DSD Business Systems Expands Nationwide Footprint, Announces Addition Of 2 New Offices

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – August 9, 2013 – Enterprise Software Solutions Provider DSD Business Systems announced that it has signed a joint venture agreement with Giving Tree Consulting, LLC and Friendly Systems, Inc. This partnership combines DSD Business Systems’ extensive leadership in the ERP software industry with Giving Tree Consulting and Friendly Systems’ knowledge of software consulting and implementation expertise. With these new offices, DSD Business Systems expands to 30 offices across North America and Canada, which provides greater coverage in the growing Atlanta market and the New York City and Connecticut business corridor.

“Friendly Systems’ decision to join with DSD Business Systems was motivated by the fact that Friendly Systems and DSD Business Systems can extend more services to customers in the southeastern United States,” said Lee Graham, Partner at Friendly Systems Inc. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Friendly Systems, Inc. provides integrated software and connected services expertise in Sage KnowledgeSync, Sage JobOps, and Sage Multi-Bin (ACSG).

Mark Kotyla, CEO of Giving Tree Consulting, LLC, based in West Hartford, Connecticut, decided to partner with DSD Business Systems because “DSD Business Systems provides quality enhancements and professional services that never disappoint. They are responsive to customer needs…and open to new ideas, and that’s the kind of progressive company I’d like to partner with.”

Giving Tree Consulting possesses extensive experience with Sage 100 ERP in complex, multi-company environments, specifically in the hospitality, property management and distribution industries. Mark Kotyla, CEO of Giving Tree Consulting, says “We enjoy working with customers in complex business environments and who are passionate about utilizing technology to maintain a competitive advantage. DSD allows us to draw on a national network of experts to provide our clients more sophisticated solutions”.

“We are excited that Friendly Systems Inc. and Giving Tree Consulting LLC are joining the DSD Business Systems family. These partners continue to expand our business and industry expertise in Sage 100 ERP. This core software is perfect for businesses looking to upgrade from QuickBooks and can grow with our customers as they expand.” said Doug Deane, President and CEO of DSD Business Systems.

About DSD Business Systems:
Founded in 1984, headquartered in San Diego, California, with office locations throughout North America, DSD Business Systems is a national award-winning Enterprise Software Solutions Provider. Serving the needs of small- to medium-sized companies, DSD Business Systems specializes in a service-oriented approach to integrating accounting and business management systems. By automating our customers’ business processes, we help growth-oriented companies turn disconnected data into reliable information. DSD not only implements ERP systems, but as a Sage Gold Developer Partner of the Year, DSD has developed widely used product enhancements and custom programming expertise. DSD has been a Sage President’s Circle award winner for sixteen years and has been nationally recognized by Accounting Technology Magazine as a Technology Pacesetter and Top 100 VAR firm. For more information, visit



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