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If your business is using Outdated (Legacy) Software it's not a question of IF you should move, but WHEN. And the longer you wait the more you put your business at risk!


 legislation Legislation

Information Retention

The Companies Act requires businesses to Store Records for 7 years and SARS (South African Revenue Services) for 5 years.

Outdated SoftwarePalladium Accounting

Generally only store data for limited periods due to Simple File Database structures.

Palladium stores data history for life ensuring access to data when you need it.


Security of Information

You are required to safely secure Customer and Vendor information in terms of the POPI (Protection of Personal Information) Act.

Outdated SoftwarePalladium Accounting

Legacy software databases have limited data security with users requiring Administrator access to the files giving them unlimited access to the information.

Palladium MS SQL database has unparalleled security with users not having any access to the raw database tables.


governance Corporate Governance

You need to ensure that the Programming Language used to develop your Software is still current and maintained by the Architect.

Outdated SoftwarePalladium Accounting

A number of legacy software, such as Pastel Partner, was developed using the Visual Basic programming language where support was discontinued by Microsoft on the 31 March 2005.

Is developed in C#, using the latest versions of the Microsoft Visual Studio application.


If your system recommends that you perform a backup before updating transactions – you know its unstable!


palladium VS legacy software updated september

Make the move to Palladium Accounting today!




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