Yardi has announced a new product for small companies that will be available as SAAS. Yardi's on-premise based solution (Genesis) for smaller property management companies will be joined soon by its web-based counter part, which is simply called Genesis 2.Yardi Logo

However, although the product shares the name of its predecessor, Genesis 2, has a completely new interface that is built on the Voyager platform but without the complexties. Genesis 2 will also come at a price point that is more in line with a smaller company's budget. Its straight forward menu bar, drop and drill down functionality is certain to catch the eye of many small property management firms that are looking for a user friendly interface yet possess robust funtionality with the convenince of access from a web browser. Genesis 2 is currently in beta but Yardi anticpates release to new customers in approximately 4 months.