Microsoft has announced an end of support date of December 31, 2012 for FRx. Accordingly, Sage has announced that this summer they will start shipping “Business Insights Intelligence” as an alternative solution for Financial Reporting within the Sage MAS products. Sage has established an OEM relationship with a business intelligence (BI) vendor (Alchemex) that offers advanced financial reporting, operational reporting, and advanced OLAP analysis capabilities.
The word is that Sage MAS customers will be provided with one free user license for this product with the option of purchasing additional licenses. This solution can provide robust financial reporting out of the box. At this time, Sage is also committed to ensuring that the next releases of MAS 90 and MAS 200 will continue to be backward compatible with FRx Desktop.