SOURCE: Sage North America

Sage North America

April 19, 2012 09:00 ET

Sage Enhances Mobile and E-Marketing Functionality for Sage ACT! Contact & Customer Management Users

Sage ACT! Connect and Sage ACT! Premium Mobile Support Multiple Access Methods and Devices Including iPhone and iPad; Sage E-Marketing for ACT! Adds Social Sharing Features

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - Apr 19, 2012) - Sage North America today announced new mobile and e-marketing functionality for Sage ACT! Contact and Customer Management users. Sage ACT! Connect1 provides an enhanced app-style interface for accessing contact, activity and notes/history data on popular smartphones and tablets including Android™, iPhone® and iPad®2. The new Sage ACT! Premium Mobile3 enables users of these devices and self- or partner-hosted Sage ACT! Premium 2012 v14.2 deployments to access the same data, and includes additional workgroup functionality. Sage E-marketing for ACT!1 enhancements let users share email marketing communications via Facebook®, Twitter® and LinkedIn® when launching campaigns, and add links to these social networks in email footers so recipients can share them too.

"Letting Contact Management and CRM users access their data on virtually any mobile device is paramount for delivering an extraordinary customer experience, and advancing their sales performance for that matter," said Denis Pombriant, Principal Analyst, Beagle Research. "Sage provides mobile flexibility using a dynamic web standard it was among the first to adopt [HTML 5], so the data users need to do business productively is made conveniently available and displayed perfectly on whichever devices are in hand."

Sage ACT! is the #1 contact and customer management choice of small businesses and sales teams for managing everything related to contacts, schedules and business opportunities. Sage ACT! also connects to subscription-based services -- such as Sage ACT! Connect and Sage E-marketing for ACT! -- and integrates with other business systems and social media to help users make contact, build relationships and get results.

Sage ACT! Connect is available for $69 per user annually. Sage ACT! Premium 2012 v14.2 is available for $549.99 (Upgrade $359.95) and includes Sage ACT! Premium Mobile at no additional cost. Sage E-marketing for ACT! plans start at $14.95 per user, per month. For more information call 866-903-0006, or visit www.act.com and community.act.com.

About Sage North America
Sage is a leading global supplier of business management software and services for small and midsized businesses. The Sage Group plc, formed in 1981, was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and now employs more than 12,300 people and supports more than 6 million customers worldwide. For more information about Sage in North America, please visit the company website at: SageNorthAmerica.com. Follow Sage North America on Facebook.com/SageNorthAmerica and Twitter.com/sagenamerica.

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1Requires additional subscription.
2Review Sage ACT! Connect system requirements at www.act.com/connectsystreq to confirm supported mobile phones, tablets, and web browsers.
3Sage ACT! Premium Mobile requires set-up and configuration of Sage ACT! Premium (access via web). Data access available via active Internet connection from supported device browsers. Review Sage ACT! system requirements at www.act.com/systreq. You are responsible for all data-related charges to your device.

Important Notes: Review Sage ACT! system requirements at www.act.com/systreq. You must purchase one license of Sage ACT! per user. Scalability varies based on hardware, size, and usage of your database. Visit www.ActSolutions.com or contact your add-on product provider to determine compatibility for your add-on products. The mobile component of Sage ACT! Connect requires Internet connectivity. You are responsible for all data-related charges to your device. To facilitate mobile setup, Sage ACT! Connect sends a text message to your mobile phone. Based on your wireless plan, you may receive an extra charge from your carrier for this text message. Sage E-marketing for ACT! is powered by Swiftpage™.

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