ISC WestLatest version of award-winning solution adds SupplyStream and QuickBooks Online integration as well as productivity improvements for Proposals, Purchasing and Change Orders

CONCORD, Calif. – March 28, 2016 (ISC West, Booth #33060)— D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in data-driven system integration software, today announced that it would be showcasing a major new release of its flagship software platform, System Integrator 2016 (SI 2016) at ISC West 2016 booth 33060. Available in now, the new SI 2016 release adds valuable new productivity features and enhancements that enable security integrators to streamline business processes and increase profitability. SI 2016 will be available as an upgrade for existing customers and will be provided at no cost for customers participating in the D-Tools Software Assurance program.

Building upon the architecture of the System Integrator platform including a robust D-Tools Cloud infrastructure, SI 2016 makes it faster and easier than ever to perform key functions of an integrator’s business—estimation, system design, and project management. Moreover, SI 2016 offers improvements in virtually every functional area including project and data management, integration with SupplyStream and QuickBooks Online, Purchase Requests, as well as significant improvements to the current Change Order capabilities.

D-Tools SI 2016 will be previewed at ISC West 2016 in booth #33060. There, the team will demo the platform including new features and enhancements:

  • SupplyStream Integration
    • Search SupplyStream product catalog from within D-Tools SI 2016
    • See your actual cost and real-time product availability (requires SupplyStream account, which is free to D-Tools customers)
  • QuickBooks Online Integration:
    • Sync D-Tools product catalog with QuickBooks
    • Send estimates and purchase orders directly to QuickBooks Online
    • Sync vendors when creating items in QuickBooks Online
  • Purchase Orders:
    • Create and issue purchase orders from within a D-Tools project
    • Order items for multiple projects and for stock on the same P.O.
    • New D-Tools vendor portal facilitates communication between vendor and integrator
    • Items received are updated in the D-Tools project’s order tracking log
  • Tasks and Scheduling:
    • Timeline view added to calendar
    • Add/edit business hours to the schedule
    • Mobile Install enhancements
      • Time Sheets – track and export time entries to payroll software
      • Add site items to install tasks and service orders
      • Send notifications when work order or service order tasks are completed
    • Drawing Enhancements:
      • Off-page reference capabilities for schematic drawings in Visio
      • Show coverage area for cameras, motion detectors and WAPs
      • New cable tray shapes facilitate design and layout of equipment rooms
    • Dynamic Price Calculator:
      • Enables price calculations based on specified project costs – i.e. freight costs as a percentage of total equipment cost, or project management cost as a percentage of total field labor
    • Reporting Enhancements:
      • Ability to re-arrange the order of items in a proposal
      • Four new client reports – Company Profile, Line Item Detail (Discount and Net Price), Line Item Detail (Unit Price and Total Price) and Product Details
      • Checklist with Install Status
      • New Report Definitions

Those interested in learning more about the award-winning System Integrator (SI) platform are encouraged to sign up for a free demo by visiting http://d-tools.com/live-demo-webinar/ or for a free 30-day trial, which can be downloaded by following this link http://d-tools.com/30-day-free-trial/.

About D-Tools, Inc.
D-Tools, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design and documentation software platform. The company’s flagship product, System Integrator™ (SI), is a robust solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio to facilitate comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools enables residential and commercial integrators to streamline business processes and increase revenues while reducing the time and cost associated with the installation and integration of low-voltage electronic systems. More than 5,000 leading companies in 87 countries currently use the award-winning D-Tools platform to reduce time, costs and to streamline the system integration process. Product updates and related information can be obtained at www.d-tools.com or by following D-Tools on Twitter, Facebook, and on LinkedIn.

Media Contacts
Tim Bigoness, D-Tools, Inc., (925) 270-4102, timb@d-tools.com

Katye (McGregor) Bennett, KMB Communications, Inc., (425) 328-8640, katye@kmbcomm.com, www.kmbcomm.com

MVP Contact
Josh Carlson, D-Tools, Inc., (925) 270-4105, joshc@d-tools.com

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