SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — October 4, 2017 — QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB), a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies, today announced that PROCEPT BioRobotics, a Silicon Valley robotics company developing intelligent surgical solutions to treat prostate disease, has selected QAD Cloud ERP. QAD offers a unique, full-featured, cloud ERP solution for life sciences, which helps to reduce its customers' time to validation and cGMP compliance risk.
PROCEPT BioRobotics plans to implement QAD Cloud ERP at its Redwood City, California headquarters before the end of 2017. The company will work with QAD partner Strategic Information Group to execute the life sciences validation processes.
According to PROCEPT BioRobotics Vice President of Operations Eric Steuben, the company sought an effective and efficient ERP solution from a partner with extensive life sciences experience. After evaluating the competition, PROCEPT BioRobotics chose QAD Cloud ERP for a number of reasons including:
- QAD's many years of experience working with global life science companies
- The solution's full-featured functionality, specifically its robust financial module
- Strategic Information Group's streamlined validation processes, potentially reducing time to validation
- QAD's proven Salesforce.com integrations
"We selected QAD Cloud ERP as our company's first ERP system to enable our team to deliver high-quality products on time with excellent customer service. As we grow, QAD Cloud ERP will be instrumental in managing our manufacturing, distribution and financials in a highly regulated environment," Steuben said. "Having QAD in the cloud will free up our IT staff and allow us to focus on our core competency of developing and manufacturing intelligent surgical solutions to improve the quality of life of men suffering from prostate disease."
With more than 400 life sciences manufacturing sites live in over 60 countries, QAD has a proven record of providing effective solutions for global medical device manufacturers.
"This adds to the list of exciting new medical device companies that have chosen QAD Cloud ERP Life Sciences Edition," said QAD Senior Vice President, North America Ed Boclair. "Medical device companies like PROCEPT BioRobotics face a number of unique challenges and a strict regulatory environment that we are supremely qualified to help them navigate."
About PROCEPT BioRobotics
Based in Silicon Valley, PROCEPT BioRobotics is enabling better patient care by developing robotic surgical solutions to treat prostate disease. With an initial focus on benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), the company has developed the AquaBeam System, which leverages the company's core Aquablation technology. Aquablation is a precise and controlled waterjet ablation therapy that enables heat-free and immediate removal of prostate tissue. The AquaBeam System is available for investigational use only in the U.S. and not currently available for sale in the U.S. or Canada. The AquaBeam System has received CE Mark certification and will be available in select global markets in 2017. www.procept-biorobotics.com
About QAD – The Effective Enterprise
QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB) is a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies. For more than 35 years, QAD has provided global manufacturing companies with QAD Enterprise Applications, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that supports operational requirements, including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management. QAD Enterprise Applications is offered in flexible deployment models in the cloud, on-premise or in a blended environment. With QAD, customers and partners in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology, industrial products and life sciences industries can better align daily operations with their strategic goals to meet their vision of becoming more Effective Enterprises.
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