics added, “Companies today are looking for industry-specific solutions that focus on their business needs. The new and enhanced ERP solution is both easy to use and deploy. It also gives Microsoft Dynamics’ partners the flexibility to create industry-specific ERP packages like SonnectCONSTRUCT, which has been developed specifically for the construction and real estate industry.”