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Sage North America

June 22, 2011 09:00 ET

Sage North America Announces Premier Sponsors and Keynote Speakers for Sage Summit 2011

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Jun 22, 2011) - Sage North America today announced Premier Sponsors and Keynote Speakers for Sage Summit 2011, the company's first combined partner and customer conference to be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C., July 10-15, 2011. This year the Keynote Sponsor is Symantec Corporation. HighJump Software and HighJump TrueCommerce™ EDI Solutions Group are the Platinum Sponsors, Microsoft is the Strategic Sponsor, Citrix Online is the "GoTo" Technology Partner and Alpha II, ScanForce Software and SPS Commerce are the Gold Sponsors. The Gold Media Sponsors this year are Accounting Today (http://www.accountingtoday.com), AccountingWEB (http://www.AccountingWEB.com) and CPA Practice Advisor(http://www.CPAPracticeAdvisor.com).

Conference highlights include the executive keynote from Sage North America President and CEO Pascal Houillon and sessions on key market segments in which Sage competes: Mid-Market ERP, Small Business Accounting, Customer Relationship Management, Human Resource Management, Construction and Real Estate, and Nonprofit Management. Featured speakers this year will be Dr. JP Pawliw-Fry, a leadership and performance expert, and Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, whose life is chronicled in the Lewis' New York Times number one best-seller The Blind Side.

Conference Sponsors:

Keynote Sponsor - Symantec Corporation (www.symantec.com) is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. The software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently, enabling confidence wherever information is used or stored. Symantec Corporation will exhibit at booth #311 and #313.

Platinum Sponsor - HighJump Software (http://www.highjump.com) is a global provider of supply chain management software that streamlines the flow of inventory and information from supplier to store shelf. HighJump Software solutions for distribution and logistics, direct store delivery, trading partner connectivity, mobility and manufacturing include: warehouse management systems, transportation management systems, route accounting systems, manufacturing execution, mobile sales, ERP data collection and the TrueCommerce EDI Solutions Platform, which is the only EDI solution endorsed and exclusively distributed by Sage. HighJump Software will exhibit in booth #322 and HighJump TrueCommerce EDI Solutions in booth #414.

Strategic Sponsor - Microsoft (http://www.microsoft.com/sql) is the world leader in computing software. One of the most popular Microsoft products is Microsoft SQL Server 2008R2, which provides a trusted, productive, and intelligent data platform that enables businesses to run their most demanding mission-critical applications, reduce time and cost of development and management of applications, and deliver actionable insight to the entire organization.

"GoTo" Technology Partner - Citrix Online (www.citrixonline.com) provides secure, easy-to-use online solutions that enable users to work from anywhere with anyone: GoToMyPC® for remote access, GoToAssist® for remote support, GoToMeeting® for online meetings, GoToWebinar® for larger Web events and GoToTraining™ for interactive online training. Citrix Online will exhibit in booths # 730,732

Gold Sponsor - Alpha II (http://www.alphaii.com) supports coding, compliance, claims editing, and revenue analysis for more than 60,000 physicians in private practices, hospitals, and other healthcare organizations. With three decades of experience with end-user applications and developer toolkits, Alpha II's commitment to service drives their desire for clients to succeed. Alpha II will exhibit in booth #436.

Gold Sponsor - ScanForce (www.ScanForceSoftware.com) is a Gold Development Partner offering Bar Code solutions for Sage ERP MAS 90 and MAS 200. ScanForce offers Warehouse Automation including Shipping, Receiving, Physical Count, and Inventory Transactions as well as Remote Sales Automation, Label Printing, and Production Entry. ScanForce is a Sage Certified Solution on versions 4.3 and 4.4 for MAS 90/200. ScanForce will exhibit in booth #330.

Gold Sponsor - SPS Commerce (http://www.spscommerce.com) is a leading provider of on-demand supply chain management solutions, providing integration, connectivity, visibility and data analytics to thousands of customers worldwide. The company delivers their solutions over the Internet using a Software-as-a-Service model to improve the way suppliers, retailers, distributors and other customers manage and fulfill orders. SPS Commerce will exhibit in booth #813.

The conference trade show features these Premier Sponsors and is filled with the latest innovations, new technologies, and solutions that can help partners and customers extend and customize their Sage solutions.

For additional Sage Summit 2011 information and registration, please visit http://www.sagesummit.com/

About Sage North America
Sage North America is part of The Sage Group plc, a leading global supplier of business management software and related products and services, principally for small to medium-sized businesses. Sage North America employs 3,900 people and supports more than 3 million small and midsized business customers. Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989. Sage has more than 6 million customers and 13,600 employees worldwide. We operate in over 24 countries covering the UK, Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, India and China. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.sagenorthamerica.com. Follow Sage North America on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/SageNorthAmerica, and Twitter, http://twitter.com/#!/sagenamerica.

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