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Atlas Business Solutions Named to Software Magazine’s 32nd Annual Software 500

Software Magazine ranks Atlas Business Solutions as one of the World’s Largest Software Companies

Fargo, ND - Sept. 30, 2014 - Atlas Business Solutions, Inc. (ABS) announced today its inclusion in Software Magazine’s Software 500 ranking of the world’s largest software and service providers, now in its 32nd year.

SW_500_Sep14-lg-300dpi.jpgABS was ranked 486 on the list, with a total software and services revenue of just over $2.2 million. This is the seventh time ABS has appeared in the Software 500 in the past 11 years. ABS moved up 11 spaces from its 2013 Software 500 ranking.

“Being listed on the Software 500 is great recognition of our hard work and dedication to the markets we serve,” says Jon Forknell, Vice President and General Manager of ABS. “Our primary efforts have been on our two SaaS employee scheduling offerings, ScheduleAnywhere and ScheduleBase. ScheduleAnywhere is focused on meeting the complex scheduling needs of healthcare, public safety, energy, government, manufacturing and business services, while ScheduleBase is focused on the ever-changing needs of retail, hospitality and service-based businesses.”  

“The Software 500 helps CIOs, senior IT managers, and IT staff research and create the short list of business partners,” says John P. Desmond, editor. “It is a quick reference of vendor viability. And the online version, to be posted soon at, is searchable by category, making it what we call the online catalog to enterprise software.”

The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the world’s largest software and services suppliers, targeting medium to large enterprises, their IT professionals, software developers, and business managers involved in software and services purchasing.

Visit to subscribe and be among the first to see the 2014 Software 500. It is released in the October issue, as both a print and the digital publication, which is mailed on October 8, and posted online by October 15, 2014.

The ranking is based on total worldwide software and services revenue from the 2013 fiscal year. This includes revenue from software licenses, maintenance and support, training, and software-related services, and consulting. Suppliers are not ranked on total corporate revenue, since many have other lines of business, such as hardware. Financial information is gathered by a survey prepared by Rockport Custom Publishing, LLC. Using public documents and company input. It is published in print as well as posted online at as both a digital edition and searchable database.

About Software Magazine and Rockport Custom Publishing

Software Magazine has been a brand name in the high-tech industry for more than 38 years., its Web counterpart, is the online guide to enterprise software and the home of the Software 500 ranking of the world’s largest software and services companies. Software Magazine and are owned and operated by Rockport Custom Publishing.

Rockport Custom Publishing is a leading integrated media company focusing on technology. For more information, visit:

About Atlas Business Solutions

Atlas Business Solutions, Inc. is a leading developer of easy-to-learn, easy-to-use, and affordable business management software. Founded in 1991, the company is recognized as an industry leader in employee scheduling software with its ScheduleAnywhere and ScheduleBase offerings. Atlas Business Solutions was named as one of Software Magazine's Top 500 Software Companies in 2004 through 2007, 2010, 2013 and now again in 2014. For more information, visit