Focus Softnet Services Limited, an indigenous based IT firm based in Lagos and the authorised reseller of Focus 9 enterprise resource program (ERP) has harped on the need for the indigenous firm in the country to deploy robust ERP software that will enhance productivity in the private and public sector. Speaking to the media, the Managing Director of Focus Softnet Services Limited, Moses Uvomata described Focus 9 as a “must have” for enterprises in the country now that many organisations have their staff working from home as a result of Covid 19 pandemic.
In his words, “Focus 9 is one software that is very amazing for organizations be it public or private sector. It is a full enterprise resource program (ERP). This ERP runs in cloud and can be deployed offline and with the AI integrated in it, it syncs automatically when there is internet availability. As the world is tilting towards cloud computing, FOCUS 9 enables organizations to work seamlessly. With this software, the company has all it needs to work and enhance productivity. This is a full ERP solution that caters for everything that the organization does, you don’t need any other solution. We have accounting, payroll, HR etc.”
He added “We have CRM also. In Focus 9, we describe it as if you can think it, we can deliver it. The robust nature of the solution – Focus 9 allows firms to adapt to size and depth and grow user roles and profiles to suit the organizational hierarchy and structure. Modular structure lets you decide the ERP rollout strategy Online & offline synchronization helps you smoothly get remote data Unlimited masters, tags & workflows let you define & evolve your company’s SOPs Powerful Application Programming Interface (API) lets you expand your operational unification across your organization.”
He reiterated that the organization has many software that are cloud-based solution designed for various categories of businesses ranging from small to big enterprises. But he reiterated that Focus 9 is basically designed for medium and big enterprises due to the complex nature of their operation. Focus 9 solution is designed for the complexities in business while Focus 6b is for small enterprises. He opined that “FOCUS 9 software is targeted at medium and large enterprises or companies. ERP is enterprise resource planning and the word “enterprise” we are looking at medium and big, but that doesn’t mean we are overlooking the small guys. We have ERP products that are designed for small and medium. You cannot want and accounting software and you need an ERP, people must start understanding the basic differences of these solution. For instance, we have FOCUS 6 and FOCUS RT, these are meant for these small firms, the basic difference between FOCUS 9 and Focus 6 is the level. We tried to capture all the various levels of businesses. We have FOCUS I for relatively big firms, all our products are end to end. Be it into manufacturing, services and public sector.”
On the issue of support the Technical Director of Focus Softnet Services Limited, David Jalyeoba opined that “The core thing that makes us unique not only Focus 9, all focus products is that our solutions are user friendly. Our solutions you can do things from the front not going through the back-end. Ours is front end, you can take full ownership unlike the others that you have to go through the back-end. We made our solutions so easy that you take charge of the software and inputs not meeting the vendors. Our support is so robust that we make things very seamless for the user, we are a phone call away. We have offices worldwide with head office in Dubai. We don’t have a problem with support. Also coming with a hybrid database which includes an advanced data management system that supports both on-disk and in-memory data storage features. The in-memory part enables sorting, storing and retrieving data from memory to make the processes substantially quicker, whereas hard disks provide the most cost-effective storage variant for a huge volume of data.”