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Microsoft Partner

[Franklin, TN — June 3, 2014 —] Memorial Business Systems (MBS), today announced it has achieved a Silver Application Development competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft silver competency, partners must successfully demonstrate expertise through rigorous exams, culminating in Microsoft certifications. And to ensure the highest quality of services, Microsoft requires customer references for successful implementation and customer satisfaction.

MBS has provided software for cemeteries and funeral homes since 1983, and has been a Microsoft Certified Partner since 2007.

“This Microsoft Silver Application Development competency showcases our expertise in today’s technology market and demonstrates our knowledge of Microsoft and its products,” said Fred Miller, President and CEO. “Our plan is to accelerate our customers’ success by serving as technology advisors for their business demands.”

“By achieving a silver competency, organizations have proven their expertise in specific technology areas, placing them among the top 5 percent of Microsoft partners worldwide,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “When customers look for an IT partner to meet their business challenges, choosing a company that has attained Microsoft competencies is a smart move. These are highly qualified professionals with access to Microsoft technical support and product teams.”

Earning the Application Development competency helps partners differentiate themselves as a trusted expert to their customers through development and deployment of commercial or custom applications built using core Microsoft technologies like Windows Server and Windows 8 operating systems, the Windows Azure platform, Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 development system, Microsoft BizTalk Server and emerging cloud-based and web business models. By gaining access to a comprehensive set of benefits through the Application Development competency, partners can acquire new customers and help them be more productive and profitable through deployment of business applications, advanced web portals or rich client user interfaces that run on premises or in the cloud.

The Microsoft Partner Network helps partners strengthen their capabilities to showcase leadership in the marketplace on the latest technology, to better serve customers and to easily connect with one of the most active, diverse networks in the world.

Nexus 4.8 Released

Nexus 4.8 has been released and is available through Online Update.  Highlights of the new release are:

  • The Nexus Home Page (first introduced in Nexus 4.7.01) brings you the latest news and updates straight from MBS, as well as easy links to helpful resources. Be sure to register on our all-new web site to access more information and to become part of the MBS community.
  • Nexus is now integrated with PayPros, our preferred provider for credit card and ACH processing. We will be in touch to demonstrate how you can save money on credit card fees and save time processing electronic payments in Nexus. (X-Charge integration remains functional for clients that wish to continue using it.)
  • A single item can now be cancelled from a contract. On the Contract Entry screen Contract Items tab, a Cancel Item button is now available when editing a contract. When pressed, the process is similar to cancelling a contract. To go along with this feature, item grids on the Contract Entry screen and Task Center contain color-coded columns for quantity fulfilled/cancelled. Please contact MBS Technical Support if you need assistance with this valuable new feature.
  • Nexus can now import people, property/ownership, services, and contracts from Excel spreadsheets. If you would like to use this feature, please contact MBS for instructions.


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MBS Web Site

Welcome to the all-new web site for Memorial Business Systems! We've been hard at work to make this site a better experience for both existing and potential users of our software.

If you're looking for new software, check out the Products and Services sections to get all the details on what we offer. Wanna buy now? No problem. Visit our Online Store to buy Nexus Express and any of our add-ons with no hassle.  All packages include training and support. For the complete Nexus 4 and IMAP products, we need to get some information from you before we can provide pricing, so Contact Us to learn more.

We have a fantastic group of users. A major goal is to build a community around the new site and make it easier for our clients to connect with MBS and each other.  To take advantage of the new community features, be sure to Register on the site.  Use our Forums to ask pre-sales questions or get help with our products (from both MBS and your peers).  We've included Community forums, so you can network and grow your skills and your business.  We've also setup a MBS Facebook page to post news and announcements.  You can "Like" us directly in the sidebar to the right.  Also, feel free to share news articles with your contacts on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn using the buttons below.

We are very excited about the new web site and the possibilities it brings. We hope you like it. Take a look around and let us know what you think!


Paul Elvig, President of Evergreen-Washelli in Seattle

"IMAP is the breakthrough we needed. No more worries about double burials. I love the IMAP peace of mind."

Memorial Business Systems, Inc., Computers Hardware, Software & Services, Brentwood, TN

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