Avant Garde Information Solutions, LLC (AGIS) was founded by Michael Bethuy in New York City in 2002. Our mission is to provide world-class business management software for small and medium-sized businesses on Mac and PC. We provide powerful business management software at reasonable prices and with quick implementation timelines. AGIS is the maker of aACE 4, a complete business management suite providing a full 360 degree view of every aspect of your business, allowing you to track a transaction from the sales lead to the balance sheet. aACE 4 is available in three different versions depending on your needs:  aACE Business Suite for Professional Service Companies, aACE Business Suite for Product-Based Businesses and aACE Business Suite for Manufacturers. Efficiently manage your entire business in one complete, customizable cross-platform solution. The result: improved decision making, higher transaction volume, happier clients and employees, and a healthier bottom-line.

Date Founded2002
Organization Type (Public/Private)Private
Number of Employees7
Sales Method (Direct/VAR)Direct, VAR
Geographical CoverageNational
Product Name(s)
FocusManufacturing, Distribution, Service
Manufacturing EnvironmentsDiscrete, Process, Mixed-Mode, Repetitive, Job Shop
Manufacturing ModeMake-to-Stock, Make-to-Order, Configure-to-Order, Assemble-to-Order, Engineer-to-Order
Functional ModulesGeneral Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Budgeting, Forecasting, Purchasing, Inventory Control, Warehousing, Bar Coding and Data Collection, Lot Control and Recall Management, Production Scheduling, Job Control, Production Recording, Marketing Management, Customer Relationship Management, Quoting and Estimating, Order Management, Time and Attendance, Dashboards, System Administration 
Deployment Options (Traditional/SaaS)Traditional/SaaS
Open SourceNo
Source CodeProvided, Held in Escrow
Number of Software Updates Per Year2
Industry ExpertiseMarketing, Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail
Sample Clients
Number of Users (Organizations)30
Recommended Number of Users21 – 100
Revenue TargetSMB/SME
Active User Community (Y/N)Yes
Annual Users Conference (Y/N)No


Traditional Deployments
Minimum Users10
Maximum Users300
Average Users Per Sale50
Pricing ModelNamed
List Price$10,000 (10 Users) – $68,000 (100 Users)
Implementation Cost Estimate1:1
Annual Maintenance Fees20% of license fees
SaaS Deployments
Minimum Users10
Max Users300
Average Users Per Sale10
Monthly SaaS Fees (Fixed)$199
Monthly SaaS Fees (Per User)$99


Company NameAvant Garde Information Solutions, LLC (AGIS)
Street AddressWest 28th Street, Third Floor
CityNew York
Phone(212) 532-1378
Email[email protected]