April 30, 2013 09:00 ET

Sage CRM Named Champion by Info-Tech Research Group in CRM Vendor Landscape Evaluation and Wins Best Overall Value Award

Sage CRM Praised for Exemplary Marketing Capabilities, ERP and Social Media Integration, and Mobile Support

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 30, 2013) - Sage North America today announced that Sage CRM was listed as a Champion by Info-Tech Research Group in the firm's Small Enterprise CRM vendor evaluation. Sage CRM also won the analyst firm's Best Overall Value Award.

Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape reports recognize outstanding vendors in the technology marketplace. Assessing vendors by the strength of their offering and their strategy for the enterprise, Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscapes pay tribute to the contribution of exceptional vendors in a particular category.

Evaluations weighed vendors and solutions on features, usability, affordability, architecture, viability, strategy, reach and channel. Champions receive high scores for most evaluation criteria and offer excellent value. They have a strong market presence and are usually the trend setters for the industry. Among its top marks, Info-Tech Research Group highlighted the exemplary marketing capabilities, ERP and social media integration, and mobile support of Sage CRM.

"Sage is a stable vendor with a strong partner network and solid product support," said Anastasia Shteyn, consulting analyst, Info-Tech Research Group. "Sage is known for strong global reach, with a sizeable network of sales and support offices for CRM and ERP products. Sage CRM offers a host of deployment options, a modernized UI that provides a true mobile experience, and some social functionality that differentiates the product from competitors. Strengths include exemplary interactive dashboards, which provide secure access to various user groups and strong mobile capabilities (e.g. dedicated apps for tablets and crossbrowser HTML5 support)."

Sage CRM also received the highest Value Score, providing the most bang for the buck of the products that were evaluated and earning it the Best Overall Value award. The Value Score indexes each vendor's product offering and business strength relative to its price point. Shteyn said, "While maintaining exceptional vendor credentials, Sage CRM takes social seriously and keeps a modest price tag. Sage CRM has the lowest TCO on the market and offers the most bang for the buck, including a comprehensive feature set, usability, and architecture."

The full Info-Tech Research Group Vendor Landscape for CRM Suites for Small Enterprises is available to download here. For more information about Sage CRM, visit or call 877-938-9910.

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