SAP has produced a new version of its Business One suite.

The new version includes faster installation and more intuitive features, the company said. The set of business management applications now also includes a customisable interface that allows users to filter information. Improvements have also been made to attachments and online help.

New function Copy Express creates custom reports, queries, user and configuration settings to be copied from one place to another - something intended to reduce set-up times and deployment errors at customer sites.

Business One cover sales, finance, purchasing, inventory and manufacturing and is aimed at small to medium-sized businesses with 10 to 100 employees. It will be released by the end of the month and cost $3,750 per user.