Focus on Product Enhancements and Customer Support Leads to
Successful Year for Non-Profit Software Provider
Alexandria, VA (March 1, 2011) - Advanced Solutions
International (ASI), the largest, privately-owned global provider of
software for member- and donor-based non-profits, today announced its
19th straight year of revenue growth and profitability in 2010. More
than 200 organizations invested in its market-leading software solution
iMIS 15, and the company also made a number of
enhancements to iMIS 15 to increase openness
and accessibility and ensure compliance with PCI standards.
"We believe that the work of non-profits has never been more
important than it is right now," said Bob Alves, chairman and CEO of
ASI. "We are proud of the difference our customers are making in the
world, especially in the face of continuing economic challenges, and the
role our products and services play in their efforts."
was recognized as the #1
association software by a global independent survey. iMIS was recognized as the most widely used
association software in the world with three times the global market
share of the nearest solution; the most widely used in the U.S., Canada,
U.K. and Australia; and ranked #1 for customer satisfaction by an
independent global survey by Lehman Associates.
ASI expanded its position as a global market leader
in the charity and fundraising industry. ASI purchased Australian
fundraising software provider Donor Management, increasing its market
leading position in the charity and fundraising market in Asia-Pacific,
which follows the acquisition of United Kingdom fundraising software
provider Fisk Brett in 2008. ASI now has nearly 1,000 fundraising
ASI released version 15.1.3 of the market-leading
iMIS software system. ASI released version
15.1.3 of iMIS, which featured a SOA Web
Services Application Programming Interface (API), allowing customers and
partners to easily integrate third-party applications into iMIS, regardless of technology or application
platform. There are now more than 100 applications that integrate to
iMIS developed by ASI partners.
iMIS 15 was validated as
PCI Compliant. iMIS 15 was validated as
compliant with the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS)
by the PCI Security Standards Council. With iMIS 15, customers can opt to store the full credit
card number in encrypted form for transactions or only store the gateway
transaction number or token. iMIS 15 is the
only solution for non-profits that offers both of these options and has
also been validated as compliant with the PA-DSS.
ASI launched the iXtend
Program for third-party iMIS add-on products.
ASI has rolled out several levels of the iXtend Development Partner Program as a business
initiative to assist current partners, third-party companies and
individuals, customers, and ASI staff with the development, integration,
promotion, and selling of applications for iMIS. The first official iXtend product was (C) Systems’ Room and Resource
Manager followed by PayPal payment processing and DubMeNow mobility
More than 100 customers participated in ASI’s global
customer excellence program. ASI appointed Nathan Slovin, a former iMIS customer and non-profit executive, as the
executive director for its global customer excellence initiative, the
iMIS Business Excellence Forum (iBEF). iBEF was created to
help iMIS customers maximize their investment
in iMIS. More than 100 customers participated
in the program in 2010.
The iMIS user group,
NiUG International, achieved record
membership. The iMIS user group, NiUG International, continued to achieve growth in
membership with more than 700 organizational members and held six
successful user conferences in the US, Canada, the UK, and Australia.
Record numbers of NiUG International members
also accessed its social network, career center, and iMIS certification program.
Advanced Solutions International (ASI) is the largest,
privately-owned global provider of web-based software for member and
donor-based non-profits, and has served nearly 3,000 customers and
millions of users worldwide since 1991. The company has approximately
100 partners and 200 employees worldwide with offices in the U.S., U.K.,
Canada and Australia.
ASI is the developer of iMIS, an
upgradeable software solution for managing associations, membership,
non-profits and fundraising. iMIS is the most
widely used association software in the world with three times the
global market share of the nearest solution and a popular choice among a
variety of other non-profits. iMIS 15, the
latest evolution of iMIS, leverages
Microsoft's .NET development platform to provide a flexible and open