abas is among the ERP software pioneers. Founded in 1980, we’ve grown organically and expanded worldwide. No investors, just our own success. We embody classic midmarket success, borne out of the creativity of our motivated team. Operating out of Sterling, Virginia on the East Coast and Carlsbad, California on the West Coast we develop, market and support the abas ERP solution, bringing together the threads of the abas community: research and development, cooperations and partnerships, and hosting of Cloud services.
The quality of our software development defines us. At abas, we've been successful because we address a market we know well: Other midmarket businesses with 50 to 2,000 employees, often owner operated, in the manufacturing or distribution industry.
Our experienced abas Experts provide direct consulting services including business process optimization, ERP implementation, custom development, and ongoing support to midmarket businesses in custom manufacturing, industrial machinery, automotive and supply, electronics, component production – particularly metals processing and plastics - as well as small series and make-to-order production. Our team helps you meet the challenges of the future and increase your competitive capacity.
ERP Software for the Midmarket
abas Software AG is a leading business software (ERP) provider for midmarket businesses. We are among the many Hidden Champions in our country and are proud to carry the "Made in Germany" seal of quality. Three thousand six hundred customers around the world rely on our ERP solutions.
The abas technology platform is developed at our headquarters in Karlsruhe, located in the center of Germany's technology region: This is where the 180 experts at abas Software AG develop, market and support the abas ERP solution. All the threads of the abas community come together here: Research and development, cooperations and partnerships with other providers, and hosting of all Cloud services with the abas name.
The abas Group consists of three company units in Germany and the USA: The developer abas Software AG and the two 100% subsidiaries abas GmbH & Co. KG and abas USA. Together we generate approximately €40 million in revenue.
abas Software AG also serves as a holding for name and trademark rights as well as diverse shares in more than 26 subsidiaries and minority shares.
The road ahead
Digitalization, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, new business models—these are the critical trends and market developments challenging businesses. Which strategies can the midmarket use to remain competitive? abas offers customers perspectives for the future:
Cloud ERP, on-premise or hybrid ERP
The Cloud has become indispensable and is revolutionizing businesses' IT infrastructures. As of 2017, abas offers customers maximum flexibility: ERP entirely in the Cloud or strictly on-premise, or the extension of an on-premise installation to include Cloud services.
Ready for the Internet of Things
abas ERP is your gateway to the Internet of Things: It's always been our goal to enable abas customers to seamlessly and comfortably connect third-party systems through open interfaces and secure connectors, and provide all the technical resources for your IoT-readiness.
Business processes rolled out and applied like apps—simple and intuitive
Model business processes on a digital white board using a friendly editor—without any programming expertise. Not only can you design processes, you can also react to changing requirements quickly and adjust processes. New workflows and processes are rolled out with the click of a button and integrated in users' dashboards.
Solutions beyond ERP
Our vision for the future of ERP includes an app store concept: Individual functional components that can be downloaded and installed from an online store. abas is launching this ecosystem this year.
Want to know more about how to tackle critical trends and market developments? Learn more in our Critical Market Trends Whitepaper!