Sage 50 & Sage 200 FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Sage Frequently Asked Questions

Sage 200 ERP software is a powerful business management solution designed to streamline operations, increase efficiency, and improve overall productivity. It provides comprehensive features such as financial management, inventory control, customer relationship management (CRM), and more. By utilizing Sage 200 ERP, businesses can gain better control over their processes, make informed decisions, and drive growth.

Absolutely! Sage 200 ERP is specifically designed to cater to the needs of small and medium-sized businesses. It offers scalability and flexibility to adapt to your growing business requirements. Whether you are a start-up or an established company, Sage 200 ERP can empower you with the tools and insights needed to thrive in today's competitive market.

Yes, Sage 200 ERP provides seamless integration capabilities with various third-party software and systems. Whether you need to connect with CRM platforms, e-commerce platforms, or other business-critical applications, Sage 200 ERP can integrate and synchronize data, ensuring smooth data flow and reducing manual effort.

Sage 200 ERP offers robust financial management features, including accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, budgeting, cash flow management, and more. It provides real-time visibility into your financial data, enabling accurate reporting, forecasting, and analysis. With comprehensive financial tools, you can make informed decisions, ensure compliance, and optimize your financial performance.

Absolutely! Sage 200 ERP includes advanced inventory control features that help you manage your inventory efficiently. It allows you to track stock levels, manage multiple warehouses, handle purchase orders and deliveries, and optimize inventory replenishment. With integrated supply chain management capabilities, you can streamline your procurement processes, reduce costs, and enhance customer satisfaction.

Yes, Sage 200 ERP is available both as an on-premises solution and as a cloud-based solution. The cloud-based option, known as Sage 200cloud, offers the added benefits of accessibility, scalability, and reduced IT infrastructure costs. It allows you to securely access your business data anytime, anywhere, using any device with an internet connection.

Sage offers comprehensive support and training resources for Sage 200 ERP users. You can access a wide range of documentation, online tutorials, user forums, and knowledge bases. Additionally, Paradise Computing provides one to one and group training and customer support services for Sage 200, including phone and email assistance, to help you with any queries or technical issues you may encounter while using Sage 200 ERP.

  1. Beyond just accounting software: Sage 200 ERP offers significant advantages over traditional accounting packages. It provides a comprehensive business management solution that goes beyond basic accounting functionality. With Sage 200 ERP, you can seamlessly integrate financial management with other critical business areas such as inventory control, customer relationship management (CRM), and more. This integration enables you to gain a holistic view of your business, make data-driven decisions, and drive growth.
  2. Sage 200 ERP handle larger volumes of data and transactions: Sage 200 ERP is designed to handle larger volumes of data and transactions efficiently. While accounting packages like Sage 50, Xero, or QuickBooks are suitable for small to medium-sized businesses, Sage 200 ERP is built to accommodate the needs of expanding organisations. It can effectively manage increasing data volumes and transaction complexity, ensuring smooth and uninterrupted operations as your business grows.
  3. Sage 200 ERP improve financial management: Sage 200 ERP offers advanced financial management capabilities that go beyond basic accounting. It provides features such as multi-company and multi-currency support, robust reporting and analysis tools, budgeting, cash flow management, and more. With these capabilities, Sage 200 ERP enables you to gain real-time visibility into your financial data, improve accuracy, streamline financial processes, and make informed financial decisions.
  4. Sage 200 ERP offer better integration options with other business systems and applications: Sage 200 ERP provides seamless integration options with various third-party systems and applications. Unlike accounting packages that primarily focus on accounting functions, Sage 200 ERP offers broader integration possibilities. It can integrate with CRM platforms, e-commerce systems, payroll software, and other business-critical applications, allowing you to create a connected ecosystem and eliminate manual data entry and duplication.
  5. Sage 200 ERP support more complex business requirements: Sage 200 ERP is designed to handle the complexities of growing businesses. It provides advanced features for inventory management, supply chain management, project accounting, manufacturing, and more. Whether you need to manage multiple warehouses, handle advanced pricing structures, or track project costs, Sage 200 ERP can meet your evolving business requirements.
  6. Sage 200 ERP supports business growth: Sage 200 ERP is a scalable solution that can support your business as it expands. It offers the flexibility to adapt to changing needs and requirements. With its comprehensive features, robust reporting and analytics capabilities, and streamlined processes, Sage 200 ERP provides you with the tools to make informed decisions, optimise operations, and drive sustainable growth.


Yes, we use various migration tools and services to help you seamlessly transfer your data from accounting packages like Sage 50, Xero, or QuickBooks. This ensures a smooth transition and minimises any disruption to your business operations. Paradise's expert support team can assist you throughout the data migration process to ensure a successful upgrade to Sage 200 ERP.

Migrating Sage 50 Accounts to the cloud offers several benefits, including remote access to your financial data, increased collaboration among team members, automatic backups and data protection, scalability to accommodate business growth, and reduced reliance on local infrastructure and maintenance.

Yes, there is an add-on specifically designed for Sage 50 users in manufacturing called CIM50. CIM50 is an advanced manufacturing solution that integrates seamlessly with Sage 50 Accounts. It provides features and functionalities tailored to the needs of manufacturing businesses, such as inventory management, production planning, job costing, and resource scheduling.

A pleasure to deal with all the people at Paradise Computing. Excellent communication at all stages, from the most helpful, knowledgeable and friendly personnel. Very many thanks for all the help and advice, we could not have been more pleased to have made the transition from our old Sage Partner to yourselves!
Tony Everington
Tony Everington
Operations Manager, Alchemy Carta Ltd

Your Local Northampton Sage Partner

Sage 200 ERP Solutions for Your Growing Business