For over 30 years Vertical Connect has been the leading provider of software and services to the Veterinary Industry.

Vertical Connect started the OpenVPMS, Open Source Veterinary Practice Management system project in 2006 and is a significant contributor and driver for this project.

If you need professional advice and services aimed at making your practice I.T & Technology system Work Better, Cost Less, Save Time & Help your business grow ……. then Vertical Connect has solutions for your practice…


Cyber Security

Cyber security is everyone’s business Do not underestimate the value of the data you hold. If accessed by the wrong people, information about your staff or clients can be used to commit fraud in their names, and pose a threat to your credibility. If your data is lost or compromised, it can be very difficult […]


If you are currently using a Vertical Connect managed cloud based service your database and server backups are managed automatically and your server is completely secure. If you’re running a local OpenVPMS server it is critical that your local I.T. provider has setup suitable onsite and offsite backup strategies and security in order to protect your […]

OpenVPMS – Letterhead & Document Control

As of OpenVPMS 1.8 a new feature “Letterhead & Document Control” was introduced.  This new feature gave practices greater control of the formatting and structure of their financial templates allowing many things to be customised without having to learn the Jasper Reports editing tool which has a very steep learning curve. For many Practices there wasn’t a real […]