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Esker and Cegid announce Accounts Payable partnership

Wednesday 25th March, 2020

Esker has announced a technological partnership agreement with Cegid a specialist in management solutions for accounting expertise, tax, payroll and human resources, ERP and retail.

In order to provide its customers with even better service, Cegid wanted to give them the opportunity to fully automate their supplier invoicing management processes. The integration with Esker provides all the functions necessary for reliable and efficient processing of supplier invoices. Esker's AI engine, which combines intelligent data extraction tools like machine learning and deep learning, enables each invoice to be digitised and then made available directly in Cegid XRP Flex Marketplace.

This alliance brings together the expertise of two software leaders in their respective fields. Cegid provides the guarantee of a functionally rich ERP offering for rapid deployment and Esker the technological guarantee of its data extraction engines.

"This agreement is an integral part of our strategy to share our expertise and incorporate our technologies into other vendors' solutions in order to enrich their offerings," said Eric Thomas, Vice President International Business Development at Esker. "Thanks to this integration, we can reach the SME market — the core target market for the Cegid XRP Flex offer. It's a win-win relationship."

“Laurent Leenhardt, Executive Director ERP Market at Cegid, said, "To enhance our product in a simple, connected and secure way, we are partnering with recognised industry experts. Esker is a referral partner in this future ecosystem, which we are building to be as close as possible to our customers' needs. We enable our network of distributors to better target their market with a richer offering and advanced technologies to help them achieve their growth plans.”