Unit4 in South Africa

Unit4 is a leading provider of enterprise applications empowering people in service organizations. With annual revenue of over 500M Euro and more than 3000 employees worldwide, Unit4 delivers ERP, industry-focused and best-in-class applications. Thousands of organizations from service-centered industries - including professional services, higher education, public services and not-for-profit - benefit from Unit4 solutions. Unit4 is in business for people.

In South Africa and the sub-Saharan region, local sales and service for Unit4 solutions are delivered by our representative: Arbofield.
Headquartered in Ebene, Mauritius and with a dedicated regional office in Bryanston, Johannesburg, Arbofield supports clients in South Africa and in many countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa, providing industry-specific consulting, support and development services. This exciting and important partnership extends Unit4’s sales and delivery capabilities, offering customers immense added value and choice.
To get in touch, please visit the Arbofield website or phone us on Tel: +27 (0) 11 367 8200.


Our global expertise is built from over 25 years of knowledge and experience, helping organizations from a wide range of industries, including:

  • Professional Services
  • Public Services
  • Higher Education
  • Not for Profit

As we have worked with them to deliver strategic and long-term business benefits, we have often enhanced our products and services or created dedicated solutions to meet their specific needs.

You Make the Rules with Unit4 Business World

Unit4 Business World is a cloud ERP solution that enables service-centric organizations in the public and private sectors to gain a significant advantage over their peers.   Its leading-edge architecture facilitates faster innovation at a lower cost and with less disruption.   The result is more opportunity and smarter operations.

  • Easy Growth - Business World customers have the ability to scale up quickly and easily.
  • Effortless Innovation – Experimentation and innovation are built into Unit4’s flexible finance and accounting structures.
  • Seamless Mergers and Acquisitions - The system supports a streamlined integration of acquisitions, as it establishes controls and compliance without disrupting operations.
  • Efficient Divestiture – In times of change, you can scale back quickly and smoothly, as you effectively manage divestment scenarios.
  • Reduced Operational Costs – Users eliminate inefficiencies and spend more time and money on the customer and addressing risk.

Business World customers enjoy business flexibility* in addition to lower TCO** because they need a fraction of the usual resources required to operate and evolve the system.

*IDC Survey “The Financial Impact of ERP Architecture on the Annual Cost of Business Change”
**Eval-Source market comparison “Which ERP Architecture Best Handles Business Change?”

Unit4 Student Management – the next generation solution

You need modern, comprehensive technology solutions to power institutional growth, boost student success, and improve institutional effectiveness. Success in each area is important, but world-class institutions succeed in all. 

Unit4 Student Management helps you succeed with transformative features and benefits.

  • Provide a superior user experience for your students and staff, combined with workflow support tools that liberate your administrative and IT staff for higher-value functions.

  • Deliver visibility into departments and projects with powerful reporting and analytics tools that support data-driven decision making.

  • Update strategies and processes quickly and easily without expensive IT intervention, lowering your total cost of ownership versus legacy systems.

  • Implement quicker and easier, so your resources go towards institutional excellence, not systems upkeep.