Socius Named to Inaugural VAR Stars List

DUBLIN, OHIO – November 16, 2009 – Bob Scott’s Insights, a publication of the Progressive Media Group, is pleased to announce that Socius has been chosen as a 2009 VAR Star, a group of 100 organizations that are being honored for their accomplishments mid-marketing financial software.

“This award is made to honor organizations for factors such as quality performance and leadership in their arena. It is made without regard to the volume of annual sales made by these businesses, although their ability to achieve notable growth is considered,” says executive editor Bob Scott.

“With the thousands of firms serving our industry, it is a great honor to be a member of this elite class,” said Jeffrey R. Geisler, Socius’ CEO and Senior Managing Director.

Other distinctions that Socius has received in the past year include Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner of the Year Finalist, Microsoft Inner Circle, Microsoft President’s Club, and Accounting Technology and WebCPA’s VAR 100 list. In addition, Socius has consistently received numerous honors from both Microsoft and Sage Software year after year.

This is the first year that the award has been made by Bob Scott’s Insights, a weekly electronic newsletter and companion Web site. However, Scott has been providing information, analysis and humor to value-added resellers and suppliers of mid-market accounting software since 1991 and has been involved in the awarding of previous industry honors.

Scott, who was editor of the former Accounting Technology for 12 years, is also executive editor of another Progressive Media Group publication, The Progressive Accountant, which is available at www.progressiveaccountant.com. Bob Scott’s Insights is available at www.bobscottsinsights.com. The Progressive Media Group, a leader in B2B online media, is headquartered in Clifton,N.J. It helps business marketers reach targeted decision-makers through our portfolio of email newsletters, websites, edirectories, job boards, webinars, live events and databases focusing on the nonprofit, healthcare, finance/accounting, human resources, education, construction, government, supply chain, retail, distribution, manufacturing and professionals industries.

About Socius:

Socius is a strategic business consulting partner that provides comprehensive business management solutions to help companies leverage technology to accelerate their growth and profitability and compete more successfully in today’s economy.  As a Sage Authorized Partner and a Gold Certified Microsoft partner, Socius represents the most trusted accounting, enterprise resource planning (ERP), business analytics, and customer relationship management (CRM) technologies on the market.  Backed by more than 24 years of award-winning experience, Socius proudly serves clients in Ohio and the surrounding area from its offices in Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland, Ohio.